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by evank516
Mon Nov 21, 2022 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 62062

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

Anyone have an idea what jeblue plans on doing up at SWF? They haven't returned since the Pandemic, yet it still pops up all over their web site even though nothing is bookable even into the spring. Frontier has moved and Allegiant has increased service. Play is there, but the majors have all left....

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by evank516
Mon Nov 21, 2022 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16
Replies: 126
Views: 19156

Re: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16

We're already b*tching in KC. IND and MCI are about to learn a valuable lesson. Incentives only go so far, there are only so many cities that make sense to add, airlines prefer proven markets and we're reaching the bottom of the barrel in terms of airlines adding new long haul routes. Where's the c...

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by evank516
Wed Nov 16, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16
Replies: 126
Views: 19156

Re: CVG New Service Announcement 11/16

Isn't it a bit late for TATL announcements? Those seem to be Sept-Oct reveals for the next Summer. It'd be a blow for both CMH, but perhaps bigger for IND, which was explicitly named at one point as on BA's radar. As an IND traveler, I will be furious if CVG were to get BA before IND. The MCI peopl...

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by evank516
Tue Nov 08, 2022 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

I noticed a scheduled cancellation for MCI-JFK on Christmas Eve. MKE-JFK is operating. Performance or aircraft availability? Both…. Loads aren’t looking great…. Plus delays in 220 deliveries…. Usually a 220 flies this route but now they’ve been putting an E190 on it. However, the E190 might be the ...

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by evank516
Mon Nov 07, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

I noticed a scheduled cancellation for MCI-JFK on Christmas Eve. MKE-JFK is operating. Performance or aircraft availability?

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by evank516
Sat Nov 05, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023
Replies: 77
Views: 12633

Re: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023

on an ASM cost, the 220 is much better, however many of the markets SKYWEST flies into can not come close to breaking even using a 220 bird. Oh no no, I was thinking more about the majors purchasing the A220 in place of having to fly regionals. I know there’s clauses and whatnot, but if they can’t ...

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by evank516
Fri Nov 04, 2022 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

strangeplanes wrote:
evank516 wrote:
strangeplanes wrote:
looks like A220s throughout the week now


Yeah it looks like it starts the week of Thanksgiving. This is a great change!

2 of 4 A220s. Love it


They seem to disappear the week before Christmas. Not sure if the schedule is finalized yet though.

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by evank516
Fri Nov 04, 2022 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023
Replies: 77
Views: 12633

Re: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023

Wondering if more airlines will consider purchasing the A220? Is it really as cost efficient as it was marketed to be? on an ASM cost, the 220 is much better, however many of the markets SKYWEST flies into can not come close to breaking even using a 220 bird. Oh no no, I was thinking more about the...

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by evank516
Mon Oct 31, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023
Replies: 77
Views: 12633

Re: SkyWest to reduce flying by 20% in 2023

Wondering if more airlines will consider purchasing the A220? Is it really as cost efficient as it was marketed to be?

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by evank516
Wed Oct 19, 2022 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1981
Views: 428067

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

LGA-MCI is getting A220s now. 1x Saturday only until the week of thanksgiving (x Nov 12) then 2x daily except Sat (1x) and all RJs on Sunday. Now going through the week before Christmas but I’m guessing the schedule isn’t finalized that far yet.

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by evank516
Fri Oct 07, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

strangeplanes wrote:
evank516 wrote:
strangeplanes wrote:
looks like A220s throughout the week now


Yeah it looks like it starts the week of Thanksgiving. This is a great change!

2 of 4 A220s. Love it


Hope this is a permanent change!

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by evank516
Thu Oct 06, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Flying back on the afternoon LGA-MCI nonstop on WN yesterday, it was only me and 59 of my closest friends. And yet Delta is upgauging a Saturday frequency starting this month. Runs through the end of the finalized schedule right now with November 12 as the exception. looks like A220s throughout the...

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by evank516
Tue Oct 04, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

3-4 times per year? That's it? I've been flying this route 2x weekly, or 100+ times per year... You missed the update. Saturday upgauge Oct 8-Nov 5. Also I never said all frequencies should be upgauged, just 1 or 2 at peak times. Flying back on the afternoon LGA-MCI nonstop on WN yesterday, it was ...

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by evank516
Wed Sep 14, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1981
Views: 428067

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

When will Delta have its schedules finalized through Thanksgiving?

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madg wrote:


Traded DAB for MLB I guess.

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by evank516
Wed Sep 07, 2022 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Try again bud, the one coming back this afternoon has 50+ open seats. Um, cool? One flight out of two daily on one day? I mean, it’s not like I didn’t fly the route on WN 3-4 times per year up until a certain point. 3-4 times per year? That's it? I've been flying this route 2x weekly, or 100+ times...

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by evank516
Sat Sep 03, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Meanwhile WN’s flights are always full… Try again bud, the one coming back this afternoon has 50+ open seats. Um, cool? One flight out of two daily on one day? I mean, it’s not like I didn’t fly the route on WN 3-4 times per year up until a certain point. Heh, Saturday only upgauge once daily so fa...

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by evank516
Thu Aug 25, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Good grief, give it a break already. I fly this route 2x weekly and it's rarely full. It does not need to be upgauged. Meanwhile WN’s flights are always full… Try again bud, the one coming back this afternoon has 50+ open seats. Um, cool? One flight out of two daily on one day? I mean, it’s not lik...

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by evank516
Fri Aug 19, 2022 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Funny enough, didn't someone here say earlier that B6 was pleased with the performance? Do you feel B6 will pull the plug? Any idea on how AS and NK performed when they first started? MCI-NYC has far more competition than MKE or even most cities of its size. We have AA, B6, DL, UA & WN. It also...

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by evank516
Thu Aug 18, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

In what world is that terrible? Its been a slow start for sure but is it really that bad? B6 fares have been fairly low for many cities (from DEN its under $120 for some flights) recently and its MCI loads/marketshare has been steadily increasing. Market share for B6 at MCI for June was at 1.6 whic...

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by evank516
Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Ditto for MKE as well. Might be a winter change. B6 commonly used the E190 to ORD, CLE and MSP during their first few years of service as well. Hopefully. That A220 is a NICE plane. Very comfortable ride. A220 deliveries are not coming as fast as they hoped. They moved E90 away from FLL for operati...

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by evank516
Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

trexel94 wrote:
evank516 wrote:
B6 is downgauging to the E190 in the fall.

Ditto for MKE as well. Might be a winter change. B6 commonly used the E190 to ORD, CLE and MSP during their first few years of service as well.


Hopefully. That A220 is a NICE plane. Very comfortable ride.

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by evank516
Sun Aug 14, 2022 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

B6 is downgauging to the E190 in the fall.

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by evank516
Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/Spirit Merger Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 501
Views: 86726

Re: JetBlue/Spirit Merger Discussion Thread - 2022

The main thing I’m wondering here is if B6 is going to use this acquisition to their advantage and finally fill that infamous hole in the middle of the country that they have. The only 2 new dots they added are MCI and MKE.

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by evank516
Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Student Pilot Arrested for DUI
Replies: 21
Views: 5443

Re: Student Pilot Arrested for DUI

Also a private pilot here, and I fly out of MKC. Trying to figure out why a student pilot was flying solo at night. As far as I know solo flights at night are prohibited by student pilots.

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by evank516
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 16240

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022

I agree 100% I have a feeling TUI is doing a marketing blitz and I wouldin't be surprised if some flights are just dedicated for cruse pax. Nice to see MLB on the rise again. Latest rumor is WN is looking at MLB. This area is exploding with people, it would do so well with some domestic competition...

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by evank516
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 62062

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

AmericanAir88 wrote:
evank516 wrote:
What’s with JFK-MSP being on CR9s? That was mainline until last spring.


Before last Spring it was operated by B717s. I am surprised they use crjs for JFK-MSP. If I ever need to get to MSP, ill use LGA.


I believe they were mixing in A319s and A320s too. Maybe the A220.

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by evank516
Sat Jul 09, 2022 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 16240

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022

They used to serve Sanford. Now they serve MLB. I live a half hour from Melbourne international airport give or take and it's one of the highway it's on my drive to work. A big advantage to MLB over SFB is the fact that you don't need to deal with I-4 to get to the tourist areas. The drive from San...

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by evank516
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 16240

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022

DAB put in for an SCASD grant for AA service to ORD. This would do well. UA flew the route in the 2000s and the only reason it’s gone is because of bad blood over AirTran. Surprised they’re not trying to get NYC service back. I'm surprised MLB never put in for a SCASD Grant this year. For a little ...

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by evank516
Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 16240

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2022

DeltaRules wrote:
DAB put in for an SCASD grant for AA service to ORD.


This would do well. UA flew the route in the 2000s and the only reason it’s gone is because of bad blood over AirTran.

Surprised they’re not trying to get NYC service back.

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by evank516
Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 62062

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

What’s with JFK-MSP being on CR9s? That was mainline until last spring.

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by evank516
Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

MCI-MSP on DL is severely downgauged from this time last year when it was all A319s. Now it’s 2-3 CR9 and 1xA320. What happened? Is staffing more of an issue on regionals or mainline?

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by evank516
Sun Jul 03, 2022 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 317
Views: 62062

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 683884001/
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And AA is pulling the plug on ISP. Sad to see ISP lose their only remaining legacy carrier.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 683884001/

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by evank516
Tue May 24, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

[photoid][/photoid] ^and you also have delta running 3 flights a day when Delta I would guess is a lot stronger POS at MCI. I’ll be curious how Delta does vs JetBlue at JFK also B6 is happy with the rollout so far. FLL or Caribbean adds would really grow the brand here. That’s good. I’m hoping we se...

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by evank516
Wed May 18, 2022 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Did a few dummy bookings on B6 into late summer to get a snap shot of loads. Surprisingly, JFK is performing far better than BOS. Both routes while still new and relatively weak are slowly improving but BOS is definitely lagging behind. Speaking of NYC, UA will launch all mainline to EWR this start...

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by evank516
Thu Apr 21, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New service for Gulf Shores international airport
Replies: 60
Views: 9419

Re: New service for Gulf Shores international airport

Hmm, 737 type aircraft? What's the size difference between an A220-300 and a 737-700/800? It's getting a little Breezy in here.

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by evank516
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

Pleased to announce I had 2 early flights with B6 between MCI and JFK. When it works it’s great! Hoping this service (and MKE) is successful.

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by evank516
Thu Apr 21, 2022 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1579
Views: 334829

Re: Breeze Airways - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

My 717 flight out of HPN to ATL on 6/25 just got downgauged to a CR9, so capacity is being cut in some areas at least on Saturdays. The fact that the article shows they’re entering the NY market by going into HPN is misleading since they’ve been in ISP now for a few months. Surprised not to see any ...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 10, 2022 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

I'm supposed to fly them MCI-JFK on the 12 and JFK-MCI on the 19. They cancelled for 4/11 and now I'm looking at other options for myself just in case because I just don't trust them. You see a giant balance of TrueBlue points and you're like, hey I can get EMS and check bags and still pay less roun...

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by evank516
Mon Apr 04, 2022 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1981
Views: 428067

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

Normally I would agree that this isn't punch/counterpunch, but: a) LFs are terrible on many of these routes, but they are increasing capacity over 2019 levels? b) They are adding MCI/MKE/SAT-JFK right after B6 launches them..... IMO, DL didn't need to add MCI/MKE-JFK since they're already competing...

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by evank516
Mon Apr 04, 2022 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

DL restored hot meals in FC on flights over 900 miles last month. Not sure if RJ-900 have ovens, but flight will at least get meal boxes if not (DL stopped serving snack boxes as meals in FC last year). That's something. Definitely something. DL is adding back JFK once daily on the CR9 starting Jun...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1981
Views: 428067

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

DL applying some pressure: MCI/MKE/SAT-JFK will be added BNA-LGA gets A223 service Also not new but DL will be adding/or has already added the A220s to competitive BOS routes, BNA/CVG/DFW/iND/MCI/MSY/ORD/RDU-BOS I suppose 'applying some pressure' is one way to interpret this. Another way is just DL...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Lol! That was predictable. Hopefully they’ll have better luck than their first try back in 2006. Doubtful. They're using a CR9 against an A220 on an airline known for its inflight product. The only perk for DL is the premium cabin, which nowadays isn't anything more than Even More Space on B6. Lets...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

I'm still surprised DL made no competitive response to B6's JFK service in MCI. They're still doing 4 or 5 E715/CR9 on LGA-MCI. WN is adding a second LGA frequency in April, and AA has their 2 LGA frequencies on E-Jets. What sort of "response" would you expect from DL? 4-5x daily on LGA-M...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Doubtful. They're using a CR9 against an A220 on an airline known for its inflight product. The only perk for DL is the premium cabin, which nowadays isn't anything more than Even More Space on B6. They’ll probably upgage it. I’ll bet they’re evaluating how B6 performs and want to play the relaunch...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

DL is adding back JFK once daily on the CR9 starting June 6. Obviously a response to B6. Was hoping they'd just upgauge LGA instead. Delta may be more on time, but jetBlue's product is worlds ahead of what you'll get on an RJ. Lol! That was predictable. Hopefully they’ll have better luck than their...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

DL is adding back JFK once daily on the CR9 starting June 6. Obviously a response to B6. Was hoping they'd just upgauge LGA instead. Delta may be more on time, but jetBlue's product is worlds ahead of what you'll get on an RJ.

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by evank516
Thu Mar 31, 2022 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: B6 Going to A223s on EYW-JFK/BOS

The switch was inevitable. I still think B6 should exercise options for the A221 for markets where the A223 may be too much plane, and for the case of short runways I think the A221 take off distance required at MTOW is 4,800 feet. I believe EYW is 5,076 or something with the displaced threshold, bu...

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by evank516
Thu Mar 31, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1543
Views: 323848

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

Some PR from JetBlue today. http://otp.investis.com/clients/us/jetblue_airways/usn/usnews-story.aspx?cid=981&newsid=82232 Greeting the new mayor with talks of jobs and being New York's airline. Nothing like keeping the politicians happy. First day of operation to MKE and MCI. Here is the press ...

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by evank516
Sat Mar 26, 2022 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 281
Views: 53035

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2022

Looks like B6's JFK flight will connect both ways with LHR too. Pretty cool!

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