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by tkoenig95
Fri May 01, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where to see parked UA aircraft at ORD?
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Where to see parked UA aircraft at ORD?

Don't. It will make you sad.

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by tkoenig95
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 Down at Mesquite KHQZ
Replies: 31
Views: 8715

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 Down at Mesquite KHQZ

Commendable pilot, nonetheless, for preventing what could have been a very ugly accident regardless of what caused the accident. Bravo

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by tkoenig95
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 124
Views: 13843

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

For long haul international, here's a very premature speculation of what will stay and go. I don't think UA will cut any South American cities since most cities are only served through IAH in the network. We will probably lose MUC as Star traffic consolidates to FRA, and AMS will get downgauged due...

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by tkoenig95
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 124
Views: 13843

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

It might be a while until the international roster fill back to its pre-COVID level, but it will get back to its original level nonetheless. Ethiopian might be the biggest question mark, but the others will likely return within the next 18 months.

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by tkoenig95
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 168
Views: 35236

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020

It is assumed that LH won't make any official announcements as to when/how they will start pre-COVID service, but how long will it take to get back to its secondary tier markets like AUS, CUN, PDX, etc.?

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by tkoenig95
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United will be a smaller carrier - Munoz
Replies: 245
Views: 44303

Re: United will be a smaller carrier - Munoz

IAH is not nearly as dependent on the oil industry as they have been in the past. Yes, the city could do more coddling to medical as they do oil, but Houston has economically changed since we last saw any type of downturn.

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by tkoenig95
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation
Replies: 85
Views: 15479

Re: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation

It’s been illegal, so no. But it’s a lot like code share. That would be one complicated code share. That would basically eliminate competition on some routes. BTW thanks for the weekly updates. It doesn't seem like carriers are too worried about competition as much as staying alive. We've seen surp...

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by tkoenig95
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 189
Views: 26591

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020

On January 30 UA activated their AUS inflight satellite base. Being overseen by the IAH staff, this gives flight attendants more flexibility over their schedules and other positives. The company looks to open a total of seven satellite bases in the coming year. Cheers to the senior mamas who likely ...

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by tkoenig95
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs
Replies: 72
Views: 21541

Re: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs

While in Brussels a couple of weeks ago I was surprised at the connecting pax makeup/size, particularly from the African continent continuing onward to the States and intra-Europe. With SN's close ties with Lufthansa and the Star Alliance will we see BRU become a major connection point with an expan...

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by tkoenig95
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for UA to step up?
Replies: 241
Views: 29953

Re: Time for UA to step up?

Why fix something that isn't broken? UA is strengthening its core and will do so for a while before charting into unknown territory.

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by tkoenig95
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2960
Views: 535264

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

It is incredibly obvious that UA has an amazing domestic network, but the winter international roster is lackluster. Some European routes are seasonal and the Asian marker is only four deep. Has UA ever thought of adding ICN or a secondary Japanese market? Huh? Do you mean from ORD? My bad. Yes, ORD.

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by tkoenig95
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2960
Views: 535264

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

It is incredibly obvious that UA has an amazing domestic network, but the winter international roster is lackluster. Some European routes are seasonal and the Asian marker is only four deep. Has UA ever thought of adding ICN or a secondary Japanese market?

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by tkoenig95
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces strong 2019 Q4/full year numbers
Replies: 42
Views: 9120

Re: United announces strong 2019 Q4/full year numbers

Congrats to an amazing airline! Oscar did an amazing job and is vacating his immediate position to a company that is trending nowhere but up.

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by tkoenig95
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)
Replies: 204
Views: 23786

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA

American Airlines and British Airways Mark the Official Start of the JFK Redevelopment Plan: http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-and-British-Airways-Mark-the-Official-Start-of-the-JFK-Redevelopment-Plan-OPS-INF/default.aspx Possibly AA are waiting till the terminal redevelop...

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by tkoenig95
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports operating at capacity in the United States
Replies: 18
Views: 3579

Re: Airports operating at capacity in the United States

https://www.gensler.com/projects/austin ... -expansion
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AUS - Austin, TX. The recent terminal expansion increased capacity by 36%, but the projected number of passengers is expected to supersede the expansion benefit.
https://www.gensler.com/projects/austin ... -expansion

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by tkoenig95
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 564
Views: 95397

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

DL used A221 equipment today on flights from MSP(2), SLC and DTW: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL2967/history/20191221/2025Z/KMSP/KAUS https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL2724/history/20191221/2055Z/KSLC/KAUS https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL2720/history/20191221/2100Z/KDTW/KAUS ht...

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by tkoenig95
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest faced grounding of planes due to maintenance/documentation issues
Replies: 65
Views: 12807

Re: Southwest faced grounding of planes due to maintenance/documentation issues

Oh man, WN has been in the bad spotlight with maintenance this year. Hopefully 2020 is brighter.

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by tkoenig95
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 40878

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

What is the update on expanded Metroplex operations?

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by tkoenig95
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 40878

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

What is the update on expanded Metroplex operations?

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by tkoenig95
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread
Replies: 720
Views: 122268

Re: The WestJet Thread

After the completion of WS's first summer season at AUS I would say it seems successful on the Texas end! It seems like the twice weekly was just enough service, but it begs the wonder if they will increase service for S20?

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by tkoenig95
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 175908

Re: American Eagle's Future Discussion Thread

Is there any talk of the Compass/AA contract going forward once expiration approaches?

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by tkoenig95
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Expand AUS with 3 New Destinations
Replies: 14
Views: 3888

Re: NK Expand AUS with 3 New Destinations

Congrats AUS! Spirit hit the ground running and obviously found struck gold with an untapped market. CUN will be interesting in the summer months alongside UA and WN.

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by tkoenig95
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38475

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

Flight is returning in 2020. Will start earlier (March 29). https://www.postandcourier.com/business/british-airways-nonstop-flights-from-charleston-to-london-will-return/article_cc75a3d0-e51e-11e9-af88-4778e6d14bcc.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share Booked on ...

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by tkoenig95
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254257

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

sargester wrote:
tkoenig95 wrote:
I am quite surprised that B6 isn't using the 321 on the JFK route to pick up the slack that AA is dropping. Possibly not 321 ops year round, but during big events on either ends of the markets or seasonal upgauges.


What route

Lol screwed that up. JFK-AUS

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by tkoenig95
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254257

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I am quite surprised that B6 isn't using the 321 on the JFK route to pick up the slack that AA is dropping. Possibly not 321 ops year round, but during big events on either ends of the markets or seasonal upgauges.

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by tkoenig95
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair axing service to Kansas City and San Francisco
Replies: 77
Views: 16269

Re: Icelandair axing service to Kansas City and San Francisco

Icelandair is in relative terms probably the hardest hit of all airlines by the MAX grounding. According to their original plans around 25% of their current fleet should at this point be comprised of MAX airplanes. Such as a high loss is certain to have pretty serious consequences. The discontinuat...

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by tkoenig95
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 597
Views: 143188

Re: Updated: SAS to present new livery by September 19th, 2019

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) are set to unveil their new livery on their first Airbus A350-900, which is currently in production. On the 19th of September media and guests will attend a delivery ceremony in Copenhagen, where the airline will present their new livery as well as the accompanied themes...

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by tkoenig95
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Cuts Addis Ababa-Lome-Houston Before It Starts?
Replies: 61
Views: 13547

Re: Ethiopian Cuts Addis Ababa-Lome-Houston Before It Starts?

The flight is back on. Loaded and ready to start in December via Lomé. They also announced it on their social media today. The aircraft will be on the ground at Houston for 20 hours. This is the best they can do given the established feed options they have at Lomé. Great to see attempt number 3! Is...

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by tkoenig95
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH
Replies: 65
Views: 10215

Re: SAS moving LAX route from ARN to CPH

At a guess the taxes from Sweden is probably also part of the reason for this move?? Yes and also the "Flygskam" (shame of flying). CPH also offers better connections than ARN, especially from Poland and northern Germany Isn't Flygskam aimed more toward domestic flying, or train-travel in...

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by tkoenig95
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 542
Views: 80974

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Are there any thoughts that RDU will get more DL regional flying in line for 9E with the fleet growth from GoJet?

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by tkoenig95
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 227
Views: 32807

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

The reason AUS has such just PDEW to East Asia is due to ONE company HQ'ed there, Dell, which in high tech naturally has business to East Asia. Texas is well served with every Asian destination served from DFW (PEK, PVG, HKG, NRT, ICN and soon HND) and IAH (TPE, PEK & NRT). Both DFW and IAH are...

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by tkoenig95
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 15973

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019

How is FI doing this summer? Their fares are impressive, and for anyone utilizing the KEF stopover program is definitely coming out on top. FI's restructuring process is interesting, but I'm glad they have held on to this Midwest city.

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by tkoenig95
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Benefits from MAX Groundings
Replies: 16
Views: 4793

Re: Delta Benefits from MAX Groundings

They are probably picking up some of AM's slack on the industry-focused routes. IIRC, DTW-MTY is going to be reduced in the fall due to the MAX grounding and aircraft charades.

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by tkoenig95
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 564
Views: 95397

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

May passenger numbers are out, 1.5 million in May, LH finally showing up in numbers. http://www.austintexas.gov/news/may-2019-passenger-cargo-traffic-austin-bergstrom-0 B6 is FINALLY showing some positive numbers! Though I expect a decrease for July/August since they aren't running LGB 2x daily lik...

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by tkoenig95
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 166545

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Does anyone have the figures as to how many Airbus deliveries have been made to AA since the MAX grounding? Lots of wondering if new deliveries are able to pick up the MAX slack until they get back on board later this year.

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by tkoenig95
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-KEF on AA for 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 3298

Re: DFW-KEF on AA for 2020

It was definitely launched to defend turn in DFW, but hopefully it sticks around to summer-seasonal. If AA continues to serve diverse destinations like BLQ, TXL, PRG, and DBV I see them keeping KEF around as long as it makes even a few dollars.

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by tkoenig95
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved
Replies: 174
Views: 28868

Re: American Airlines/Qantas Joint Venture Approved

Historically speaking, just how much does a JV boost traffic to let both airlines start routes that wouldn't be served before?

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by tkoenig95
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest Class C in the USA
Replies: 9
Views: 1947

Re: Busiest Class C in the USA

Class C is not only classified in terms of passenger boardings and IFR operations, but mostly the traffic that flies in and around that airspace. Class C airports in the Southeast see substantial traffic when oil rigs are making money, and hardly anything when they only see a handful of commercial ...

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by tkoenig95
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest Class C in the USA
Replies: 9
Views: 1947

Re: Busiest Class C in the USA

Class C is not only classified in terms of passenger boardings and IFR operations, but mostly the traffic that flies in and around that airspace. Class C airports in the Southeast see substantial traffic when oil rigs are making money, and hardly anything when they only see a handful of commercial a...

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by tkoenig95
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA
Replies: 25
Views: 3788

Re: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA

Nice for BNA! NK is running hot this year.

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by tkoenig95
Fri May 31, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 564
Views: 95397

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.austintexas.gov/news/april-2 ... -bergstrom
More impressive numbers for April 2019. NK's presence definitely gave a boost in numbers.
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http://www.austintexas.gov/news/april-2 ... -bergstrom
More impressive numbers for April 2019. NK's presence definitely gave a boost in numbers.

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by tkoenig95
Tue May 28, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 85288

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

I am hoping to catch a ride on OEE (74ER) before retirement. Have QF released a retirement schedule for the 747 family?

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by tkoenig95
Tue May 28, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about the A321 and Jetway boarding
Replies: 36
Views: 5995

Re: Question about the A321 and Jetway boarding

Isn't 2L a smaller door than 1L? I have always thought if an airplane uses 2L on the A321 it would be like walking into a dwarf's house. hehe

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by tkoenig95
Mon May 27, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 14711

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

DTW All the growth that was suppose to happen internationally at Detroit this summer has been evaporated. First WOW and now this. "and now this" what? The post you quoted has no mention of DTW. It listed losers of the week I just added my thoughts on who I also thought was a loser for thi...

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by tkoenig95
Sun May 26, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?
Replies: 35
Views: 5574

Re: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?

The 77W seems like a cash cow for AA with the ability to offer and sell a full J ticket. From what I have understood since the route's inception, DFW-HKG has done very well as far as solid loads and a heavy J/F cabins in both directions. The new HND route for AA shouldn't cannibalize any Asia traffi...

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by tkoenig95
Sun May 26, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Delta regret not ordering a similar replacement for the Md-88?
Replies: 43
Views: 6238

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

On top of the remaining A321 and 739, the A32N is coming onboard next year and will have the ability to help replace the 114 MD88/90s that are online right now. DL has done a fantastic job of growing markets to fill the gap that exists between the MD88/90 (DFW, AUS, SAT, MCI) and bigger aircraft, so...

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by tkoenig95
Fri May 24, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 564
Views: 95397

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Hello Austinites! (Is that the correct term?) Question for you regarding AUS's future Speedbird service. Over on the SAN-thread it was brought up that SAN will be seeing year-round 744 service on BA next year. It's also been mentioned that PHX is going to be down-sized to some flavor of 787 (from a...

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by tkoenig95
Tue May 21, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which routes do BA have their 77W on?
Replies: 28
Views: 5929

Re: Which routes do BA have their 77W on?

It's not just cargo. B747 and B77W have different configurations and the profit can be maximised by adjusting J capacity depending on the season. It is surprising though that BA keeps B747 on the route given its fuel burn. Depends on which 744 config you are talking about. The low density only has ...

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by tkoenig95
Mon May 20, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 587
Views: 86737

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/dfw-airport/2019/05/20/american-airlines-dfw-airport-strike-deal-build-new-3billion-terminal The use of international and domestic in the future F will help relieve much congestion D sees during peak morning/early evening hours. AA will have the ability to increas...

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by tkoenig95
Mon May 20, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which routes do BA have their 77W on?
Replies: 28
Views: 5929

Re: Which routes do BA have their 77W on!?

As of today: Tokyo Haneda, Singapore/Sidney, Hong Kong, Beijing, JFK, TLV, Sao Paulo, and San Diego. Aircraft do move around a lot, and in the winter San Diego is a 747 And just adding on to this: BA247/246 LHR-GRU BA039/038 LHR-PEK BA027/028 LHR-HKG BA165/164 LHR-TLV BA007/008 LHR-HND BA015/016 LH...

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