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by LOT767301ER
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Position (Guns)
Replies: 174
Views: 8030

Re: Political Position (Guns)

Nope. As long as 2A people keep saying "all 'liberals' want to take all our guns away" why should I stop "stereotyping and lumping all gun owners"? Silence on a man who made a straw purchase and crossed state lines to gun down people but "liberals" are the problem? Sil...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Really a shame to see the number of people that elect to take non-essential trips in the midst of this health emergency. Each person risk becoming or causing a further rise in the grim national statistics. #StayHomeStaySafeSaveLives Im trying to take as many as possible. Its even a bigger shame to ...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

I don't think anyone mentioned this, and it is very important regarding DL and how they address extension of their seat block. CEO Bastian stated Friday that DL customers have been very clear and very consistent in their messaging to the carrier, that they are flying DL right now because they feel ...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DOT States Masks are not Mandatory
Replies: 111
Views: 6894

Re: DOT States Masks are not Mandatory

I'm 'Anti-Mask' (meaning I don't wear one). I have no issue if you choose to wear one. Individual freedom and liberty are real things. You give the government or anyone in power an inch and they will take a mile (there is no end to this mask crap and that's part of the problem). If I knew it was fo...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: face mask policies violate state mandates
Replies: 31
Views: 2506

Re: face mask policies violate state mandates

The railroad labor act over rules state law. As soon as you are on airport property, Federal law has priority. This is to keep a thousand rules from making interstate transit too complicated. Lightsaber No it doesnt. Most of airport property in the US is under the jurisdiction of city/county/state ...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: face mask policies violate state mandates
Replies: 31
Views: 2506

Re: face mask policies violate state mandates

The railroad labor act over rules state law. As soon as you are on airport property, Federal law has priority. This is to keep a thousand rules from making interstate transit too complicated. Lightsaber No it doesnt. Most of airport property in the US is under the jurisdiction of city/county/state ...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 283
Views: 11615

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

FFS, don’t play all coy - the testimonials of PDX residents and officials are all over the web. Feel free to research beyond your intended sphere and you’ll see. I guess I’m not following you. Are you saying that, because some officers are doing some (vague) things, officers who are not doing those...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identity names: who is right?
Replies: 28
Views: 1309

Re: Identity names: who is right?

Quite interestingly, most lower 48 natives prefer you use Indian, or more specifically, you say Sioux or Cherokee, not "native American". You have to remember that all Indians are not the same, and each reservation is a different nation. That's why when you drive around in OK, many licens...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 5013

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

Straw man argument. The probability you will die of this virus in your 30s with no major pre-existing is statistically negligible. This has been documented over and over again. WTF are you even talking about with 50% being wiped out? Coronavirus is statistically insignificant when it comes to overa...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 5013

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

I think it is time for Trump to fire Dr. Fauci. He seems to be holding the country back and is putting a lot of false information out to inflate information. Trump is trying hard to restart our economy and keep the country going but Fauci and the media seem to want to hold things down. False inform...

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Popularity of Pickup Trucks in US Northeast Cities
Replies: 58
Views: 3137

Re: Popularity of Pickup Trucks in US Northeast Cities

AA747123 wrote:
Trucks are very popular everywhere in the USA. They are more popular than cars. I have a Dodge Ram with a Cummings Turbo Diesel tuned to "Roll Coal" lol!


The engine sounds like a chinese knockoff.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

The Governor of Florida is being put under pressure to follow Miami Dade/Broward and I think he's going to be forced to impose the lockdown statewide. I give it to the end of this week. Also, SE along with Disney are the biggest destinations in summer time and take away traffic to FLL, MIA, and MCO...

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas (and Florida) to re-shut down partially
Replies: 60
Views: 3434

Re: Texas (and Florida) to re-shut down partially

brag, brag, brag.........love the COMMENTS from 1 month ago https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm6yjTrGkLc I live in Florida....so this is MY governor. So far he is still right. Let me just bring up the deaths per 1/M chart for the geniuses up in the NE - NY - 1615 NJ - 1695 MA - 1156 PA - 519 CT - 12...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coping with Loss
Replies: 13
Views: 1148

Re: Coping with Loss

You should post your gofundme.

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Houston Medical Center, the largest in the country and perhaps the world is at 97% capacity for its ICU beds. Going into a busy holiday weekend, that has many worried.* They'll have to activate emergency plans to activate more hospital beds which means more health care workers at risk, many of whom...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP candidates
Replies: 116
Views: 6846

Re: VP candidates

Abrams can however, bring in black voters unseen in any election before ..even Obama's two wins. Katie Porter, (the Congresswoman who crucified Jamie Dimond in front Congress and the nation) would not help the black vote but she would wipe the floor with white Republican women leaving only the rabi...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting
Replies: 66
Views: 3127

Re: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting

It isn't the 'left'. The right/ NRA is very much against that for a simple reason Well the NRA is wrong then. Im not afraid to flame both sides. States are restricting the ability to get an ID. Been to a DPS/DMV office in large cities lately? In Dallas there is a month or longer wait for an appoint...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP candidates
Replies: 116
Views: 6846

Re: VP candidates

If you actually believe that you'd do well to place some bets. A bet on Stacey Abrams would be quite profitable if it were to happen (it won't): Harris: +100 Demings: +500 Warren: +900 Abrams: +900 Lance Bottoms: +1200 It will very, very likely be Kamala Harris, as we've known for some time now. Ac...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Only if you cherry pick the data to compare the peak deaths to a Sunday are deaths down 90%. Take a look at today’s over 800 death’s reported for example. 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...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16962

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

I don't see where the flattening of curve is? https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/sweden/ Their biggest number of reported daily cases was on June 17 and it might again be broken this week once we are past the weekend dip on reporting. They do have managed to reduce case fatality, but...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed
Replies: 52
Views: 1950

Re: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed

That happens if you apply current morals to historic figures. The right has started catching onto this BS and is now flooding the likes of Yale (named after not only a slave owner but slave trader) and Stanford (founded and named after a RR robber barron whose commentary on the Chinese for example ...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed
Replies: 52
Views: 1950

Re: Teddy Roosevelt Statue at American Museum of Natural History to be Removed

These people are marxists and wont stop until they destroy everything and replace it with their misery.

Its as simple as that and these people will eventually find out by force if necessary to sit down and shutup.

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting
Replies: 66
Views: 3127

Re: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting

You're making vast generalizations. I have voted in approximately 3 big US states, some democrat, some centrist and some republican controlled and I have never had an issue going to vote. What are these hoops you are talking about? Maybe you can use this Kentucky election as an example to further yo...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid 19 vaccine and return to normality?
Replies: 118
Views: 6546

Re: Covid 19 vaccine and return to normality?

Cases are increasing, yes. Hey Doc, what are deaths doing? They are not rising as rapidly because we are getting better at saving people with COVID-19. However, hospital admissions are rising and that is the most important metric. I dont think that is the whole story. I'd agree with you 2 months ag...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting
Replies: 66
Views: 3127

Re: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting

Texas, and I have no knowledge of other states, but suspect the same exists, had a absentee ballot fraud problem. it occurs almost exclusively in nursing homes and senior care facilities. Like many states, Texas allows 'assisted' voting by senior citizens and the disabled. Which allows someone to o...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled
Replies: 75
Views: 4106

Re: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled

I'll say again, if you have an idea how to remove an indignant mob without killing a bunch of people at once I'm all ears. Why is this a problem? They are insurgent marxists/communists. Because even though I agree with you optics matter and the cold hard reality is until their “protest” unsightly a...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled
Replies: 75
Views: 4106

Re: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled

I'll say again, if you have an idea how to remove an indignant mob without killing a bunch of people at once I'm all ears.


Why is this a problem? They are insurgent marxists/communists.

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1034
Views: 125427

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

One thing to keep in mind is that things can change really fast in COVID. I remember back in early March, New York went from life going on like normal to nothing open in the space of a week. And I just saw home as cases and positive rate going up everyday. That looks to be what's happening right no...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 18820

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020

Another sign that virus is very much with us, and the enthusiasm to get out and travel only adds to the risk for everyone. Time to dial things back imo. Arizona coronavirus cases nearly double since Memorial Day as state nears hospital capacity https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/11/arizona ... acity.html...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump vows to end violence now
Replies: 171
Views: 9375

Re: trump vows to end violence now

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020/06/01/trump-vows-to-end-violent-protests/24503547/ You must dominate the streets, you are all weak to the Governors, I am the Law and order President, all from the current occupant of the White House. I hope everyone saw him with his minions cross the street to...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed May 27, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks
Replies: 60
Views: 2970

Re: Crowded Pool Party in the Ozarks

The push by Trump to get people "back to work" and not warring masks strongly reminds me of the news articles about his hotels and resorts being hit hard by the shutdown. The longer people are ar playing it smart the more his businesses are being hit. How many tens of thousands f employee...

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by LOT767301ER
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?
Replies: 65
Views: 5658

Re: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?

Uncontrollable spreading the virus won’t be beneficial for the economy either.... As long there is no vaccin, people won’t be allowed for non-essential cross-border travelling. Question - What if no vaccine is ever found? What about H1N1 11 years ago? 60 million Americans infected, tens of thousand...

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by LOT767301ER
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 68178

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Interesting projection: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EVbPCYKWsAAND0e?format=jpg&name=medium The next 6 months, per Morgan Stanley's head of biotech By May: Peak in new cases nationally By June: Testing capacity hits 1M/day By July: Serology testing widely available By Aug: Wave 1 returns to work...

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by LOT767301ER
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 68178

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Dr. Fauci and others are great experts at what they do, but the 'inconvenience' comment clearly demonstrates that he knows nothing about the other crisis being created because of corona-virus and the implications of having him and others set government policy. Whoa whoa - that is SOP for this WH, d...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 167170

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

If you look in all the countries, we are rapidly on pace to overwhelm quickly. in 10 days, the US has gone from 2 thousand to 40 thousand cases. We do that in the next 10 days, that will be 800 thousand cases. We need to flatten the curve to keep all hospitals functioning, Who is to say we didnt ha...

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8271

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill

I feel like a broken record but this business model of not making any money on the core product and trying to make it up on fees, shoving a butt into every seat available, cutting costs by cutting customer service and treating paxs like human cattle is not sustainable when some kind of adverse econ...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Role of in-airport ticketing counters?
Replies: 75
Views: 11812

Re: Role of in-airport ticketing counters?

^Basically, non-US/Canadian carriers have a worse setup for DCS/CRS/POS thats why they have in airport ticket counters.

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 185
Views: 20650

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Frontier will be building a new hanger at MCO for maintenance


How many polos and jackets do you think they can hang in there?

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by LOT767301ER
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways at BWI
Replies: 70
Views: 10763

Re: British Airways a BWI

Not to nit-pick, but San Juan is not international. I showed up at Guam once without a passport and pointed out to security that Guam was not an international destination. They told me to shut up and bring a passport next time. I have a tendency to include territories with international destination...

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow runway resurfacing
Replies: 13
Views: 2627

Re: Heathrow runway resurfacing

Yes, it does.


No it doesnt. What are you blabbering about? It only has a quota/noise limit.

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257308

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I was waiting for them to take over those slots but F9 jumped on it like a kangaroo


No they didnt, F9 is using off-peak times (pre-1330)

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57251

Re: Spirit Airlines to announce major Airbus order

As far as I know the a319 line is the same as the A320. (Different then the a321) I makes zero sense to choose an a319neo over an a320neo. Zero. And and the market agrees. We operate the 319 exclusively into BUR and we do have routes where a 319 is more than adequate for capacity. As we continue to...

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57251

Re: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50

Sorry, but that is a non answer. If the A320 has a trip cost of ~10%* more than A319, and has 25% more seats, then you have a cost per seat advantage of around 14%! That is an awful lot to leave on the shelf because of "how airline scheduling or planning actually works". You're dealing in...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57251

Re: Spirit Airlines to announce major Airbus order

What could they possibly need the A319neo for? I've never understood why any low cost carrier would want it given the A320's superior economics. Thats because you dont work at a ULCC or understand how the NK network is deployed and what the strategy is. -- The post above is as close to the truth as...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57251

Re: Spirit Airlines to announce major Airbus order

What could they possibly need the A319neo for? I've never understood why any low cost carrier would want it given the A320's superior economics. Thats because you dont work at a ULCC or understand how the NK network is deployed and what the strategy is. -- The post above is as close to the truth as...

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by LOT767301ER
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57251

Re: Spirit Airlines to announce major Airbus order

Lots of high level FP&A and Network Planning experts on here that must be from consistently profitable carriers. It would be nice to know who these people are in real life, it would save a lot of time weeding people out before you even get to the interview process :-)

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by LOT767301ER
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was Spirit Like Before Becoming a ULCC?
Replies: 42
Views: 8489

Re: What Was Spirit Like Before Becoming a ULCC?

I've likely flown NK more than anybody else within this forum. There are three (unofficial) incarnations of Spirit


unlikely..

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control
Replies: 43
Views: 2705

Re: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control

Amen. Especially when it comes to issues like immigration.


Agree, we should do what the eastern schengen border countries did to curb immigration almost overnight. Build a double razor wire fence and stage the military with long guns on it.

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by LOT767301ER
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 25
Views: 3991

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

That term hasn't been used in the industry for several decades to refer to flights that stop but do not connect for a couple of reasons. It both confused people and wasn't accurate. A flight that stops enroute to it's final destination is an indirect route not a direct one. Also, most international...

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