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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Virgin America Failed
Replies: 51
Views: 8866

Re: Why Virgin America Failed

http://www.rubydatasystems.com/ala_vrd.html

Also, who uses the word 'sassy' anymore?
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This seems to indicate otherwise re: your claim that VX pilots got seniority over AS pilots. Please feel free to provide proof otherwise. http://www.rubydatasystems.com/ala_vrd.html

Also, who uses the word 'sassy' anymore?

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Virgin America Failed
Replies: 51
Views: 8866

Re: Why Virgin America Failed

Yes failed may be too strong of a word. Did not succeed as an independent stand alone carrier may be a more apt description. Virgin American did succeed at keeping many airline industry veterans gainfully employed during the economic disaster of the Obama era and post 9/11 merger upheavals. Some in...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Aw come on...everyone knows Nashville O&D fills all those seats... No doubt Amazon Prime will fly multiple times between BNA and Amazon's hubs at CVG and Ft. Worth Alliance because it just makes sense..... So exactly what is wrong with Prime operating BNA as a spoke to a larger destination? Not...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 114
Views: 17035

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

I have to question how valid this OP is. My first impression is that you have an axe to grind with your employer. If it is real and you have knowledge someone is skirting procedures, this should not be the first place you make your claim.. I'd be worried about my job if I were you, especially if thi...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 135
Views: 14753

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

ALB, MHT, PVD, GRR, CMH, ORF, RIC, SDF, CVG, MEM, SAV, JAX edit - CVG and PVD already have TATL Traditional Demand Drivers Are Out. Could it be that most of the cities are possibly within range using a B737-8MAX, A321neo, A321LR, and A321XLR? nautical miles from LHR 2832 MHT 2875 PVD 2922 ALB 3231 ...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I have to wonder how much of the growth is being driven by WN compared to the other airlines. I worry if the MAX groundings last much longer, it will affect the growth here. I assume the growth stays stagnant until the MAX returns. It's only 34 of 754 (latest numbers I found) aircraft, but it does ...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8105

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

EC135C wrote:
She has no class. Just an attention grabbing wannbe. Kick her off.


Seriously? You must not fly very much. This is conservative compared to some I've seen. Too much of an over-reaction.

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 53
Views: 4225

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

Slightly off topic, but looking at the 1999 OAG North American timetable on Departed Flights, BHM used to have a lot more service to other southern cities that have now all but dissapeared, with the only ones left being the mega-hubs of ATL and CLT and destinations in Texas and Florida. There used ...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 135
Views: 14753

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Level and Eurowings fly / flew jumbos across the Atlantic, right? Jim Wrong! Neither has ever operated a 747 or larger. Level's transatlantic service is entirely operated by A330s. Now there was an IAG operation out of Paris-Orly called Openskies that used 757s and a 767 on Paris-NYC routes, this g...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 62
Views: 11960

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

very surprised by the return schedule... EK 186 D BCN 1 DXB 3 1500 0040+1 0 27OCT19 28MAR20 388 EK 256 D BCN 1 DXB 3 1510 0045+1 0 10DEC19 28MAR20 77L EK 188 D BCN 1 DXB 3 2205 0735+1 0 27OCT19 28MAR20 388 EK186 and EK256 depart just five minutes apart... Looks like they feed that 02:00-ish bank at...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 53
Views: 4225

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 EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:44 pm
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: 15107

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

I am only showing you the ATW article. If they are at 140 flights now, 60 more isn't that big of a stretch with better gate utilization and flight timing. And the article stays by 2021, so it's not going to be an all ot one thing. They are at 128 to 130 flights on weekdays in peak summer schedule. ...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

None of these are metals, take a chemistry course and get a grip. Google is your friend: https://www.sciencealert.com/toxic-levels-heavy-metals-heating-coil-ecigarette-vaping https://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20180226/toxic-metals-found-in-e-cigarette-vapor#1 https://www.medicalnewstoday...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:00 pm
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: 15107

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

This article this afternoon disagrees with your comment: https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-expansion-plan-targets-200-boston-daily-departures-2021?NL=ATW-04&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_2&utm_rid=CPEN1000004579865&utm_campaign=20450&utm_medium=email&elq2=5af9c0d375a348...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:45 pm
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: 15107

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 EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:29 pm
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: 15107

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

A belated thanks. Enilria! Last years numbers are in the original post. You quoted them. I think you misquoted me. I didn't post the numbers. Just FYI, last year's numbers are the ones in brackets in the original post. So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) SFO has always been a seasonal airport. A...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:25 pm
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: 15107

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

Aliqiout wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
AirFiero wrote:

So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;)


SFO has always been a seasonal airport. As enilria points out further down, these numbers are similar to last year.

Last years numbers are in the original post. You quoted them.


I think you misquoted me. I didn't post the numbers.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:56 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: 15107

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

AirFiero wrote:
AS LAS-SFO SEP 6>5[6]
AS PDX-SFO SEP 8>6[7]
AS SAN-SFO SEP 5>4[5]
AS SEA-SFO SEP 13>12[11]


So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;)


SFO has always been a seasonal airport. As enilria points out further down, these numbers are similar to last year.

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by EvanWSFO
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two ejected for complaining about muslims on TCX flight
Replies: 27
Views: 6139

Re: Two ejected for complaining about muslims on TCX flight

Good and so they should. Are they actually that ignorant to realise that they've all gone through the same security channels? Seems to me they don't have any IQ; they holiday in a Muslim country and then have the cheek to accuse others of been terrorists. Quite the hypocrisy. Take their passports o...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at LHR
Replies: 63
Views: 11939

Re: Delta at LHR

chunhimlai wrote:
Should DL restart inter-europe service in LHR after Brexit?


Why? That's what AF/KL are for.

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

They are in a room for smokers only. It is "public" only in that anyone has the right to enter, or not enter. You know... "choice." As far as their "souls," well I'm sorry "Father," but kind of up to them, don't you think? Once again, it's not the room that i...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

As is so typical, I love hearing all the squealing little authoritarians here demanding that everyone must adhere to their chosen lifestyles. I have never smoked and find it an, at best, unpleasant habit, but that doesn't mean I get to prohibit others from engaging in a legal activity. Setting asid...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 164
Views: 30810

Re: AF to order A220

As exciting and welcome an A220 order would be, so disappointing would a a380 replacement order be, especially if it is to be replaced by the 787... Why not replace it with the a350-1000 or at least the a359? Anything smaller would be ridiculous. AF has seventy 777's. A top-off of 787's in not unus...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I've only been down on A once recently, to catch the BA flight and I was extremely late and didn't pay much attention. Isn't there a second gate for international arrivals? If so can it handle a widebody, or is the bigger issue the FIS temporary facility?

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Lots of people here who don't get it. It's not just the ROOMS, it's the smell that permeates the clothing and even the hair of the smoker. Why do people who make healthy life choices have to put up with smokers stench? Anywhere, not just an airport or plane. You and others don't get it either: this...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Lots of people here who don't get it. It's not just the ROOMS, it's the smell that permeates the clothing and even the hair of the smoker. Why do people who make healthy life choices have to put up with smokers stench? Anywhere, not just an airport or plane.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates 'might' launch DXB-PRG-BOS/ORD
Replies: 33
Views: 6949

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

Prague is a beautiful city. It's one of my favorite places in Europe, and should be on everyone's bucket list. Having said that I would say it is also very seasonal. It seems there is sufficient lift between there and the U.S. already.

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

I hate sitting next to sweaty fat slobs having to deal with the stench of their bad habits and bad decisions. Their decisions are every bit as costly to society, but they are not pariahs to the overreach of our government overlords. When I see regulatory consistency applied to all, and not just the...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Those smoking rooms were disgusting Although I do find the hypocrisy funny: Liberal politicians are SO anti smoking and SO pro pot legalization. Speaking as a liberal, there is a big difference. There are no conclusive studies that pot use leads to the amount of cancer victims as cigarette smoking....

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service
Replies: 46
Views: 6159

Re: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service

Norwegian already holds route authorities on the following US-Argentina city pairs: Buenos Aires – Chicago. Buenos Aires – Dallas. Buenos Aires – Honolulu. Buenos Aires – Los Ángeles. Buenos Aires – New York. Buenos Aires – Fort Lauderdale. Buenos Aires - Orlando. Buenos Aires – San Francisco. Córd...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7482

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

That is true. WN is definitely very widespread. But, it lacks sufficient frequency on many of its routes. For example, BOS-ATL is only 1 daily (Even during summer) while B6 and DL have several flights a day throughout the year. If you look at it that way, then there is still plenty of room for WN t...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

peterinlisbon wrote:
But why stop there? The Mayor of Atlanta should also ban sugar and bread.


Very well thought, intelligent comment. :banghead:

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13508

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Those smoking rooms were disgusting Although I do find the hypocrisy funny: Liberal politicians are SO anti smoking and SO pro pot legalization. Speaking as a liberal, there is a big difference. There are no conclusive studies that pot use leads to the amount of cancer victims as cigarette smoking....

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?
Replies: 32
Views: 5300

Re: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?

Why did you start this thread with a question if you're brushing aside every single response? Your opinion is that Airbus and Boeing won't sell many more A350's or 787's from now on and thus close down the line once the backlog is built; why ask then??? We are having a discussion. So far, no one ha...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

If Nashville gets AMS/CDG on Delta, and perhaps FRA, the timing of flights could put all three at the gates at the same time (alongside BA). I suspect as swing gates AA and DL will want back the gates they lose during construction.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

If any city is willing to offer ridiculous incentives, I am sure a Chinese airline is willing to fly out of there. I wouldn't expect any us airlines or their jv partner to fly out of secondary cities anytime soon. China is a different beast, lIRC there are an extremely limited number of exemptions ...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passenger shaming
Replies: 35
Views: 5703

Re: Passenger shaming

I recently flew to Paris in business. One of the most obnoxious passengers I have ever seen in umpteen hundred thousand miles sat in the seat in front and across the aisle from me. He was drunk, loud, and continually calling for the FA's attention, often for nothing. Proves that paying more does no...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passenger shaming
Replies: 35
Views: 5703

Re: Passenger shaming

I recently flew to Paris in business. One of the most obnoxious passengers I have ever seen in umpteen hundred thousand miles sat in the seat in front and across the aisle from me. He was drunk, loud, and continually calling for the FA's attention, often for nothing. Proves that paying more does not...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5630

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

LH658 wrote:
Doesn't UA serve the most cities in Mexico, as a American carrier.


Pre-merger, at one time CO flew to at least 30 cities in Mexico from IAH. Albeit most all were single daily ERJ-145's. Quite a few were dropped by UA but some a/c were upgraded.

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 95597

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I was reading the article in Airways about EI. They want to expand further into the U.S. with their 321LR's. I'd be curious if BNA could support a flight. Everyone in my family would take it, but we are all Irish.
:bigthumbsup:

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is CX interested in HKG-LHR-JFK/HKG-SYD-LAX still?
Replies: 10
Views: 2011

Re: Is CX interested in HKG-LHR-JFK/HKG-SYD-LAX still?

VirginFlyer wrote:
My guess: no.

Also to pre-empt it, United re not likely to restart a round-the-world route via Hong Kong, and they are almost certainly not going to purchase 747s of any variety.

V/F


You don't need 747's to do RTW. It seems very unlikely given alliances and codeshares.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 10111

Re: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?

AA has DFW-ICN, NRT (2x), PEK, HKG right now so pretty good coverage at least for the main spots? DFW-HND coming soon too. PVG? And HND replaces NRT, so it's not like it's growth. HND/NRT replacement out of DFW has not been announced: At this point it is A.net speculation. Sent from my iPhone using...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 10111

Re: Why did AA choose ORD as its TPAC Gateway instead of DFW?

AA has DFW-ICN, NRT (2x), PEK, HKG right now so pretty good coverage at least for the main spots? DFW-HND coming soon too. PVG? And HND replaces NRT, so it's not like it's growth. HND/NRT replacement out of DFW has not been announced: At this point it is A.net speculation. Sent from my iPhone using...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.
Replies: 95
Views: 11002

Re: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.

Another PR fluff piece People on this board can be so negative. It really is sad. If you don't like a particular airline, for whatever reason, no need to bash it. Just go fly somebody else. You have plenty of choices. This used to be a fun board, a positive board. Now so many people can't wait to s...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights
Replies: 33
Views: 4037

Re: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights

LAXdude1023 wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
Seems there isn't much demand. I wonder if it would work on rouge, maybe 3x a week?


SFO-LIM, a market with much more demand, failed. I don’t see how this is a good idea at all.


Probably not. Even in the CP Air days it stopped at MEX, and was maybe twice a week.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 143
Views: 20778

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

They can buy the ex-LH 380's and fly MCO-CDG/TYO/HKG to connect the Disney hubs.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights
Replies: 33
Views: 4037

Re: Vancouver Airport and Lima Airport meet to discuss direct flights

Seems there isn't much demand. I wonder if it would work on rouge, maybe 3x a week?

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:35 am
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 + Caribbean Extensions/Increases

Good analysis - I'm interested to see how this goes for AA for sure. I agree that this is probably their best use of slots since the longer domestic adds they've tried every now and then (IAH, DEN, etc) have flopped. I would REALLY be surprised if AA had strong POS from JFK to basically anywhere in...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:24 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 + Carribbean Extensions/Increases

Note that there is no nonstop AA service MSY-LAX from which to cannibalize. Minor nitpick, but AA does serve LAX-MSY. Is it seasonal? I looked at AA.com before posting and did not see any nonstops currently offered. I doubt that is the reason AA doesn't run BNA-PHX. I would think the more likely re...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:16 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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