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by MaRoFu
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10396

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Wonder how many new gate slots will be available after the new terminal opens. Runway slots likely aren’t going to change, though.

Also, nonstop ICN or bust.

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by MaRoFu
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10396

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Rossiya747 wrote:
Air China has applied for flights from PEK-JFK-IAD as an add-on flight


I thought foreign airlines weren’t allowed to fly domestically in the U.S., unless CA is not carrying passengers solely between JFK and IAD

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by MaRoFu
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7081

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

The train options out of EWR are a bit lackluster at the moment but once the PATH extension opens it will provide a cheap, fast, and direct route straight to the World Trade Center. Honestly I think they also should build the cancelled Newark Light Rail extension that would’ve connected EWR with not...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7081

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

Coexstud wrote:
if you ride the employee bus in EWr you could at one point still see where they had the MX and other areas marked as being KE with its repretive symbol.


Just curious, where specifically is this? Also did you mean to say the in-security shuttle bus?

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7081

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

The hub of the Korean community in the area is NE Queens and spreading along the north shore of the LI JFK is the better choice UA, with a hub, is the best choice to start ICN Samsung and LG also have major regional headquarters in NJ, so there is a clear business incentive for UA or OZ starting IC...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7081

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

New Jersey obviously has its own immigrant communities, large corporations, wealthy enclaves, etc. which would almost entirely go to EWR, along with more of the Downtown Manhattan traffic and Staten Island residents. That's why EWR has a very healthy dose of international carriers serving it (lets ...

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by MaRoFu
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reasons NOT to like a particular airline
Replies: 22
Views: 1920

Re: Reasons NOT to like a particular airline

I personally don’t hate airlines for this but I’m definitely sure there are people that love/hate certain airlines from certain nations due to nationalistic/patriotic reasons.

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10396

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

B6 expand more at EWR? How? B6 has acquired multiple gates at EWR ever since WN left, so they’re not limited to that one gate at Terminal A anymore. Sure, they still need to secure landing/take off slots but the additional gates are a huge win. Seems like B6 is looking to make EWR into a secondary ...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10396

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

I believe they run buses taking pax from North Jersey to JFK. I think Korean runs these shuttles also from North Jersey to JFK. KA and OX don’t run any official shuttle service into NJ. That’s CI and BR you’re probably confusing it with. [quote=“jerseyewr777”]I do think we might see TPE coming back...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10396

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

EWR has really gained so much over these past few years. One really big gaping hole in the network though is ICN. Not only is there a reasonably large Korean population in NJ, but Samsung and LG both have regional offices in here as well. Really surprised that not even UA has started this route yet....

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by MaRoFu
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Azul resuming NYC next year
Replies: 43
Views: 5836

Re: Rumor: Azul resuming NYC next year

Another possible factor that might sway them to pick EWR is the Ironbound district in Newark. Lots of Portuguese, Brazilians, and other Lusophone immigrants living there.

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by MaRoFu
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA A332 at EWR
Replies: 12
Views: 3728

HA A332 at EWR

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HAL722

A Hawaiian A332 (N380HA) flew from OAK to EWR using the flight number HA722 just yesterday, and it doesn’t seem to have moved since. Anyone know what the purpose of this flight could be?
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HAL722

A Hawaiian A332 (N380HA) flew from OAK to EWR using the flight number HA722 just yesterday, and it doesn’t seem to have moved since. Anyone know what the purpose of this flight could be?

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by MaRoFu
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK to start EWR-IST on May 25, 2020
Replies: 26
Views: 4097

Re: TK to start EWR-IST on May 25, 2020

jfklganyc wrote:
Did they announce this last year and never start it?


It was supposed to start back in August of last year but they couldn’t find the slots for their desired timeframe so the starting date got pushed back.

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by MaRoFu
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird approach patterns into EWR
Replies: 14
Views: 3009

Weird approach patterns into EWR

While looking at Flightradar24 recently I’ve noticed that flights approaching EWR appear to be meandering around to avoid flying over some area near the town of Woodstock, NY. I did some research on the area and was unable to find any reason as to why planes are avoiding it. Now today, flights also ...

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by MaRoFu
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline alliances at EWR
Replies: 11
Views: 2238

Re: Airline alliances at EWR

KAL also dropped out of EWR. I do think there's a chance they can succeed if they start flying to EWR again since NJ has a big Korean population and LG/Samsung offices.

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by MaRoFu
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?
Replies: 109
Views: 13143

Re: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?

I'm guessing that with the master plan all non-star alliance carriers go to an expanded terminal one, while United and the other *A carriers go to whatever replaces Terminal C. Something I'd also like to see is an extension of the Newark Light Rail to EWR. There was originally going to be a Newark t...

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by MaRoFu
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 12825

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

I think the closest option for something like this to happen would be to expand Mercer County Airport in Trenton and rehab CSX's West Trenton line to allow Septa (currently serves Philadelphia) and NJ Transit (proposed service to connect to Newark Penn Station.) The expanded airport would still nev...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 12825

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

This could be possible if the land wasn't already so densely populated. Because of this there will most certainly be NIMBY opposition if a large airport is built.

And an airport in the Pinelands? Forget it. It will go just like when they tried to build NYC's new airport in the Great Swamp Refuge.

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by MaRoFu
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 12825

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

This idea is very unlikely to happen but not impossible either. Maybe if an airport were to be built between NYC and Philly, you definitely need to run express trains, similar to the Narita Express. For example, a dual third/catenary train could run from Ronkonkoma to NYC, Newark, New Brunswick, and...

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by MaRoFu
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 34605

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

not that much transatlantic activity in EWR. That is very incorrect. United flies transatlantic from EWR to: AMS, TXL, BRU, DUB, EDI, FRA, GNV, LIS, LHR, MAD, MAN, MXP, MUC, CDG, FCO, ZRH, TLV, ATH, GLA, HAM, KEF, SHN, VCE, and that doesn't even count other airline service. *facepalm* You're only t...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served
Replies: 93
Views: 6832

Re: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served

EWR to East Asia in general is criminally underserved, especially by foreign carriers (at least compared to JFK). EWR-ICN is one significant route that comes to mind. New Jersey is home to a large Korean population, and many Korean tech companies have major offices in NJ. I've seen ads for Bergen Co...

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by MaRoFu
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines starts EWR-SDQ
Replies: 0
Views: 293

Spirit Airlines starts EWR-SDQ

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -nov-2018/

This wil be Spirit's first international service out of EWR.

NK1035/NK1036
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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -nov-2018/

This wil be Spirit's first international service out of EWR.

NK1035/NK1036

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement
Replies: 20
Views: 4985

Re: Emirates massive reductions in service due to rway replacement

Also, EWR is seeing a reduction. The nonstop flight is cancelled during this period, only DXB-ATH-EWR will be in operation https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279507/emirates-outlines-2q19-service-reductions-for-dubai-airport-runway-upgrade-project/ Rather poor choice to remove EWR-DX...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR thread - 2018
Replies: 40
Views: 5771

Re: YVR thread - 2018

Whats the update on this? Considering TK hasn't announced EWR, DFW, SEA or YVR, and summer 2018 is pretty much here, guess that means ankaraflyjet is full of hot air. Not to say some of these routes won't be announced at a later date. The thing is he said Mid summer so there's still time for an ann...

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by MaRoFu
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism
Replies: 33
Views: 6130

Re: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism

TAP flies to JFK and EWR so that travelers in New Jersey don't have to pay over $20 in tolls, as well as suffer through NEW YORK traffic and a minimum 1 hour 5 minute drive. Same thing for Long Island travelers but mostly the opposite. Period. And if I remember the reason why TAP arrived in EWR was ...

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by MaRoFu
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 16256

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

Would cameras, screens and power sources really be lighter? There woul not be a need to maintain windows, but I can imagine a plane where some of the screens are on, some are blinking and some are dead. Attractive! Don't forget about the screens with dead pixels, a smudged camera, an insect walking...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 16256

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

I'm ok with a windowless plane as LONG as every door has a real window. Emergency exits and windows directly adjacent to them should be real too. If the electricity goes out and the screens stop working, real windows would be a major help. And besides, does a double-screen/camera system full of comp...

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by MaRoFu
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 34605

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Then it'll likely use transatlantic flights, given that JFK is the busiest transatlantic hub in the US; not that much transatlantic activity in EWR. Even though UA, as well as AI, EK, ET, LY, and many European airlines, fly TATL/Europe/West Africa/Mediterranean into EWR? Sure, it's not as big as JF...

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by MaRoFu
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 34605

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

I have a looming feeling that UA at JFK is just another pipe dream, getting slots at T7 is hard, and the only *A partner left there anyways is ANA. And besides, UA has been investing LOTS of money in advertising EWR as a better alternative to JFK/LGA. It would be a big waste of advertising money, no...

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by MaRoFu
Thu May 31, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 24341

Re: Singapore Airlines to resume non-stop SIN-EWR from 11 October 2018

I was somewhat expecting this flight to go to JFK even though EWR is my main home airport.

Nevertheless, this will be a nice addition to EWR's rapidly growing Asian destination network.

Now all we need is EWR-ICN, EWR-MNL, EWR-HND, and maybe even a second daily EWR-NRT flight... :stirthepot:

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by MaRoFu
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?
Replies: 78
Views: 8267

Will Jet Airways ever return to the US?

Recently I stumbled upon an article stating that Jet Airways (9W) was interested in returning to the US. But that was posted in late 2016. Over a year later, 9W has not made any gestures (as far as I know) of returning to EWR, JFK, or SFO. It also makes me wonder why they kept YYZ flights by rerouti...

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by MaRoFu
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying
Replies: 68
Views: 9126

Re: Asiana Airlines future expansion

It really is a wonder how EWR completely lacks flights to South Korea of any sort. After all, New Jersey overall (primarily Bergen County and some parts of Camden and Morris Counties) has a very sizeable Korean population, and Korean is the fifth most spoken language in the state. Oh and also some m...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents
Replies: 110
Views: 19534

Re: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents

I've heard a rumor that NZ might start EWR flights, but they will likely have a stop in LAX or SFO due to potential range issues...

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by MaRoFu
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12899

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

The other catch with EWR-ICN though is that Samsung and LG have major regional offices in Bergen County. Obviously that's going to increase demand for flights. Maybe with that logic NH could fly to EWR considering many Japanese tech companies have their regional headquarters in New Jersey, including...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12899

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

The biggest question for me is why EWR lacks flights to South Korea and Turkey. Bergen County is known for having a massive and spread out Korean-American population (I've seen ads for shuttle service to/from Fort Lee and JFK so the demand clearly exists). KAL did fly to EWR at some point though. Pa...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub
Replies: 63
Views: 8588

Star Alliance's EWR Fortress Hub

What will be the future of Star Alliance at EWR? There appears to be more non-affilated carriers coming into the airport every year.

I wonder what this might mean for United especially...

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by MaRoFu
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights
Replies: 6
Views: 1633

Ethiopian starting EWR-ABJ-ADD flights

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/276787/ethiopian-adds-abidjan-newark-route-from-may-2018/

Pretty interesting that EWR will now be the only airport in the U.S. to host flights to the Ivory Coast in addition to Togo.

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by MaRoFu
Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Pre-clearance facilites planned in Saudi Arabia
Replies: 88
Views: 9028

Re: U.S. Pre-clearance facilites planned in Saudi Arabia

I seriously don't get how preclearance would add any benefit to Saudi Arabia flights, since there aren't as many flights to JED or RYD compared to airports such as LHR, NRT, FRA, CDG, etc... I know the two countries are allies, but still...

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why are US passenger trains so slow?
Replies: 31
Views: 3392

Re: Why are US passenger trains so slow?

The U.S. focused on their highway network instead of public transport after WWII, unlike Germany and Japan. Nowadays, passenger trains use tracks that were used on old railroads. Some places such as the Portal Bridge in NJ require trains to go slow, and is a major choke point on the line. Some track...

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO / LR Game Changer in Asia?
Replies: 87
Views: 16958

Re: A321 NEO / LR Game Changer in Asia?

If a plane just has one aisle, unlike the 747, MD-11, Dc-10, etc... It might have little space for cargo, considering that you must have a large compartment for checked bags.

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific didnt serve Europe till 1980?
Replies: 17
Views: 3898

Re: Cathay Pacific didnt serve Europe till 1980?

Yeah, I'm pretty sure ANA, JAL, SQ, KAL, or maybe even AI flew 747s to Europe.

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY to announce new int'l carrier: Update: BA announces LHR-MSY
Replies: 212
Views: 28496

Re: MSY to announce new int'l carrier: local papers think BA to LON

If British Airways does actually serve MSY, they'll probably fly to LGW just like they do with MCO.

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ME3 in Miami
Replies: 68
Views: 6348

Re: The ME3 in Miami

I still question why Emirates chose Orlando over other airports such as San Diego, San Juan, Newark, etc...

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by MaRoFu
Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 at EWR
Replies: 17
Views: 2048

ME3 at EWR

Since Qatar terminated their routes to Newark, will there ever be an ME3 airline in Newark? EWR has a ton of opportunity for the ME3. Gigantic South Asian population, which is the Gulf Carriers' biggest market, huge Arab population, proximity to NYC, and convenience for NJ/PA passengers, etc... Sure...

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by MaRoFu
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EWR vs JFK vs LGA
Replies: 8
Views: 3564

EWR vs JFK vs LGA

What is your preferred airport of choice when flying in and out of the New York Metro Area? As I live in New Jersey, mine is of course EWR. I would like to know which airport you prefer, whether you are going on a vacation to New York, or if you are flying out of NYC to somewhere else. EWR + Conveni...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group announces to buy remaining shares of Brussels Airlines
Replies: 50
Views: 14921

Re: Lufthansa To Buy Brussels Airlines Wednesday... Maybe

I wonder if Brussels Airlines will expand to other US Destinations such as LAX, MIA, ORD, EWR, and others...

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by MaRoFu
Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR continues to get new airlines. Whats next?
Replies: 71
Views: 13202

Re: EWR continues to get new airlines. Whats next?

Surprising that no Gulf Carrier (or any Arab/Turkish carrier in fact) currently operates at EWR. The New Jersey - India market is very big, since NJ has a tremendously huge South Asian population. Plus, NJ also has a big Arab and Turkish population.

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by MaRoFu
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad's next US destination
Replies: 60
Views: 8570

Re: Etihad's next US destination

EWR is probably a likely choice, even though QR pulled out of EWR a long time ago. New Jersey now has an enormous South Asian population, with demand for Indian flights high. Even though AI and UA have nonstops and directs to India, this might actually work.

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by MaRoFu
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIC BOM-DEL & LHR-AMD flights from EWR Start today
Replies: 2
Views: 987

AIC BOM-DEL & LHR-AMD flights from EWR Start today

Today, Air India modified their flights. AIC144 (now 191) goes to DEL, and a new flight, AIC191 goes to LHR, then AMD. Opinions greatly appreciated.

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by MaRoFu
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Starts EWR-FLL flights from March 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 911

WN Starts EWR-FLL flights from March 2017

Southwest will be starting flights from EWR to FLL on March 2017. There will be two daily B737 Flights.

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