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by HPAEAA
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Did I miss it, but is AA canceling all CLE-JFK services, at least seasonally? I had flights booked to Europe in November and December via JFK and the scheduled changed to flights via LGA (with an airport change at my expense, of course) and and a double connect via JFK & CLT on the return. I wa...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

It’s been a mystery to me why AA reinstated CLE lga. Bad schedule bad aircraft esp compared to Delta so this is very welcome at least they are paying attention. Load factors to lga have been mediocre for all but yields must be ok. I suspect it was corporate contracts which got them back in the game...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 115227

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

So not trying to start anything, but did anyone else find it funny that AAs video cited PTV as a reason people love flying the newer planes? https://www.facebook.com/AmericanAirlines/videos/10153738965596078?sfns=xmwa Disappointed My schedule didn’t allow for me to travel on one of the last flights ...

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by HPAEAA
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Some route news: Spirit resumes flights from CLE to TPA & RSW this week — a very early return for what was dubbed as a “winter” route. Great to see! Also, looks like AA is shifting their 6AM departure to LGA to an E175, as opposed to the current E140. Trying to take on Delta by adding a first c...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13551

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

You are seriously right in most things. 1) Sure, storms and weather are not the airline fault. But, at least as I see it, there were also mechanical issues and crew issues involved in this particular flight. DL975 was many hours (18) delayed, while, for instance, AA had between 3 and 5 hours delay ...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13551

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

Is a worldwide phenomena. Now, passengers are hostages of airlines. Maybe because this non-interference of the state on their policies has made us completely defenseless of the airlines. Similar goes, for example, for phone and internet providers. They call you on the phone, explain you a lot of th...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13551

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

Getting stuck on the plane would be terrible, but an overnight delay at JFK? There are much, much worse things. Yeah, and there was a screaming baby the row behind me for half of the tour... sadly i was happy when the kid found joy running in the aisle and punching me in the arm after a while... I ...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10712

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

Because the American market is obsessed with frequency.... I would suspect most Avgeeks on here would much prefer widebodies and a few less flights a day. As said before, this excuse doesn’t really hold up when United flys EWR-SFO 14 times a day with 5 777’s, 1 787 and nothing smaller then a 757. W...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13551

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

How long is Delta going to keep this practice up? They are going to be known as the airline that won't cancel a flight no matter how many hours in order to avoid accommodating passengers at hotels and giving compensation. Delta used to be better than this. I was once on a delayed CVG-MCO flight for...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 111
Views: 13551

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

How long is Delta going to keep this practice up? They are going to be known as the airline that won't cancel a flight no matter how many hours in order to avoid accommodating passengers at hotels and giving compensation. Delta used to be better than this. I was once on a delayed CVG-MCO flight for...

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by HPAEAA
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Boston LHR, CDG and other Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 8846

Re: American Airlines Boston LHr, CDG and other Europe.

I flew an aa 321t from bos to jfk a little over a year ago. I guess as part of the lax rotation? Not bad for such a short flight :). F seats on a J ticket (bos-jfk-eze). Not sure whether the business seats are sold as y (the 2x2 flat seats) The a321T was scheduled as a jfk-BOS rotation for some tim...

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by HPAEAA
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50335

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

Attached is an article I found on the proposed updates: https://onemileatatime.com/americans-latest-plans-to-update-unpopular-737s/ Based on this article and recent thread posts - a couple of my thoughts: 1. AA vs DL density: A319 - AA128 and DL132, A320 - AA150 and DL157, A321 - AA187 (v2) and DL1...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10712

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

Just for reference, AA has about 15 of those A321T’s. There is a ton of frequency between JFK/BOS to SFO/LAX. Seems to be working out great. No complaints that I’ve really heard of. While it would be great to ride a wide body, if made to be comfortable a narrow body can’t be beat I agree, it’s a gr...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10712

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

How does First Class on the A321 compare to First Class on the 767-200 that flew those routes for decades? The A321T was a significant upgrade for AA over the 762 in all the cabins, F had been in a 1x2x1 config which became a 1x1 config on the 321T and J went from a 2x2x2 confit to just 2x2. So far...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL vs AA in Italy, doubts of the transatlantic JV of DL and AZ
Replies: 23
Views: 5486

Re: DL vs AA in Italy, doubts of the transatlantic JV of DL and AZ

HP69 wrote:
AA should definitely move JFK-MXP to PHL given the superior connections.

I can't tell if your serious or not with that statement - where is it suggested that connections are even needed to make the JFK-MXP flight work or would do anything to improve performance?

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by HPAEAA
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

There's a massive shortage of gates at CLE, so once UA's lease on concourse D is up, I think that it will be dedicated to WN's operations (especially given that the concourse can handle all of the Boeing 737s and nothing larger). Had UA given up concourse D from the start (before all of the ULCCs c...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Speaking of Delta, looking at the CLE site right now, the flight status window showed 7 Delta flights using 7 different gates within a two hour period. B2,3,4,and 6 (no surprise) and then also A9, A11, and A12. That's potentially got the ramp crew spread all over a lot of real estate. Or does Delta...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 96185

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

Thought DL’s A321s has 189 seats? Not a big difference, anyways. I thought people were more mad at AA for opting for BYOD rather than IFEs, while Delta’s A321 features IFEs. No, Delta's 321 is going to have 3 more seats than AA's even after AA is done with the Oasis reconfiguration. At the moment D...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 96185

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

SurlyBonds, I can't find it right now but someone posted the Asia PDEW numbers for MIA/FLL/PBI and MIA/FLL/PBI-NRT/HND is 25-30 passengers daily. That's NOT enough for a non-stop flight. I should correct myself and say it's not there's no market, there's no market for a NON-STOP flight. Heck even M...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 96185

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

...and the oddball... DFW to TLV? Isn't that ignoring the largest Jewish/Israeli communities in North America in NY, Miami, Toronto? I guess it's not about the passengers. Yes, but There is already pretty healthy service from the northeast to TLV, from DFW though Texas gains a link for the christia...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 54974

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

DL is weird in that there's a internal announcement but NO press release. I'd thought this would be confirmed with a press release by now. TPG has a post out citing the employee newsletter they viewed, getting closer... Sounds like some of they may be waiting for the DOT to remove the tentative fro...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 34913

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

It's far easier to police this by adjusting the relevant prices than it is to ask staff to manually check every pax as he/she is deplaning. Pricing is the way it is so airlines can foster demand. Moving away from that pricing policy may hurt their bottom line so don't count on that changing. It's u...

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by HPAEAA
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did El Al fly to DFW?
Replies: 14
Views: 2289

Re: When did El Al fly to DFW?

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 is not the only means by which one can determine demand, but I'm a bit surprised that...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance
Replies: 47
Views: 5964

Re: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance

Heres the link to my article in post 36. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-delta-out-managing-its-rivals-detailed-look-rasm-courtney-miller GF Thanks for posting that article, I’m curious to see what the updated results show given the changes from 2017. Jamie baker asked a similar question. At the...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance
Replies: 47
Views: 5964

Re: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance

Perhaps AA includes regional emps? So I’m not sure where the Dallas morning news got that head count number, from the 10q, AA ended the quarter with 106,100 mainline and 27,700 regional employees.. so still a significantly higher head count, part of it probably relates to the fact that AA has a lar...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Class Declining
Replies: 28
Views: 4496

Re: First Class Declining

The distinction between First and Business just isn't big enough anymore. Both have lie-flat, which is the main differentiator. I don't think too many people are all that keen on paying double the fare for a somewhat nicer meal. And a simultaneously functioning workspace, I’ve flown F on the AA 773...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Class Declining
Replies: 28
Views: 4496

Re: First Class Declining

The distinction between First and Business just isn't big enough anymore. Both have lie-flat, which is the main differentiator. I don't think too many people are all that keen on paying double the fare for a somewhat nicer meal. And a simultaneously functioning workspace, I’ve flown F on the AA 773...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding
Replies: 66
Views: 7077

Re: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding

I think a part of the problem AA is facing is they want to stick with what they know (i.e. grow DFW, CLT and DCA) that works now, but not gradually changing the business to capture market share and growth opportunities. DL is aggressively expanding into new focus cities, UA is in growth mode with a...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

If memory serves jplatts AA last served the route for a very short time. A year or two. Checked Wikipedia, (not the most reliable) and it looks like it was 2014-2015 on LUS metal- so before most of the integrations happened... was kind of surprised they haven’t tried this route again, HP used to ha...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/EWR/LGA Diversions 7/17
Replies: 7
Views: 2037

Re: JFK/EWR/LGA Diversions 7/17

It was ugly tonight, was on DL2503, we pushed late, sat for 3.5 hours and returned... watching the lightning on the airfield & sheets of rain at times was pretty cool... sitting in an 80 degree plane where they only offered a cup of water, not so much...

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by HPAEAA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:34 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: 15488

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

Was surprised by a few of these as well but it’s impossible to tell the reasoning, Max is likely part of it, but aa could have issues on a few fronts- deferred maintenance schedules from this summer could be catching up with them on the 738 fleet, MD80s are exiting in early September and there’s al...

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by HPAEAA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 8893

Re: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

Out of curiosity (and I am not trying to be "that guy" with this question), has the NG tooling been destroyed yet? Nope according to Planespotter.net KLM has still one more 738 on order. Furthermore, the airforce still has some P8's on order. But what does it matter? Airlines won't be ord...

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by HPAEAA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 58
Views: 8893

Re: American Ailrines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

Is laying off 6000 workers and being forced to pay Federally mandated WARN penalties an option either? Imagine if you were a assembly worker who did nothing to cause this mess. Why should workers be employed to build a plane that isn't flyable, just for the sake of "employment"? Because i...

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by HPAEAA
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:53 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: 15488

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

AA BNA-MIA SEP 3>2[3] OCT 3>2[3] AA BWI-MIA SEP 1.5>1.0[2] OCT 1.6>1.0[3] AA CUR-MIA SEP 2.0>1.0[2] OCT 2>1.0[2] AA DFW-MIA OCT 11>10[10] *AA FLL-ORD SEP 0.7>0.0[1.0] OCT 0.8>0[1.7] *AA LAS-MIA SEP 2>1.1[3] OCT 2>1.0[3]] AA MGA-MIA SEP 1.9>1.0[1.0] OCT 2>1.0[1.0] AA MIA-PAP SEP 1.9>1.0[2] OCT 2>1.0...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Redirect ads on mobile
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Re: Redirect ads on mobile

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

^Interesting, thanks. LGA stands out for all airlines as surprisingly low LF. Perhaps the high capacity accounts for this, sustained by relatively high fares? Also surprising was United Airlines: CLE-SFO: 70%. Why so low? What's not surprising: United Airlines: CLE-BOS: 78%--and they drop the route...

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by HPAEAA
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL
Replies: 37
Views: 3554

Re: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL

At this point in time the only additional TATL service CLT will be getting IMO will be an additional LHR (the slot that AA owns that is currently used by AY is rumored to be for an additional LHR-CLT service) and then maybe more flights to Germany with an A321XLR as was mentioned by either Isom or ...

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by HPAEAA
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

10,000,000 passengers looks achievable this year... If the airport is somewhere in the ballpark of 4-5% increase over 2018 by years end they should be comfortably over that mark. I wouldn’t say “comfortably.” There’s nowhere to park, lines are often down the hall and out the door, and nobody knows ...

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by HPAEAA
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1107
Views: 139469

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

For anyone interested it looks like CLE is one of the final AA MD80 stations, last CLE departure is the early morning flight on Sept 4th right before the final MD80 flight leaves DFW for ORD... http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/American-Airlines-Announces-Schedule-of-Final-MD-80-Revenue-Flig...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of American's St. Louis Hub
Replies: 46
Views: 5211

Re: History of American's St. Louis Hub

You experience in STL masked what was happening with TWA. TW was a disaster. JFK was being slashed rapidly. They tried little focus cities in LA and SJU. They were down to two cities in Europe and TLV/CAI The only reason STL was doing so well is they brought any remaining resources home to that bas...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets
Replies: 30
Views: 3548

Re: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets

Not sure if this had been posted, AA looks to get ahead in the regional industry. My only question is how will this affect 175's being operated by Republic (YX) and CRJ700's operated by SkyWest (OO) https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/01/12/at-least-200-american-airlines-regional-jets-wil...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets
Replies: 30
Views: 3548

Re: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets

Some observations: -American has roughly 34% more regional aircraft than Delta. [...] Some questions -Does having more regional partners help or hurt an operation? -Does anyone know what United and American's future plans are for their substantial fleets of E140/145s? First of all I must say you’ve...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets
Replies: 30
Views: 3548

Re: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets

II’m interested to see how AAL deals with the gap they have in their fleet between the 50 seater & 160 seat fleets. Well they're still taking on used A319's (from F9) for the time being and UA is even more aggressive in that area taking on ones from U2 and CZ. Getting off topic, but the 319 add...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets
Replies: 30
Views: 3548

Re: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets

United plans to decrease the number of traditional 50 seaters but introduce a new premium heavy version of the cr7 called the CRJ550, unfortunately they can’t do much upgauging at the moment due to the scope clause in the pilot contract without growing the mainline fleet... personally, I think stick...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of American's St. Louis Hub
Replies: 46
Views: 5211

Re: History of American's St. Louis Hub

No idea where the displaced TWA F/A's in STL went but it was a pretty screwed up situation of how AA handled it. Part of it was because of the fallout of 9/11 but I believe they still have a crew base open at STL even right now. I do recall flying LAX-DFW-PVR in 2008 and on the second leg I was in ...

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by HPAEAA
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of American's St. Louis Hub
Replies: 46
Views: 5211

Re: History of American's St. Louis Hub

No idea where the displaced TWA F/A's in STL went but it was a pretty screwed up situation of how AA handled it. Part of it was because of the fallout of 9/11 but I believe they still have a crew base open at STL even right now. I do recall flying LAX-DFW-PVR in 2008 and on the second leg I was in ...

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by HPAEAA
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53396

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

Secondary Europe from PHL/JFK was attached to my original intel on the subject. Would that (finally) allow them to make good use of the full potential of their great JFK terminal? Or will they (again) have their lunch eaten by B6 (and/or DL)? Lately they've been "slot squatting" and cutti...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Envoy/American Eagle Downsize?
Replies: 24
Views: 1799

Re: Should Envoy/American Eagle Downsize?

As MO11 mentioned, MX plays a role in some of the flights, but I'd also ask if you happened to catch the loads of the return flight? A while back when I worked for MQ we had a 8 pm departure to Chicago from Cleveland which would on occasion see similar loads (personally flew non rev on one that had ...

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by HPAEAA
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments
Replies: 75
Views: 12764

Re: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments

Lots of posts about AA's 789 having only 30 J class seats, maybe AA should reconfigure he plans similar to Qantas. If the issue is the European routes don't need so many J class seats then AA needs two 789 configurations. AA needs to give themselves a chance in Asia with properly configured 787 air...

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by HPAEAA
Sat May 25, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Delta regret not ordering a similar replacement for the Md-88?
Replies: 43
Views: 5883

Re: Will Delta regret not ordering a similar replacement for the Md-88?

The orders for the a220-100/300 wont help fill this gap? They currently have 90 total on order which are largely meant to upgage routes flown with the e175 & CR9 however that could easily be upped to cover the md80/90 routes that won’t support an upgage to the a320 family...

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