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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2066
Views: 361301

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

sohanb82 wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:
763:
N672UA exited MCO maint 2741/27Jan
N677UA entered MCO maint 2741/17Jan, sked to exit 2740/29Jan


Are these aircraft being ferried to MCO from a hub? Or do they enter after a revenue flight? Do they go straight back into revenue service after leaving MCO?

They are ferried and usually yes....

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 stuck. TOL closed.
Replies: 13
Views: 4196

Re: G4 stuck. TOL closed.

Hotel vouchers?! Damn, even Allegiant gives better service than United. And how is that? United along with other carrier give vouchers. You are either being sarcastic or lying. Does southwest give vouchers for weather incurred delays? Oh I was just thinking of the Goose Bay incident. As far as I kn...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)
Replies: 27
Views: 3503

Re: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)

a quick check indicates that the AS plane was the only BZE divert that did not make it to the intended destination (CUN) last night. I would assume the crew timed out. I follow 9N (Belize based airline) on FB and they posted a photo of the plane this morning. As for hotels....Belize City can more t...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go Around weird timing - Video
Replies: 60
Views: 10177

Re: Go Around weird timing - Video

You don’t change configuration of the airplane until you’re stabilized and out of the wind shear conditions.

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 72450

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

They should probably bring in a few more destinations to Asia... It is suffocatingly tough to call it the largest airline with only 42 weekly worth of flights from the entire China, including Hong Kong, some of which are done using mere 788s. It is about time they begin exploiting CZ’s partnership ...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service
Replies: 50
Views: 5077

Re: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service

STL had service to KEF... I don’t see any other TATL working out.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Groundstopped due to staffing / other delays [EWR/PHL]
Replies: 69
Views: 9826

Re: FAA Halts all LGA Flights: Staff shortages

And shares of AA and DL are both in positive territory. Not sinking.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Groundstopped due to staffing / other delays [EWR/PHL]
Replies: 69
Views: 9826

LGA Groundstopped due to staffing / other delays [EWR/PHL]

LGA currently is in a second tier stop due to staffing constraints. PHL and EWR have been experiencing departure delays due to staffing concerns in DC center. Update: it appears the staffing constraints are in ZDC which are causing passback restrictions to ZNY/N90 effecting the NY airports. Update 2...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways Communications Outage
Replies: 2
Views: 1069

Re: Republic Airways Communications Outage

antoniemey wrote:
Some west coast gate agents just got handed a really crappy evening...

Republic doesn’t operate on the west coast

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings
Replies: 53
Views: 7867

Re: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings

I'm not sure how this is a good earnings. Their RASM growth in Q4 was the lowest among all the major airlines. They are guidance is flat to 2% increase in RASM for Q1, which is average and lower than what UA and WN reported. They are expecting Q1 margin to be 2.5 to 4.5%, which will be probably the...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings
Replies: 53
Views: 7867

Re: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings

Slap in the face to employees. Almost one billion returned to the shareholders while employees get a measly 175 million in profit sharing.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't AA order the 73G?
Replies: 25
Views: 4465

Re: Why didn't AA order the 73Gs

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtop ... 1&start=50

United also has quite a few SFP 738s
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AAlaxfan wrote:
I read on the AA fleet thread that they have 80 with some sort of short field package. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtop ... 1&start=50

United also has quite a few SFP 738s

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice
Replies: 68
Views: 11384

Re: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice

Looks like they will re-open shortly in a Ground Delay Progam with 5 hour delays.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice
Replies: 68
Views: 11384

Re: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice

www.airportviewer.com/airport/KDTW

Y’all can check out this and see the vehicles at work trying to get the surface back open.
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www.airportviewer.com/airport/KDTW

Y’all can check out this and see the vehicles at work trying to get the surface back open.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice
Replies: 68
Views: 11384

Re: DTW Closed due to Snow and Ice

Not only are all the runways closed, all the taxiways as well. It’s warming up tho, so hopefully won’t be much longer.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?
Replies: 169
Views: 20266

Re: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?

One reason I can think of is its small domestic footprint compared to its rivals. Consider these things A. They don't have a megahub like an ATL/DFW B. They lack a true SE hub C. They are often in 3rd/4th place or lower compared to AA/DL/WN in airports outside of their hub markets D. They haven't f...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?
Replies: 169
Views: 20266

Re: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?

E. They fly too many regional jets compared to AA/DL, particularly too many 50 seaters. Upgauging alone would improve domestic margins nicely. This. They need a pilot agreement where they fly more A220-100 or E2-195 in return they are allowed more modern (heavier) 76 RJs. DL worked out a compromise...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19
Replies: 94
Views: 19474

Re: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19

if that is in fact the case, seems like a bad operational decision by UA. Why not fly to SFO, surely they don't have to worry about duty times from Goose to SFO and once at SFO, UA's largest base, a new crew would certainly be at the ready to continue onto HKG. The original plan was to fly the airc...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19
Replies: 94
Views: 19474

Re: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19

[twoid][/twoid] taking a wild guess, the pax will get hotel accommodations for the night and will try the flight again tomorrow, on the original 777. I don't think they ever had the chance to leave the plane until the rescue 777 arrived earlier today. The flight was cancelled so no. They will be rea...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19
Replies: 94
Views: 19474

Re: UA 179 diversion to Goose Bay 1/19

There was a pax who suffered seizures, hence the medical diversion. The crew duty time will be exceed if they continue to HKG. if that is in fact the case, seems like a bad operational decision by UA. Why not fly to SFO, surely they don't have to worry about duty times from Goose to SFO and once at...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)
Replies: 38
Views: 11232

Re: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)

Forecast is for some SN but mostly PL all day. PL are very tricky to try and operate in, especially departures.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA off runway at ORD
Replies: 40
Views: 10734

Re: UA off runway at ORD

*Slid off of taxiway V

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 3206

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? Aircraft was downgraded due to 789s out of service. This causes a weight restriction. Flight cancelled and operated as 2809 for passenger reaccomodation. Ah ok, that explains it. Do you know how many seats were blocked on the outbound from SFO? Look at the United...

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 3206

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

DylanHarvey wrote:
flyguy84 wrote:
Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? That was operated by a -9, 3909.

UA2 on 1/17, FR24 shows that N26909 did the honors in 16hrs 44 mins.

Yep I was looking at something else. It was definitely a -8

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 3206

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? Aircraft was downgraded due to 789s out of service. This caused a weight restriction. Flight cancelled and operated as 2809 for passenger reaccomodation.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hangar Fire at Paine Field? (Unconfirmed)
Replies: 4
Views: 1885

Re: Hangar Fire at Paine Field? (Unconfirmed)

I’m seeing reports that the fire sprinklers activated but no actual fire. EVA Air 787-9 line 801 is the aircraft in the hangar.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?
Replies: 133
Views: 16168

Re: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?

They don’t need to develop a small narrow body. E190/E195....

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 82
Views: 10593

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

The airport has reopened.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 82
Views: 10593

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

Do we know that the airport is indeed closed? Referencing the live update on the FAA flight delay page....there is no reference to OMA being closed, and it shows delays of 15 minutes or less. That page doesn’t usually list every airport that is closed. Usually only during major events. The airport ...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 82
Views: 10593

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

[twoid][/twoid] Do we know that the airport is indeed closed? Referencing the live update on the FAA flight delay page....there is no reference to OMA being closed, and it shows delays of 15 minutes or less. That page doesn’t usually list every airport that is closed. Usually only during major event...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 82
Views: 10593

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

Southwest has a bit of a problem....

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/08/09/united-airlines-new-colors-brand-update-include-runway-gray/948207002/ Keep in mind these are the now the colors UA is working with.. Note especially the ‘Pacific Blue’ Yes - this was linked in the OP. Yes ... given how long thi...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

Here are some additional looks: Flight Ops https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/United-AIrlines-2019-uniforms-01.jpg https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/United-AIrlines-2019-uniforms-08.jpeg https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-conte...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

iahcsr wrote:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/08/09/united-airlines-new-colors-brand-update-include-runway-gray/948207002/

Keep in mind these are the now the colors UA is working with..
Note especially the ‘Pacific Blue’

Yes - this was linked in the OP.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

Wear tests for inflight/flight ops/customer service will begin with the pieces in the current color palette to test form/fit and functionality. Later this year, they will proceed with the wear test in the new palette. Final roll-out in 2020. The pieces by Carhartt are in their final wear test phase ...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

smi0006 wrote:
With no press release from UA, and nothing on social media - are we sure this is the final design? Ready for public reveal?

Yes. They were also posted internally, albeit with additional looks.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

For those of you asking where these colors came from, they are all part of the new color palette United introduced last year and will continue to use going forward. Reference the second link in the OP.

Also, these are just some of the looks. There’s others that have been released internally.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21700

First Look: United reveals new uniforms

With the exception of 1 or 2 pieces, I like the new looks. Fresh and modern. Different! It signals a change is in the air. Hopefully a new/updated livery is in the works too... https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2019/01/16/USAT/7f95e571-508c-4a3b-8457-474bf2ef4103-Inflight_1.jpg?width=520&height...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2066
Views: 361301

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Are there new seat maps for the Hi-J 763s or the PY 772s? The PE 772s are on the United website... all reconfigured 772s also have Premium Plus. The High-J 763 is here: https://twitter.com/LAflyr/status/984874494761189376 Very cool, thank you. What routes are tagged for the Hi-J 763s? Have to imagi...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2066
Views: 361301

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

fun2fly wrote:
Could the new 77W's mean that UA would keep the 78J's on PS routes permanently?

Nope...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings
Replies: 20
Views: 5847

United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings

United shares are sharply up in after-market trading as United beats Wall Street estimates on both fourth quarter revenue and profit. **In December 2018, ordered an additional four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft and 24 737 MAX aircraft.** For 2019, UAL expects adjusted diluted earnings per share to again...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 off taxiway in CVG...heavy snow
Replies: 29
Views: 10349

Re: Delta 737 off taxiway in cvg...heavy snow

ibthebigd wrote:
Surprised it didn't divert to SDF?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk

Why? It’s off the taxiway not the runway. Not really a big deal.

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 4954

Re: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan

Don’t know if stop in SNN was maintenance or medical, but stop in EWR is for both crew change and FIS clearance. IAH FIS is refusing to stay late to deal with it. Given the current government paycheck problems I don’t blame them. Update: hearing issue was medical... Best wishes for the passenger in...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 4954

Re: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan

Do we need a thread for every diversion?

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United #2 Airline Again (Revenue Passenger Miles)
Replies: 50
Views: 9125

Re: United #2 Airline Again

How so? While I agree they haven't emphasized it as much in recent years, it is still UA's largest hub and they are about to embark on a major expansion project. The issue holding UA back at ORD is the continued presence of AA. Without AA, UA would likely build up ORD to ATL levels. The biggest iss...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United #2 Airline Again (Revenue Passenger Miles)
Replies: 50
Views: 9125

Re: United #2 Airline Again

They have been for the last several years if you’ve been watching. It's hard to save they've been upgauging -- they've been adding 50-seaters on net, not dropping them. https://aviationvoice.com/united-airlines-to-add-40-crj-200s-in-2018-2-201801261409/ Only because they are maxed out on 76 seaters...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019
Replies: 102
Views: 13518

Re: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019

Now there is a top off order for more A220s at DL. This seems to fit with the strategy as expressed on their presentation and in the video (thanks of the link). When looking at the ownership of the regionals, I think it shows it is going to be an active 12-24 months in this space (continuing to be ...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019
Replies: 102
Views: 13518

Re: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019

Just like the parent airlines, regionals will go through consolidation. There are currently 14 on this list. I would think half a dozen could get eaten. Regionals left standing Endeavor, SkyWest, Republic, Horizon, Envoy, ExpressJet, GoJet, and Mesa. Compass, Piedmont, PSA, Air Wisconsin, Trans Sta...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines
Replies: 14
Views: 2337

Re: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines

Ziyulu wrote:
If they were to cut security lines, would they close the Pre-Check line first?

No - they would actually funnel more people into the pre-check lines since it takes less time/manpower to process those passengers.

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