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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax
Replies: 94
Views: 6572

Re: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax

This means fewer people will fly to/from Switzerland. The price/demand curve doesn't care what increases prices. Lightsaber That's the point. Fewer people flying means less CO2. Please know your facts Know the worldwide CO2 emittents and their numbers And please dont forget the breath of peoples ( ...

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by Aliqiout
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax
Replies: 94
Views: 6572

Re: Switzerland to follow suit with Eco-Tax

lightsaber wrote:
This means fewer people will fly to/from Switzerland. The price/demand curve doesn't care what increases prices.



Lightsaber


That's the point. Fewer people flying means less CO2.

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by Aliqiout
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Community” airport status
Replies: 5
Views: 851

Re: “Community” airport status

I'm not sure, where you are getting your information that is is the smallest airport in the US from, buy it is not right. Maybe smallest in the contiguous 48? I am not sure how you measure size, but by any measure, there are many smaller ones in Alaska. For example CKX (Chicken, AK) had only 32 enpl...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

The airlines know this, so they charge more than most travelers can afford for refundable tickets. Then don't fly. The entitlement mentality of people on this board gets out of control. I know several people who want a high performance Italian sports car. There are only a couple of good manufacture...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

The airlines know this, so they charge more than most travelers can afford for refundable tickets. Then don't fly. The entitlement mentality of people on this board gets out of control. I know several people who want a high performance Italian sports car. There are only a couple of good manufacture...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

The day before the movie, you need to change your showing time. The movie theatre charges you $10 to change your reservation on your $12 ticket, and then they sell your original reservation to a new customer. That's also what they do. Very scummy. Scummy? Sorry, it's what YOU agreed to in YOUR cont...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO SAN
Replies: 49
Views: 9720

Re: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO S

F9 ATL-MCO OCT 1.5>1.9[1.0] *F9 ATL-RDU NOV 0>0.6[0] DEC 0>1.0[0] JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.0[0] MAR 0>0.4[0] F9 BOS-RDU NOV 0.3>0.5[0] DEC 0>0.5[0] JAN 0>0.4[0] FEB 0>0.4[0] F9 BUF-RDU OCT 0.3>0.0[0.3] *F9 CLE-MSP OCT 0.5>0.1[0.4] NOV 0.3>0[0.2] *F9 CLE-RDU OCT 0.5>0.1[0.4] NOV 0.3>0[0.2] *F9 CVG-MSP O...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO SAN
Replies: 49
Views: 9720

Re: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO S

UA ABQ-ORD Oct 3>2[3] UA ABQ-SFO Oct 3>2[3] Both of these deletions were going to be new additions with UA mainline aircraft, The SFO would have been the first mainline flight on the ABQ-SFO route. Almost everytime UA adds more flights from ABQ (and who knows how many other places), they pull them ...

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by Aliqiout
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

What’s funny to me is that even when United tries to create a policy of deescalation for front line agents and passengers they can still do no right. Whatever your stance on hidden city ticketing is the bottom line is that ALL three majors consider this to be a form of fraud. I personally know peop...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD
Replies: 11
Views: 1558

Re: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD

Nice add and finally some positive news. After reading this weeks report of AS gutting service out of Portland to fuel it's Hub at SEA, I was starting to lose hope for Portland.... The recent schedule change post shows AS is still up a over 2 flights/day in PDX year over year. I have no idea what i...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD
Replies: 11
Views: 1558

Re: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD

lhpdx wrote:
Nice add and finally some positive news. After reading this weeks report of AS gutting service out of Portland to fuel it's Hub at SEA, I was starting to lose hope for Portland....

I would hardly call down 1.7 flights/day gutting.

I wonder when if/ AS will start getting concerned about SY?

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by Aliqiout
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38529

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

What are the chances LH adds PDX to their network again (albeit from FRA taking it over from Condor)? I think we will see LH back in PDX soon-surprised they haven’t returned yet. Condor has been making a killing at PDX. Increased to 5x/week this summer and have always had load factors in the high 9...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Recently I was on a ticket from HNL-CVG with routing HNL-SFO-DEN-CVG and the DEN leg canceled. I got off in SFO, went to a hotel and took Delta to CVG later that night instead of wait for the reroute. Wonder if they consider what I did to be an issue. Why would that be an issue? The flight was canc...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences
Replies: 70
Views: 9457

Re: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences

flights from LIN to LCY will stop after brexit because you can only fly to EU from LIN. That means 6xAZ and 4xBA will stop. You sure? AZ564/566 is a twice daily service from Linate to Geneva, which is outside the EU (although inside Schengen). [or does that operate to the 'french' side of GVA?] It ...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

happytraveller wrote:
Airline conditions of carriage need a good sort out anyway, far too one-sided.

I wholeheartedly agree with this.

It would not be surprising for EU courts to be much more consumer friendly than US courts on this issue.

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by Aliqiout
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

UA absolutely manipulates fares on certain connections. Connections in the 3-4 hour range ( i.e. the longest legal connections) are quite often significantly cheaper. That’s hard to explain if you start with the assumption that they sell the same inventory on every flight. I never said they sell th...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Isn’t the natural logical conclusion of this argument that connections ought to be the same price regardless of the hub at which they connect? Not from the airlines perspective. The filed fares between any two cities generally don't change based on the connection city, but different fare classes ar...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

It’s an option that expires X minutes before departure. But really the problem is that air tickets don’t really follow real-life analogies. Let’s say I need to go CLT-ABQ in February and have options connecting in ORD for $300, DEN for $350, or IAH for $400. I pay $400 for the the IAH connection be...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Why is a seat more like a hammer and less like an option? Didn’t he really buy the right to occupy the seat? Looking at it through that lens, it’s easier to understand the perspective. Would you be happy if you expected a 100-pound 12-year-old girl next to you and Lawrence Taylor showed up to sit i...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

once you enter time into the equation you have to start considering that passenger A bought the XXX-ZZZ via YYY ticket at time H prior to departure at price P. Your argument doesnt consider that at any time between time H and departure, passenger B could have and would have booked either XXX-YYY or...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 77
Views: 11543

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

avi8 wrote:
So NK’s GUA’s schedule remains unchanged? I get confused when the schedules are published until the middle of the month.

Looks like a small drop in March from IAH 0.6/week to 0.5/week. Maybe dropping one flight per week.

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by Aliqiout
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

The issue is that on a hidden city ticket you never paid for transportation to the hidden city. Just because the airline uses the same flight that higher cost product uses, doesn't change that. Wrong! You did pay for it, only the airline charged too little for it. That's the fault of the airline, n...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

Yet Southwest is the only airline to never have filed for bankruptcy, posted large losses, or have had massive layoffs/merged to stay afloat. They charge a fair price for their product and treat customers fairly, and in return, their customers are loyal to them. Ultimately, they turn a reasonable, ...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Amazing how many A.netter still don't understand a Market is point A to B only and that is a Unique market. Each one is a Unique and is priced according by passenger demand. If you don't notice this is an extremely price sensitive business. All produced at the store is not priced the same Avocados ...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

Am I missing a reason their decades of consistent profits do not speak for themselves? Indeed they're profitable, however they're failing to see the difference between profit and more profit. Southwest chases profit, but they don't chase more profit. There are so many things they can make extra mon...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Hey, you're getting fat! The supermarket made me eat all the potatoes I bought …. 2 pounds. I was full after eating half, but they threatened me with taking my discount card away, prohibiting me from entering their store for a year, and asking for compensation for their loss. What loss? Well, one p...

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by Aliqiout
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

No one said anything about forcing anyone to take a flight. What airlines usually do when they discover a hidden city ticket user is demand that flyer pay the price difference or loose all their miles and be banned for life. Of course there are more extreme responses like LH's current court case.

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by Aliqiout
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33665

Re: WN to close EWR

Tomorrow, a random check. ATL-FLL: DL: $152, WN $282 In addition to WN ATL-FLL, DL's ATL-FLL nonstop service is also in competition with B6 ATL-FLL, NK ATL-FLL, AA ATL-MIA, and F9 ATL-MIA nonstop service. I am not sure how this is relevant, but NK is $160, B6 is $195, and AA is $234, all less than ...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33665

Re: WN to close EWR

Tomorrow, a random check. DEN-ABQ WN: $271, UA:$262, F9: $44 LAX-SFO: WN,AS,DL,UA all $184 CHI-BNA: WN,AA,UA all $355 ATL-FLL: DL: $152, WN $282 First of all, it's tomorrow, on a very limited showing of routes. You're comparing Basic Economy fares, and not including the cost of luggage. Tomorrow is...

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by Aliqiout
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33665

Re: WN to close EWR

WN has to "earn trust and build up their brand as they are on the same price level as AA, DL, and United" ...wellllllll, no, not really. Have a look at airfare for TOMORROW, or heck, even next week, from say any large AA, DL, or UA hub on a route that WN also serves and let me know what y...

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by Aliqiout
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9440

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

What annoys me about the passengers' responses is that default "We don't get any information"-response. I mean, what else could Schiphol have said or done besides: "We don't have fuel, we don't know when the problem will be fixed. We are working our butts off to restore it. Sorry abo...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Virgin America Failed
Replies: 51
Views: 9193

Re: Why Virgin America Failed

HP69 wrote:
Alaska is not treating Virgin pilots as they should. That is a fact.

That may be correct, but it is the very opposite of a fact, as evidenced by the word "should".

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 62
Views: 7896

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

Southwest did not switch to a hub model. Their disclosures last year showed that 82% of passengers are OD and that number has remained consistent since the 80’s. Their steady rate of connections doesn't mean they haven't switched. They have moved more towards connecting their passengers in a few ma...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5523

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

How is that going to happen? The program is immune from most economic efificiency arguments. A few airports have been cut due to max per-passenger subsidy limits but that's already stupid-high. How's that? Eligibility is established by presence of regular air service pre-deregulation. EAS has prove...

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by Aliqiout
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding
Replies: 104
Views: 7545

Re: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding

yowza wrote:
People need to get ahold of themselves. The ask was to cover up a little during feeding. Completely reasonable.

YOWza

Not reasonable at all, especially on a stuffy airplane. I assume you have never been responsible for the feeding of a baby.

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

EvanWSFO wrote:
Aliqiout wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:

SFO has always been a seasonal airport. As enilria points out further down, these numbers are similar to last year.

Last years numbers are in the original post. You quoted them.


I think you misquoted me. I didn't post the numbers.

You aren't the original poster.

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

It has been a trend at SFO on AS. Did AS post any other schedule adjustments beyond September? The last few OAG's had adjustments beyond September. THANK YOU. Seems some people know how to answer a question. Were there other reductions at other airports? Seasonal, or otherwise? There were cuts at D...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) I am not arguing that it's going well, but dropping a net of 2 daily flights for a single month doesn't mean much. As suggested above, when airlines drop frequencies for only one month it is usually becasue of a specific and temporary cause. Once AS gets back ...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

AS LAS-SFO SEP 6>5[6] AS PDX-SFO SEP 8>6[7] AS SAN-SFO SEP 5>4[5] AS SEA-SFO SEP 13>12[11] So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) SFO has always been a seasonal airport. As enilria points out further down, these numbers are similar to last year. Last years numbers are in the original post. You quot...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

AS LAS-SFO SEP 6>5[6] AS PDX-SFO SEP 8>6[7] AS SAN-SFO SEP 5>4[5] AS SEA-SFO SEP 13>12[11] So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) I am not arguing that it's going well, but dropping a net of 2 daily flights for a single month doesn't mean much. As suggested above, when airlines drop frequencies for...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

AA up compared to last year on MIA and PHX. Increasing hubs and decreasing spokes is a bad sign.

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15268

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

mcogator wrote:
I'm confused on B6 BOS-MCO. Did it really go from 0 to 8 daily?

It went from 7 last year (brackets) to 8 this year, for some reason they were late in putting it up for sale this year, so it shows the 0.

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by Aliqiout
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7554

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

I’d bet WN would do well enough on YYZ-MDW, YYZ-BWI and YYZ-LAS. I know several people from Toronto who have driven to BUF to catch WN flights. All they need to do is connect Toronto to their top hubs and I’d think they could draw Canadian traffic. Many Canadians fly to Florida and the southwest US...

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by Aliqiout
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7554

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

in fact their web site actually blocks access from many countries (not Canada). This is because of higher potential for credit card fraud on purchases from those countries, not because they don't want the business. Of course they want the business, but AA,AS,DL,HA,, and UA all deal with the risk so...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?
Replies: 23
Views: 5928

Re: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?

They canceled these when the rubal collapsed. I think the routes were marginal with the MD-80 becasue of lack of alternative airports and lack of reliable weather reports from Siberia. These would probably be more successful with a modern 737 and their more robust feed, but I dont have any idea what...

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by Aliqiout
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris cancels ABQ-CUU Flights
Replies: 18
Views: 2711

Re: Volaris cancels ABQ-CUU Flights

ELP-MEX and ELP-CUU has been tried quite a few times before. Unlike ABQ, ELP definitely has the traffic, but it's hard to compete with CJS for flights to Mexico, although it hasn't been tried since border crossings have become so difficult.

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9188

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

So essentially DL is shifting one of their LHR slots for winter from DTW (x2 to x1) to SLC (x0 to x1). Maybe capture some ski traffic plus Mountain West connections? It is probably worth a try. DTW-LHR seems to be one of those routes where the demand is a little too big for 1 daily, but not quite b...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9188

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

Thanks enilria AS FLL-SEA NOV 1.3>1.9[1.4] DEC 1.5>2[1.4] This seems to be a goldmine for them. B6 really is dragging their feet on not adding this route. Even more interesting since AS doesn’t have any connections at the FLL end like B6. I wonder if either (more likely B6, I’d think) would fly SJC...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7554

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

I thought WN had been pretty clear that the costs of operating into Canadian airports did not fit WN’s cost structure. Until those costs are lowered by the Canadian government WN has no plans of entering the Canadian market. This is an old excuse, but doesn't hold much water. If you look at your re...

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by Aliqiout
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9188

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

The new 4B routing makes more sense, but only 0.5/week ?

It's good to see an AS increase in SFO, but notably it is on a pre merger AS route.

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