The distinction between First and Business just isn't big enough anymore. Both have lie-flat, which is the main differentiator. I don't think too many people are all that keen on paying double the fare for a somewhat nicer meal. And a simultaneously functioning workspace, I’ve flown F on the AA 773...Jump to post
Well, she seems lovely. If that's how she treats him in public, I dread to think about what the poor fella has to endure at home. :shock: Good on the FA to try and remove him from his seat for his own safety. If this is public, behind closed doors both are probably bat ish crazy. It is usually one ...Jump to post
I thought WN had been pretty clear that the costs of operating into Canadian airports did not fit WN’s cost structure. Until those costs are lowered by the Canadian government WN has no plans of entering the Canadian market. This is an old excuse, but doesn't hold much water. If you look at your re...Jump to post
Toronto is quickly becoming a very bland airport. Just in the few past months these international airlines dissapeared from YYZ: Jet Airways, WoW, Saudia and soon even Austrian will stop their flights. I mean obviously Jet and WoW left for obvious reasons. I am just stating a fact that little by li...Jump to post
How would airports pay for there debt or expansion? Airports in Canada run essentially at break even. OK get rid of the AIF - than what? Raise landing fee's?Jump to post
Is there a reason that they can't push to turn Gatwick into their hub and grow from there? Will business traffic not go there?
NYC United's hub is EWR and everyone else uses JFK. Can't there be something similar for London?
Can the A321LR go from Delhi to the UK?Jump to post
WestJet stock was 31-34 bucks back in 2013-2014, and tanked since. Onex is probably thinking it can get it back to that point through operations. But That was day of 100 plus oil and Calgary having some of the strongest business and corporate demand in the country, coupled with high growth rates for...Jump to post
Canada really doesn't have a lot of small airports that can be used. Montreal potentially has one, Toronto has one via Hamilton and Vancouver via Abbotsford. Outside of that we are a country or large airports full service, high cost airports. Hamilton really should find a way to cut its AIF, especia...Jump to post
With all this traffic out of YUL, and Transat even doing Quebec city wonder if anyone will take a stab at YOW- Paris. Even on something like the A321LR. Large francophone presence in Ottawa, plus many anglos would would haed to Paris as well, issue is how many people in Europe have any interest in ...Jump to post
With all this traffic out of YUL, and Transat even doing Quebec city wonder if anyone will take a stab at YOW- Paris. Even on something like the A321LR. Large francophone presence in Ottawa, plus many anglos would would haed to Paris as well, issue is how many people in Europe have any interest in h...Jump to post
Why are the two sides different?
Windsor on the vertical shows red for Toronto and Montreal despite it being green on the horizontal.
Quebec City shows yellow on the vertical for Calgary and Red on the horizontal.
Edmonton shows seasonal on the vertical for Montreal, and green on the horizontal.
Interesting... Explains the max I saw with ground equip around it at yyz earlier. AC seems to be happy parking up at yyz... I counted 6 7m8 of theirs about 4pm. Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk AC's agreement with Pearson allows them to park with no additional cost overnight. Now I have ze...Jump to post
I want to see the metrics based on this. Flying soared at all large Canadian airports this year, that doesn't happen when flights cost 28 % more. I fly quite a bit this year, and seemed like a fairly average year to fly. YYZ-YYC, can be had for under $500 most of the time, YYZ-LGA, 250, YYZ-YUL 200....Jump to post
As someone who used to take PIA annually from YYZ to KHI to visit the grandparents, this is the least of PIA's worries. Last time I was on a flight (2016) no working in seat entertainment, screaming kids and filthy filthy washrooms. My mom refuses to connect so we bit the bullet and took PIA, but th...Jump to post
BCA2005 wrote:behramjee wrote:B742 wrote:Timings announced on Routes Online twitter.
BA261 LHR2115 - 0925+1ISB 788 247
BA260 ISB1110 - 1600LHR 788 135
Resumes 02JUN19 with 787-8.
For USA only JFK connects properly in both directions via LHR.
New Airport already paying off for Pakistan. Glad they have the security for this. Despite all the news and people online, people actually researching security see Pakistan getting safer.
Now fix PIA .
If Air Canada Rouge has some 787, I could see them flying to Islamabad or Lahore. With Saudia gone, PIA might benefit from reduced competition, I know Saudia was a popular route people took to Pakistan. PIA can easily go to the 77W to make up for it. Not sure AC or any Canadian carrier would try th...Jump to post
What Norwegian destinations in the U.S. can accept A380s? LAX, JFK, BOS, ...? On a one-off basis, just about all of them. I mean that has a gate and ground infrastructure to support an A380. A380s have landed at OAK but there isn't a gate capable of serving the aircraft. JFK and LAX gets a fair num...Jump to post
To leisure markets in Sun Areas of the USA can jetblue really compete against West Jet, Transat, Rouge and Sunwing? Most of these companies have discounts at local airports, and preferred landing and take off slots plus well known to Canadians. For a lot of people who travel once/twice a year they a...Jump to post
https://www.sudbury.com/local-news/westjet-ending-flights-out-of-sudbury-in-october-974258 YSB was a destination on 732s back in the YHM hub days. Now they're calling it quits again with the current Encore Q400s to YYZ, despite the strong traffic growth at the airport overall. I guess Northern Onta...Jump to post
If they don't move soon the union will likely extract >400k per aircraft out of them. If I was BBD I would expect Doug Ford to kick in some cash to remain in Ontario (maybe North Bay?) or move somewhere else where the unions aren't so difficult and/or the government is more welcoming. Either that o...Jump to post
This from a usually reliable source, if true not good for Calgary and the new international terminal. The new international terminal will hardly feel anything by losing BA which only has a single flight a day. KL remains strong, and WS still has growth in it to utilize the space. BA flights still a...Jump to post
So question about this Rumour and the BA news that came out not too long ago, is there that much traffic to Islamabad?
The bigger cities are Lahore and Karachi, the diaspora tends to travel to those two cities. Will either of these have on ward connections? If not will they survive long term?
They have already contracted ground crew in Hamilton, and so far only Hamilton in Canada. So initially they will be launching from there.Jump to post
YVR has been wanting flights to Brazil for years. Expect them to offer a major incentive to get a route going.
This past year Montreal added a flight to Lima Peru, which seemed out of nowhere. So Could see AC taking a shot with YVR to Brazil and timing it will to China, Japan and South Korea.
I would think the US holiday travelers are just spread out too much. I'm Canadian, to go somewhere warm we have to leave the country. Americans can go to Florida, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Porto Rico, etc. Yes Mexico and Caribbean are options for Americans too, but so is there own country. But sa...Jump to post
If DL were to start this route in the future, I think the CSeries would probably be the right aircraft. The fact that AC only runs E190s on YYZ-SEA while they run 320s, 321s, and even 789s to the other major cities on the West Cost (with higher frequency, no less) speaks to the difference in demand...Jump to post
PK’s new CEO reveals some of his turnaround plans. YYZ is a key part of his North American strategy. YYZ is now 5x weekly from Pakistan, and plans include a possible codeshare with other North American airlines from YYZ - probably UA or AC https://tribune.com.pk/story/1603039/2-pia-flown-oblivion-n...Jump to post
Pity for them they WEREN'T arrested. In America, we have this funny thing called "free speech". I know it isn't for everyone I know, but it works, and is recognized by all of our courts. They could have made a hell of a lot of money on this one, and would never have to fly Porter again in...Jump to post
Well, ME3 has won. Boo hoo for the US carriers! ME3 has not only been good to Indians, but they've also provided Pakistanis with a better option than what used to be provided - PK from JFK. It also Connects Africa with Asia quite well. I know people who do Vietnam and Malasyia to places in Africa. ...Jump to post
I know a lot of people say there is little/no LCC presence. But there is a large Sunwing and Air Transat presence, which serves the local market very well and caters to how they want to travel. One of the new ULCC said they would fly from Toronto as well, (I believe it was Flair Air). Flying Interna...Jump to post
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/airline-launching-direct-flights-from-victoria-to-montreal-nanaimo-to-toronto-1.23110488 Just saw these two new routes would be offered by Rouge seasonally with 3 and 4 flights a week respectively. Both on A319s. I am quite surprised that AC started Victoria to...Jump to post
To me the parallel with this is is what happened with Iceland. Several years ago Iceland and Canada signed an open skies agreement, Air Canada was against since there was not enough O&D traffic to the island. Ben Smith, a VP at AC came out publicly and said it should not happen. It did happen, a...Jump to post