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by wenders825
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker Statement About AA Never Posting Losses Again
Replies: 42
Views: 6593

Re: Doug Parker Statement About AA Never Posting Losses Again

oh look, your weekly bash AA thread

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by wenders825
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH to restructucture SN
Replies: 156
Views: 32322

Re: Reports: LH might let SN file for bankruptcy

Ah, the generalisations of the internet... The airline has been profitable 3 of the last 5 years Yet if you take the total of the last 5 years they are still losing money, and this is true for any period of 5 years of Sabena and Brussels Airlines. Reality is Belgium doesn't care much about aviation...

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by wenders825
Mon May 25, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 441
Views: 29095

Re: TAP Air Portugal's post COVID-19 crisis

Humm, really? We shall see. Portugal already announced they are open for tourism starting June 6th, including visitors from the U.S., Canada, and Brazil. Remind me again what other country in Europe is open by that date? None. If you think that Portugal's tourism will be hit harder than Spain or Fr...

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by wenders825
Sat May 23, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 318
Views: 66919

Re: LATAM moving towards bankruptcy

remember when everyone said delta investing in latam was such a major, groundbreaking move

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by wenders825
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1943
Views: 242935

Re: AA's PHX Hub in Jeopardy?

jfklganyc wrote:
AA JFK 3 flights

Just wow.

and what about UA at EWR?

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by wenders825
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337627

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

Lufthansa is operating a B748 FRA-MNL non-stop tonight March 18th, most likely a repatriation flight, as LH does not operate to the Philippines. - LH9874 dep. 21.56 FRA - arr. MNL 16.05 B748 D-ABYU (arr. March 19) https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH9874/24395ca3 they do maintenance there, despite not...

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by wenders825
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 20843

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

outsourcing. this is the biggest reason

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by wenders825
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes
Replies: 236
Views: 37964

Re: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes

Raja makes it clear AA still wants a good "India network" which makes me wonder if DEL/BOM are still in the pipeline too. I would be surprised if those didn't come from PHL. BLR, insanely, makes more sense from SEA, as you know there are surely some sort of revenue guarantees or corporate ...

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by wenders825
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 138976

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

onwFan wrote:
Also interesting will be whether AA will want to take on LA/DL on LAX-South America. Oneworld will have LAX, SFO, SEA, PDX and SAN.

AA already flies LAX-GRU/EZE. those are the two biggest markets, and they have zero nonstop competition

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by wenders825
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA launching BOS to 3 new cities
Replies: 88
Views: 16333

Re: AA launching BOS to 3 new cities

A few things ill respond to here, AA has a large FF base on both ends of RDU-BOS so AA going head first will be just fine for them, AA in NYC has about 285 slots combined JFK/LGA, 170 at LGA and 115 at JFK, AA can position itself to block further delta growth without having to divest in other marke...

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by wenders825
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1943
Views: 242935

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Boston757 wrote:
Little confused, is Vasu gone from AA???

no way. that's not gonna happen any time soon...he was even on their Instagram the other day to promote the new routes. he's Senior VP of network, new dude is below him

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by wenders825
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA launching BOS to 3 new cities
Replies: 88
Views: 16333

Re: AA launching BOS to 3 new cities

AA will be running all E175 on the routes. YX is indeed doing the flying - I suspect IND has a lot to do with that being YX's main base, though also a great opportunity for AA to spoil B6's entry

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by wenders825
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines Eyeing New U.S. Destinations
Replies: 130
Views: 19044

Re: Japan Airlines Eyeing New U.S. Destinations

I think this thread has collected every single possible pipe dream

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by wenders825
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How would you fix AA?
Replies: 21
Views: 1991

Re: How would you fix AA?

how bored are you guys?

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by wenders825
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31453

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

what ties does Chicago have to Singapore? ORD is losing Asia flights already as it is. it's a good connecting hub but a flight like this will rely more on high dollar local demand. hence why SQ fly to the cities they do in the US currently that do have strong demand to Singapore.

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by wenders825
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines' Growth In BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 9683

Re: American Airlines' Growth In BOS

There is a not-insignificant chance that AA does LHR for a year or two before (again) just giving up on it entirely. It’s in their DNA to do stuff like that. why would they? they have a much stronger JV this time. if they were to give it up, i'm sure BA would come in with another frequency, but con...

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by wenders825
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines' Growth In BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 9683

Re: American Airlines' Growth In BOS

There is a not-insignificant chance that AA does LHR for a year or two before (again) just giving up on it entirely. It’s in their DNA to do stuff like that. why would they? they have a much stronger JV this time. if they were to give it up, i'm sure BA would come in with another frequency, but con...

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by wenders825
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 24083

Re: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020

CHC is massive. wow. definitely rumored that this was required for the JV to get approved

really surprised LAX-AKL can't sustain year round

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by wenders825
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/27/2019:AA Summer COS-PHX;DL Drops JFK-AGP/PDL;G4;Y4;UA Cuts CVG-SFO, Adds GEG-IAH,IAD-HHH,ORD-PSC/SBA
Replies: 44
Views: 11683

Re: OAG Changes 10/27/2019:AA Summer COS-PHX;DL Drops JFK-AGP/PDL;G4;Y4;UA Cuts CVG-SFO, Adds GEG-IAH,IAD-HHH,ORD-PSC/SB

DL hasn't really added anything new lately in terms of new markets. it's a lot of stuff from new places to cities they fly already (TPA-AMS last year, the BOS stuff this year), but they really don't add any new markets recently like AA and UA seem to be doing big time. you don't see DL starting PMO,...

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by wenders825
Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Goes 2x Daily On DFW-FCO
Replies: 31
Views: 9005

Re: American Airlines Goes 2x Daily On DFW-FCO

this flight gets a really wide range of connections from places where it's generally difficult to get to Rome in one stop. should be no surprise it performs this well.

I anticipate BCN and maybe ATH in due time from DFW

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by wenders825
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/27/2019:AA Summer COS-PHX;DL Drops JFK-AGP/PDL;G4;Y4;UA Cuts CVG-SFO, Adds GEG-IAH,IAD-HHH,ORD-PSC/SBA
Replies: 44
Views: 11683

Re: OAG Changes 10/27/2019:AA Summer COS-PHX;DL Drops JFK-AGP/PDL;G4;Y4;UA Cuts CVG-SFO, Adds GEG-IAH,IAD-HHH,ORD-PSC/SB

AA missed a huge chance to jump in on AGP this summer. i'm confident they will in 2021 - this has been mentioned so many times as a potential seasonal route for them, and they have a big point of sale in Spain thanks to Iberia.

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by wenders825
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and PHL
Replies: 38
Views: 8418

Re: AA and PHL

Raja has stated in the past he sees more opportunities in Germany from CLT, which makes sense as business ties are stronger in the CLT area (and the southeast as a whole) back to the topic at hand, yesterday it was stated that PHL will see more growth across the Atlantic with the XLRs (naturally) bu...

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by wenders825
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Senior VP Of Customer Experience To Retire + Leadership Changes
Replies: 74
Views: 12642

Re: American Airlines Senior VP Of Customer Experience To Retire + Leadership Changes

Vasu is a very smart guy. Good for him. Yeah just ask him and he’ll tell you. You’ve clearly never worked with him. Often in error, never in doubt. This move assured that AA won’t dig themselves out of the hole they’ve put themselves in. But the good news for consumers is there will be cheap flight...

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by wenders825
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Osaka Kansai is growing again
Replies: 44
Views: 10696

Re: Osaka Kansai is in the BOOM again

UA ORD to KIX will not happen. UA cant even get full loads on nondailey 788 flights to SFO. Also KIX wouldnt work for AA as JAL has no real presence there. AA is way bigger and has more connecting leverage at DFW than UA has at SFO or ORD. JAL's LAX-KIX has to be doing well as indicated by the upga...

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by wenders825
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Osaka Kansai is growing again
Replies: 44
Views: 10696

Re: Osaka Kansai is in the BOOM again

DFW would be really smart for the AA/JL JV. would open up so many more connections and also south american connects, which can be very high yielding (and AA has already said this has been a successful factor for DFW profitability) very nice to see KIX booming. wonder how BA did, and curious how Thai...

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by wenders825
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 175
Views: 24836

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

AA is irrelevant in Boston. This isn't their strategy. that's a strange thing to say. Domestically, they have the best or close to best schedule to DCA/PHL/ORD/LAX/LGA among the largest business markets out of BOS. And of course, they dominate to their hubs at DFW, PHX CLT and MIA. and they still h...

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by wenders825
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 175
Views: 24836

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

I think the LHR-BOS on American goes away once B6 announces their TATL flights. But that won’t be for a while... Maybe this is AA’s reaction for DL starting Gatwick? AA’s still got a focus city-ish setup (remanent from the US air era? They used to fly to cities like RIC and YYZ) in BOS that they’d ...

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by wenders825
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 175
Views: 24836

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

2. Ensure JetBlue cannot get a large market share when they launch London-Boston flights in Summer 2021 AA is irrelevant in Boston. This isn't their strategy. they have top frequency to major business markets, and partners that serve LHR, MAD, NRT, and HKG better than anyone else. not exactly what ...

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by wenders825
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 126459

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

OMG this is truly a surprise. OW have had South America firmly in its grip with LATAM and AA. AA pulled CZ away from SkyTeam/Delta, so this is revenge. Not quite revenge. DL still has MU, and CZ is not likely to join Oneworld. But AA now has NO ONE in Latin America. From the dominant alliance in th...

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by wenders825
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations
Replies: 398
Views: 93489

Re: Japan allocates additional Haneda international slots to ANA & JAL

The non-US International awards are out today: By country: China - 4 Russia - 2 Australia - 2 India - 1 Italy - 1 Turkey - 1 Finland - 1 "Scandinavia" - 1 https://www.mlit.go.jp/report/press/kouku04_hh_000196.html insane that Malaysia Airlines couldn't get in on this, yet all surrounding ...

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by wenders825
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA to make major 2020 TATL expansion later this week
Replies: 158
Views: 32957

Re: Unconfirmed: BA to make major 2020 TATL expansion later this week

It’s been talked about before on here: But what are the chances of BA taking AA’s daily RDU-LHR route on the 787? why would they? people mention this often on here but there's little reason for them to, other than "just because" it does extremely well on the 777, and if there was gonna be...

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by wenders825
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 166621

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Varsity1 wrote:
What destinations did we see in 2019 that won't be back in 2020?

only BLQ. TXL and DBV are increasing to daily.

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by wenders825
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 111922

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

I’m surprised that AA is returning to TLV. I thought the whole reason why AA pulled out after the US merger was because they didn’t want to pay the pension obligations for the former TWA employees who are there. that's been an a.net myth forever and JonNYC has confirmed several times it's not an is...

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by wenders825
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance
Replies: 47
Views: 7095

Re: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance

Another interesting tidbit to compare is # of employees: AA - 112,700 DL - 80,000 UA - 88,000 Could not believe the difference in # of employees between the three. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/airlines/2019/07/25/american-airlines-title-theworlds-largest-airline-slipping AA outsources the le...

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by wenders825
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion
Replies: 255
Views: 39893

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

would like to see some holes in Asia filled that KE/OZ serve from ICN. RGN, DAD, DPS, HKT, PNH for example

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by wenders825
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside
Replies: 25
Views: 6726

Re: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside

China Southern is still in its infancy. Their English language website for China is littered with spelling mistakes. For Air China & China Eastern, they are deeply involved in Star Alliance with United and SkyTeam with Delta. Delta evens has someone on the board of China Eastern. For hard produ...

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by wenders825
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 61862

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

AA makes money on the JFK 777 routes that remain. this would be used to relaunch thinner routes like DUB, ZRH, etc and maybe even bring back stuff like FRA and AMS that have more competition. it's clear to see

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by wenders825
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market
Replies: 49
Views: 7709

Re: LAX vs SFO in the transpacific market

how is HKG larger from SFO

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by wenders825
Tue May 21, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 77
Views: 1752

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

LAL is smart. They know where the biggest ego in network planning is (and worst actual network planning knowledge). That's the one most likely to start something as silly as LAL. DL wouldn't sniff this ever, meanwhile I'm sure AA is dying to serve it to squat on gates in DFW. all three of your post...

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by wenders825
Mon May 20, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana starting ICN-ULN starting 7/9/2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2428

Re: Asiana starting ICN-ULN starting 7/9/2019

definitely will do well. in Korea lots of ATMs have a Mongolian option, something I've never seen anywhere else. the two countries are pretty close, comparatively. definitely think it'll do well, and no US connections really aren't what they're after here. definitely mostly korea-mongolian traffic. ...

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by wenders825
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 67
Views: 9309

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

great thread with lots of facts and no reports or anything

AA has discussed making this route year round internally. while that I can't provide a link to, i'm sure employees can vouch

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by wenders825
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 149229

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

oh yeah the joint ventures are shaking in fear over one daily JFK/BOS-LHR

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by wenders825
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 63
Views: 9705

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

AUS maybe but there's no way LATAM is going to launch GRU-SJC instead of SFO, right?? no one serves GRU-SFO, that route is literally cut out for them...

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by wenders825
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes
Replies: 236
Views: 37964

Re: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes

they have said "no plans at this time" to DBV and it was announced months later.

CMN at the least will happen.

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by wenders825
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unofficial: Qatar Airways to leave One World Alliance
Replies: 176
Views: 12111

Re: Unofficial: Qatar Airways to leave One World Alliance

sonicruiser wrote:
Wonder if UA will pull an AA and partner with both EY and QR.

This would be the ultimate form of revenge and a helluva chess masterstroke if UA can pull it off.

it really wouldn't. what does it add to UA's network? some low yielding connections to India?

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by wenders825
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union
Replies: 115
Views: 16813

Re: Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union

Sue your employees-that will inspire them. Definitely a mistake by Southwest imho, but one must admit that AMFA doesn't exactly have the best track record either. Given the employee discord at Southwest, JetBlue, AA, and others, the huge profitsharing paid by Delta (surely Wall Street hated that) m...

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by wenders825
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings
Replies: 53
Views: 8307

Re: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings

AA doesn't have profit sharing in any of their labor contracts, but other airlines do. wait until the next contracts and we'll see then

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by wenders825
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA mulling move to LHR T5
Replies: 81
Views: 14213

Re: AA mulling move to LHR T5

I could see AY and JAL moving in first. a much easier move. AA would be excellent but 20+ daily flights is huge

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