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by B752OS
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

The cuts are not a shock at all. I am sure come this time next year we'll see a large chunk of them back.

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by B752OS
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today
Replies: 119
Views: 20873

Re: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today

How many trips across the Pacific to Australia to the US do you figure each of their 747s made?

We'll never have a plane as iconic, or well known across a broad spectrum of people as the 747.

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by B752OS
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 323
Views: 40551

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Someone should post a simple tl:dr of what this agreement actually means. A lot of confusion it seems.

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by B752OS
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now? They never should have been built in the first place - rather 3 wide-body gates with dual jet bridges for 744/77W, etc. Really, apart from JFK and LAX, cities like Miami, Boston and Washington shouldn't have spent the money on...

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by B752OS
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

greg787 wrote:
Ah, you guys beat me to posting this article.

What I didn't see was anything saying the completion date of the b-c connector. As a UA flyer from BOS, been waiting for like 6 years for them to do this...


January 2022 is the date noted by Massport for the connector/expansion to be completed.

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by B752OS
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

The only big cut to Massport's plan is phase 2 of the terminal E expansion. Phase 1, which adds 4 new wide-body gates, is still going on and this phase encompassed the vast majority of the expansion works anyways - new security screening, expanded CBP facilities, space for up to 4 new airline clubs,...

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by B752OS
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 34000

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

It'll be interesting to see how quickly they make FLL-SEA and FLL-PDX at lest daily.

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by B752OS
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England Aviation Thread (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2020
Replies: 221
Views: 26486

Re: The Rest of New England Aviation Thread (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2020

Some pleasant surprises for PVD this morning in terms of NEW service which is something hard to come by right now... B6 is adding TPA and RSW ... says "up to daily" so might start as x23 in the fall ... that means they will be up to as many as 7 daily flights which should move them into a...

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by B752OS
Wed May 06, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Austrian Airlines Given Up On Boston?
Replies: 25
Views: 3842

Re: Has Austrian Airlines Given Up On Boston?

Considering how hard TATL has been hit the last 7-8 weeks and how hard it will be hit the rest of 2020, I think it's a safe assumption that OS will not be launching VIE-BOS this year and probably not even 2021.. Who knows if they have given up the route completely, maybe they'll give it a shot for s...

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by B752OS
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

2-3 Years is extremely optimistic, this is far worse than 9/11 was from a demand perspective. I don't think you will see 2019 levels for at least 5 years. If there's a second wave in the fall, I suspect we will have at least 2 fewer major airlines (the big 4 likely intact) as result of mergers and/...

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by B752OS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 8792

Re: Covid-19 Interesting One-Off Flights

SWISS flew AKL-BKK-ZRH the other day on a 77W.

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by B752OS
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

The Logan Airport that emerges from this pandemic will be a vastly different place than the one that entered. Among other things, the E expansion seems to be rolling right along . Much easier with none of those pesky pax or planes in the way. My personal concern is going to be its future usage. Use...

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by B752OS
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 457
Views: 75554

Re: Report: New BER airport unliky to open before 2021

At this rate I might be retired before it opens! What started off as a running joke is now a Grade A embarrassment! An embarrassment is an understatement. Remember when people were talking about "Deutsche Wertarbeit" (German craftsmanship) being one of the things Germany is most famous fo...

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by B752OS
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

http://www.massport.com/media/3960/january-board-meeting-deck_11619.pdf Massport made the January board meeting materials available. Lots of good information about the big projects underway - 2020 and 2021 are going to be heavy construction years between the terminal E expansion, the B to C connecto...

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by B752OS
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

KE are closing ICN-BOS from 3/8 thru 4/25, not unexpected but another blow to the Asia numbers. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/290074/korean-air-march-may-2020-international-network-changes-as-of-03mar20/ Everyone will be suffering is seems with their pax numbers. KE also suspend...

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by B752OS
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19538

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

For those guessing LATAM commencing GRU-CLT, how big of a market is CLT-South America? Enough to support a year round, daily flight?

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by B752OS
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city
Replies: 112
Views: 16134

Re: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city

jfklganyc wrote:
Where are the F9 pilots on here??

Remember when you chose Republic over them and they ran you out of your own hub?

How did that work out for you a decade later?

Still the dumbest move in recent US aviation history

Congrats to WN at DEN


Can you give a tl;dr version of what happened?

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by B752OS
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134149

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

AA does not run MIA-SEA twice daily year round, does this development mean they'l be able to run it at least twice daily year round now?

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by B752OS
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134149

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

In the span of a month or so, American has made some moves in Boston and now Seattle. This is great for the consumer.

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by B752OS
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA finally looking at growing its non-hub markets?
Replies: 57
Views: 8343

Re: Is AA finally looking at growing its non-hub markets?

D L X wrote:
Didn’t BA have three daily BOS flights for the winter, now just two?


BA currently runs LHR-BOS at 24x weekly. Come the summer, they will run it at 4x daily.

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by B752OS
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA finally looking at growing its non-hub markets?
Replies: 57
Views: 8343

Re: Is AA finally looking at growing its non-hub markets?

What on Earth drives so many flights out of BOS? Business? Connections? BOS isn't certainly among top destinations in US for tourism. Just wondering, I'm not familiar with BOS status... You have a larger sized metro area at almost 4.7 million people. Expand that to its CSA (which includes most of R...

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by B752OS
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1102
Views: 172484

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Does JetBlue make any sort of response to Delta's moves in MIA? How long before we really see them beef up FLL-Western US ops? Something like: LAX - 6 daily year round SAN - 2 daily year round BUR - 1 daily year round SJC - 1 daily year round SFO - 4 daily year round PDX - 1 daily year round SEA - 2...

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by B752OS
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announces MIA-MCO/RDU/SLC/TPA
Replies: 153
Views: 19688

Re: Delta Announces MIA-MCO/RDU/SLC/TPA

No surprises here. MIA-ATL/DTW/MSP/LGA all each get bumped up by one daily flight, as well. I suspect resuming LAX and adding SEA are next. How about MIA-BOS? I would think it has to be somewhere within this strategy as well at some point. I think 2x daily 319s would serve the market well. Jeremy D...

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by B752OS
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Now Has The Most Domestic Destinations
Replies: 32
Views: 5556

Re: DFW Now Has The Most Domestic Destinations

Surprised DFW lacks year round, daily service to a number of northern destinations: BTV, PWM, PVD, ALB, SYR, ROC, MHT and HPN.

BUF is only served once a day. BDL is only served once a day.

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by B752OS
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

As far as I am concerned, PVD should be discussed in this thread due to the fact that it serves the Boston metro area (even if it's located in its own metro area). Both airports service the larger region.

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by B752OS
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread 2020

Nobody is arguing with you. Because I disagree does not = an argument. Do BOS-EU traffic numbers dip in the winter. Sure. Do they “fall off a cliff” - NO. Airlines don’t extend service year round on routes that fall off a cliff. Let’s just be real - MIA absolutely sees this also. Look at London for...

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by B752OS
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread 2020

In 2020, I don't think we're going to see a whole lot of international expansion. I think we might see some carriers either cut service all together, or go down to seasonal. I can only see Delta adding some more Western Europe routes using 752s - Brussels being a prime target. Domestic side we won't...

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by B752OS
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread 2020

Is it common airlines have finalized their long haul winter ‘20 schedules already. Perhaps OS just hasn’t updated or loaded those flights? As for BOS-Europe falling off a cliff we can agree to disagree on that one. Over the years we’ve seen carriers like AZ, IB, TP all go year round in BOS when the...

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by B752OS
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread 2020

A roughly 7 month run is a pretty long season. OS saw better use of the plane given their service to Miami was losing money. They're taking a shot in Boston, so hopefully it works out for them.

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by B752OS
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 932
Views: 121980

Re: Boston Aviation Thread 2020

I flew AA out of Boston for the first time in a while yesterday (I'm typically DL) and I was amazed at what they've done with terminal B. High ceilings, tons of windows & natural light, beautiful architecture, and tons and tons of dining and drinking options. Noticed that the Admirals lounge ha...

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by B752OS
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

How is it Boston cannot sustain service to Mexico City on AM, but YUL is? It looks like on some days AM runs MEX-YUL twice a day.

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by B752OS
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does WN Need New Strategy for New England?
Replies: 58
Views: 7950

Re: Does WN Need New Strategy for New England?

They said they ‘needed’ to be in Boston. But at what cost? They might turn planes quickly there...right into a long conga line of other jets. They’re up against B6 and DL, who have Massport’s ear. WN doesn’t. I don’t see the net gain for them. To satisfy their business passengers. Saying we service...

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by B752OS
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does most of the high end/business traffic out of MIA/FLL come from?
Replies: 54
Views: 7718

Re: Where does most of the high end/business traffic out of MIA/FLL come from?

Miami doesn't have finance? It's only the largest concentration of international banks in the U.S. And then it serves as the Latin America center of operations for a number of companies. And then it doesnt have media and entertainment? Uh......Spanish language programming. That and so much more.......

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by B752OS
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

If I’m posting statements, it’s factual, if it’s an opinion It will clearly state that by saying “I think” or something similar. I’ve been posting on here for 20 years in an objective manner because of my profession (the airport industry) just because I don’t drink the same kool-aid doesn’t mean I’...

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by B752OS
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would a UA-B6 east coast alliance make sense like AA-AS did for the west coast?
Replies: 33
Views: 4153

Re: Would a UA-B6 east coast alliance make sense like AA-AS did for the west coast?

Isn't Boston United's largest non-hub station? Assuming this were to all happen, they would have a complete stranglehold on the very large and lucrative Boston - San Francisco market.

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by B752OS
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16765

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

Northeast less than daily seems like little risk. I can find a total of 5.6 million cruise passengers annually out of the Port of Miami (just Miami, not Port Everglades) but can't find monthly data to show seasonality. Not sure of the reason, but they don't readily post monthly passenger numbers. S...

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by B752OS
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announce Summer Seasonal YUL-BNA, YYC-BOS & More YVR-EWR
Replies: 119
Views: 11863

Re: Air Canada Announce Summer Seasonal YUL-BNA, YYC-BOS & More YVR-EWR

AC has been operating a seasonal YVR-BOS for three summers now. The flight times of YYC-BOS will complement the YVR flight nicely as BOS bound passengers from YVR can either fly nonstop in the morning or connect through YYC in the late afternoon. But it should be year-round!! Twenty years ago CP ha...

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by B752OS
Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Pretty interesting they're adding short run service to Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

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by B752OS
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL’s BOS Hub
Replies: 55
Views: 12165

Re: DL’s BOS Hub

Are A and E not connected behind security? That's pretty suboptimal for those connecting from Delta on to AF, AZ, VS, and KL codeshares. Not at present. Massport will get around to building a post security connection between A and B which would allow someone to walk post security from terminal A to...

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by B752OS
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Yes (great article btw). The long term macro-economic trends point to more of this. And when you dig into the demographics beneath gross population, it's even more pronounced. The business activity outside of the urban core from the .com era has been reversing itself for about a decade. What was ha...

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by B752OS
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 251581

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

LAX is PVD’s largest unserved market but the distance and the general focus on BOS by most airlines are hurdles to that service ever happening. I don't really understand that thought - how is a single daily flight going to really hurt Boston? At some B6 may need to serve LAX or SFO from PVD - I'm p...

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by B752OS
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 251581

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

PVD757 wrote:
LAX is PVD’s largest unserved market but the distance and the general focus on BOS by most airlines are hurdles to that service ever happening.


I don't really understand that thought - how is a single daily flight going to really hurt Boston?

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by B752OS
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 251581

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

^ which shows that when PVD has decent service to a strong destination, it does a good job of being a support airport to the region. Given that, it would be sensible at least, for B6 to consider providing token (1x and/or seasonal) service from PVD to their largest BOS markets. RSW, TPA, JFK as exa...

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by B752OS
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY
Replies: 83
Views: 8671

Re: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY

RL757PVD wrote:
PVD is not a sat/sun market like these that are listed... but its still the #1 domestic market without DFW service


I would say, give it time. But for some reason, they haven't pulled the trigger on adding this service.

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by B752OS
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Why do DHL and UPS need to fly to BOS? Can't they relocate to ORH or BED? I doubt the people in Bedford, Lexington, Lincoln and Concord would be too pleased about large planes coming at random times throughout the day, nor would they want the additional truck traffic on their roads. These are all w...

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by B752OS
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 30932

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

We don't need a Boston vs. Miami fight in this thread. Miami will get non-stop service to East Asia eventually. Miami is not even mentioned as a potential flight - it's simply too far from Singapore and would easily be the longest flight in the world.

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by B752OS
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 415800

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Dieuwer wrote:
El Al SFO-TLV at 57% is a disaster. Cannot handle UA competition on this route?


UA runs it year round, daily with a 772/77W. LY is running it year round, 3 x weekly with a 789. Maybe there's a bit too much capacity in the market?

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by B752OS
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15838

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

clrd4t8koff wrote:
Brickell305 wrote:
BA LHR-MIA APR 3>2[3] MAY 3>2[3] JUN 3>2[3] JUL 3>2[3] AUG 3>2[3]

MIA - LON:

2x BA
1x AA
1x DY

BOS - LON:
4X BA
1X AA
2X VS
2X DL (1 LHR & 1 LGW)
1X DY

BOS will have 10 daily flights to LON while MIA will have 4.


You forgot VS, which serves LHR-MIA daily.

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by B752OS
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC
Replies: 114
Views: 15838

Re: OAG Changes 11/17/2019:4O Adds CUN-MIA,LAX-MTY;AA Cuts JFK Again;DL Exits PAP;UA Exits ELM, LAX-PSC

LAXdude1023 wrote:
OS cancels MIA in favor of BOS. Interesting...


They were losing money on VIE-MIA. Maybe BOS, with its shorter length, will perform better for them.

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by B752OS
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian to start VIE-BOS
Replies: 50
Views: 6274

Re: Austrian to start VIE-BOS

Star Alliance will have non-stop service at least 4 times a week to Zurich, Munich, Frankfurt, Lisbon, Istanbul, Copenhagen and now Vienna next summer in Boston. Very impressive.

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