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by ITB
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

The distance from the Dulles Metro station to the terminal will be about 1,150 feet. The station will be connected to the terminal by an underground tunnel, featuring moving walkways. How much of the 1,150 ft will comprise moving walkways, I don't know. It's very possible shuttle bus service will b...

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by ITB
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 16107

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

I am confident there is enough traffic in the DC area for all 3 airports to succeed, even if the perimeter rule went away. I agree. While there is some overlap, IAD, BWI, and DCA each have their respective catchment basins. The population within IAD's prime catchment area numbers around two million...

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by ITB
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Glad to see Swiss adding IAD-ZRH. Anyone want to give their thoughts on the likelihood of IAD-WAW on LOT? They're now the only European Star Alliance airline that flies to the US but _doesn't_ fly to IAD. Seems like a natural addition. Seems like a decent chance of happening. The only WAW-TATL capa...

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by ITB
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 834
Views: 109048

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Louisville can often be more convenient, even as far north as Columbus and Bloomington. Maybe Columbus, though I have serious doubts, but certainly not Bloomington. IND can be reached from Bloomington in roughly 45 minutes. Perhaps the best route from Bloomington is: I-69 (north) > SR 39/Morton Str...

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by ITB
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 55161

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

There is an article titled "Delta Air Lines to slash flights at Tokyo Narita Airport, increase presence in Haneda" on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's website that said that DL is planning on scrapping its operations at NRT in order to stregthen its presence at HND, and that article can b...

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by ITB
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 55161

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

At the end of the day, losing SIN is not big deal compared to the benefits of the HND move and KE JV. No. I disagree. Dropping SIN off the route map is a very big deal. As I mentioned earlier, SIN is an Alpha+ world city ranked No. 5 on the Global Power City Index. It's one of the world's key busin...

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by ITB
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 55161

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

Have to admit DL no longer serving Singapore, an Alpha+ world city ranked No. 5 in the Global Power Index, is concerning. That BKK was dropped a few years back, and SGN is not even on the radar, is unsettling. What's next? MNL? Let's hope ICN-MNL is successful.

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by ITB
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 55161

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

Sad that NRT is no longer a hub, as it served NW well for so many years. HND does have certain advantages versus NRT, mainly that it is closer to the prime business districts of the Tokyo-Yokohama region. But the more important factors were likely the high costs of operating at NRT and the lack of a...

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by ITB
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 70688

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread

Some news tidbits that may be of interest. Two or three additional frames are planned to join the SpaceJet M90 test fleet in Moses Lake, WA, beginning this fall. Frame number 10, after initial test flights in Japan, is expected to be the first new test aircraft to be ferried to Moses Lake. Frame num...

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by ITB
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

In the DC region, I've long thought that the surface parking lot in front of the Dulles terminal is precisely the kind of space that would be suitable for this kind of development once the Metro station opens. The space is certainly large enough; and the proximity to Metro opens the door to all sor...

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by ITB
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5859

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

Airlines have told me it’s it not just gates. The FAA also refuses additional arrivals and departures in peak times. So it’s gates and then a borderline slot system. Since UA has so many grandfathered slots they have a lot more flexibility, but they can’t grow either as I understand it. This is cor...

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by ITB
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 19222

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site

An article published in late May by the New York Times details, to some extent, why the F.A.A. initiated its investigation of Boeing's Charleston plant. Here's the pertinent quotes: (1) "The memo [F.A.A. internal memo] revealed that since September, the regulator had investigated and confirmed ...

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by ITB
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26808

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

Ah, because ALPA and DL negotiators agreed to that clause. ALPA wanted to restrict out-sourcing and by this clause it prevents regionals from creating alter-ego airlines that impinge of ALPA flying. Say, SkyWest bought a fleet of A220s and tried to code share or compete against DL on DL routes out ...

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by ITB
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

In the last month, two interesting developments have occurred at two smaller airports in the Washington, DC region. First, at Stafford Regional Airport (RMN) in Stafford County, Virginia, it was announced the current 5,000 ft runway will be extended to 6,000 ft. Construction of the 1,000 ft extensio...

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by ITB
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 70688

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Thread

Exciting times for the Mitsubishi regional jet program. The decision to move forward with the new 76-seater, now branded the SpaceJet M100, was all but necessary to succeed in the North American marketplace. The previously proposed smaller variant, the MRJ70, with seating for 69 in a two-class confi...

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by ITB
Fri May 31, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 75
Views: 12980

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

At least they are realizing they need to make it scope compliant jet...unlike their Brazilian counterparts who are making a 98,767lb paperweight. Edit since you edited yours: I don’t see scope changing. If they started cutting metal they’d have a bunch of planes sitting around, unsold. The Standard...

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by ITB
Fri May 31, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 70688

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Thread

As said in the other thread, it's great to talk about a US production line, new suppliers, etc... but they [Mitsubishi] need to stop improving and start delivering. The market is now, they are already way late and losing potential sales right and left. The MRJ90 is currently in the certification pr...

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by ITB
Fri May 24, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1262
Views: 171918

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Analysts now believe that the EIS for the NMA might be as late as 2028 and Boeing will not announce the aircraft for several more years. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/20/jefferies-boeing-nma-797-launch-likely-delayed-after-737-max-crisis.html A 2028 EIS for the NMA is way, way too late. Between now ...

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by ITB
Mon May 20, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

Thank you for the info, so basically the non-LR is already a fit for the 70-seater scope (69 is close enough) but they need to find where to put 2 additional rows for getting to 76? Would it be enough to play with the pitch? Like reducing it from 31" to 29". On the link you have they give...

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by ITB
Mon May 20, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

Please forgive me for the stupid question but could there be just be a paper derate to reduce the MTOW on paper and make the MRJ70 scope compliant? What impact would a 2000lb MTOW derate have on the performance? Is it something possible or am I luring myself? According to specs released by Mitsubis...

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by ITB
Mon May 20, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

Anyone know the reason for these max weights? Is there something magic about 37k, 65k and 86k? In the United States, the weight of aircraft used by regional affiliates, is limited by the scope clause, a provision in the contracts between the major airlines (UA, DL, and AA) and their respective pilo...

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by ITB
Sat May 18, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

While it's possible the refreshed MRJ70 might include a CFRP wing, it appears the engineering focus is on increasing the number of seats within the aircraft's current dimensions. Here's the pertinent quote from a FlightGlobal article (May 22, 2018): In a future regional market without scope clause r...

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by ITB
Sat May 18, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 834
Views: 109048

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

The statement that said "Tenant willcommence operations with no flight activity and will truck cargo to their Hub in Cincinnati" kind of threw me off the loop. The legalese is that contractual statement produces head spin. Air Express International USA (DHL) has executed an agreement with...

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by ITB
Fri May 17, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

It's been a year since Mitsubishi Heavy, the parent of MITAC, officially gave the go-ahead to the MRJ70 program. Prior timelines put forward by MITAC had estimated the EIS for the MRJ70 as summer 2022. Considering the refresh, the timeline may be pushed out a bit, but not by all that much. Bear in ...

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by ITB
Thu May 16, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19987

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

Although I'm late to the discussion, I'd like to chime in on a few points. First, and most important, the clean-sheet characterization of MITAC's smaller MRJ variant may not be precise. Here's the pertinent quote from the Leeham article of May 10th: Assuming it’s formally announced at Paris, the new...

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by ITB
Thu May 02, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

An interesting Google Earth timelapse of development in the vicinity of IAD was recently posted on the Greater Greater Washington website. The timelapse, which is selectable by year and can be enlarged, begins in 1984 and continues to 2018. Some of the development highlights include the construction...

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by ITB
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential UAL strategy at IAD?
Replies: 88
Views: 8766

Re: Potential UAL strategy at IAD?

IAD can't ever be a big hub with DFW/ATL efficiencies of scale or destination count: the WAS market is split 3 ways (and IAD isn't even #1 of 3). Yes, this is true. But IAD can become a major international airport and hub. The counties of Northern Virginia that make IAD's prime catchment area conti...

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by ITB
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential UAL strategy at IAD?
Replies: 88
Views: 8766

Re: Potential UAL strategy at IAD?

A few facts to chew on: • IAD has 68.9% O&D Source: Latest Official Statement, MWAA, p. ii https://www.mwaa.com/sites/default/files/series_2018a_mwaa_os.pdf • FAA mandates no additional flights at EWR between the periods of 0700 to 0859 and 1330 to 2159 (2019 Summer Schedule) Source: Notice of S...

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by ITB
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

I came across a couple videos of DCA operations that may be of interest. They depict the use of Runways 15/33 and 4/22, which as many of you know, are only occasionally utilized, all the less so, by commercial airlines. Runway 15/33 Operations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KtOkQBhu7k Departure fr...

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by ITB
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

At this time, MWAA needs to continue its focus on lowing IAD's CPE. The magic number is 15 or lower. They're close now, at around $17. Plans are for the proceeds from the recent western lands sale ($236.5 million) to be applied to lowering CPE, Taking a chunk of money and applying it to current cas...

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by ITB
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 301
Views: 70688

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Thread

To follow the flight testing of the MRJ, I've found FlightRadar24 to be useful. I just plug in the MRJ's registration numbers — JA21MJ, JA22MJ, JA23MJ, and JA24MJ — one after the other under Search in Data/History to bring up the most recent flights. For those interested, here's the link that displa...

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by ITB
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

American does not want to pay for United's new facilities at Dulles., and you can't blame them. Dulles can be, and should be, a self sustaining airport like every other large hub airport in the US.. AA is getting a brand new 14-gate regional concourse at DCA in 2021. Currently, American accounts fo...

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by ITB
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

American does not want to pay for United's new facilities at Dulles., and you can't blame them. Dulles can be, and should be, a self sustaining airport like every other large hub airport in the US.. AA is getting a brand new 14-gate regional concourse at DCA in 2021. Currently, American accounts fo...

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by ITB
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Slot Controlled: Not a Question of "If" but "When"
Replies: 13
Views: 2453

EWR and Slot Controlled: Not a Question of "If" but "When"

With air traffic and passenger numbers continuing to grow at EWR, it appears it's only a matter of time before the facility will be designated an IATA Level 3 airport under the Worldwide Slot Guidelines (WSG). According to information included in the FAA's Notice of Submission Deadline for Schedule ...

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by ITB
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Hey folks - first time posting. I was driving near Dulles on Sunday afternoon and noticed simultaneous arrivals on all three parallel runways. First time I’ve seen this in a while. Have they recently re-opened 19R or has there been some other change? I just don’t recall 19R being used in ages. Than...

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by ITB
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

In a slot controlled airport--the airport has the leverage In what way? The MWAA doesn't have any control over the slots, so presumably that would be their only leverage. Slots are issued and controlled by the DOT, and the creation of new slots is dependent on an act of Congress. At a slot controll...

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by ITB
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

The Reagan carriers want to zero out revenue sharing after the current use and lease agreement expires at the end of 2024. MWAA lacks the bargaining leverage to continue this scheme beyond that date The airlines do not own nor do they manage the operations at either DCA or IAD, or, more broadly, an...

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by ITB
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

At this time, MWAA needs to continue its focus on lowing IAD's CPE. The magic number is 15 or lower. They're close now, at around $17. Plans are for the proceeds from the recent western lands sale ($236.5 million) to be applied to lowering CPE, so the 15 mark is very much doable in the near future....

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by ITB
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Instead of simply waiting for IAD to hit the 30 million passenger mark, Potter and the MWAA should take a more proactive stance in the development of the new C/D concourse. I don't think 30 million pax is some magic number they've had written on a whiteboard all of these years, I think that's the n...

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by ITB
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Since we've been discussing CPE in regards to IAD and its capital construction projects, here's the actual figures submitted to DOT for IAD as well as UA's other hubs. Cost Per Enplanement (CPE) IAD 2010 $16.44 2011 21.65 2012 24.94 2013 26.38 2014 26.44 2015 23.61 2016 20.95 2017 17.03 EWR 2010 $25...

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by ITB
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Yes, the CPE will have to be kept in check to make it work, but an additional 6,000,000 pax would bring in $100,000,000 in revenue annually at $17 CPE. That's not chump change. Cost Per Enplanement (CPE) is a figure denoting a cost, not a revenue. It's a number put out by airport operators to give ...

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by ITB
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

First, I think you’re reading that remark way too literally. 30 million at IAD means UA is growing their hub to a point where a) the existing C/D is inadequate, and b) they’re flowing enough traffic to defray the expense. No, I don't think I'm reading too much into Potter's remarks. In the FlightGl...

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by ITB
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

First, from some MWAA press this week, is a target number for annual passengers at Dulles before seeing any major investment: 30m annual pax: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/washington-dulles-aims-for-30m-passengers-456437/ While traffic at Dulles is up, MWAA is not ready to commit to so...

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by ITB
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 120
Views: 17489

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

The cancellation of SEA-HKG and the previous dropping of JFK-NRT point to a worrisome trend for Delta. Evidently, the airline is encountering rather stiff headwinds with some of its US-Asia flights. When JFK-NRT was cut in the Fall of 2016, it seemed odd as it was a direct, business-heavy flight bet...

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by ITB
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United considers expanding IAD hub banks
Replies: 29
Views: 6123

Re: United considers expanding IAD hub banks

• enact another revenue-sharing agreement between DCA and IAD of up to $350 million over a period of 6–8 years Not happening. What is it with IAD enthusiasts wanting everybody else to pay for the place? DCA is already subsidizing IAD up to $300 million, which is bad enough. DCA should be paying for...

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by ITB
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United considers expanding IAD hub banks
Replies: 29
Views: 6123

Re: United considers expanding IAD hub banks

Came across this tidbit which may give some insight into the thinking of Kirby as regards to hubs. It's from a January 31, 2018 Forbes article about CLT, but may have some relevance to the topic at hand. On the United call, president Scott Kirby used Charlotte as an example of the sort of hub United...

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by ITB
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United considers expanding IAD hub banks
Replies: 29
Views: 6123

Re: United considers expanding IAD hub banks

I don't think they'd cut anything at EWR, But they might be pushing Capacity at EWR and IAD is not yet at operational Capacity, so It makes perfect sense. Especially if they intend to make a business case for a Much Needed Upgrade of the IAD Terminal .. Although Kirby downplayed a Concourse C/D rep...

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by ITB
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Switch to Contractor at MSP Becomes Disaster
Replies: 97
Views: 12654

Re: Sun Country Switch to Contractor at MSP Becomes Disaster

This is what happens when you have Wall Street running a Mom & Pop airline. Yup. It's a given investors will squeeze hard to get their expected return. Problem is, as evidenced by the above mentioned fiasco, overly ambitious cost saving measures often backfire. The investors, in all likelihood,...

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by ITB
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread
Replies: 90
Views: 24252

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread

What's the time line for the next scope discussions because I'm guessing shortly after it's confirmed that scope won't be relaxed (which is probably what will happen) the 175E2 will be cancelled or announced a redesign. (MRJ is too far down the road to chagne focus I'm assuming). Earlier this year,...

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by ITB
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in U.S. — "Virtual" Control Towers?
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: Airports in U.S. — "Virtual" Control Towers?

I believe FNL, in Colorado, has one. Just did a little research on FNL, and, indeed the airport is poised to get a virtual air-traffic facility. The project is part of a national pilot program to test the new technology. According to the article (link below), the facility "is the first FAA-san...

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