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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 227779

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Wow, now 4 airlines on PHL-SJU (AA, NK, F9, B6)...assuming NK and F9 stay. And the both of them were going up to double daily pre-covid. What really surprises me is the PHL flying for B6. This may also be a good time to introduce the smaller A220-300 on some of those new routes, at EWR in addition ...

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Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread
Replies: 771
Views: 34500

Re: AC Rouge to use A321's on TATL routes this summer.

Could they do YYZ-GLA/MAN/DUB with a full load or just ex-YHZ routes ? Range-wise, the A321 could do it from YYZ, however are they ETOPS and are there any other reasons that could prevent it from flying nonstop? If so, are the pros of routing through YHZ instead of say YYT or KEF? Are you sure? Wes...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

If B6 is serious about getting and sustaining the PHL remedy slot pair at LHR (among others) for their A321LRs, then it makes all the sense in the world to open up new Florida routes from PHL, so they can get both PHL-FL O&D and another gateway to flow London passengers over. Which in any case ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

If B6 is serious about getting and sustaining the PHL remedy slot pair at LHR (among others) for their A321LRs, then it makes all the sense in the world to open up new Florida routes from PHL, so they can get both PHL-FL O&D and another gateway to flow London passengers over.

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri May 29, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 383
Views: 58863

Re: BA cancels LHR-CHS for rest of 2020

All the first tier cities are already operational or soon will be (may be as soon as June) which includes New York, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, DFW, Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. Others are second tier, might take longer to restart. (Aus, Phx, Den, ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sat May 23, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago River Flooding Causes Willis Tower (United Airlines HQ) to lose power.
Replies: 45
Views: 8075

Re: Chicago River Flooding Causes Willis Tower (United Airlines HQ) to lose power.

We parked for Free!! bad access to transit. And there, in eight words, is a hard (mostly) generational divide over what makes a good workplace and commute. For a company like UA, normally what the senior (read: older) management figures want would dominate, but I'm sure that at the scale of the com...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon May 18, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123541

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Delta currently has 13 359's. I wonder how long things will remain bad enough before Delta needs to start receiving additional 359's. Airbus will force deliveries before DL needs more widebodies. The relationship will get... complicated. I'm surprised this thread took 450+ messages to get to what s...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu May 14, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

SNN was set to resume on May 7th this year, so not alongside EDI. What do you think about the other 788 routes I mentioned? Thanks for the SNN clarification. Considering AA is using the A321ceo on its MIA-BSB route, they're pushing the aircraft to its limit. So it's possible AA could schedule more ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu May 14, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anchorage Airport Targeting Direct Singapore Passenger Flights
Replies: 39
Views: 6712

Re: Anchorage Airport Targeting Direct Singapore Passenger Flights

I say props to ANC for thinking outside the box. It’ll likely never materialize but sometimes you have to shoot your shot. That said, they’d be better off trying to recruit JL from NRT to tie in with AS. Second that. Not the best idea they came up with, but ANC's job is to look out for ANC, and if ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon May 11, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

According to Forbes, B6 may be trying for the PHL-LHR remedy slot, for A321LR service. https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton1/2020/05/08/jetblue-will-face-off-delta-for-free-slots-at-london-heathrow-airport/ That's an uphill climb for them with basically no feed on either end, but with a narrowbod...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

The announcement link, for those who haven't seen it yet in other threads: http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-Announces-Summer-Schedule-Changes-to-Match-Reduced-Customer-Demand-Related-to-COVID-19-OPS-DIS-04/default.aspx Bloodbath on the seasonal routes out of PHL and ORD, a...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

Spoke with some AA employees today and it seems as of now the 787s that we’re supposed to be heading to Asia this summer will sub for the 763s and the 321neo will actually fly for the 757s. Huh interesting(trying to be positive). Did AA get the A321LR mod? If so amazing. That sounds so exciting. I ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation
Replies: 85
Views: 15509

Re: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation

My first reaction to this was, there's no way even in the current emergency that DOT and DOJ would allow that level of coordination and implicit collusion. And even if they did, there's no way the pilot and FA unions would ever permit the airlines to give up their flying like that. But then I though...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

After reviewing AA’s OAG cuts today, it appears PHL is holding on decently strong. Now I’m not sure what that means for summer but for April we should be seeing about 3/4s of AA’s Domestic schedule out of PHL. I was genuinely surprised to see how minimal the cuts where, hoping it stays like this, a...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 888
Views: 87154

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

I think that, once the crisis is past and TATL reopens to non-CDC screening airports, PHL will still have a large role to play in AA's network. That said, for at least the initial recovery, a lot of TATL traffic is going to be consolidated to AA's largest TATL hub: LHR. That means that, even in the ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 183849

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Can anyone comment on why airlines aren't discounting tickets, even though demand is extraordinarily low? For example, Newark to Milan on United is going for $5000+ business class right now, but today's flight only had 30 pax. What's the advantage to keeping prices so high when demand is at a recor...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.
Replies: 73
Views: 15582

Re: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.

Surprised to not see VS mentioned. Yes, they have A35Ks lined up to replace their A346s and B744s, but they're not afraid of small subfleets, and they may be looking for expansion opportunities, backfilling MAN from the demise of Thomas Cook, or to South Asia after the demise of 9W (and keeping up t...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW
Replies: 83
Views: 11926

Re: Delta Adds SEA-CMH/DFW

i think the timing of this makes it a clear retaliatory move. Likely so for DFW, but I think the CMH route is about being responsive but not necessarily retaliatory. Look at it from the CMH side. WN is technically the largest airline at CMH, but the corporate contracts are mostly split between DL a...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights
Replies: 133
Views: 19009

Re: American Airlines And Qatar Airways Sign Codeshare Partnership + AA Exploring DOH Flights

The first few years of QR flight to/from PHL it was considered one of the worst performing mostly because of the departure times in the morning from PHL where load factors at times were in the 50-60s. When they switched to night departures the load factors increased dramatically which I feel made a...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2145

Re: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

If DL or any other airline was really serious about this, they would have started investing in alternate modes of transport such as electric HSR U.S. publicly-traded air carriers aren't going to invest in HSR. 'Don't fly - take the train' is not a winning message. You can also note that the fine HS...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program
Replies: 249
Views: 33318

Re: WSJ: Airbus in Advanced Talks to Acquire Bombardier Stake in A220 Program

Actually we have a better source, Airbus itself: Cash positive around 2025: https://leehamnews.com/2020/02/13/airbus-buys-bombardiers-share-in-a220-now-sole-owner-together-with-the-government-of-quebec/ That’s what I would say after I just got the steal of the century. Downplay the future outlook w...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric
Replies: 104
Views: 15198

Re: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric

Fascinating that this kind of testing is done by scaled drone, essentially. How recent is that development? Given all the passenger safety and comfort challenges mentioned above, I would think that the first development for a BWB would be as a cargo freighter, which makes those concerns moot. Even s...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester
Replies: 176
Views: 28806

Re: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester

A question for everyone upthread who has emphasised BA/IAG's focus on growing ROIC: Does ownership of a LHR/LGW slot pair count as "invested capital"? If so, IAG might see a higher ROIC by basing a few planes in MAN, even if the yields are slightly lower than in London. That being said, co...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Collapsing US hubs
Replies: 93
Views: 19820

Re: Collapsing US hubs

Hubs don't just 'collapse' absent some broader change in the industry. CLE - casualty of the UA/CO merger STL - casualty of TWA's bankruptcy and subsequent acquisition by AA. PIT - casualty of several mergers and bankruptcies This thread is a spin-off of another where it was mentioned that the incr...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates President slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380
Replies: 294
Views: 43487

Re: Emirates CEO slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380

An investment in infrastructure (appreciating asset) over aircraft (depreciating asset) is always better. Always an underappreciated point in any VLA thread, but it's true, or rather infrastructure depreciates over many decades and not just one or two. People here focus on the rise of efficient big...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 392
Views: 74636

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

To Jetty's point above: LOTS of overlap (this is a straight copy/paste from Cranky too) where there would be zero competition going forward. Europe A Coruña Alicante Asturias Barcelona Bilbao Dusseldorf Málaga Sevilla Valencia Venice Vigo Americas: Miami* Montevideo Panama City Santo Domingo (DR) *...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS
Replies: 125
Views: 29086

Re: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS

So a 1999-built DL 77E is newer than a 2010-built JAL 763???? DL's youngest 763's are the same age as their 77E's also. Not that it's relevant to the topic at hand, but, maybe? JAL flying domestic on the HND-ITM shuttle can put far more cycles on their 763s since 2010, than any of the US3 flying ov...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS
Replies: 125
Views: 29086

Re: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS

DL is flexing a threefold advantage here. 1) It's using A339s to grow and to replace B763s, unlike most A330neo customers who are presumably mostly using it to replace A330ceos and B772s. B763s are older birds that need replacing soon, unlike A332s, B77As and B77Es that seem like they'll go like the...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 568
Views: 82304

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019

United will restart IAD-PHL with 4x daily on two-class aircraft. Starting 5/8/2020. Interesting I wonder why the change of heart. Still good tho for connections What connections does IAD-PHL enable that weren't already available through other UA/*A flights out of PHL? Or, for that matter, through Z...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 175
Views: 25018

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

I doubt it is a knee jerk. They knew for a time the LATAM deal would not move ahead. Route planning isn't done at the snap of a finger. Announcing flights 15 months or more out with a nebulous start state ("winter 2020") sounds like a knee jerk reaction. Even the additional LIM flight fee...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT
Replies: 79
Views: 17050

Re: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT

With such an obscene arrival time, that's GOT to be aimed at returning Japan-originating pax.... I know that pre-6am arrivals are somewhat common for California-Asia, but still: the thought getting off a 12hr flight, then having to wait half a day for your hotel room to be guaranteed, or 5hrs+ for ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: KLM delays AUS until March 2021
Replies: 114
Views: 21396

Re: KLM starts AUS S20

Well done AUS, nice addition! Pretty wild that they're starting this with such a relatively large aircraft, in a year where the market is widely expected to be more bearish than previous. Certainly wish to see this succeed though! Speculating on zero information, but is there a belly cargo contract ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to replace one daily flight to BRU with Rail service
Replies: 96
Views: 15236

Re: KLM to replace one daily flight to BRU with Rail service

I'm distinctly unimpressed with my fellow Americans who are accusing KL of "virtue signalling", when UA and predecessor CO have done exactly this, flying exactly zero scheduled flights PHL-EWR on their own metal since 2002. Even on fairly mediocre Amtrak trains, this has made more than eno...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread
Replies: 125
Views: 16140

Re: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread

It seems to me that the fastest changes will happen on routes that already have long-haul service on widebodies, but at less-than-once-daily frequencies. Consider last week's announcements for YOW-FRA. Seasonal daily AC 763 being replaced by seasonal 5x weekly LH 343. Downgauge that to an A321XLR, a...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumors of American Airlines 2nd announcement coming soon (HND + AUS/NZ)
Replies: 53
Views: 16583

Re: Rumors of American Airlines 2nd announcement coming soon (HND + AUS/NZ)

Given the previous statements about service under the JV, and the simple internal logic for AA, I would expect a lot more new northern-winter-seasonal routes than year-round. Take all those 787s running Europe summer-seasonal flights, and instead of turning them into essentially domestic heavy-haule...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA to launch OGG-LAS
Replies: 59
Views: 8351

Re: HA to launch OGG-LAS

I wouldn't entirely discount LAS POS. My time living in Las Vegas happened to coincide with a major election cycle, and in my spare time I volunteered to knock doors to get out the vote. Houses with Hawaiian paraphrenalia, ranging from flags to signs reminding guests to remove their slippahs, were c...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes
Replies: 79
Views: 19548

Re: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes

Terrible shame. I enjoyed flying to Ireland for USD $300 round-trip. The business model had some obvious flaws, like lack of onward connections on either side, but where it worked despite that, it worked well. I've seen they are cancelling all transatlantic routes from Ireland. Are there others they...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 540
Views: 127400

Re: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

Well, that's a heck of a message, although it can mean one of two things: 1) The obvious one, that QF have made their selection for Project Sunrise, or 2) Airbus is playing some bodyline cricket with QF, basically saying that they are going to build and certify this airplane whether. or not QF buy i...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Overture? Evolutionary, Revolutionary, or Aviation dead end?
Replies: 43
Views: 5965

Re: Boom Overture? Evolutionary, Revolutionary, or Aviation dead end?

More than anything it's going to rely on finding the engine it needs. Those manufacturers won't commit to essentially designing a new engine without commitments, which they don't have right now. If they can get an engine sorted out, it'll be at most evolutionary (or a dead end if they can't). By fu...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto’s Second Major Airport
Replies: 40
Views: 7348

Re: Toronto’s Second Major Airport

Someone help me understand how a Pickering airport isn't 1) a solution in search of a problem and 2) a new Mirabel. Is it that travel time from east of Scarborough is lengthy and unpredictable? If yes, then how does a whole new airport make sense relative to the cost of improving transit (i.e., cre...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: AF firms order for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 577
Views: 119781

Re: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022

This is why the A380 is going. The last seats sell too cheap. The same market forces work on the narrowbody market, just with different constants in the equation. P2P is here. Long haul (787/A350), mid haul (xLR, possible 797), or short (now out to 3300nm still air). AF must rationalize their long ...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 7686

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

I think the future of EAS is quite secure. LNS in less than 70 miles from PHL, and of course MDT is just 30 minutes down the road. We have EAS service BWI, 2 per day, And PIT, 3 per day. An average of about 1 or 2 passengers per flight. The local Congressman is a big anti waste spending guy. Except...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 21568

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Are Lingus is also quickly becoming IAG’s LHR reliever hub and also serves the large North American Irish heritage diaspora. LHR only needs a reliever because LCCs are pressuring fares and driving up demand. If they all die it will cost $2k to fly to Europe and back. LHR won't need a reliever. EI h...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 17314

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I'm going to predict that once DL finishes with BOS expansion they will once again try MIA. It's the final part of their "4 corners strategy". As someone who lives in Miami, I'd love to see it. I think AA would make it hell for them though and it'd be a much tougher fight than either AS i...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 27228

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

As if most businesses were located in city centers... In Europe this is more often the case. Listen people, either we are serious about the measures we adopt to lessen the harmful effects of travel, or we are not. I know it's a heartbreaking realization on a website like a.net, but human beings, do...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 27228

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

It makes good sense, you know. Exactly how profitable do you think those short flights are? Amsterdam is slot constrained and the pilot shortage is looming. Better to spend your resources on the big money earners. And if KLM gets to sell the train ticket, why not? Brussels, Düsseldorf, Bremen, Hamb...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD
Replies: 34
Views: 8302

Re: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD

I could believe EK looking into a 5th Freedom flight to double frequency at BOS. Shifting the BOS-DXB nonstop to the morning would allow a EU 5th Freedom flight to take the night connection bank, vastly increasing the leverage of the B6 hub. But given the presumptive high political cost of reopening...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 568
Views: 82304

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.discoverphl.com/blog/weve-got-fans-worldwide/ And update of the top foreign visiting counties to PHILADELPHIA China in the #2 spot makes it a touch more likely that our first transpacific flight will be on CZ to PKX. That's probably on hold for as long as we're launching trade wars agai...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 67
Views: 9389

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

I see AA creating a 321neo subfleet with lieflats and *gasp* potentially PTVs. United is doing a lie-flat subfleet with the MAX 10, JetBlue has been growing Mint domestically, I think it will only be a matter of time before AA starts losing too many corporate contracts that they acquiesce. It would...

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by PHLCVGAMTK
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 10607

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

Right now, PHX-TYO O&D flyers have a choice of connecting in any of LAX, SAN, SFO, or SEA, or DFW if they don't mind the backtrack, all depending on load factors and therefore prices. AA is seeking to add LAS to that list. PHX will therefore only get a nonstop when there are enough connecting pa...

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