First post here, SD native on the younger side learning the ropes. I lived in PHX for year and tried to keep on top of the happenings at SAN. Are there ANY signs of life/progress with the T1 renovation?? All I’ve seen in the news lately is a tram/trolley/people mover connection to downtown etc. Tha...Jump to post
Hawaiian Airlines' objection: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0084 They're mainly talking about how HNL deserves more authority than LAX. Not only that but they're bringing up the fact that LAWA (LAX) keeps jerking them around with terminal moves and somehow that should be ...Jump to post
CDG-SAN sees over 70 PDEW while AMS-SAN Sees around 35 PDEW. However, both will see numbers rise during the peak season. I'm sorry but even though I'd love to believe that number for SAN-PAR's traffic, I would need to have it confirmed elsewhere. (And I don't know where to find that sort of int'l d...Jump to post
As an update to the perennial PR equipment question, I had asked Zeke in the Cathay thread about CX's A359 out of SAN considering the runways and terrain. Zeke's response: "09 is a bit short, 27 would limit payload to about 25 tonnes which would not be commercially viable on the -900. Would get...Jump to post
My understanding from last year is the airport is keen to let Lufthansa breathe and wouldn't "actively" seek out new carriers in Europe. I read into that as they're hoping LH goes 7x and they would focus their attention (and budget) to Asia (i.e. PR), but if they lose Edelweiss and LH doe...Jump to post
I have looked at WLG before with the A350 it would not be a problem. The other possible way WLG could be via CNS on the A330. WLG is on the list of ports it’s permitted to fly to, this is public information https://www.gld.gov.hk/egazette/pdf/20182212/egn201822122063.pdf Someone else upthread menti...Jump to post
Because it can handle an A330? Way back when they started SAN service in 2000-ish, they used gate 20, which was also international capable. 51 also wasn't an international gate when they started using it. Remember also, these aren't exclusively international gates; they all have the option of being...Jump to post
JL and NH will also get new HND slots (6 each I believe) and although there is some speculation about which existing or new U.S. cities they may serve from HND, there is no big hearing or government approval needed from Japan. In a huge thread, I think perhaps one or two posts mentioned SAN-HND as ...Jump to post
I've never had to take the rental car shuttle but I've had problems with the economy lot shuttle. Long waits for the next bus are the biggest headache. I think they've separated them out so that busses only got to Terminal A or to Terminal B but at peak times it's still a bit of a wait. I think the ...Jump to post
Good thing this is such a rich airline.... all that, for something that a college kid with good photoshop skills could've done for $100? If I were an employee or shareholder, I'd be sorta miffed. And maybe that's why you're not working for Delta, let alone in their marketing department... There's v...Jump to post
My contenders for new Volaris service based on lacking GDL service and their Mexican population: Airport - Mexican population SAN - 974,516 ATL - 346,332 (Delta would retaliate) TUS - 333,040 (seems like a great add) CRP - 264,039 MSP - 140,000 MCI - 137,982 OKC - 133,000 IAD - 132,276 PHL - 113,69...Jump to post
No new destinations but I'll take increased frequencies and larger aircraft. Terminal B arrivals seems to get crowded sometimes, but now they moved the uber/lyfts into the parking lot so that should help out as well as directing more passengers to use door 3/4 for pick ups should help. I don't frequ...Jump to post
Will Delta ever fly a 764 to SAN? They have, at least once. I don't know if there's a photo in the database here but some spotter accounts on Instagram have the DL 764 flying into SAN. It would be nice to see what has been done to the ticket lobby at the west end of T1; there must be lots of additi...Jump to post
Well, it's official. December 2018 traffic figures have been released and SMF handled 1,033,883 passengers during the month, marking a 9.4% increase yoy on an 8.6% seat capacity increase yoy for the month. December was the eighth consecutive month that SMF handled in excess of one million passenger...Jump to post
Unfortunately, nothing clarifying how many gates AS will have after their move to T2E either. Oh well, at least we now have some confirmation of a few things... bb I'd assume they'd get 5 to 7, with 20-24 being the bulk of the operation and 33 and 34 being the remainder. It'll be odd to fly AS into...Jump to post
It sounds good but a private-public thing will probably lead to years of red tape like the Navy Broadway complex that Doug Manchester is redeveloping.
The Mayor and SANDAG are proposing to build a new "grand central" transit center at the SPAWAR site adjacent to Old Town that would include a rail connection to the airport terminals. https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/land-use/faulconer-and-sandag-unveil-their-airport-transit-vision/...Jump to post
crescent wrote:I've wondered why DL chooses to serve LAS-SAN LAS-SJC LAS-SNA
Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2019 will be good to all of us! Here're 2 posting from the SDU-T (local newspaper) from today, including the links to each, both of which relate bad news on topics most of us care about.. 8. San Diego airport expansion A $3 billion plan to redevelop the San Diego Int...Jump to post
Just came across this on a thread in Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Sacramento/comments/a0c52o/nonstop_flights_to_china/ Looks like someone had edited the SMF wiki page to show that China Southern is to start service to Guangzhou but was then later removed. According to the threat the Guangzhou a...Jump to post
SJC is getting 6 more gates in June. A number of them will go to AS. Interesting..I wonder why they were not mentioned... How many will go to AS? Also, isn't SAN getting a terminal expansion as well? The SAN terminal 1 replacement is years off. It hasn't yet completed the EIR process. In the meanti...Jump to post
Heh, apparently it's diverting to LAS right now!: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DLH466/history/20181129/0855Z/EDDF/KLAS I'm watching it now too. That's going to throw FIC into a tizzy if the AF 777, the BA 744, and the eventually-we'll-get-there LH A346 overlap! Just from Europe that's three ...Jump to post
The rumored CAN-DFW on CZ might be closer to happening then. Not likely before the next US-CHINA frequency negotiation. There is no more Zone 1 - US frequency on the Chinese side. There is 7 CAN dedicated frequency (along with around 21 US to China Zone 1 that will become available soon) on the US ...Jump to post
PR going full steam ahead with North America Expansion for Summer 2019. LAX up to 17x week, all 77W. YYZ daily A359 replacing 77W. This is in addition to previously announced daily JFK and 2x daily SFO. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/281507/philippine-airlines-further-expands-nort...Jump to post
So that makes, what, 4 daily SMF-ORD next summer if including AA's flight? I'm curious to see how the market evolves here as 1) the economy diversifies and 2) more and more people move East from the Bay. The later is already bringing comparatively wealthier people into the area. Following up on DL's...Jump to post
Well spotted, Devilfish. Like seeing the new birds here on the West Coast.
I haven't thought too deeply about it but the gov't not ensuring airlines move to Bulacan seems problematic. I thought Bulacan was supposed to replace MNL entirely, not compete with it. Or do I not have that correct?
Don’t see how it’s any different from IAG, just that their name isn’t associated with a certain airline. I think this is where the perception of LF monopolizing the continent come from. LX, OS, and SN all subsumed into the LH hierarchy. It seems less like the union of separate companies I think of ...Jump to post
Where's CRK's T2 supposed to be situated? I can see to get a handle on that. Would it be next to T1? On the other side of the airport? If next to T1, I wish they would improve the roads into the airport to make access from the expressway more direct. It's a bit circuitous to get there now.Jump to post
Delta just announced daily, year-round DTW-SMF beginning June 17, 2019 on a 738: https://news.delta.com/delta-further-expands-detroit-flights-west-new-nonstop-service-sacramento Wow, didn't expect this to come so soon after our recent discussion of the route. It's a redye just like the 2010 flight ...Jump to post
dolphinflyer wrote:Not true - AA is not dropping SMF-ORD. They are delaying the return of the seasonal flight by one month to May instead of April.
This was from last week but AA is dropping ORD. AA originally announced the flight in January 2016. AA ORD-SMF APR 1.0>0[0.7] In looking for the original press release I found another announcing a SMF-DTW on DL back in 2010. I didn't realize we previously had service to DTW. Anyone know when that en...Jump to post
If you'd like to read through them, the other agency responses can be found linked in this article: https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/economy/dog-pile-local-agencies-blast-the-airport-authoritys-plan-to-redo-terminal-1/ It's not just Harbor Drive - the entire metropolitan area of San Diego has ...Jump to post
There is a huge amount of traffic (O/D) between the Philippines and the USA/Canada. Hence, the multiple nonstops on PAL, and direct service from DL (via NRT) and UA (Via Guam). As to the future of flights between the Philippines/S.E. Asia and the USA/Canada, here are my guesses: 1. PR to expand and...Jump to post
It looks like they're planning airfield work along with the terminal work. I have no idea what their finances look like but I wonder if they're being cautious about taking out too much debt at one time to do both the airfield and terminal work. I suppose they could always surprise us and make moves ...Jump to post
If only the math was that elementary for profitability. Unless SQ can command a revenue premium on the nonstop, they are going to be competing on price with every ME3, US and Asian carrier. People flying this route are not doing it to save a few bucks. That's the whole point. The previous route wit...Jump to post
For comparison: A343: 30J 28W 221Y A346: 8F 44J 32W 213Y Looks like the A346 that Lufthansa currently has loaded for the San Diego flights is actually the 8F, 56J, 28W, 189Y version. That certainly could be subject to change. But I think it's safe to say that is a pretty big increase in premium sea...Jump to post
https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/1050108086608744448 In what I can take only as positive news, LH will mix its 5-weekly frequencies between 3x A346 and 2x A343 from 03 March 19. A346 also scheduled for, as the commenters note, Nov 29 and Dec 4, the same days as the one-off AF 777 flights. Ev...Jump to post
And Subic Bay is getting some attention to bring back international flights and, at the very least, commercial flight schools for PR and MU.
:scratchchin: I wonder if they would ever begin NAIA 's redevelopment? :hissyfit: Not much hope for that, unfortunately. I'm going keep on going thinking it won't happen so it'll be a happy surprise when they start. As for CRK, it's back to being Diosdado Macapagal International Airport. I was just...Jump to post
That's a surprise to me. I can't recall the last time UA or AA swapped out regional for mainline. In the gradual movement of towards larger aircraft, I'm wondering if AS will swap the the last couple of Q400s off of PDX as they get more E-jets. I wonder too whether AS will add more to SMF as part of...Jump to post
An upcoming (Nov. 29, Dec. 4) example of a company selling the positioning flight is AF doing SAN-CDG on a 4-class 77W after doing a charter into SAN. The positioning flight to get the 77W back to SAN is also on sale.Jump to post
United will start implementing international 757s with flatbed seats on the SAN-EWR/IAD routes starting October 4th to compete with JetBlue's Mint product. Did a dummy booking on the website and was surprised that all three flights will have the lie-flats. B6 offers Mint on both flights. Of Delta's...Jump to post
Why are there wage differences between men and women?
Thanks for the updates amador' . All your listed projects sound right. (Have you heard anything regarding a Board Room being created as part of your item #1?) I don’t know if WN uses CUPPS gates but they are rumored to be taking at least some of the gates in T1W as their own, to be used primarily f...Jump to post
I noticed that yesterday but the AA op's from gate 26 seem somewhat limited so maybe there's some part-time work going on at that gate when AA is not using it. I really have no idea what's going on in T2E these days. It just seems to me that if AS were happy with what's in T2E now, why not move the...Jump to post