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by cledaybuck
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there a Business Case for a 787-9 regional
Replies: 75
Views: 9975

Re: Is there a Business Case for a 787-9 regional

No. Only paper derates, etc.

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by cledaybuck
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Hawaiian wait for the A321LR/XLR?
Replies: 69
Views: 13958

Re: Why didn't Hawaiian wait for the A321LR/XLR?

Aceskywalker wrote:
The XLR has the range to make the US East Coast
No it doesn't.

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by cledaybuck
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Hawaiian wait for the A321LR/XLR?
Replies: 69
Views: 13958

Re: Why didn't Hawaiian wait for the A321LR/XLR?

Because it doesn’t do much for HA. The extra range doesn’t get them into many markets that would be profitable.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 825
Views: 85809

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

I wish the city of Cleveland or Ohio would do the same for travelers from Florida. Frank Jackson probably doesn't have the political will to do that. But DeWine should.... I think Ohio's numbers would have to come down quite a bit for that to make sense. How do you figure? In the last 7 days, Ohio ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55003

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

Everyone in my circle - personal and business wants to travel. However between a combination of travel bans/restrictions, border closures, and just safety throughout the whole the travel experience (not just the flying aspect) they are not going to travel. The numbers reflect this sentiment. If we ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 825
Views: 85809

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

Keep in mind. Right now: 1. Ohioans, in general, and those in many other states, cannot go to NY, CT, and NJ without quarantining for 14 days - Kinda puts a damper on travel demand. 2. Florida is a COVID hot mess right now and for the foreseeable future. This can't be helping travel demand either.....

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICAO adopts changes to CORSIA emissions scheme due COVID
Replies: 17
Views: 1705

Re: ICAO adopts changes to CORSIA emissions scheme due COVID

I've always felt the whole thing was unnecessary anyhow as the industry by its nature seeks to reduce cost and becomes ever more fuel-efficient as time goes on anyhow What's the difference in fuel burn per seat between an early 737-800 (circa 1998) and a present MAX 8? At present, the MAX 8 burns v...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 354
Views: 52824

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

A question came up on the OAG thread this morning and maybe some here can clarify. AS is showing that starting Aug 1, they will operate 1 daily flight from PAE to LAS and 1 to PHX. All other Paine Field routes are non-existent. Huh? Is the airport open or closed as of 8/1? If closed, how is AS hand...

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by cledaybuck
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to IAD
Replies: 68
Views: 12177

Re: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to

What “retaliation”? Theres a virus to deal with. Countries are dealing with it. Spare us the arm waving. Before you start being a jerk and attacking a poster, perhaps check out the facts. The US retaliated against China for frequencies and is now targeting India (both for actions in response to the...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

If I was planning to travel long distance right now in the US, I would not be contemplating flying, but would instead drive, that way I can control who and when I interact with people. Even if you're willing to sleep in your car that may not work depending on your routing. Lots of states still have...

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by cledaybuck
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

This is starting to feel a lot like early March. - first EU is not lifting travel restriction on US - Northeastern states impose some level of quarantine orders on high infection states. Hard for me to not see more new like this come out over the next week. Terrible news for airline bookings. That'...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Wth are you talking about? 283 deaths on June 21 (Sunday), 292 deaths June 22. Those are the last two days for which the data was posted. If you have today's death total, I'd be a bit skeptical given that "today" has not yet concluded in The United States. 863. https://www.worldometers.in...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Corona deaths are down in The United States 90% since the April peak. That is the only stat people are burying their heads in the sand about. That stat is easy to find, unless you don't want to. That's a 90% drop in just two months. Cases and hospitalizations have their place as far as making sure ...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Corona deaths are down in The United States 90% since the April peak. That is the only stat people are burying their heads in the sand about. That stat is easy to find, unless you don't want to. That's a 90% drop in just two months. Cases and hospitalizations have their place as far as making sure ...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Can't ignore that hospitalizations continue to rise and many locations are sadly setting daily records https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EbOTRg6XgAoivg4?format=png&name=medium https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/23/us-7-day-average-of-coronavirus-cases-surges-30percent-from-week-ago.html Don't you love the ...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Emirates have to completely change business model?
Replies: 17
Views: 2469

Re: Will Emirates have to completely change business model?

32andBelow wrote:
I think Dubai will see a huge decline with global warming. Who is going to want to live and vacation in a place so hot?

Username checks out.

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by cledaybuck
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN operating to HNL and / or inter island currently?
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: WN operating to HNL and / or inter island currently?

Max Q wrote:
Curious if Southwest is maintaining any HNL service from the mainland and are do they have any service between the Hawaiian islands at the moment?

Yes. They are running inter island and OAK-HNL

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by cledaybuck
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65594

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

UA is the least equipped of the US3 to tap into where demand is currently (Florida, Arizona, and the National Parks). I agree regarding UA's relative weakness to Florida and Arizona vs AA and DL, but for National Parks destinations I would expect UA to be one of the better-positioned carriers with ...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 322
Views: 37834

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

What does leisure/other mean vs. online? Are a significant number of people not booking online?

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by cledaybuck
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end
Replies: 146
Views: 36993

Re: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end

PM wrote:
Could we please change the title from "to close" to "close to"? There is a teeny difference between the two.

Why? It seems correct the way it is written.

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Risk of Covid-19 Transmission for Air Passengers
Replies: 17
Views: 1859

Re: Risk of Covid-19 Transmission for Air Passengers

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/01/how-coronavirus-spreads-on-a-plane/ These are the odds of you getting infected on a full plane, with no mask, and no middle seat restrictions. https://i.imgur.com/QFH6xQt.png The WHO says there is little risk to communicable disease being transport...

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by cledaybuck
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Risk of Covid-19 Transmission for Air Passengers
Replies: 17
Views: 1859

Re: Risk of Covid-19 Transmission for Air Passengers

The aviation industry is doing a lot of promotion on the safety of air travel and lack of risk Covid-19 transmission for air passengers: https://www.iata.org/en/youandiata/travelers/health/ https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=582384906021127&ref=watch_permalink Do what degree are such claims...

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by cledaybuck
Sun May 31, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/PDX
Replies: 86
Views: 13957

Re: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/

So when are AA and UA going to hack their July domestic schedules? Anyone else think they are trying to sell more based off of their superior (unrealistic) schedule before cutting back, or am I just too cynical?

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by cledaybuck
Mon May 18, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 15768

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

I do think a place like Disney will get visitors but it's gonna be people who can drive there or RVers etc etc. You are not gonna see the 747s coming in packed from the UK or JetBlue operating like 30 packed flights from the northeast etc etc. A reason why Vegas is so worried they see the lack of a...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 825
Views: 85809

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

Trk1 wrote:
When I was in elementary school in the 1960's I had several Birthday meals at the Hopkins Restaurant that overlooked the west and north concourses..

I remember having birthday meals at the Brown Derby across Brookpark Road.

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by cledaybuck
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/29/2020: Meltdown
Replies: 109
Views: 17168

Re: OAG Changes 3/29/2020: Meltdown

Is DL really increasing CVG-DEN/SLC?

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 5991

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

lightsaber wrote:
There will be no panic buying in 2019.
Do you know what year it is? :D

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by cledaybuck
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

I want Biden to win but if I'm being honest nothing about him excites or inspires me what so ever. He's just a box to check at this point. I feel no passion about him at all. It will once again be a vote against Trump if anything. At this point its Trump's to lose and I don't really see that happen...

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by cledaybuck
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336632

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

I'm just thinking about something, if you still travel, can you still get travel insurance ? Yes you can, but if you travel against the advice of your Government, the insurance policy will almost certainly be void. For example - I had a trip booked to China and returning via Hong Kong in April. I s...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considers A330neo production rate cut
Replies: 161
Views: 24657

Re: Airbus considers A330neo production rate cut

As some others have mentioned above, I’m also not too optimistic on the impact the 338 is going to have. It has the 788/73G/319 size-cost problem. While the 332 had its niche (more range) for quite some time, once the 333 got more range companies in general stopped buying the 332. As the 339 has en...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21531

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

Bernie Sanders Says He Will Drop Out if Joe Biden gets Plurality Coming Into the Dem Convention https://www.newsweek.com/bernie-sanders-will-drop-out-if-biden-gets-plurality-coming-dem-convention-1490614 Why not stay in and fight Bernie? Trump's a fighter, not a quiter. The difference between integ...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 409
Views: 51643

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Flight is departing at 5:45PM, Inaugural August 18th. I hope it does well, but could the timing be any worse? It didn't stop CMH-SEA from pulling LFs north of 90% for a good portion of last year, but CMH also didn't have DL already entrenched on the route. I meant with the virus, but yes it does st...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces CVG service
Replies: 77
Views: 12446

Re: CVG Airline Announcement 3/6

onwFan wrote:
In Alaska’s news announcement, they say “Seattle is also a gateway to Asia with nonstop flights on our Global Partners to Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore”. Less love for Seoul & Korean Air? :-P
Who wouldn't want to fly CMH-SEA-ICN now?

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by cledaybuck
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 409
Views: 51643

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Cvgspotter15 wrote:
Cvgspotter15 wrote:
The airline tomorrow will be Alaska as commonly guessed. You can book on there site to Seattle.


Flight is departing at 5:45PM, Inaugural August 18th.

I hope it does well, but could the timing be any worse?

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by cledaybuck
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 11832

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

Any theories why Delta would add Columbus over Pittsburgh, or for that matter Cleveland, which doesn't have any daily service to SEA? Because AS flies CMH. But yeah, CLE-SEA is going to be 4x weekly this summer while SEA-CMH will be 3x daily. Something seems out of wack. What's out of wack? The Col...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 825
Views: 85809

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

greenair727 wrote:
^wow---that's crazy that cleveland.com would suspend comments. Why?
Because cleveland.com comments were a disaster. Nothing good came from wading in there.

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by cledaybuck
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 11832

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

ncflyer wrote:
Any theories why Delta would add Columbus over Pittsburgh, or for that matter Cleveland, which doesn't have any daily service to SEA?

Because AS flies CMH. But yeah, CLE-SEA is going to be 4x weekly this summer while SEA-CMH will be 3x daily. Something seems out of wack.

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by cledaybuck
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 34881

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

My experience was the branding never really took. People were still calling the US Air until they disappeared.

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by cledaybuck
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 11832

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

Delta will do SEA-DFW for the O&D. Just like everybody talked about when DL was going to add LAX-DEN (in spite of the competition)... there are some destinations you just need to offer if you're going to be seen as viable for business travelers at a hub. I’m sure DL is counting on some connecti...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 12917

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

I feel like love is really overstating it. Allows a trip to be one day or whatever instead adding overnights is more like it. Agreed. Very few people "love" a 5 am flight. Maybe business traveler's accountants love them for not having to pay for a hotel overnight though. Not accountants n...

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by cledaybuck
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 12917

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

KD5MDK wrote:
I feel like love is really overstating it. Allows a trip to be one day or whatever instead adding overnights is more like it.

Agreed. Very few people "love" a 5 am flight. Maybe business traveler's accountants love them for not having to pay for a hotel overnight though.

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by cledaybuck
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11908

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

Very exciting! The international realm appears to be fraught with risk for WN (if MEX was a failure, the likes of BOG, PTY, SDQ and even YYZ simply may not be worthwhile), while the largest unserved domestic metropolitan areas are now GSO (a risky venture in its own right) and MDT (an airport WN de...

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by cledaybuck
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So how New is the 777X?
Replies: 157
Views: 18595

Re: So how New is the 777X?

What are we even talking about here? Is this still about the 777X?

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by cledaybuck
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA orders 20 additional 787s
Replies: 71
Views: 16572

Re: ANA orders 20 additional 787s

Noshow wrote:
Should we be concerned for RR?

On the 787, yes.

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by cledaybuck
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11908

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

enilria wrote:
This will lose tons of money based on any industry typical modern measure of profitability.

Do industry typical measures of profitability include subsidies that this route almost certainly will receive?

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by cledaybuck
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 72533

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

How would Southwest be any better off right now if they had 100 NEO's? Assuming the MAX was the same percentage of the fleet, I don't see how their situation would be any different. I think it's a case of discussing a hypothetical situation - IF Southwest's fleet was 100% MAX, they wouldn't be flyi...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 72533

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

Spirit, Frontier, Allegiant, Suncountry, Easyjet, Ryanair: “single fleet type is the way to go.” Southwest: “YOU CANT DO BUSINESS WITH A SINGLE TYPE FLEET!!!” Southwest is by far the largest single-type airline out there. The MAX situation has hurt them hard and has clearly shown the risk that bein...

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by cledaybuck
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/23/2020:AA Drops ORD-CRW/DLH,Adds Back JFK Flights;UA Drops JAN-ORD Again;UP Exits FLL-GGT
Replies: 70
Views: 13370

Re: OAG Changes 2/23/2020:AA Drops ORD-CRW/DLH,Adds Back JFK Flights;UA Drops JAN-ORD Again;UP Exits FLL-GGT

If AA can't find anything more profitable than RIC and PHL to fly to from JFK then why don't they just give the slots back? Why lose money? AA is an extremely distant third at JFK so it's not like they have any market share to defend. Because they are afraid someone like UA might get them and start...

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