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by tphuang
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 81
Views: 10741

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

*AA LAX-SFO OCT 11>8[12] NOV 11>8[10] DEC 11>8[10] JAN 11>8[9] FEB 11>8[10] MAR 11>8[10] are they upgauging LAX? Quite a bit of reduction going on. Did a dummy booking for LAX-SFO in mid-March: 4 mainline (3x 738, 1x 319) and 4 regional (Compass E75) both directions. Compare to mid-July, where it's...

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by tphuang
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 4472

Re: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK

I find it hard to believe that if B6 is making money on JFK CLT they would discontinue the route. Airlines don’t usually drop profitable flying. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk They made even more money on JFK dab and dropped it because they could find even higher margin routes to the Caribbeans...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 307
Views: 34379

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

There appears to be more than enough space between the NB and WB to fit in a NMA at rate 14. The A321 may do excellent at longer ranges that current, but the upper left of the pax / range chart is begging to be filled. If 2 NMA flights replace 3 738 flights that is 2 less pilots, 1 less set of land...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 81
Views: 10741

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

Wonder if the MEX slots that B6 is abandoning will be up for grabs. I could see F9 or NK trying to get them. Specially F9 with their Volaris Codeshare You do realize that wn has cut all it's Mex flights already right? And no one has grabbed those slots yet. If your airline wants to go to mex and lo...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321LR Versus XLR
Replies: 82
Views: 11250

Re: A321LR Versus XLR

One big question I have. So now we have gone from original A321 to A321 that can do transcon reliably with 2 ACT to A321NEO that can probably do TATL barely to A321LR that can do NorthEast to as far as Paris/Madrid to A321XLR that can do NorthEast to most of Europe that people care to visit. What's ...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 4472

Re: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK

Plus, there is no shortage of people in NYC willing to pay premium to fly B6 out of JFK. Care to show your data for that assertion? On how many (and what) of how many total routes from JFK is B6 the high avg fare carrier? Among domestic routes, you have the usual suspects like BOS, FLL, PBI, RSW, B...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 81
Views: 10741

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

Thanks for releasing this so early in the morning, enilria! **9K BOS-PWM SEP 0>1.7[0] OCT 0>4[0] NOV 0>4[0] DEC 0>4[0] JAN 0>4[0] FEB 0>4[0] MAR 0>4[0] I do wonder if this will eventually become year round and then B6 will cancel JFK-PWM. AA LAX-ORD JAN 10>8[9] FEB 10>8[9] MAR 10>9[9] AA LAX-PHL FEB...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 4472

Re: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK

Most business people (myself included) strongly prefer LGA to JFK and will pay a premium to fly to LGA. Getting to JFK from my office in FiDi is a complete nightmare at the end of the day. EWR might even be a better option. If you're traveling for BofA for instance from CLT with Bryant Park as your...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK
Replies: 25
Views: 4472

Re: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK

Just to bring some facts here. This is from Q4 CityPair Dist CarrierBoard AvgFare NSFare ConnFare% NS PerFlight # Flights LF Yield JFKCLT 541 9E 18918 141.95 141.87 153.65 99.35% 76.00 298 83.54% 118.52 JFKCLT 541 AA 131410 162.65 161.88 242.21 99.05% 151.0 1016 85.66% 138.67 JFKCLT 541 B6 30123 157...

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by tphuang
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 307
Views: 34379

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

Look - even in 2014 they were "close" to launching: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-06-26/boeing-advancing-on-successor-to-757-jet-air-astana-says Middle of the market nearly 20 years ago: https://www.boeing.com/news/frontiers/archive/2003/march/cover.html They've done their ...

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS

Would they start btv bos?

That could be the right size capacity for the market.

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3110

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

There go my dreams of a JetBlue hub at LAS. G4 will be pressured. Lightsaber I’ve always wanted to take a multi-airline connection on JetBlue and JetsuiteX through LAS! LAS is turning into a pretty big operation for JSX. Not going to happen for B6 though. WN + NK competition is too much for them. B...

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 50
Views: 9889

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

Another thing to think about. Both Jetblue and Norwegian urged Boeing to launch NMA https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/carriers-keen-on-new-airbus-jet-still-hankering-for-boeing-rival/ar-AACTvRc Interesting here, since B6 has long been considered as a loyal Airbus customer, especially after A...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 50
Views: 9889

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

Let's assume 1 plane per R/T flight. Then they can use 7 of the LRs for BOS/JFK-LON, 2 for BOS/JFK-CDG, 2 for BOS/JFK-AMS and 2 for BOS/JFK-DUB? It'll likely be 12 aircraft in rotation with 1 free for maintenance/spares, especially as the LR can be a spare for the A321/321neo/320 as well. They mana...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Let's face it - JetBlue never has, and never will, be able to be everything to everyone in New York City. They just don't have the slot portfolio to comprehensively cover all the markets that New Yorkers go to (neither at JFK nor at LGA). Their strengths are Florida, the Islands, and transcon (prem...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 50
Views: 9889

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

The 10 more A223 just shows that A220s were never meant to just be E90 replacement. I would guess 40 to 50 A223s can replace those E90 flying just based on the higher utilization + greater capacity. Any additional A223 will be used to replace A320s. They got 50 options left. I'm sure they got killer...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"
Replies: 69
Views: 7291

Re: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"

Double-connects face a ton of competition (there's a lot of ways to do MCI-XXX-XXX-SIN, for example) and little premium demand and so generate junk fares. It's why DL has built feed into JFK (for XXX-JFK-XXX) and ATL TATL ops. But then what traffic is responsible for filling up all those DTW-AMS an...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic
Replies: 115
Views: 9989

Re: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic

Maybe they should actually try to see if they can make transcon work on their model before trying out something like transatlantic. Although I guess there are certain destination without premium demand that can be tried like PDL or the Canaries. You never really know what goes on in the mind of the ...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

CLT-JFK is cut in favor of additional CLT-BOS frequencies. Edit: There could be more internal information that I just don't know about/I don't have all the facts, but what's with all the gripe about Joanna? I think its super cool that we finally have a woman basically in charge of the day-to-day op...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Does anyone have insight on how the JFK-HYA service does as well as MYV and ACK? Loads have been around 50% for the June month historically from HYA. Hope they don't cut it... the margin on HYA is about as good as ACK, although obviously the capacity is a lot higher in the latter. JFK-MYV on the ot...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Actually if I remember correctly, the answer to that question is no. IIRC.....ditto Shockingly enough, there did not seem to be any major cuts at LGB. I can't imagine WN adding LGB-SJC and then DL adding LGB-LAS is helping B6's situation there, though. I believe the competitive response to DL was c...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 51934

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I'm just repeating what was posted in the Airbus orders thread. That the Firm 30 A321NEOs were converted to A321XLR and that their 20 options on A321NEOs were exercised for A321XLRs instead of NEOs. Effectively a conversion. Eitherway, I don't see them exercising a 20 order option on A321Neos now, ...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 122156

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

VS11 wrote:
impilot wrote:
Pretty quiet airshow for jetblue. Anyone think they will make any noise tomorrow with an XLR order/conversion or firming of any 220 options?


Yes, I am waiting for an XLR conversion/order. That airplane is for them!!!


They don't seem to place orders during air show.

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 51934

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I don't see how this changes anything for JFK. XLR is basically a replacement for 757 that can be used anywhere in AA's network. BA is moving all their operation into T8 with minimal investment from AA to expand it. 5 years is a long time and at the this rate, they won't have that many FFs left to ...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A good round up of B6 currently: Relevant in BOS but under attack by DL in a medium-sized market Relevant in JFK Leisure market and not much else. But no more slots Relevant in FLL VFR market but gate/terminal constrained Totally irrelevant out west as these round of cuts show. Really not in a good...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 51934

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I don't see how this changes anything for JFK. XLR is basically a replacement for 757 that can be used anywhere in AA's network. BA is moving all their operation into T8 with minimal investment from AA to expand it. 5 years is a long time and at the this rate, they won't have that many FFs left to m...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

well, that's just what I think they should cut, but they have a lot of considerations that I have no access to. They are committed to PR clearly, so what I put are just guesses. Makes interesting reading and i would support a number of those, however i will say from a deleted post from yesterday, th...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Sounds like there will be more cuts for B6 coming. My view is the one from last year didn't go deep enough. Seems like trimming weak performing station is the only way they can do more necessary adds given the need for margin improvement + lack of A321 deliveries this year. So I would hope they cut ...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 307
Views: 34379

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

Now that Boeing has roped Airbus into launching the XLR and tying their resources into building that plane, they can hit Airbus on the counter by launching the NMA and Airbus won't be able to respond, effectively having that mighty 5000 plane market to themselves, genius. This is a joke right? The ...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9192

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

With the way things are going right now, if your favorite airport doesn’t have many cuts (at least not Max related), no news is good news. At SJC, WN cut back BNA but that looks temporary. AS has been making other cuts but SJC has so far been consistently spared. Maybe AS is doing well enough there...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9192

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

With the way things are going right now, if your favorite airport doesn’t have many cuts (at least not Max related), no news is good news. At SJC, WN cut back BNA but that looks temporary. AS has been making other cuts but SJC has so far been consistently spared. Maybe AS is doing well enough there...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9192

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

AA at this point needs to work on preservation. They can't rebuild what they had 3 years ago without losing a lot of money. Money that AA simply hasn't shown the willingness to spend in NYC. You can't abandon JFK-SEA/SAN/LAS for the summer and expect to retain all your ff. All those ff that left in ...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9192

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

Thanks again enilria Is aa actively trying to kill lax sfo? 7x daily has to be the lowest they have had on that route ever. They've been converting it from entirely hourly regional shuttle to almost all mainline, but every 2-3 hours. Extremely competitive route and probably need those E175s elsewhe...

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by tphuang
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9192

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

Thanks again enilria

Is aa actively trying to kill lax sfo? 7x daily has to be the lowest they have had on that route ever.

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?
Replies: 51
Views: 6692

Re: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?

I fly the route often on DL - it's all 757s except for a lone 767, but these flights are elite heavy all the time. I'm Platinum Medallion and on 20 flights I've been upgraded twice. There are a ton of Diamond members in NYC. DL is looking to upgauge the JFK-SFO flights as they've done on JFK-LAX bu...

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1039
Views: 133198

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

About the A220, I'm assuming those are slightly larger than the E190s? I don't remember right off what their seating capacity is on those. JetBlue’s E190s seat 100. The A220s will seat 140, according to this source. https://paxex.aero/2019/04/jetblue-a220-interior-layout/ So quite the jump in capac...

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by tphuang
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United could resume Guangzhou; seeks Air China Joint-Venture
Replies: 28
Views: 4492

Re: United could resume Guangzhou; seeks Air China Joint-Venture

Given that CZ is already on this route and probably requires a lot of cheap connection at CAN, I don't see how this can work for UA. Any market that has demand to CAN from NA are already served by CZ.

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YTZ 44 Slot Increase by 2023 According to 2018 Master Plan Draft
Replies: 44
Views: 4040

Re: YTZ 44 Slot Increase by 2023 According to 2018 Master Plan Draft

Does Porter actually want more slots or will it be forced to claim them to prevent ac from getting larger share of the market?

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?
Replies: 51
Views: 6692

Re: Is DL under serving JFK/SFO business?

I just did a dummy search for Oct 14-18 and D1 is readily available. Fares range from $3,791-$5,178 RT. The higher fares are the first few flights of the day. Are there specific dates you're looking at? For domestic business/first? $5,000? You gots to be kidding. What kind of fool pays this sort of...

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by tphuang
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 40287

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

Sure, but it wouldn't be very costly to DL either. A significant amount of DL's traffic on both MSP-JFK and DTW-JFK is connecting on one end or the other, and B6 probably wouldn't be able to siphon off much of that. B6 could steal some of the O&D traffic by undercutting DL's fares, but I'm not ...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 40287

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

Is it time for JetBlue to pile on the flights at ATL, DTW, MSP, and SLC? B6 doesn't have the resources (aircraft, gates, etc.) to cause DL any significant pain at any of their core hubs without losing a ton of money themselves. Alaska tried to cause DL some pain at SLC when DL started beefing up th...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1039
Views: 133198

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I completely forgot to mention (yet I don’t know how true this is) that WFS at PIT may not have proper equipment or any staff that have experience/training/certification associated with handling a B772 or even a B744. We can’t even have A380 diversions park at the terminal since there’s no towbar a...

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8534

Re: ek unbundling j

if this makes their j seats more affordable out of NYC, I'm fine with it.

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/ ... 005161/en/
Actually a bit of good news, the RASM is raised to 2 to 4% vs 1 to 4% previously. Also, OTP was at 77.6%, which is the highest they've had all year.
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The May traffic report is out.
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/ ... 005161/en/
Actually a bit of good news, the RASM is raised to 2 to 4% vs 1 to 4% previously. Also, OTP was at 77.6%, which is the highest they've had all year.

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by tphuang
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1039
Views: 133198

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

^ I suppose that would be possible. While it would be sweet & badass to see a scheduled passenger 747 touch down again at PIT, I won't hold my breath. Regarding the service at PIT, DL's PIT-BOS service, is that all CR7/CR9 equipment? I saw this discussed briefly in the DL thread about them uppi...

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by tphuang
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 821
Views: 81207

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Just more airline employee talk, but apparently B6 will be announcing MCO and JFK from BNA soon. JFK is a no brainer considering AUS, RDU and MSY all have flights there. MCO would be more surprising since there is already a plethora of competition on the route and it is not a high yielding destinat...

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by tphuang
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9094

Re: What does WN do about NK?

I think people continue to underestimate how fluid the large traveling public is with regard to which airline they fly on. Especially to leisure destinations, NK has shown that it has a model that can be quite profitable. WN's bread and butter business markets in middle of the country are not the i...

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by tphuang
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 40287

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

I think that's a lot of armchair CEO-ing in there. You can question their strategy, decisions, seats, routes, fleet, and everything else. But whatever DL is doing, the numbers prove they have been going down the right path. DL has been consistently the most profitable airline in the world for sever...

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by tphuang
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 571
Views: 79641

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

notes from the recent schedule extension on some BOS markets. Just following how they adjust to each market YoY and whether or not the announced frequencies changes are kept around from last year. Just commenting on markets that changed. Looking at frequency changes and upgauging/down gauging. Gener...

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