Search found 140 matches

by NYCVIE
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8353

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

Hmph. In the context of today's styles , I don't see anything wrong with this particular outfit. Plus, the woman handled herself really well, didn't launch into screams or curses, just kept it low key so the crew fashion police couldn't bounce her from the flight. Really, I see far worse in the ter...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 8897

Re: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

flight152 wrote:
fallap wrote:
Re-open the 757 production line and recycle all existing 737 MAX into new parts. There, Boeing, I saved your company.

You didn’t do anything except make a ridiculous statement of something that would never work.


And he was clearly kidding so all you did was miss the joke. :spin:

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 19216

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site

That's because THERE IS LITERALLY NO SUCH THING AS "TOO BIG TO FAIL!!" I would appreciate if you could elaborate on this because you keep mentioning it. As another poster mentioned, it's not that Boeing literally cannot fail - of course they can. But if in a year Boeing literally has no m...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 19216

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site

What was interesting from that Boeing expose video is that reminder once again of how Boeing lobbyists, aka, former FAA executives who retired and are now working for Boeing, have pushed for more and more control for Boeing to self certify.... and here we are two crashes later showing issues with t...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9157

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

There's no doubt DL is a formidable competitor in NYC and the airline has made a split hub (JFK/LGA) work for it very well and has been very deliberate and strategic in its pursuit of market share. It has built the infrastructure to support it and has captured a significant market share as a result...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5174

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

I don't doubt that black African immigrants do better, that actually proves my point, why does a black African do better in racist white America than a black born in the US, realistically, how many of their parents parents had expectations of college-or-else pounded into their heads from an early a...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9157

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

Delta isn't so much a formidable competitor as much as an opportunist and timed their expansion in NYC, which was risky, and produced heavy losses for the first few years, at a time when their finances had been reorganized in Chapter 11 and just prior to the merger with NW. The merger itself gave D...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9157

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

JFK is listed among AA's top airports, but it really isn't a hub and not widely promoted as such since the merger. Pre-US/AA, it was referred to as a "cornerstone" hub. JFK is an O&D station for AA to serve markets that it feels are key for its loyal customer base in the NYC area. Wil...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9157

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

I would surmise that AA is just trying to do what they can with their slot portfolio out of JFK. See if maybe it’s worth keeping it as a Northeast hub. It all depends on how this experiment plays out but I think if it doesn’t give them the return they expect which at this point I can’t see it being...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5174

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

I'm not entirely sure where you got "affirmative action programs meant for the descendants of slaves" from. While the discussion of programs or policies to help Black people began as early as the late 1800s, the actual "affirmative action" policies that were put into law state v...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists
Replies: 114
Views: 5174

Re: A Sure Cure for the Most Blatant Racists

Finally, I will say this. The fact that the idiot and the news/entertainers on faux news that he allows to run his presidency think that these few issues are all black people care about and are dealing with in society is glaring proof that they have no regard for the complexities of our lives and e...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 25025

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

Hmm was LH not JUST flying FRA-PNQ with a Euro configured A319?

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?
Replies: 12
Views: 3974

Re: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?

I'm planning to take DL128 soon and noticed it is delayed 18 hours and counting for today's flight. I can't take any delays and was wondering the reliability of the B763ER on the route. It looks like Hainan's B789 is way more modern and reliable than the old Delta B763ER. Anyone have insight on why...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Numbers
Replies: 52
Views: 5814

Re: Flight Numbers

Based on observation for KLM: KL001-399: longhaul codeshares KL400-499: Middle East KL500-599: Africa KL600-699: North-America KL700-799: Caribbean, Central- and South-America KL800-899: Asia KL900-999: Europe KL1000-1999: Europe rest for codeshares, cargo and other flights 600-699 includes Mexico ...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.
Replies: 64
Views: 6777

Re: Air New Zealand drops tattoo ban.

Down here in NZ tattoos are considered perfectly normal. Part of that is an increased merging of Polynesian Māori culture with the Anglo/Euro culture of our ancestors. And part of it is an acceptance that what one does to one's own body is up to them. Short of getting tats that are intentionally ag...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed May 29, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When will AA become less hostile to foreign airlines that aren’t partnered with them or in ow?
Replies: 31
Views: 2682

Re: When will AA become less hostile to foreign airlines that aren’t partnered with them or in ow?

Like the other legacies, they didn’t take the LCCs seriously at first and it was too late by the time they did. They’re not going to make the same mistake again with other competitors. Huh? The Wright Amendment was put into place in 1979 by AA's Congressional lackey, Jim Wright, to protect their hu...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sun May 26, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42448

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Can anyone give me a small insight on the brand recognition of AS on the east coast? Is it enough to support a complete rebranding of B6 to AS? I mean, marketing wise, (correct me if I'm wrong) I'm quite skeptical. As far as I know, B6 has build up a great reputation and it would be difficult to re...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat May 25, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS
Replies: 99
Views: 16479

Re: DL launches TPA-AMS today, its 21st service to AMS

I'm also pretty interested in knowing this. Anyone have any knowledge on this? I think the general convention is not to identify crew hotels on public BBs, to avoid groupies and stalkers. Determined people can work for it, surely. I will tell you they own a hotel in AMS region if I’m not mistaken o...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat May 25, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding
Replies: 61
Views: 6738

Re: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding

If the grounding is a prudent act of safety and an overcautious act by the FAA, how much of that responsibility falls on Boeing, and how much on the FAA? The airlines can get compensation from Boeing, but the FAA is held harmless for their actions. What if the FAA takes longer than is needed or any...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding
Replies: 61
Views: 6738

Re: Financial effect of the 737MAX grounding

If the grounding is a prudent act of safety and an overcautious act by the FAA, how much of that responsibility falls on Boeing, and how much on the FAA? The airlines can get compensation from Boeing, but the FAA is held harmless for their actions. What if the FAA takes longer than is needed or any...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat May 25, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS
Replies: 99
Views: 16479

Re: DL launches TPA-AMS today, its 21st service to AMS

zuckie13 wrote:
Wow. With that many crew members overnight, what are the arrangements they have at AMS for them. That's gotta be 200+ crew members we're talking.


I'm also pretty interested in knowing this. Anyone have any knowledge on this?

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat May 25, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Cuts Addis Ababa-Lome-Houston Before It Starts?
Replies: 58
Views: 11733

Re: Ethiopian Cuts Addis Ababa-Lome-Houston Before It Starts?

Mboyle1988 wrote:
Why don’t they fly nonstop to ADD?


Because they'd be giving up the (probably larger) IAH-West Africa market without stopping there.

I would imagine they also wouldn't be able to fly ADD-IAH nonstop because of ADD's elevation but maybe someone can correct me on that if I'm wrong.

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sun May 12, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6934

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

Anyways, I feel like I also see father son pilot duos pop up as news stories fairly frequently? Is that just me? https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/father-son-team-pilot-plane-to-amsterdam/281-556213845 https://www.escape.com.au/news/true-stories-these-737-qantas-pilots-are-also-father-and-son...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sun May 12, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6934

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

So a post on a touching airline moment has turned into a full fledged affirmative action debate. Welcome to a.net What? No. A totally stupid moment, made of like 71% schlock, has turned into this. This isn't news. It's a complete yawner of a non-story. As it would be if it were any of the other ump...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Not all of us supported the grounding in the first place. In this day and age Boeing and airbus maybe need to structure their deliveres such that lion air can’t destroy their company I said this earlier in the thread but Boeing (and Airbus for that matter) will sell aircraft to whoever will pay for...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I like how people are still unhappy with Boeing and the FAA even after they grounded the MAX... I guess some people can't be pleased Not all of us supported the grounding in the first place. In this day and age Boeing and airbus maybe need to structure their deliveres such that lion air can’t destr...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

On what basis? Do we have any conclusive date or statement from investigators that the plane was at fault? FAA’s statement. Did you read it? Where's the FACT that states the plane was at fault? And for the SJW's out there I'm not saying it wasn't. I'm just asking about this particular confident sta...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

https://edition.cnn.com/world/live-news ... index.html
He added that both the FAA and Boeing were "in agreement with the action,"


Interesting considering just 24 hours ago they were explicitly saying the opposite.
-->

Pt56 wrote:
in https://edition.cnn.com/world/live-news ... index.html
He added that both the FAA and Boeing were "in agreement with the action,"


Interesting considering just 24 hours ago they were explicitly saying the opposite.

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Daily Mail reporting that effective immediately Trump is grounding MAX in the US

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Thank you for a long and informed post. * The question was asked and, as far as I could see, not answered as to whether those with kids [and I'm going to extend that to loved ones of all varieties - partners, spouses, parents, grandparents/grandkids, aunts, uncles, cousins, the works] would feel com...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I feel the EU and China are being opportunistic with these hasty groundings. What better way to stuff Airbus' backlog than putting in the public's head that the MAX is unsafe? China could be doing the same as a ploy to shoehorn whatever commercial ac they make into western markets. Just my :twocent...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

If it turns out to be negligence on the part of the crew or maintenance then Boeing should give some thought about whether to sell to exotic airlines. It doesn't seem to be worth the headache when they crash one. How many 737's has Lion Air crashed now? Maybe a stipulation that they will also not s...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718098

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

There’s another thing to possibly consider in all this, if Boeing moves and suggests airlines ground aircraft then they will also be up for the operating losses for all the airlines. They would have seen how the T1000 issues have affected Rolls so they will be acutely aware. But as its stands I wou...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 28422

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

Unless you're leaking confidential information about an upcoming A220 delivery deferral, JetBlue has communicated 5x A220 deliveries in 2020. http://blueir.investproductions.com/~/media/Files/J/Jetblue-IR-V2/reports-and-presentations/replacement-and-fleet-update.pdf https://mms.businesswire.com/med...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 46
Views: 5238

New York City Aviation Thread - 2019

We haven't had this one in a while and NY only has the Upstate thread so thought I'd create this one for anyone interested in NYC area Aviation!

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?
Replies: 70
Views: 11722

Re: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?

Atlanta won't be able to support a day flight to London. The flight is too long, not enough O&D and not enough transfer traffic at either end. The only other city in North America that could possibly have a day flight to London is Philadelphia with late evening departure by BA from London and m...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Memoriam, Airlines we lost in 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5343

Re: In Memoriam, Airlines we lost in 2018

Midwestindy wrote:
Fastjet (Tanzania) – December 17, 2018


I know you put in the Tanzania, but just so it's clear Fastjet is still operating through it's divisions in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR pax numbers through October 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5714

Re: EWR pax numbers through October 2018

Somewhat? United is the #1 airline in NYC and is increasing their lead over every other airline. That's better than "somewhat". Try "completely". 2017 passenger totals (combined LGA + EWR + JFK): 1. United 31,125,467 (+6.9% over 2016) 2. Delta 27,682,140 (-4.0%) 3. JetBlue 17,11...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR pax numbers through October 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5714

Re: EWR pax numbers through October 2018

PANJNY (to me NY never comes first!) lmao. the delusion is real :spin: Anyways, congrats to EWR. I think UA's campaign to make EWR seem like a more relevant option in NYC has been somewhat paying off. Good for Newark! Condescending much. And the use of "relevant" is superfluous. Not meant...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR pax numbers through October 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5714

Re: EWR pax numbers through October 2018

EWRandMDW wrote:
PANJNY (to me NY never comes first!)


lmao. the delusion is real :spin:

Anyways, congrats to EWR. I think UA's campaign to make EWR seem like a more relevant option in NYC has been somewhat paying off. Good for Newark!

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Austrian Airlines doing?
Replies: 17
Views: 5047

How is Austrian Airlines doing?

Hi all, I was wondering how OS is doing these days, particularly with the heavy increased competition from the LCCs (Lauda, Level, Wizz, Vueling)? Are they holding their own against the competition? Any plans for expansion? I also remember seeing some posts about the LH Group planning to transfer OS...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 757 Fleet Replacement
Replies: 49
Views: 11684

Re: Jet2 757 Fleet Replacement

To look at a future 757 replacement for this airline you've first got to look at where this aircraft operates from; LBA & MAN only. Whilst a 737-900/max200/max10 will have no problem operating in/out of MAN it will out of LBA. If you don't know why; do some research about Leeds Bradford Interna...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 12193

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

would have required a flight in the wrong direction to PHL before going over to Germany. Surely you would't compare BUF-PHL-FRA to BUF-CLT-FRA in terms of wasted time? That would be laughable. I'm not. I'm talking about PHL-FRA on its own. If we're talking about corporate contracts in especially NY...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 12193

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

I'm not an AA fanboy, but it looks like they are just shifting FRA and MUC to a hub that has better connectivity options. After all, I would think domestic small station fare pricing is good for AA as it is for other carriers. My problem with it is that it means you can't get to FRA/MUC from the NE...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Fri May 25, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BEG-YYZ Announcement Likely
Replies: 14
Views: 2388

Re: Likely BEG-YYZ Announcement Imminent

Interesting. Maybe this explains the frequency downgrade on BEG-JFK. However, I also wouldn't be surprised if they actually chose YUL over YYZ, since the smaller airlines with long-haul routes (such as Air Algérie) serve YUL instead of YYZ. Airlines like Air Algerie and Royal AiR Maroc choose to fl...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sun May 06, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results
Replies: 82
Views: 8031

Re: AF / KLM announce 1st Quarter 2018 Results

KLM was a healthy flexible company before the merge, able to change, cut costs and invest. It was build on an extensive international network, a great hub inbetween big markets and the Northwest TATL Alliance. The story KLM can not survive alone was printed into everyones mind to build the required...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue May 01, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 152
Views: 20280

Re: Another strike for Air France

Also interesting as this may cause disruptions for people traveling to the Cannes Film Festival scheduled to open on Tuesday, May 8.

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Tue May 01, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 152
Views: 20280

Another strike for Air France

Hi all, This Thursday and Friday (May 3/4) as well as next Monday and Tuesday (May 7/8) AF will see disruptions due to a strike. From their website: "A call for strike has been issued by several Air France staff unions for Thursday 03, Friday 04, Monday 07 and Tuesday 08 May 2018. It is now too...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Kenya Airways doing?
Replies: 9
Views: 2220

How is Kenya Airways doing?

I was going through Wikipedia today and was comparing KQ and ET. It seems like ET dwarfs KQ in every metric. I know KQ is struggling right now and has shrunk a good amount. How are they doing right now? Is there room in East Africa for two major international players or will KQ eventually be relegat...

Jump to post
by NYCVIE
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11552

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

With GOL’s new flights, there could be feed opportunity from ATL, DTW, NYC, MSP, SLC, LAX, and SEA to Fortaleza and Brasilia. You have to be joking with that last sentence. Gol’s MCO flights are to serve the local market. That’s it. There’s no market for FORSLC or the like. I think he may have been...

Jump to post