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by flyfresno
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending contract with GoJet, Compass
Replies: 152
Views: 21306

Re: Somewhat confirmed: Delta ending contract with GoJet, Compass

Actually, I have heard the 175's will be leaving those airports soon. That would make sense, but the OO CR2s aren't going to be leaving DTW & MSP anytime soon. Motley Fool disagrees with you: https://www.fool.com/pwa/investing/2019/08/13/delta-retools-its-regional-network-and-more-change.aspx T...

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by flyfresno
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Regional Shakeup (More to come)
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: DL Regional Shakeup (More to come)

Already discussed at length in other threads. You are about a week late.

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1428649&p=21581041&hilit=Compass#p21581041

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by flyfresno
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell
Replies: 24
Views: 5573

Re: Tokyo Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell

I would even say go so far as to say you might see Delta return to NRT *way* down the road, the same way they are returning to Gatwick, but only if they have some sort of partner there. Anything can happen in 10 or 15 years.

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by flyfresno
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew
Replies: 79
Views: 18496

Re: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew

And yet their employees are among the happiest and best compensated in the industry...weird. I'm a pilot at a major airline and I don't usually defend FAs but I will in this case. 8 hrs of rest is INSANE. I don't think most people here understand that 8 hrs begins even while they are still technica...

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by flyfresno
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

I wish they would clean up the horrible times that they fly in. It must do them well as they are using A321 from time to time, but connections are horribly timed. They could do what they do with other west coast cities like PDX and SMF and have it be a “redeye.” Apparently, the idea of spending a n...

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by flyfresno
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Frontier announced today the November start of daily service between RDU-ATL and RDU-MIA. Frontier 14 Interesting but I'm not sure why you posted RDU flights on a thread about Fresno (FAT). I wish they would clean up the horrible times that they fly in. It must do them well as they are using A321 f...

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by flyfresno
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:48 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: 11570

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

I'm shocked to see the increase of service to ONT...They must be seeing $$$ Perhaps they should up-gauge from the 738, to 757/A321/767. 737-900 seems the most likely, and *maybe* 321. Being as ONT doesn’t require the 757’s performance, I would say it would be unlikely other than random equipment su...

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by flyfresno
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Delta has added a 4th daily (X6) flight to SLC beginning in May. This will represent an almost 100% increase over the last two years, from one CRJ-700s and 2 CRJs to 4 E175s per day.

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by flyfresno
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 33372

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

First of all, it's completely up to United to price flights, and it's also up to them whether they allow or disallow this sort of ticketing in their contact of carriage. Yes, it might cause people who use hidden city pairs to not fly them anymore, but if they are losing revenue anyway on those peopl...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14566

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

And this right here is the problem. People who love WN keep saying there is plenty of growth opportunities, but they won’t cite examples. Sure, there is some growth they could do at existing stations, but what about new markets? They are pretty much in every major market in the lower 48 that can su...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did El Al fly to DFW?
Replies: 14
Views: 2261

Re: When did El Al fly to DFW?

I don’t think they ever flew to DFW unless it was a charter. They did to ATL though. Sort of off topic, but this has me thinking. It does not appear that there are any flights from TLV-PHL, even though PHL has almost the same Jewish population as DC and is the 6th largest in the US. Obviously this ...

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by flyfresno
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Closeness of South Korean ICN airspace to North Korea and risks
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: Closeness of South Korean ICN airspace to North Korea and risks

It's close, but not that close. Approach and departure paths are well coordinated to avoid any entry in to DPRK airspace. I believe the prohibited area starts at 12DME from the Incheon VOR, which is just north of the field. You certainly don’t have a lot of time at 200+ knots before you penetrate t...

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by flyfresno
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Closeness of South Korean ICN airspace to North Korea and risks
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: Closeness of South Korean ICN airspace to North Korea and risks

Take a look at the DP charts out of ICN, everything to the north includes a turn before the border and warnings not to cross it. Most airlines have engine failure procedures that include turns as well as if there was a giant mountain out there. But yes, it’s quite close.

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by flyfresno
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD
Replies: 58
Views: 10281

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD

Ishrion wrote:
Grand Cayman’s DEN route was originally supposed to be on the MAX. The grounding probably led to the cut.


I was a bit surprised to see one of their planes in DEN.

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by flyfresno
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?
Replies: 46
Views: 8319

Re: Sun Country’s next move

FAT-MSP and/or FAT-LAS?

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by flyfresno
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 17271

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2019

The lack of LGA-OKC and JFK-SMF nonstop service are two of the biggest holes for DL in NYC, and OKC and SMF are also the largest domestic markets outside of the Northeastern U.S. that DL doesn't currently serve nonstop from NYC. OKC is also located in the largest U.S. city and largest U.S. metropol...

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by flyfresno
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 17271

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2019

The lack of LGA-OKC and JFK-SMF nonstop service are two of the biggest holes for DL in NYC, and OKC and SMF are also the largest domestic markets outside of the Northeastern U.S. that DL doesn't currently serve nonstop from NYC. OKC is also located in the largest U.S. city and largest U.S. metropol...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA add new seasonal routes from PHX
Replies: 42
Views: 5734

Re: AA add new seasonal routes from PHX

Wow, huge growth for FAR.

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by flyfresno
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 115
Views: 14783

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

Cointrin330 wrote:
flights from the US and Hawaii


Hawaii isn’t part of the US? ;)

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by flyfresno
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport website has posted the RFQ for the parking garage. The final design calls for 900 spaces over 3 levels. The garage will be located out next to Clinton Avenue (I thought it was initially slated to be built where the short-term parking currently is, but perhaps that was just a placeholder ...

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by flyfresno
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL
Replies: 37
Views: 3535

Re: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL

Wouldn't we see RDU-AMS before CLT-AMS?

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 4290

Re: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO

Hardly surprising. I'm sure very few people in Europe want to fly into OAK and then schlep into the city. What flights does Norwegian still have at Oakland? And do people think they will keep those, or eventually move everything to SFO? It takes almost the exact same time to get to Embarcadero from...

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by flyfresno
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5674

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

California has alot of AM presence. For example, SMF has almost daily, night service to Guadalajara. I have tried to book AA to Guadalajara from SMF and I have to go to DFW. US, before the merger, had a great early morning departure SMF with a change in PHX. DL presence in SMF is limited to LAX, AT...

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by flyfresno
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5674

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

This was sort of mentioned above, but I think it depends on the city/hub you look at. UA and AA definitely have stronger service from the US to some (much) smaller markets in Mexico, many on RJ's, but if you look at other airports (say, GDL), Aeromexico and Delta combine for a significantly stronger...

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by flyfresno
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Off topic. But I love how a post from two or so hours ago still shows as "moments ago". Anyway, Why has FAT not just built new SE of current terminal then demolish current set-up? Because the mayor, part of the city council, and most of airport management is extremely fiscally conservativ...

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by flyfresno
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Just noticed this: DL will have 4 flights from FAT-SLC and back next Wednesday (July 3). It’s only one day, and there will be a drop the following couple of days for the holiday, but I believe that this will be the first time in a number of years that there’s been more than 3 scheduled Delta flight...

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by flyfresno
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Carnival shelved it’s airline for the same issue: damage to the brand in the event of an incident. Hahaha I find it ironic that the “Walmart” of the seas is worried about brand image. Would imagine there's more chance of someone dying in a crash on one of their rides or on the Magical Express than ...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

If they bundle the air fare with the other park amenities, they could probably get away with charging more if people are more attracted to booking literally everything under one reservation. They could essentially take you from the second you see the ticket counter at the airport you leave from unt...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

No regional airline flies an aircraft that can make LAX or even Denver (certain times of the year) from MCO. This part of the equation is probably more about buying pilots rather than aircraft. Lastly, getting to Disney World cheers people up, largely after bad airline and travel experiences. That ...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

but does an airline add enough additional revenue beyond the ticket? If they bundle the air fare with the other park amenities, they could probably get away with charging more if people are more attracted to booking literally everything under one reservation. They could essentially take you from th...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Carnival shelved it’s airline for the same issue: damage to the brand in the event of an incident. Hahaha I find it ironic that the “Walmart” of the seas is worried about brand image. HA! That’s true now, but their brand image in the 1990’s was much different. Carnival was on the cutting edge of sh...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Disney is a very conservative company with regard to protecting the brand image. I just can’t see them creating a branded airline product because the damage to the brand resulting from an accident or incident would take years to repair, even if the Disney name is slapped on the side of a charter fl...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

NW747-400 wrote:
Carnival shelved it’s airline for the same issue: damage to the brand in the event of an incident.


Hahaha I find it ironic that the “Walmart” of the seas is worried about brand image.

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by flyfresno
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23986

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Disney is a very conservative company with regard to protecting the brand image. I just can’t see them creating a branded airline product because the damage to the brand resulting from an accident or incident would take years to repair, even if the Disney name is slapped on the side of a charter fl...

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by flyfresno
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 711
Views: 87659

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

SANFan wrote:
blacksoviet wrote:
Does United Express still serve Imperial?

There's a great thing called the internet that would probably answer that question in seconds.

bb


Isn’t this technically the internet? :lol:

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by flyfresno
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Just noticed this: DL will have 4 flights from FAT-SLC and back next Wednesday (July 3). It’s only one day, and there will be a drop the following couple of days for the holiday, but I believe that this will be the first time in a number of years that there’s been more than 3 scheduled Delta flights...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7087

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm assuming that Frontier and American will completely move out of boarding area "C"? Does that mean Delta will have the entire concourse to themselves? Will Alaska take ALL of Terminal 2?

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by flyfresno
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13340

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

AA BFL-DFW JAN 1.0>1.8[0] FEB 1.0>2[0] MAR 1.0>2[0.9] *AA DFW-OAK DEC 1.0>0.1[1.0] JAN 1.0>0[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] Pretty quick increase for BFL-DFW, it started March 3rd around the same time as MRY/SBP-DFW. And DFW-OAK has been all over the map ever since it started. IIRC, it quickly ...

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by flyfresno
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

AA - I would need to double check but I believe Fresno is the largest US metropolitan area that AA does not serve from ORD. Even if just for competitive reasons they may need to consider the route. According to the OAG thread, AA is cutting RNO and BOI to ORD, and reducing PDX to ORD. That doesn’t ...

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by flyfresno
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

United has been regularly upguaging Chicago from A319s to A320s and 737-700s to 737-800s. They are full or nearly full most nights. Service seems to be doing really well. Could we see a second ORD or an IAH flight next summer as a result? Anyone have numbers for European connections out of FAT? A l...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

Now, here is a perfect opportunity for AA to get in and solidify its' market share at FAT. A 319 to ORD! even if a very early (6AM departure) was needed due to gate availability at ORD, it would also work for later in the day European departures as well as Midwest / some NE connections not served v...

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by flyfresno
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun
Replies: 26
Views: 4380

Re: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun

GRR has been doing really well lately!

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by flyfresno
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 131
Views: 12701

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

United has been regularly upguaging Chicago from A319s to A320s and 737-700s to 737-800s. They are full or nearly full most nights. Service seems to be doing really well. Could we see a second ORD or an IAH flight next summer as a result? Anyone have numbers for European connections out of FAT? A lo...

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by flyfresno
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 49
Views: 9782

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

While it is true that only KE and OZ exist in those three routes currently, S Korea and US have open skies and any of the US3 can start the route whenever they want. KE and OZ do indeed enjoy exclusivity on European routes like LHR, CDG and FRA though. Out of curiosity, would this allow, say, Delta...

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by flyfresno
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 49
Views: 9782

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

c933103 wrote:
usflyer msp wrote:
If AY is denied rights to PUS then OZ/KE should be limited to one city in the EU. Its only fair....

Why? AY is not Korean carrier


I see where you are going, but also, more than two EU carriers operate to ICN, so it’s not really a fair comparison.

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by flyfresno
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS
Replies: 49
Views: 9782

Re: Korean Air and Asiana unhappy about the government allowing Finnair to fly to PUS

While it is true that only KE and OZ exist in those three routes currently, S Korea and US have open skies and any of the US3 can start the route whenever they want. KE and OZ do indeed enjoy exclusivity on European routes like LHR, CDG and FRA though. Out of curiosity, would this allow, say, Delta...

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by flyfresno
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?
Replies: 51
Views: 6867

Re: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?

flyinghippo wrote:
flyfresno wrote:
Aren’t a few of the JFK-SFO flights on 767s?

Maybe - but all of the days/flights I searched only had 757s


Nope, you are right. They had 1-2 767s on it at one point. That changed I guess...

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by flyfresno
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?
Replies: 51
Views: 6867

Re: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?

Aren’t a few of the JFK-SFO flights on 767s?

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by flyfresno
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?
Replies: 83
Views: 12578

Re: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?

I never considered that DL could simply switch either or both of their remaining “interport” flights to a different Japanese metro (KIX seems most likely as has been mentioned). The question is, can they get those fifth freedom rights back? Could they compete with Singapore on a nonstop to the US (l...

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