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by John
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Providence(PVD) growth
Replies: 61
Views: 2951

Re: Providence(PVD) growth

As for reinstating PVD-DFW, my guess is that will come back once AA is finally done merging LAA/LUS flight attendants late in 2018.

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by John
Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Providence(PVD) growth
Replies: 61
Views: 2951

Re: Providence(PVD) growth

AA has 7 nonstops a day from BOS-MIA. One of those frequencies could easily be moved down to PVD and I know it would do well. With the increased competition out of PVD as of late, I think it may be time for them to rethink the market. I predict PVD-DFW will return in 2018, especially with the new lo...

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by John
Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian with Providence and Stewart from Bergen
Replies: 51
Views: 8985

Re: Norwegian with Providence and Stewart from Bergen

PVD757 wrote:
PVD's runway is being extended to 8700 feet. Scheduled to open 8/15/17.

Did they move that up? Last I heard the extension won't be ready till December 17?

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by John
Thu May 25, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier announces PVD
Replies: 28
Views: 4647

Re: Frontier announces PVD

Just what PVD needs, another MCO flight. Already well served by WN & B6. Now all PVD needs to do is convince AA to add MIA & DFW.

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by John
Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA DC-9-15-how Far West
Replies: 21
Views: 9398

RE: TWA DC-9-15-how Far West

TW flew a single daily <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>-<acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> in the early 80s using a baby 9. I think it was during the ...

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by John
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-400 Gone From PVD/a321 Back In RI As Of Sept 2
Replies: 22
Views: 7092

RE: 737-400 Gone From PVD/a321 Back In RI As Of Sept 2

No, <acronym title="European Regions Airlines (Spain)">EA</acronym> never flew <i> scheduled</i> widebody service into <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>. The L-1011 did make a guest appearance on a couple of occasions for charte...

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by John
Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-400 Gone From PVD/a321 Back In RI As Of Sept 2
Replies: 22
Views: 7092

RE: 737-400 Gone From PVD/a321 Back In RI As Of Sept 2

I wouldn't count on that being the last 734 flight into PVD. I'm sure there'll be a few more before years end.

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by John
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Resume PHX-MIA, Drops PHX-FLL
Replies: 17
Views: 6517

RE: US To Resume PHX-MIA, Drops PHX-FLL

I'd like to see a <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> as well, would be a nice addition to coincide with <acronym title="America...

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by John
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier TTN Thread Part 4
Replies: 256
Views: 25472

RE: Frontier TTN Thread Part 4

I wonder just how committed F9's new owners will be to TTN and ILG for that matter. Will the same management team be running the company?

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by John
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 At ILG, How Are They Doing?
Replies: 18
Views: 5761

RE: F9 At ILG, How Are They Doing?

From an operations standpoint, <acronym title="Trenton - Mercer County (TTN), USA - New Jersey">TTN</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> is possible with a...

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by John
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Expanding Wilmington, DE Service To ...
Replies: 5
Views: 3602

RE: Frontier Expanding Wilmington, DE Service To ...

They should test ILG-PBI. I'd bet it would do very well. The FLL market is already too saturated.

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by John
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Push For Int'l Flights At ISP
Replies: 63
Views: 7755

RE: Push For Int'l Flights At ISP

The runways at ISP aren't long enough to accommodate long haul haul international flights.

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by John
Thu May 02, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of B6 At PHL
Replies: 21
Views: 5298

RE: Future Of B6 At PHL

B6 may have a strong presence in <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>, but US has a huge presence in the <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> market with hourly se...

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by John
Wed May 01, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces BDL-RSW/TPA
Replies: 20
Views: 4469

RE: B6 Announces BDL-RSW/TPA

B6 should add <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>-<acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym>. A320 during season and E190 off peak. <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA...

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by John
Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Finally Announce ORH Service
Replies: 60
Views: 10737

RE: JetBlue To Finally Announce ORH Service

My opinion, foolish move for many reasons. Many airlines have tried and failed. ORH is always fog prone with runway visibility issues. Flights will end up diverting to <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> anyway, probably several t...

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by John
Sat Mar 02, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Will Become United
Replies: 97
Views: 26945

RE: United Will Become United

Do you mean they will no longer be United-Continental Holdings?

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by John
Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast Airlines Routes To Florida.
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

RE: Northeast Airlines Routes To Florida.

NA didn't exit <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> or <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> till late '78 early '79..don't know the exact date. Right ...

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by John
Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is JetBlue Doing In PVD?
Replies: 3
Views: 3518

How Is JetBlue Doing In PVD?

It's been about 4 months now since <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> started service to <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> with a token 3 flights a day. Are they coinciding well with the major competition from <...

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by John
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN @ PBI Seasonal Service PIT & PVD
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

WN @ PBI Seasonal Service PIT & PVD

How have advance bookings been so far? I'm certain that <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> will find that these routes will be very strong performers and hopefully they'll add these flights as permanent (year round) additions to their <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach ...

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by John
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Ending Service To PVD!
Replies: 35
Views: 9245

RE: AC Ending Service To PVD!

Perhaps the reason <i>why</i> the flight isn't performing well is <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>'s poor choice of equipment on the route? That's a long flight on a Beech 1900, especially given the fact it has no lavatory. With more promotion, I'm sure they could make this flight much more ...

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by John
Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LaGuardia To Key West
Replies: 60
Views: 13888

Delta LaGuardia To Key West

Those flights out of EYW are typically capped in advance at 100 seats.

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by John
Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHF Hedging Their Bets With JetBlue?
Replies: 18
Views: 3496

RE: PHF Hedging Their Bets With JetBlue?

I'm actually surprised <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> hasn't entered the Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Newport News market as of yet. Hopefully <acronym title="Newport News - Williamsburg International (Patrick Henry) (PHF / KPHF), USA - Virginia">PHF</acronym> will be lucky enough to ...

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by John
Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce PVD
Replies: 111
Views: 14780

RE: JetBlue To Announce PVD

Heard from a reliable source that <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is supposedly adding <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>-<acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Flori...

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by John
Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official New England Aviation Thread #13
Replies: 109
Views: 15147

RE: Official New England Aviation Thread #13

When will construction begin on the new runway extension at PVD?

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by John
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Make Official Schedule Change Announcements
Replies: 62
Views: 13365

RE: WN Make Official Schedule Change Announcements

Does <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> plan on adding <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> from <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL)...

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by John
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Introduce DCA-LAX
Replies: 69
Views: 14045

RE: AA To Introduce DCA-LAX

The 757 is really the only aircraft consistently capable for missions like this....so will there be a 757 replacement before it's retired? Does Boeing see this?

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by John
Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $100 User Fees Passed
Replies: 66
Views: 13262

RE: $100 User Fees Passed

It's about time. Commercial airlines are already taxed to the hilt. Private(corporate) aviation needs to pay it's fair share.

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by John
Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ Reacts To WN/FL In Article
Replies: 32
Views: 7197

RE: SRQ Reacts To WN/FL In Article

I find it very odd that <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> will maintain <acronym title="Key West - International (EYW / KEYW), USA - Florida">EYW</acronym> as a station, especially with it's "seasonal fluctuations" in traffic. Besides the fact that <acronym title="Airtran (USA)"...

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by John
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767 At PBI 1/8
Replies: 11
Views: 4291

RE: Atlas Air 767 At PBI 1/8

That Atlas 767-300 has been parked on the remote stand since Sunday. Still sitting there as of 5:00p this evening, 09JAN.

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by John
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why WN Never Ordered 737 400s?
Replies: 23
Views: 6929

RE: Why WN Never Ordered 737 400s?

CORRECTION: US 737-400s are configured for 12F132Y...A320s are 12F138Y.







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by John
Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN-New Seasonal Service-BWI-TUS, PVD/BDL-RSW
Replies: 10
Views: 4778

RE: WN-New Seasonal Service-BWI-TUS, PVD/BDL-RSW

I wish they would also add a <b><acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>-<acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym></b> as there is definitely a demand for it. Instead of 2 dai...

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by John
Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN CEO Warns Carrier’s Labor Costs Are Too High
Replies: 158
Views: 18574

WN CEO Warns Carrier’s Labor Costs Are Too High

There will probably be many that disagree with me here, but BAG FEES are certainly on the horizon for WN and whether or not they choose to admit the fact, it's just too much revenue to ignore.

[Edited 2011-12-07 09:20:48]

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by John
Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Departure Breakdown Summer 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 7793

RE: WN Departure Breakdown Summer 2012

Why are PVD and GSP highlighted in red?

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by John
Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Ending PHL-BOS In February
Replies: 52
Views: 9657

RE: WN Ending PHL-BOS In February

WN got crushed in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, so why would <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> subject themselves to a potential money loser, especially in this volatile environment. I'm not saying <acronym title="JetB...

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by John
Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 762. Another Exits Fleet
Replies: 70
Views: 17552

RE: CO 762. Another Exits Fleet

Surprised US Airways didn't jump on these. US could certainly use more widebody lift, at least temporarily, until A330-200 deliveries start back up in 2013. Since <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s 762ER fleet is 10 years younger or better, perhaps US would be able to at leas...

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by John
Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Extends Schedule: Adds LAS/PHX To ATL
Replies: 33
Views: 10127

RE: SWA Extends Schedule: Adds LAS/PHX To ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rl757pvd" class="quote" target="_blank">rl757pvd</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Providence - Theodore Fr...

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by John
Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Fare Differences Between ATL-MHT & ATL-PWM
Replies: 16
Views: 4670

DL Fare Differences Between ATL-MHT & ATL-PWM

I should think this fare gap will change dramatically once <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> starts flying <acronym title="Manchester (MHT / KMHT), USA - New Hampshire">MHT</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KAT...

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by John
Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Outrageous Fees From Delta Infuriate Me!
Replies: 28
Views: 5670

RE: Outrageous Fees From Delta Infuriate Me!

Just think of it this way.....in every other business...you pay alacarte for what you want. You want cheese on that burger?...that'll be .59c extra. You want a beer at the ball game? $7.00 please....Front row seats for the concert next month?

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by John
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Memories Of Flying In The 70's And 80's
Replies: 35
Views: 14589

RE: Memories Of Flying In The 70's And 80's

I miss the N A T I O N A L Sun Kings!

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by John
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Into Star Alliance?
Replies: 38
Views: 6333

RE: JetBlue Into Star Alliance?

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by John
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Adds Booking Fees To Own Website
Replies: 79
Views: 8798

RE: US Adds Booking Fees To Own Website

Folks, it's a fuel service charge...How much did you pay to fill up your gas tank today? Did you bitch about that? Folks, the price of fuel is absolutely ridiculous and it was only a matter of time before the airlines had to pass some of these costs over to the consumer...ENJOY your CHEAP ASS FARE a...

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by John
Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire Sale At SV! (741 , 743 , MD90 To Go)
Replies: 28
Views: 10171

RE: Fire Sale At SV! (741 , 743 , MD90 To Go)

The <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90 works well for Delta...they should probably scoop them up. Only other airline that I can think of here in the U.S. that might be interested in the M90s would be Allegiant. I'm sure these are fairly low cycle airframes that should certainly make the...

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by John
Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Future Longhaul Service
Replies: 62
Views: 6286

RE: US Future Longhaul Service

PBI-LAS returns on December 20th.

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by John
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA News For 2008
Replies: 44
Views: 5814

RE: MIA News For 2008

MIA-Quayaquil on a 737-400?? Does that airplane have enough range to perform this mission?

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by John
Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didn't Delta Order The 757-300?
Replies: 68
Views: 10768

RE: Why Didn't Delta Order The 757-300?

IF DL ends up merging with NW...there you have it...instant 753 fleet!  Wink

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by John
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Delta Moved To A-East At PHL!
Replies: 19
Views: 4041

RE: Official: Delta Moved To A-East At PHL!

The city of Philadelphia is kicking themselves in the foot by allowing this move...This will leave no room for international expansion by any carrier, nevermind US Airways. Really SMART DECISION! That's right, piss off your hub carrier! Are you happy now that US will have to pull down their internat...

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by John
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Returns To MIA
Replies: 61
Views: 10180

RE: UA Mainline Returns To MIA

UA relies heavily on the US codeshares to get their people to/from Florida.

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by John
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New England Cities With Mainline Service
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

RE: New England Cities With Mainline Service

EWB-New Bedford, <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> had mainline DC-9 jet and <acronym title="Futura International Airlines (Spain)">FH</acronym>-227 jet-prop service by <i>NE</i> in the late 60s, early 70s and briefly by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> after the merge...

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by John
Mon Oct 15, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's PVD Schedule...
Replies: 27
Views: 3270

Delta's PVD Schedule...

1 early morning MD88 to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> and the rest all RJs! The 3 <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentu...

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by John
Sat Oct 13, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Density Seating Configuration On The A380
Replies: 9
Views: 7015

RE: High Density Seating Configuration On The A380

Would the A380 be profitable on short haul high density domestic routes, such as what ANA and JAL do with their 747-D fleets? Don't they pack about 550 seats onto those 744s?

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