"We believe Amazon was one of FedEx’s least profitable customers on a margin basis, representing less than 1.3% of FedEx’s $69.7 billion of FY 19 revenue, the majority of it for FedEx Express rather than FedEx Ground," Jonathan Root, Moody’s senior vice president and lead FedEx analyst, s...Jump to post
Near 3 hour average delays today CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1251Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 18/1400Z - 19/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 18/1400Z - 19/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS US DE...Jump to post
3+ hour average delays on Monday CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1243Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 16/1400Z - 17/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 16/1400Z - 17/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 27/27/27/27/27/27/27/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS US DE...Jump to post
The refresh looks nice. Current maroon/purple was looking a bit drab at times. Is that 7 abreast? Compared to 4 on AA, CX , AY (fellow oneworld members) and others? I am surprised. Its a pretty good and space-efficient product which offers all aisle access. Basically similar to what ANA also offers ...Jump to post
Nearly 3-hour average delay for Sunday CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1249Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 15/1400Z - 16/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 15/1400Z - 16/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 27/27/27/27/27/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30/30 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS...Jump to post
HKG passenger counts were off 12.5% year over year in August. Airport numbers are deceiving. Totals include Transit clients. CX stated last week " The airline said inbound traffic to Hong Kong in August had fallen by 38% compared with the previous year, and it did not anticipate September woul...Jump to post
Pretty bad for Saturday. Average delay of 2:28 CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 0108Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 15/0200Z - 15/0659Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 14/1500Z - 15/0659Z PROGRAM RATE: 30 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS US DEP DEP SCOPE: (ALL+CZV_AP) ZLA ZAU ZLC...Jump to post
Seems to me the bottom has fallen out of the HKG market. Tourism officials reported August arrivals were down 40%. Certainly scared off many that would have potentially been on these United flights. I wonder if the planned 2nd SFO-HKG will even launch under these circumstances? I've been a cabin cre...Jump to post
^^^ Interesting. Have two trips to Hong Kong coming up for tourism/fun. Haven’t had a single concern or thought once about not going. It’s interesting what scares people these days - or, perhaps, let’s them justify their own fears. Love the city and the food, can’t wait to go back. Don't believe pe...Jump to post
Day 5 = much improved 181min average delays CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1207Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 11/1400Z - 12/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 11/1400Z - 12/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/50 FLT INCL: ALL CONTI...Jump to post
Day 4 = mere 215min average delays CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1206Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 10/1400Z - 11/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 10/1400Z - 11/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 25/25/25/25/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/27/26/54 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS US ...Jump to post
Yeah, but they knew going in that the capacity hit was going to be waaaaaaay more than 10%. I'm not talking about what airlines volunteered to do, I'm talking about what the airport operator should be mandating airlines do. The airport does not have the authority to tell airlines they cant operate ...Jump to post
Day 3 = 225min average delays to start the morning off CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1219Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 09/1400Z - 10/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 09/1400Z - 10/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 27/27/27/27/27/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26/26 FLT INCL...Jump to post
Day 2 Average delay - 240 minutes CTL ELEMENT: SFO ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1238Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 08/1430Z - 09/0759Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 08/1430Z - 09/0759Z PROGRAM RATE: 25 FLT INCL: ALL CONTIGUOUS US DEP DEP SCOPE: (ALL+CZV_AP) ZLA ZAU ZLC ZTL ZDC ZNY ...Jump to post
Still curious what actual slots times the U.S carriers will get at HND. Now DL join UA in selling seats. Lets see if schedules stick or not. I believe the IATA slot conference is in November.Jump to post
Both AA and UA speaking with Mesa about M100s.
American, United could soon be flying ‘SpaceJets’
https://thepointsguy.com/news/american- ... itsubishi/
From what I have seen the relaunched M100 model is perfectly tailored to squeeze in under industry scope clauses something E2 cant.Jump to post
What an idiot.
Loss of air data information could lead to catastrophic consequences.
Hopefully, they lock him up for a long time.
For UA pilots, it seems they might be willing to make a deal in return for better long term mainline (esp widebody) fleet guarantees.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -f-460666/
Confirms LOI from Paris Air Show.
6 x 777F
https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2019-09-04 ... Freighters
when is the current ALPA contract up? Seems like a nasty fight ahead. December 31, 2019 Is there already a JV scope clause in the pilots' contract? If so, can anyone post the verbiage? Yes. No point in posting long passages from paragraphs, but there is specific guidance. In simplistic terms the JV...Jump to post
DOT asked to review Delta-Aeroméxico JV
https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-as ... om-xico-jv
If UPS and FedEx needed more capacity at SNA why don't they use the extra freight slots that they have at SNA but always return to the airport. Because the overnight sort is not daily. From West Coast it's generally Mon-Thu or Mon-Fri service depending on the station. SNA is Mon-Thu with any Fri vo...Jump to post
The contract violations are being dealt with via the arbitration process. For the AM-DL JV, the union believes there have been 7 scope violations. 3 of 7 have been arbitrated and are awaiting final judgment. Longer-term in the next contract, DL pilots will surely seek tighter scope language to prote...Jump to post
Cant really blame the DL pilots when their contract is being ignored and repeatedly violated with minimum levels of promised flying not being met.
Wait till they get to the Korean Air venture. That one has been in violation since its first day.
Although ONT has had a terrible decline, you cannot deny the recent resurgence in flights which shows no signs of letting up. ONT is throwing money at airlines. More interesting will be when the incentives run out and flights must stand on their own feet. Also sooner or later a recession will arriv...Jump to post
Much about nothing. The government already has your biometrics if you have a passport or state license/ID. This is only a small sliver of what is coming. IATA is working on a process where your face becomes your ID and you will be able to move from the curb to the plane without any physical document...Jump to post
And again, where do you want to draw the line? Just how much restrictions are you OK with someone placing on your life? How important is your job and potential livelihood to you? If its of importance, then I would ensure being aligned with any policies and not look to rock any boats per se. If you ...Jump to post
Sure a mall seems like a pretty apt thing to do in Thailand.
Btw, Is the ramp still sinking at the airport?
Changes put on hold
http://www.alpa.org/-/media/ALPA/Files/ ... 190826.htm
Considering how similar closure in 2018 led to many long delays, its pretty safe to assume same will happen. Per SFO airport advisory for this upcoming work: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to close Runway 28L for 20 days in September to construct a new base layer below the...Jump to post
As mentioned by others companies do increasingly have codes of conduct for employees.
Acting like fools or taking part in questionable activities even on so called personal time can bring unwanted attention to your employer in this era of social media.
Simply adding seats may very well reduce the profitability by diluting yields.Jump to post
Don’t mess with USPS.
I recall way back when NW got caught doing the same thing. They would have carts and carts of mail sitting on the ramp at their origin or enroute cities while claiming the mail was already tendered at their destination.
ITSTours wrote:what's 0.5? How does it work? Only arrival or departure?
What did these people do when McDouglas was there? They still throw a sh*tfit every time a DC-8, MD-80, DC-10, C-17 flew over? Wth changed in the last 15 years? I don't recall seeing night flights. Seems everything was done pretty much Mon-Fri daylight hours. The DOT needs to grow a pair with these...Jump to post
I'm honestly surprised that LGB still has service considering their history of treating carriers poorly (especially B6) when it comes to the noise ordinance. When airlines decide to start operating at the airport and sign their operating agreements they well know what the rules are. Follow them, or...Jump to post
Mesa should well know if they will bust curfew or not as they come from short hop in PHX.
If they cant make it, they should either not even depart PHX, or operate to into SoCal airport like LAX or ONT.
Not something to strike over. Instead, they have filed grievances which will work their way through, in addition union has taken a more vocal stance with DOT filings, website, etc. KOREAN AIR JV, 14 Scope Contract Violations Eight violations related to the Korean Air Joint Venture were heard by a fi...Jump to post
Limo HND<>NRT :shakehead: We tried it briefly at my company and it did not work well. The only time I see it now are part of short domestic or regional(Seoul-Tokyo) deadheads and then limo to NRT, but those are pretty rare also. In general, if you operate into NRT, you'll operate out from there also...Jump to post
A few people have mentioned Delta pilots look at a number of flights under the JV, that is simply incorrect. The Atlantic JV flying measure is based on EASK (equivalent available seat kilometers) - a measurement of capacity adjusted for an aircraft’s seat density and cargo capacity. For example, DL ...Jump to post
Delta pilots have put up a website with lots more detail.
I guess Delta has been in violation for 25 months in current contract cycle with DL portion of JV flying falling short of contractual minimums.
Pilots are asking for the DOT to maintain a 5-year review period of the ATI and as part of the review assess the balance of flying under the alliance and also the impact on US aviation jobs. They also bring up that DOT public interest analysis requires consideration about the competitive position of...Jump to post
I think HND will function much more as Tokyo O&D market while NRT will serve as beyond connecting point for UA/NH JV across Asia.Jump to post