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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 41
Views: 4884

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

For a while, WN was the largest carrier @ DEN....is THAT still true??? Not as of April 2019 (year to date): UA (Mainline and Regional): 9.1 million passengers/45.1 percent market share UA Mainline ONLY: 6.55 million passengers/32.3 percent market share WN: 5.76 million passengers/28.4 percent marke...

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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 41
Views: 4884

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

WN didn’t enter DIA until 2006 and only started growing significantly there within the last decade, but it is now on the verge of becoming their largest station, especially if they take all the new C gates. Conventional wisdom suggests a carrier won’t do as well when the carrier raids a rivals hub ...

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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 41
Views: 4884

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

For a while, WN was the largest carrier @ DEN....is THAT still true??? Not as of April 2019 (year to date): UA (Mainline and Regional): 9.1 million passengers/45.1 percent market share UA Mainline ONLY: 6.55 million passengers/32.3 percent market share WN: 5.76 million passengers/28.4 percent marke...

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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 NEO Proposal
Replies: 34
Views: 5408

Re: A380 NEO Proposal

This is going to sound insane but I foresee that Airbus will actually launch an A380neo somewhere within the next 5 years, for deliveries within the next decade. I think that it will take commercial aircraft to the next level and prepare Airbus and the industry for a new generation of aircraft. I a...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 159
Views: 19362

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

So if the complaining pax flew Allegiant he would have been in the same boat as AA but if he had flown Spirit or Frontier, They at least would have had a shot provided that NK or F9 had an earlier flight. Thats the one thing I hate about BE fares they are more restrictive than ULCC rules and someti...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 53
Views: 4224

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

I don’t see why BNA couldn’t be a base for G4. LAS is a base and big WN station, as is AUS. Their routes and passengers really don’t overlap and BNA is already a destination city that grew more with added routes this summer Presuming G4 is considering a base at BNA, wouldn't that affect operations ...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 53
Views: 4224

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

Probably NK. Seems like a good market for them to hit up the leisure routes. That was my first thought as well, but I wonder if it might be G4. Apparently the rumor is they're announcing new bases at BNA and ABE and expansion at others (if it hasn't been announced already), so a new city would fit ...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6620

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

Wow, what’re the aircraft used on 3x OGG? All 772? Correct. The three DFW-OGG outbound flights on 20 Dec. are all 772 (AA7, AA119, AA585) as is the 1x DFW-KOA on the same date (AA229). As for DFW-HNL, it's 2x 772 (AA5 and AA123) and 1x 788 (AA115). (Source: aa.com schedule search) Come on, don't pr...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6620

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

7 777s daily from DFW? There’s 3x HNL: 2x on 772 and 1x on a 788 if I’m not mistaken, where are the other frequencies going to? 2x OGG/KOA? 3x HNL 3x OGG 1x KOA That is a lot of capacity. They are charging $1300+ fares in economy. The likely are pulling down Transatlantic and transpacific flying th...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 164
Views: 30801

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

The A318 fleet at Air France ranges from 12 to 16 years old, not geriatric, but old enough to consider replacing. I did not check, but I imagine their A319 fleet might be even older. Ordering the A220 makes sense, but AF probably won't get delivery slots until at least 2021 or 2022. However, they m...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 164
Views: 30801

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

At this point it makes more sense for AF to choose the E195-E2 iso the A220. ... Ah but wait, a Canadian CEO, a Canadian aircraft...coincidence you think? FWIW, AF Industries thinks there are not enough A220s sold yet to make money with it in offering heavy maintenance services to third parties. Wh...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 164
Views: 30801

Re: AF to order A220

So KLM signed an LoI for E2 and AFR would order A220. That's interesting. Well, KL has historically leaned towards Boeing (all but 13 of their 94 aircraft are B; the remaining 13 are a mix A332/333, and some of the A332s are being phased out in favor of the 789 and the 78J), while AF has typically ...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7482

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

Its not happening anytime soon. There is alot of US destinations first, central and s. America then maybe Canada. Heck id expect ANC before Canada. Plus if you look at MDW, their biggest hub, you can fly porter for $130. And thats to Billy Bishop. Porter has been at it at MDW for a long time and ha...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7482

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

BUF. Except for very rare exceptions, it is unlikely someone from Toronto would drive to Buffalo to fly to the United States. (The reasons why have been hashed about this site for a decade so I won't repeat them all). This is from Wiki, so take it how you will, but 1 out of every 3 passengers are C...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1179
Views: 154718

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Today, BA flew in G-ZBJA. Whilst looking at its recent flight history, I notices some interesting departure times from the US and Canada. Looking at the middle market cities it serves in NA, arrival times into LHR are interesting. I looked at 7 NA cities. I included BWI....not a middle market but s...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9138

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

lol, DL never misses a chance at B6 retaliation even if they are a secondary player in that market. Per their website, DL is using the A220 on JFK-IAH, which has been their strategy on other hub-to-spoke routes to other airline hubs (DFW to JFK/DTW/SLC). That, combined with going head-to-head with ...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9138

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

I would not be surprised if we saw both IAH-LAX and DFW-SEA appear as the A220 is phased into the fleet. Delta has been reticent to operate these routes given the challenging pricing environment and competition, but the 220's economics may change that. The sooner the better for DL adding DFW-SEA. I...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9138

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

B6 retaliation *DL IAH-JFK OCT 0>0.3[0] NOV 0>2[0] DEC 0>2[0] JAN 0>2[0] FEB 0>2[0] MAR 0>2[0] APR 0>2[0] lol, DL never misses a chance at B6 retaliation even if they are a secondary player in that market. Per their website, DL is using the A220 on JFK-IAH, which has been their strategy on other hu...

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by ctrabs0114
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?
Replies: 52
Views: 9214

Re: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?

I know it's probably not the same thing as you're suggesting re:787/797, but wasn't the 737 essentially a scaled down version of the 707 or based off the 727 design?

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by ctrabs0114
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 266
Views: 10241

Re: SFO, ATL, SJC, MSY, SNA, FAI, LAS to gain A220 service by year-end 2019

BenflysDTW wrote:
ATL-SLC is interesting, usually much larger planes are on that, even the 767-300 had daily flights in the past.


Hub-to-hub repositioning flights, perhaps?

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 747-400 operator in St Vincent and the Grenadines? (SVD)
Replies: 29
Views: 5744

Re: New 747-400 operator in St Vincent and the Grenadines? (SVD)

Any updates so far? Is the B747 active or stored in SVD? Apparently, N508BB flew from SVD to Bridgetown/Grantley Adams (BGI) this past Sunday (30 June) as "8PERI" according to FlightRadar24: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n508bb#21193cb2 This was after the ship was ferried fr...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1179
Views: 154718

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

btw, 2019 Q1 results are out, here is numbers for BOS-PIT CityPair Dist CarrierBoard AvgFare NSFare ConnFare% NS SeatPerFlight LF Yield BOSPIT 496 B6 61977 130.15 130.15 000.00 100.00% 100.4 69.74% 90.77 BOSPIT 496 DL 24848 117.80 113.99 156.01 90.93% 74.5 60.63% 69.11 keep in mind, DL runs a mix o...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1179
Views: 154718

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

The drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh is not bad at all. You can get from Cleveland to Beaver in almost the same amount of time it takes to get from Beaver to downtown. Really? Even from northern Beaver County, it's probably twice as long to get to CLE is it is to get to Downtown Pittsburgh. You'r...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 28700

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sadly SWA has done little to make up for the 34 MAX’s that are parked. They have made no plans to secure other aircraft and are not even using their existing fleet wisely. N772SW has been sitting in VCV for 14 months ready to return to service and yet it just sits. This aircraft was not to blame fo...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ten dead after King Air crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 71
Views: 18055

Re: Ten dead after King Air crashes shortly after takeoff

From people I know who were there, it looks/sounds as if it was an engine failure/probable Vmc situation. As sad as it is, it could've been worse had that hangar had people in it. :( Edit: It's strange it's taken this so long to hit the airwaves. This happened around 10 am local time, more than 8 h...

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by ctrabs0114
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8178

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

TWA772LR wrote:
You're freaking nuts for preferring to drive down 45. Its a parking lot from Galveston to Dallas. You must have the patience of a saint! :biggrin:


Well, it helps that I usually drive down early in the morning before Houston rush hour on the occasions when I do have to drive south...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8178

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

Well this proves it then. B6 moving to IAH must mean the United acquisition/merger is imminent. Now excuse me I need to get some more tinfoil.... You know that's not going to appease the AS fan club who have been dreaming about that AS/B6 merger... :bouncy: Now that I live in Dallas, I would be tem...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?
Replies: 9
Views: 2645

Re: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?

The only ones that I can pick up on are how some low flight numbers (roughly the range of WN1 through WN30-WN40 - give or take a few numbers) are assigned to flights which operate "Herb's Original Triangle" (DAL-HOU, DAL-SAT, HOU-SAT), but could be attached to other segments (WN1 is the fi...

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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?
Replies: 24
Views: 4964

Re: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?

FWIW, SY still operates a lot of NCAA related charters, especially in the postseason for (non-FBS/Division 1-A) football and basketball. I would venture to guess that also helps the bottom line for SY as well.

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by ctrabs0114
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches
Replies: 30
Views: 6428

Re: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches

All transit is landside. I connect domestic to international at ORD (and vice versa) twice to.four times a year and never heard of airside transfers to T5 (at least not for United or Star Alliance flights). That airport is absolutely terrible for connections. I noticed some airside buses connecting...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29994

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

No, AA already has dibs on Terminal F. AS will build Terminals G and H, take used A380s from MH, LH, AF, QR, and EY, and start daily non-stop service on unique monopoly routes like DFW-IKA, DFW-DAM, DFW-FNJ, DFW-TBU, and DFW-FIH. Oh, you forgot the "A.Net Favourite Rumour of All Time" - A...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29994

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Will AS build new hub in DFW and operate in the new Terminal F exclusively? No, AA already has dibs on Terminal F. AS will build Terminals G and H, take used A380s from MH, LH, AF, QR, and EY, and start daily non-stop service on unique monopoly routes like DFW-IKA, DFW-DAM, DFW-FNJ, DFW-TBU, and DF...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MLB Charter Flights to London
Replies: 23
Views: 5215

Re: MLB Charter Flights to London

Maybe a chartered UA 777 or Dreamliner from EWR? Highly doubtful, considering the Yankees have a major marketing agreement with and charter on DL (there's a great big DL sign on top of the scoreboard at Yankee Stadium). I'd think a 77B (777-200LR) with 37 lie-flat seats would be more than enough to...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9051

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Carribean Extensions/Increases

Thanks for posting. Am not surprised that BNA was not included among the PHX adds. Despite the fan boys in the Nashville thread, I do not see AA starting BNA-PHX nonstops anytime soon due to the potential cannibalization of the 3x BNA-LAX flights in terms of connections. Though it's interesting tha...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!
Replies: 61
Views: 5524

Re: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!

Based on the replies, it sounds like Newton was booked on AA787 CDG-CLT (which, ironically enough, uses an A332) and ended up on AA23 CDG-DFW (basing this off a check of FlightAware) - which actually was on a 787-9. And, sorry, I don't care who's offering me money to move, if I've booked a flight in...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13253

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

[AA] had previously downgauged to all regional while keeping frequency. Looks like they are now cutting frequency to upgauge again. There is a thread on FT called is AA actively trying to kill LAX-SFO. Now this route is one where everyone aside from UA is losing a lot of money. So given AA's weak f...

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by ctrabs0114
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13253

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

*AA LAX-SFO OCT 11>8[12] NOV 11>8[10] DEC 11>8[10] JAN 11>8[9] FEB 11>8[10] MAR 11>8[10] are they upgauging LAX? Quite a bit of reduction going on. Did a dummy booking for LAX-SFO in mid-March: 4 mainline (3x 738, 1x 319) and 4 regional (Compass E75) both directions. Compare to mid-July, where it's...

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by ctrabs0114
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?
Replies: 15
Views: 5617

Re: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?

Those were some interesting tail numbers on the WW fleet to say the least.

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5777

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

Are these one-off flights positioning flights to pick up the respective teams that United happened to make into a revenue flight versus flying it empty? That's possible for Oregon, LSU and Ohio State; USC typically flies on a 757, if I'm not mistaken. The other schools such as Alabama and Notre Dam...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5777

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

Nicely done UA! These routes usually command a nice premium. I'm surprised they're not adding OKC-LAX for Oklahoma @ UCLA, though. Not a lot of excitement among Sooner fans for the trip to LA. After playing in the Rose Bowl a couple years ago that kind of deflated playing against UCLA there. And th...

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by ctrabs0114
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 in Chicago 6/19/19
Replies: 49
Views: 7320

Re: Delta A220 in Chicago Today

From the top of my head I think I flew the A220 now 16 times and it is a great aircraft as a passenger. Nice big windows and if feels really spacious (LX config) and the overheads are large for a smaller aircraft. Cant speak how economical the thing is but the passenger experience (besides the star...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 in Chicago 6/19/19
Replies: 49
Views: 7320

Re: Delta A220 in Chicago Today

Has anyone had any similar experiences like this and got to fly a rare aircraft on accident? I flew with TAROM from STN to OTP in the early '90s and instead of the expected 737-400, we had a Tupolev 154. Rather less exotic but a first for me at the time (this was 2005 and increasingly less likely n...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic
Replies: 116
Views: 10977

Re: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic

This order makes no sense to me. Long-haul ULCC has been a failure, and F9 would need to significantly change their onboard model to make a long-haul flight on them passable. It would be like two different Frontiers. I can see them using this extra range for DEN-Hawaii, but I don't see how people c...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic
Replies: 116
Views: 10977

Re: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic

This order makes no sense to me. Long-haul ULCC has been a failure, and F9 would need to significantly change their onboard model to make a long-haul flight on them passable. It would be like two different Frontiers. I can see them using this extra range for DEN-Hawaii, but I don't see how people c...

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by ctrabs0114
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124054

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Frontier to Europe. What a horrifying thought. The XLR is going to create some interesting city pairs. Akron to Dresden confirmed. F9 is going to need a bigger dartboard... That said, it wouldn't shock me if they considered West Coast US to Hawaii with the XLR, especially since AA is planning LAX/P...

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86902

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

BoeingVista wrote:
Not unless Boeing develop containerised baggage handling for the 737 as BA cannot unload loose bags at Heathrow T5


BA will be basing the 737 at LGW, so that should render any concerns about containerized cargo handling at LHR re: 737 as moot.

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by ctrabs0114
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86902

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Read the article of Willie Walsh wanting the 737 MAX on simplyflying.com..It.s not about putting pressure on Airbus for pricing.That article explains what the plans are with the MAX at IAG. That article adds nothing further from the mouth of Willie Walsh, and adds nothing to this thread. It just qu...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124054

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

While not a surprise to see DL order more A220s, it is rather surprising that it's for more A221s. Maybe more 221s will get built than ever imagined. I don't have load factors or other data in front of me re: DL CS1/A221 performance, but anecdotally, it sounds like DL picked the perfect replacement...

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by ctrabs0114
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52867

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

American Airlines really need to place an order for A321XLR to push Boeing to finally launch 797. AA, please do it. I feel that if AA were to order 50 A321LR/XLR it would be game over for the 797. There's simply not enough demand in that segment for 2 manufacturers and AA is one of the largest cust...

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