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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

Do the B and C extensions require closure of the crosswind? Yes. The master plan calls for the crosswind to be decommissioned in the future. Crazy that they're planning on just extending B and C when walk times from one end of one to the other are already quite long and the current concourses are v...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

To be honest, I'm actually quite surprised that F9 has been able to make Florida work from CLT. FL tried on multiple occasions to make MCO work. They would start it, discontinue it, make it seasonal, then discontinue it again. WN launched CLT-MCO when they first started but then discontinued it. B6...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

To be honest, I'm actually quite surprised that F9 has been able to make Florida work from CLT. FL tried on multiple occasions to make MCO work. They would start it, discontinue it, make it seasonal, then discontinue it again. WN launched CLT-MCO when they first started but then discontinued it. B6...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

How about NK CLT-ORD, MCO, FLL, LAS, LAX!??? CLT is located in the only major metropolitan area in the contiguous U.S. that doesn't have nonstop service to LAS on WN or a ULCC, and it is unusual for a market such as CLT to not have nonstop service to LAS on WN or a ULCC. There is room for F9 or WN ...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

The piece about the terminal expansions that I find most interesting is that the next phase of expansion for concourse A adding 16 gates starts and finishes before the expansion of both B & C extentions. I would think AA would need the additional space before other carriers. Anyone have any ins...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

The piece about the terminal expansions that I find most interesting is that the next phase of expansion for concourse A adding 16 gates starts and finishes before the expansion of both B & C extentions. I would think AA would need the additional space before other carriers. Anyone have any insi...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

PERFECT.....I have two questions 1. Does AA send the E190 to CLT? If so, which routes? 2. Any timetable on the obs area closing for the new runway? I hadn't realized the current observation area will need to close but according to the project list on the Destination CLT site, construction on the ru...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2007

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

mikejepp wrote:
Not exactly CLT... but, any chance of a second airline starting service to Concord?


It's always possible but I can't see why. Besides it not being convenient for a large portion of residents in the area, what other airline specializes in that type of service that Allegiant is going after?

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees
Replies: 28
Views: 1801

Re: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees

I'm shocked, shocked I tell you. Competition at it's finest...not really.

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A333s
Replies: 100
Views: 16121

Re: American A333s

AA still has 86 737s on order with Boeing & United has 129 still on the backlog, personally I don't see either moving in a direction to favor a manufacturer at the narrow body level whoever originally made the purchase, Parker & Co have had ample time to adjust those orders with the manufac...

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 79
Views: 8108

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

NW flew SEA-HKG. I agree DL should not have cancelled the 788 order. They could have been used to fly JFK/SEA/LAX-HKG. Of the US3, it seems weak that AA and DL are so far behind UA in developing robust Asian networks. DL seems to have gutted NW’s operations. I understand that DL is more financially...

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 79
Views: 8108

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

NW flew SEA-HKG. I agree DL should not have cancelled the 788 order. They could have been used to fly JFK/SEA/LAX-HKG. Of the US3, it seems weak that AA and DL are so far behind UA in developing robust Asian networks. DL seems to have gutted NW’s operations. I understand that DL is more financially...

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A333s
Replies: 100
Views: 16121

Re: American A333s

Um no AA has 304 738s and 14 73Ms in the fleet and 392 A320 family in the fleet currently with more 73Ms and A321s on order The 738's are legacy (Carty/Arpey/Horton) era purchases. I think we're going to see more airbus orders on the NB side going forward. AA still has 86 737s on order with Boeing ...

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A333s
Replies: 100
Views: 16121

Re: American A333s

It seems, painting with a broad brush, that AA & UA are moving more toward a Airbus narrow body and Boeing widebody fleet while DL is going almost all Airbus. Um no AA has 304 738s and 14 73Ms in the fleet and 392 A320 family in the fleet currently with more 73Ms and A321s on order The 738's ar...

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview w/ United Management
Replies: 9
Views: 2598

Re: Interview w/ United Management

About a month ago I posted something about AA & UA still having merger issues compared to DL and somebody said it's been long enough and that's just an excuse. As you can see here, UA is still resolving merger stuff with FA's. As long as you can't truly run the company as one, especially somethi...

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A333s
Replies: 100
Views: 16121

Re: American A333s

It seems, painting with a broad brush, that AA & UA are moving more toward a Airbus narrow body and Boeing widebody fleet while DL is going almost all Airbus.

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn´t Boeing make a longer range 737 Max?
Replies: 22
Views: 3001

Re: Why doesn´t Boening make a loger range 737 Max?

Completely different idea: What about taking the 707-300B and change it to 2 engines? You get a long enough and well known fuselage, 737 cocpkit and cabin, longer gear struts and enough ground clearance. Wings have been changed before on the same TCDS (e.g. 747-8). In the end you have a 707-800X, m...

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland
Replies: 84
Views: 8646

Re: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland

You would hope so, but probably not. I’d disagree here because the aim of the subsidy is to support the service. It’d be very poor negotiation to provide subsidy without service. You’d expect that the subsidy be conditional for the maintenance of service according to the terms agreed (seasonal, yea...

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland
Replies: 84
Views: 8646

Re: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland

Where do they reposition the aircraft to for the winter? Just curious. I'm not as familiar with their operation.

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 366
Views: 44849

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Those so called “experts” on here having been predicting the dooms day of the CLT for as long as I could remember. There lack of knowledge and understanding how important of a role CLT is to AA is mind numbing to me. Not discrediting anyone knowledge but there assesment on AA in CLT. Sorry if it ca...

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue , United Hike Checked Bag Fee
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

Re: JetBlue , United Hike Checked Bag Fee

I don't fly as much as I used to but this is the reason we keep the credit card. Free bag! Otherwise, we'd likely fly Southwest more.

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29770

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

CLT's not just a northeast <--> southeast hub, its a nationwide hub. For a big chunk of NE, mid-Atlantic, and SE traffic to the larger cities on the western half of the USA (SAN, SNA, SLC, LAS, SAT, DEN, etc.) AA will try to route you through CLT. If you want to fly ORF-LAS, chances are that AA is ...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29770

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

CLT's not just a northeast <--> southeast hub, its a nationwide hub. For a big chunk of NE, mid-Atlantic, and SE traffic to the larger cities on the western half of the USA (SAN, SNA, SLC, LAS, SAT, DEN, etc.) AA will try to route you through CLT. If you want to fly ORF-LAS, chances are that AA is ...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 10622

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

WN is #5 at BOS according to RITA domestic stats but a 9.5% share is nothing to sneeze at. At a number of hub airports the #3 carrier can't even claim that. I pulled their O&D share of only trips originating in BOS which gives you a good idea of their penetration in the local market. Only 6.8%....

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs
Replies: 88
Views: 8735

Re: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs

Long story short, DL enjoys incredible pricing power over 132+ million passengers per year I'm not sure if this is correct. Many of the people that connect through a DL hub have options on other airlines. Additionally, I would expect the largest metro areas to have more competition. Most of Delta's...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15477

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

Well me living in Berlin , flying monthly to the US (mostly Economy Class) was really sad loosing the nonstops with Air Berlin. I am not that fond of Lufthansa and always having to connect through MUC or FRA. I was. happy to see that AA is finally starting Berlin but then found out they will operat...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 15477

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

I think the apt comparison is not UA vs AA, but AA vs DL: -Delta's able to maintain JFK/DTW/ATL-FRA and ATL-DUS/MUC/STR year round as a strong, rather long-ish season on DTW-MUC I believe. This despite not getting any feed on the German end. It's a sign of how much they own DTW and ATL (I suspect J...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will American Airlines have largest A319 fleet?
Replies: 45
Views: 7155

Re: When will American Airlines have largest A319 fleet?

It's my understanding that one of the reasons the used 319 has become in demand is because they are so cheap to acquire; I'm hearing around $5M a frame. At those prices, they are "disposable" equipment. According to LAXintl's last airframe pricing thread, the A319 is selling for $5.0 - $3...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling
Replies: 39
Views: 7053

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Service Stopping in Iceland for Refueling

You've obviously never flown from London to one of the Red Sea resorts.nearly 6 hours on....an EasyJet A320! Shock horror!!!! Absolute purgatory! You can actually die...!. As I mentioned before, in the 1950s people used to fly 15+ hours TATL on a noisy, bumpy piston engined tube. You get used to it...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?
Replies: 37
Views: 4027

Re: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?

Do these flights have something to do with maintenance rotations?

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline History @ KISP
Replies: 40
Views: 1694

Re: Airline History @ KISP

Amazing that Delta & United have no service and AA is only to PHL given the population. It really is. The biggest issue is JFK and LGA being somewhat accessible without tolls or bridges despite the fact that traffic can make it a 2 hour drive. I would totally use ISP if more major airlines went...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline History @ KISP
Replies: 40
Views: 1694

Re: Airline History @ KISP

Amazing that Delta & United have no service and AA is only to PHL given the population.

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by TWFlyGuy
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?
Replies: 77
Views: 10186

Re: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?

I remember sitting next to a US pilot who was commuting back home and he was telling me he never used to bring his flight bag (the wide briefcases pilots used to have) home with him. About two weeks before that flight he was saying that the managers were even telling them to bring their stuff home a...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Bottom line, LH and AA serve two very different markets on CLTMUC, and I dont think it's necessarily certain that LH will exit. Agree. When US was in *A, LH used CLT to route it's lowest fare connections between Europe and the U.S. Basically the flight was: German execs at the front, cheapest fares...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 hub number of gates?
Replies: 16
Views: 2176

Re: US3 hub number of gates?

Next year, they'll get four more in Concourse A . Why does AA have to wait until next year? The other airlines have moved to A North except for DL who is also getting more gates here. In the linked article, it talks about how the vacated gates are getting renovated, mostly for Delta. Then when DL m...

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by TWFlyGuy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10
Replies: 92
Views: 15053

Re: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10

UAL may be configuring these Airplanes to take over Premium Service on "Transcon" routes, EWR-LAX - SFO, IAD-LAX-SFO, ORD-LAX-SFO, IAH-LAX-SFO. That might be a minimum of 16 airplanes. aside from the EWR,or IAD flights to ORD, IAH,and DEN. Especially DEN in the Winter.That cargo hold is r...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

AA is definitely struggling behind UA and DL. - They can’t make money on P2P flying besides the Saturday seasonals to CUN, DL sees these as opportunities. - In Asia they can’t compete with the costs of HU, CA, MU or CZ, nor is their soft product is appealing to Asian travelers. - With a declining N...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Remember that the PHL metro area is the largest in the country served by a single airport. And still PHL can't crack the top 15 airports in terms of domestic O&D. ATL has 85% more traffic. To be fair, due to the close proximity of NYC and WAS, virtually no one flies there from PHL. In most airp...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

So that means no gates if Air France, IcelandAir, Wow, Qatar, KLM, or another international carrier wants to fly to CLT? Do you think CLT Airport's response will be sorry, we don't have any gates? When LH flew CLT-FRA before the flight did not depart CLT until 940p which is 3 hours after their curr...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

I wonder if AA's real problem is fleet. They really need an aircraft with 763 capacity for much of their network TATL & Asia and possibly even much of South America. At just over 200 seats, it's the smallest widebody they have. The next closest is the 788 with 226. Maybe more of those would work...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Seems like AA is being smart in tapping new markets and redeploying aircraft. After all, it's a business. However, it's sad to see how they are having a hard time at ORD and basically reducing JFK flying to partner hubs + CDG and BCN. Interesting to see MUC being moved to CLT. I thought PHL was sup...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLG/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

CLTMUC, that replaces PHLMUC. PHLFRA gone entirely. PHLGLA cancelled, with the GLA station closing. ORDMAN gone. JFKDUB gone. JFKEDI gone. ORDNRT will be 3x per week, but as it says, will go back to daily in the summer time. http://s21.q4cdn.com/616071541/files/doc_news/2018/08/American-Airlines-Ex...

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLG/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Interesting that the news release mentions the ORD-NRT pullback but not the JFK change.

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Int'l Routes from CLT
Replies: 91
Views: 6671

Re: Future Int'l Routes from CLT

Well, CLT-MUC on AA...interesting to say the least. I can't imagine this is a two carrier route.

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by TWFlyGuy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 301
Views: 30042

Re: AA Anounces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLG, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB

I would have never guessed CLT-MUC...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More
Replies: 130
Views: 14593

Re: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More

I still keep hoping AA restarts DFW-FNT that was cut back in 2008. With DFW adding gates at Terminal E next spring, it's on my wish list FNT could possibly see DFW service return. They would probably have to write a check to AA for $1m or 2m to make that happen, and that money is probably better sp...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta open a CLT crew base?
Replies: 38
Views: 6239

Re: Will Delta open a CLT crew Base??

MEM is not CLT. Charlotte is a beautiful City with so much growth going on....they predict the City to be considered a "Major US City" within the next 3-5 years according to the local news here. Everywhere you look- building!!! Infrastructure is being developed to better serve the city an...

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by TWFlyGuy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More
Replies: 130
Views: 14593

Re: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More

It's interesting again this week as we see Delta giving up on the premium traffic in BMI and FNT by only giving these markes really access to the vacation markets of the south as it is no longer practical to fly DL east or west from these two markets. I will say this though in FNT you do have the c...

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by TWFlyGuy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 133
Views: 10882

Re: Philadelphia route expansion?

A fundamental question in my mind is - how many spare widebodies does AA have for international service? Folks discuss expansion plans and dreams, but does AA have the lift to accomplish this? Seems to me that if AA was planning on expanding, a prudent course of action would be to 1) not retire the...

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