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by WkndWanderer
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA EAD - CFM-56-7 and -3
Replies: 13
Views: 3984

Re: FAA EAD - CFM-56-7 and -3

What is unique to these two versions of the CFM56 to explain why this doesn’t effect the other variants of the engine including the 5?

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC
Replies: 114
Views: 24295

Re: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC

YEG joins YOW and YXE into the “suspended indefinitely” category. I wonder how long before YHZ, YQB and YEG follow suit. I wonder if the latter survives with 70 years of DL/NW history in Winnipeg? When Delta joined up with NWA they were the strongest American carrier in Canada and was absolutely do...

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by WkndWanderer
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35188

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

B6 would be the fifth and sixth carrier flying those routes, you don’t see a lot of competition there? Picking a day in November on LAX-PVR, I see just 4 flights with 2 from AS and 1 each from AA/DL. LAX-SJD I see 6 flights with 3 from AS and 1 each from AA/DL/UA. It's about the same level of compe...

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by WkndWanderer
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35188

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

The more I look at this, the more I see it being a fight against Alaskan than the big 4. JetBlue have basically managed to achieve the goal they wanted during the Virgin battle, and they didn’t spend 2 billion on it. Get some SFO gates and you’re basically there, minus the bills! The more I look at...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35188

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Yes, because adding in more flights to places where there are already plenty of entrenched carriers is a winning recipe for success Sure, it can be if your costs are lower.[/quote Edit: this is going to put the squeeze on Alaska's LAX transcon game at a time they are already losing the short haul g...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134143

Re: AA to make SEA an INT hub/launches SEA-BLR in Oct 20/AS to join OneWorld

The REAL QUESTION is what happened with this??? The aviation market now is even less competitive than 2016. >>>2016: Justice Department Requires Alaska Airlines to Significantly Scale Back Codeshare Agreement with American Airlines in Order to Proceed with Virgin America Acquisition Settlement Ensu...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS/AAG posts 4Q and FY2019 earnings
Replies: 60
Views: 8458

Re: AS/AAG posts 4Q and FY2019 earnings

AS has plenty of room for growth if they want it in the lower 48. They are fairly dominate in the west, but have less presence the further east you go. However they seem to be in many of the biggest markets already. Two that stand out that could be new destinations are Louisville and Dulles. I real...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293269

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

As for anyone discussing the CVR, I don't think it's going to help the investigation at all since it seems pretty certain they were shot down. They literally wouldn't know what hit them. I'd expect confusion and panic and nothing particularly helpful... Would not be incriminating evidence at all th...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293269

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The fuel is almost like diesel. You can throw a lit match in to Diesel and it usually will not ignite. even stale petrol won't ignite with a lit match. I know, I experimented extensively as a child. This is a bit of a non-sequitur here, but I had always thought that Jet A/kerosene wa one of the mos...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293269

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Well they are right that it appears the pilots tried to return to the airport but failed. The crash site is not where the satellite data is lost and suggests the crew was turning the plane back. The question is why- 1) Actual technical issue like major uncontained engine failure that did catastroph...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293269

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The Iranians coming out and saying "The pilot tried to return the airport and failed" just smelled like total BS looking at the information we had from the beginning. Well they are right that it appears the pilots tried to return to the airport but failed. The crash site is not where the ...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739163

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

There were indications in the media that the pilot evaluations was completed last week. Probably per milestone- 'FAA Line Pilots Crew Workload Evaluation: A separate, multi-day simulator session with airline pilots to assess human factors and crew workload under various test conditions.' New inform...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United CEO Munoz stepping down; Kirby appointed
Replies: 91
Views: 19748

Re: United CEO Munoz stepping down; Kirby appointed

He was asked to leave. Aka fired. https://viewfromthewing.com/american-airlines-ceo-firing-airline-president-scott-kirby-was-one-of-the-worst-days-of-my-life/ American Airlines CEO: Firing Airline President Scott Kirby “Was One of the Worst Days of My Life” Although even that basically says that th...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85121

Re: Sources: United ordering 50 A321 XLR

The Max 10 order will stay. They’ll use it on other routes since it doesn’t have the range. I wasn't talking about UA canceling the MAX 10. I just remember on the anet forums UA using the Max10 on longer flights. the MAX 10's aren't going anywhere.. I'll bet once the FAA get's over being Pissed? Un...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delhi air so polluted planes diverting
Replies: 32
Views: 7915

Re: Delhi air so polluted planes diverting

ATRs and Q400s are only CAT II. If visibility gets too bad, they can't land. The Q400 is capable of CAT III, although don’t know about SpiceJet’s. https://www.bombardier.com/en/media/newsList/details.1450-bombardier-q400-crj700-fleet-at-horizon-air-certified-for-cat-iii-weather-limits.bombardiercom...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delhi air so polluted planes diverting
Replies: 32
Views: 7915

Re: Delhi air so polluted planes diverting

ATRs and Q400s are only CAT II. If visibility gets too bad, they can't land. The Q400 is capable of CAT III, although don’t know about SpiceJet’s. https://www.bombardier.com/en/media/newsList/details.1450-bombardier-q400-crj700-fleet-at-horizon-air-certified-for-cat-iii-weather-limits.bombardiercom...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released
Replies: 96
Views: 14198

Re: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released

After that, they will go back to expanding at LAX and SEA, since they will have more facilities there. Other than having more existing gates that will be capable of supporting international ops, I'm not sure they're going to have much in the way of additional facilities at SEA. I don't know how hea...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/6/2019:AS Cuts SFO-BNA/KOA/RDU,SJC-JFK/KOA/SNA,Adds SFO-PHX;DL In SEATPA;NK In SJU-EWR/BOS;DY EWR>JFK
Replies: 61
Views: 16849

Re: OAG Changes 10/6/2019:AS Cuts SFO-BNA/KOA/RDU,SJC-JFK/KOA/SNA,Adds SFO-PHX;DL In SEATPA;NK In SJU-EWR/BOS;DY EWR>JFK

In reality one of the reasons VX was seeking a buyer is their inability to capture enough of the SFO O/D market. I was living there at the time VX started operations & for the first five years. I don't know one person who flies in the Bay Area that isn't a UA loyalist & who could blame them...

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by WkndWanderer
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/6/2019:AS Cuts SFO-BNA/KOA/RDU,SJC-JFK/KOA/SNA,Adds SFO-PHX;DL In SEATPA;NK In SJU-EWR/BOS;DY EWR>JFK
Replies: 61
Views: 16849

Re: OAG Changes 10/6/2019:AS Cuts SFO-BNA/KOA/RDU,SJC-JFK/KOA/SNA,Adds SFO-PHX;DL In SEATPA;NK In SJU-EWR/BOS;DY EWR>JFK

It appears that PDX, LAX, and SEA are gonna be AS' top 3 hubs moving forward. Lots of cuts at SFO/SJC/SAN recently. It appears that there are more cuts at SFO than SJC and/or SAN. SJC and SAN seems to be seeing shuffling of flights after the cuts, in other words, about the same number of flights or...

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG Pickle fork issue
Replies: 565
Views: 138335

Re: 737NG Pickle fork issue

Get a grip. The frames are getting checked. Frames over 33,500 cycles in the week and frames above some 22,000 cycles during the year. We will not see a crash because of this problem. Do you have a link to the AD? Late edit:. AD to be issued today! Leeham has 22,600 FC and within a week for 32,000 ...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft
Replies: 128
Views: 25168

Re: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft

Minor point. Surely people are innocent until proven guilty. Equally no allegation that this was condoned, let alone instigated by the Union. He already admitted to investigators that he did it. "Alani told federal air marshals assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force that “his intenti...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is consolidation over in the US ?
Replies: 117
Views: 16040

Re: Is consolidation over in the US ?

Consolidation is not close to over. Actually, I'm expecting a ton of it in the next recession. My bets: Sun country: Bought by Southwest (or maybe Alaska if they don't buy B6), fleet is quite compatable. Allegiant: Bought by Spirit (Not Frontier, why would they buy a fleet of aircraft that they are...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of AA hub at PHX
Replies: 103
Views: 12200

Re: Future of AA hub at PHX

Citation please. Per the US Government, PHX Metro is larger at 4,857,962 versus SFO metro at 4,729,484. To be fair they put SJC in its own metro which I think is realistically part of the SFO area but even then its only at 6,728,591. Hardly doubles the population. https://factfinder.census.gov/face...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN
Replies: 44
Views: 10394

Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN

https://myfox8.com/2019/08/15/dale-earn ... see-is-ok/
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A jet carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife and possibly one of his children overran the runway at Elizabethton, TN, and caught fire. Apparently everyone onboard made it out of the aircraft.

https://myfox8.com/2019/08/15/dale-earn ... see-is-ok/

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union
Replies: 117
Views: 17844

Re: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union

To the last point, they haven't even made investors happy. Millions in stock buybacks and dividend payments, and the stock is near its 52 week low. Right now at AA the employees aren't happy, the Customers aren't happy, and Wall Street isn't happy. How does a CEO survive very long with all of these...

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virginia Aviation Thread (RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO) - 2019
Replies: 71
Views: 8408

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO

To add to that: CHO seems like it should be getting DEN, DFW, IAH, or MSP (and possibly BOS) soon. RIC seems that it should get Frontier and/or west coast (LAS or LAX) soon. I like the Charlottesville region and it has potential. Relatively high incomes and University-related travel. But it's still...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave
Replies: 157
Views: 17239

Re: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

The Arizona law you cite has clear language with respect to CBA's And most of the leave laws crafted within the past several years have similar language regarding CBAs. Having said that, after reading the specific NYC statute, it's clear that one omits such language. The question of whether or not ...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Virgin America Failed
Replies: 51
Views: 10871

Re: Why Virgin America Failed

Alaska was in mortal fear of a B6 western expansion and they wanted to buy themselves a few more years on lifesupport and Virgin America's California territory provided a little buffer to chew through before their heartlands in the PNW come under direct threat. Their "heartlands" in the P...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 6235

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

No offense to the Blue Devils, but a little surprised that ND and Duke seemed compelling enough.

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 411819

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

"The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association is the first labor group to say it will join Max operators in seeking to recover costs from Boeing, increasing the planemaker’s potential financial obligations from the accidents. The union says pilots have lost at least $9 million a month in pay while...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 177
Views: 29957

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

If Z planned this as well as some believe whose body is in the cockpit won't mean anything as after a successful ditching he could have replaced the FO's body back in the cockpit before going into the cabin to drown making it look like Fariq. The satellite data burst frequency offset analysis and t...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 177
Views: 29957

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

But it must be easier to plan a fake accident than going through all that! If you want to fake an accident surely it would be quicker and easier to do something like sabotage a hydraulic line in such a way as to look like failure. The more complicated, the more chance your plan will fail. You are t...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown
Replies: 267
Views: 23385

Re: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown

Not true. It’s a rubber stamp, the Association wasn’t able to defend itself, there was no hearing. AA filed a six page motion. Mediation then a hearing is ordered. The Union certainly gets to defend itself, it's filed 43 pages of briefs and responses refuting AA's claims, defending it's own positio...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing Brasil let the E175-E2 just fall off the table?
Replies: 58
Views: 10801

Re: Will Boeing Brasil let the E175-E2 just fall off the table?

OK, I am going to bite. If Embraer and Boeing through Embraer are conspiring to undermine pilot SCOPE clauses with the E175-E2 in the US, shouldn’t advanced labor be more open to the A220 program? Boeing better nip this one in the bud quickly. The E175-E2 is the right size for scope clauses but the...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF VC-25B News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 177
Views: 11997

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

It does indeed look like a hybrid between the final TWA scheme and Trump's own helicopter paint. It isn't tacky, but is still hopelessly blown away by the iconic Raymond Loewy/ Jackie Kennedy scheme. A future president would look like they were stepping off of a charter. The House Armed Services Com...

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines California Strategy
Replies: 102
Views: 19340

Re: Alaska Airlines California Strategy

[Alaska is the airline for Washington State, Oregon, Alaska, and a little SFO/LAX. If you want to fly SMF/SJC/SAN-SEA/PDX, sure, they'll do that. AS doesn't begin to have the resources to tackle WN in the broader California market. I get your point about WN being a bigger player, but AS has 20 dest...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 44833

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

The SJC piece is a bit of a head scratcher and the quote from the actual article doesn't clear much up. "The carrier plans to grow capacity by ...23.1% in San Jose this year, schedule show." So this growth is already reflected in their schedule? Has any new service been announced in their ...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue May 07, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 13643

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

Over flights would make money for the NK regime from airlines using their flight space, I think its mainly Korean Air, OZ, and any other South Korean registered airline or aircraft that would have big problems using NK airspace, just like El AL in the Middle East. Surprised that overflight restrict...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue May 07, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?
Replies: 96
Views: 8810

Re: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?

A study that attempted to determine changes to consumer behavior after the DC-10 crashes basically found that any consumer resistance to flying on them cleared up in less than a year. That was in a different media era and travel was booked differently then though. https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/...

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 22223

Re: Major US carrier announces reduction in Recline

I don't care who announced it, I like it. I refuse to recline into someone else and I hate when someone does it to me. I flew DEN-LHR in Y a few weeks ago and the muppet in front of me was reclined from wheels up to top of descent. I generally agree on daytime and shorter flights or during meal ser...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If the Big4 Airlines Were Broken Up, What Could a 5th Look Like?
Replies: 41
Views: 4037

Re: If the Big4 Airlines Were Broken Up, What Could a 5th Look Like?

IAD, ATL, PHX hubs would seem similar to pre-merger US Airways PHL/DCA, CLT, PHX. This hypothetical airline wouldn't be able to dominate ATL or the DC market though in the way US could at PHL and CLT, and US of course didn't have a midwest hub like MSP.

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union
Replies: 115
Views: 16714

Re: Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union

All I can say is it is going to get nasty and I hope for precedents sake, the companies who technically have the money (Amazon, Walmart), don't start caving into the demands, as this could put smaller companies who don't have the money out of business very fast- shifting the economy. As it is, Walm...

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by WkndWanderer
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 20589

Re: B6 Situation

B6 isn’t going anywhere for quite awhile and deff not to UA or HA, AS or WN. Just stop with this nonsense. WN- Fact is WN is strong in the mid west and west coast and that’s about it. Or you know...BNA, BWI, DEN, Florida, and this small place called Texas... AS- Can’t cut it out east. Cutting previ...

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by WkndWanderer
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes
Replies: 48
Views: 8161

Re: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes

Air Canada previously served RIC, definitely with the Beechcraft and possibly the Dash 8 at some point before. They pulled out in 2013.

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by WkndWanderer
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines ordered to pay Virgin America flight attendants for unpaid wages for duty time, etc.
Replies: 55
Views: 8716

Re: Alaska Airlines ordered to pay Virgin America flight attendants for unpaid wages for duty time, etc.

That said, union staff at airlines are subject only to their labor contract when it comes to wages and work rules. This isn't always true for airline union employees that aren't crew, state and local labor laws still largely apply. Airlines (and any employer for that matter) can be in an unenviable...

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by WkndWanderer
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI
Replies: 75
Views: 12575

Re: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI

When did AS fly SFO-KOA? They fly it right now, and have since December 2017 (albeit with Airbus equipment for the first few months). It currently operates 4x weekly. OK, I forgot it was a former VX route. My bad. It was not a pre-merger VX route and was added in Dec. '17. It operates on the four d...

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any change with the A380 and SEA
Replies: 20
Views: 4183

Re: Any change with the A380 and SEA

upperdeckfan wrote:

Well, I was thinking of PEK-SEA which is already flown by CZ while CAN-SEA isn't.



CZ does not fly SEA-PEK

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska maps out airport expansion at West Coast bases
Replies: 101
Views: 14611

Re: Alaska maps out airport expansion at West Coast bases

Nobody is saying that these are fact. This is a forum, so other people have a right to express them. Even if getting rid of a competitor was not the reason they purchased VX, that is by definition the result of such a purchase. Of all their hubs and focus cities, the 2 that have seen the least grow...

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by WkndWanderer
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska considering joining OW
Replies: 86
Views: 14809

Re: Alaska considering joining OW

Makes lot of sense for OneWorld They can get decent feed at 5 W Coast airports plus some transcontinental at JFK. AA is probably not too happy about it but can’t do a thing. Outside of DFW and ORD, can’t offer much to The alliance Tiny Alaska can offer decent feed at FIVE airports whereas giant AA ...

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