Beautiful day. 90 percent of my compatriots have the shades on these nice big windows pulled down. Sigh. . Ugh, my DL hop from LGA-IAH was the same yesterday morning. I was the only one in the cabin with my window open. I was that guy, I guess. I’ve seen the term whisperjet thrown around in headlin...Jump to post
I received an email from Asiana yesterday announcing the return of double daily JFK from Nov 24. The graphic highlights the a350. I find this interesting with all their cost cutting. ITS, do you know if they will keep the a380 on the daytime frequency in northern summer, or are they beginning a slow...Jump to post
RobertS975 wrote:Will LGA actually ever be completed?
I just noticed 662 was ferried back to JFK from LCQ, landed just before 5:50pm local time. Was this ship in for mods? Was only there for 5 days, seems rather quick for that? Every plane that is on the Phase 1/2 lists are the ones being modified (in addition to 594. 662 was probably there for a main...Jump to post
Completely anecdotal, but a datapoint nonetheless, I flew JFK-ICN on May 1st and J was completely filled except for 2 seats, the rear upper deck Y cabin was full. I’d feel safe in assuming the lower deck Y was also full. No idea how F was. I found it surprising because my last few flights with OZ JF...Jump to post
The quickest way to confirm is probably to ask Eastern airlines about this? Yeah, you are right - but how? I couldn't find any contact details so far: https://iflyeastern.com/ The B767-200 is missing from my log, would be a great and cheap opportunity to fly on one... Isn’t the current iteration of...Jump to post
I think this geometric mosaic thing that's everywhere right now (not just airlines) is our current equivalent of adding curved lines to everything in the 90s. It will go away. YOWza Yes the mosaic pattern is super popular in contemporary branding right now. JetBlue also use a similar pattern on the...Jump to post
http://www.fnnews.com/news/201904211729418889 (Article in Korean) The amount of the loan apparently got ever larger. Now it's 1 trillion (!) won ($875M). Not official yet. https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20190420036400003?input=1195m (Article in Korean) Asiana is working to suspend low-demand routes....Jump to post
https://www.hankyung.com/economy/article/2019041939111#Redyho (Article in Korean) State-owned Korea Development Bank will lend 800 billion won (704 million USD) to Asiana. 500B will be perpetual bond with convertible option, and 300B will be form of a credit line. Since Park Sam-koo decided to sell...Jump to post
But yeah, the tail design is a hint that 'something's up' ...as all retro logojets sport the actual retro tail design. Also out of a minimum of 50+ trips to NYC, I would lose my shirt on a Jeopardy! question regarding New York City's colors. I used to know a guy who refused to consider the Jets a N...Jump to post
That's because it wasn't a real airline. The livery was completely made up by JetBlue's design firm, and the "New York International" titles were just added to clearly connect them to the area. Its also why its White Blue and Orange, New York City's colors. B6 explains the design here: htt...Jump to post
Asiana's CEO and co-CEO of Kumho resigned earlier today, which sent stock price soaring 15% initially. https://www.nasdaq.com/article/asiana-airlines-ceo-park-quits-after-accounting-fiasco-shares-soar-20190328-00046 Also worth noting: It said it will launch an "emergency management committee he...Jump to post
Dieuwer wrote:gatibosgru wrote:Dieuwer wrote:
Their app doesn't work if you booked the flight via their website.
It most definitely does.
It most definitely does not in my case.
STN Express is scheduled between 45-50 mins from Liverpool Street, not 1hr 4 mins (presumably Google Maps was factoring in the time until the next departure, i.e. you just missed one as they go every 15 mins). Just saying... You are right, but 1h and 22min to Ronkonkoma and most probably under 1h(5...Jump to post
Yes but the people taking BA1 aren't getting on the Airtrain to the LIRR at the end of their trip, nor are they hailing a cab in the cabstand, they are likely getting into pre arranged car services. I live on the UES and from personal experience, the Triboro to the FDR is a much better route to dri...Jump to post
JFK is not the end of the world. It arguably has better transport links than LGA. Someone paying for J class doesn’t need to take the subway into Manhattan. It isn't arguable. JFK does have better transport links than LGA. Depending on what time of day they get in. It really doesn't take that much ...Jump to post
The mention of the new terminal 1 taking over the foot print of terminal 2 but then no mention of an expanded terminal 4A for Delta? Seems you can’t have one without the other? I'd imagine there'd be some shuffling going on with some airlines in T4 moving to the new T1 and expanded T5, which would ...Jump to post
There is a twitter report of a WN 737 off "the runway" at Logan. Looks more like a taxiway to me based on the photo. Haven't seen this reported anywhere else yet.
https://twitter.com/PaulNuttingJr/statu ... 1918148609
As someone with a design background, the only two things that makes me doubt this are, 1, no internal watermark, and 2, the shamrock is literally the current design flipped horizontally and looks like its being blown or pushed by the wind. The current shamrock is “fightinging” the wind and subtly im...Jump to post
Islip Town officials are seeking 6mm in bonding to secure up to 60mm in FAA grant funding to rebuild the west concourse and modernize the baggage claim. New west concourse hasn’t been designed but officials are seeking ‘two levels’ with three jet bridges. Looking to secure funding ASAP to ‘move up ...Jump to post
Islip Town officials are seeking 6mm in bonding to secure up to 60mm in FAA grant funding to rebuild the west concourse and modernize the baggage claim. New west concourse hasn’t been designed but officials are seeking ‘two levels’ with three jet bridges. Looking to secure funding ASAP to ‘move up t...Jump to post
Wish they brought the Union Jack back to the winglets. I loved that look, along with the American flag on Redwood's winglets. I've always thought they should put the Aussie flag on Velocity's winglets. It was a cool branding feature for the Virgin group. In the photo in the link it looks like there...Jump to post
https://www.hellojetblue.com/writable/images/Network/chart2-01.png For the life of me I'll never understand why JetBlue crewmembers post internal docs on this site. I get it if you want to post a pic of a new paint scheme that's already out there flying, but it's such a dumb move to post internal m...Jump to post
I will never understand why people are so hypocritical about talking on planes. People talk in the car, on the bus, on the train, in the office, yet all of a sudden, do it on a plane and you’re the worst person alive. As someone who has reguarly commuted via bus, train and plane at various points i...Jump to post
And: https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/q9MD-OsDZcV-ga3WKoVEaNk6dgQ=/0x0:1280x708/920x0/filters:focal(0x0:1280x708):no_upscale()/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/13215533/Screen_Shot_2018_10_04_at_12.40.02_PM.png Very exciting stuff! My biggest takeaway from those renderings (when you click t...Jump to post
So does anyone see Delta and American really growing at ISP now that’s a Frontier is doing good in our market? I can’t see Delta adding anything for the same reasons B6 hasn’t tested the waters yet. Why devalue your JFK/LGA hubs to add a couple of RJ flights to ATL that’ll have lower yields? AA mak...Jump to post
How is B6 benefiting, though? And Qatar, I assume that being a public charter, and avoiding TSA, they can't park at regular terminals. That wouldn't help feed QR, nor B6, they can't be Jet Blue Regional, as they'd be at different airports/(terminal vs. FBO) Is there a larger plan at stake, however,...Jump to post
Sorry for the double post, but just remembered (dont know how I forgot) I was delayed an hour and 45 minutes on sunday FLL-LGA. Flight was initially delayed (albeit minor) because of a water pressure issue in the galley, but was held up for about an hour and a half because of unruly passengers refus...Jump to post
Stephen Kavanagh spoke about Aer Lingus joining the AA/IAG joint venture and said they are currently negotiating terms that will allow the airline to keep its "DNA", including continuing JetBlue codeshare. They expect to join in the next 12-18 months which usually means not anytime soon b...Jump to post
The other catch with EWR-ICN though is that Samsung and LG have major regional offices in Bergen County. Obviously that's going to increase demand for flights. Maybe with that logic NH could fly to EWR considering many Japanese tech companies have their regional headquarters in New Jersey, includin...Jump to post
The top of the hill at the Colline du Chateau in Nice is great when the planes are landing on the 22's. Great spot to be in what feels like arms length to the Emirates a380. Also on the Promenade des Anglais by the Le Meridien is great too, as that is right under where they make the turn to final.Jump to post
The delay was due to Zodiac’s galley and lav products having issues, and they wanted to sort it out on the already installed a321’s first before beginning work on the a320’s which is a smart move, I think. No need to spend all the money to retrofit if youre just going to have to bring it back in to ...Jump to post
i'm still unconvinced they will actually move back to CTB unless that becomes a better solution for them somehow. MAT currently just offers such a convenient location compared to the madness at CTB. Now if they can just get even 3 to 5 more slots, then they can move those MCO/PBI flights to JFK and...Jump to post
I went through last week. Looks exactly the same as when DL ran it. Some new colors here and there. New signs. No check in counters. Very barebones but much more spacious and modern in terminal and ramp then the CTB was. If I was B6, I would scrap the 1980s addition and build out a new 6 gate termi...Jump to post
Anecdotally speaking, when I flew JFK-ICN on OZ221 December 2016, it was oversold in economy, but business was less than half full. It was an A380, and I was upgraded to business from Y. KE also downgauges their second daily frequency this time of year, its currently a 748. Part of me wonders if the...Jump to post
ISP will be solidly connected (Via a monorail) Hopefully sometime in the 2020s. Where have you heard this? In the master plan I've read there is no mention of a rail link from Ronkonkoma to the terminal? A monorail? The 2017 master plan calls for a small 500' extension of 6/24, a 2000' extension of...Jump to post
Flew out of den & couldn't believe the number of small birds inside terminal. It wouldn't be hard to train a bird to carry something or use a small drone to fo same You think its bad in DEN? Guessing you haven't been to any of the airports in NYC. Yeah JFK and LGA are pretty bad. I don't mind i...Jump to post
[strike] I don't understand [/strike] someone unfamiliar with NYC-area politics might wonder why instead of having the PA build stand-alone independent systems, they didn't just have the MTA build a LIRR spur just west of Jamaica that looped around the terminals, a la SEPTA in Philly. They could us...Jump to post
PSA1978 wrote:Could they also announce a code share at JFK as well at the same time?
JetBlue looking at Ireland ... https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/63074-jetblue-mulls-tatl-flights-to-ireland-report Also, interesting to note that Westjet is going to be operating 738s to DUB this Summer (as opposed to the 73Gs, last year), with the St. John's service originating and terminat...Jump to post
Do you know if B6 still has to pay rent on the T6 footprint to keep it in reserve for a future project? I have no idea how any of that works, especially once you get away from an active terminal. At least at EWR, planes (especially UA's planes) seem to be all over the place and I am curious who get...Jump to post
So JetBlue is out.... But what about Alaska, Sun Country, Caribbean Airlines, InterJet, etc? I still think Norwegian’s carribbean flights would do well there. So many people on Long Island do yearly trips to Aruba and Puerto Rico. Those two alone could support 2 or 3 weekly flights out of ISP I thi...Jump to post
Seems to be an engine shutdown after takeoff from Dublin as they declared an emergency, had to dump a large amount of fuel circling over Limerick before landing. EI’s 332s don’t have the fuel dump option The A/C also took a fairly low route to Shannon, I was always under the impression that to burn...Jump to post
What about Norwegian’s short haul offerings to the Caribbean? On the surface ISP could be a good base for that, and if anyone would try it, its probably Norwegian. I think the demand would be there for a 737. Dont see them doing any transatlantic ops like previously mentioned with the short runway....Jump to post
What about Norwegian’s short haul offerings to the Caribbean? On the surface ISP could be a good base for that, and if anyone would try it, its probably Norwegian. I think the demand would be there for a 737. Dont see them doing any transatlantic ops like previously mentioned with the short runway. ...Jump to post