Search found 76 matches

  • 1
  • 2
by JonNYC
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 55
Views: 12109

Re: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....

Absolutely exceptional. And one can use their jet-card funds on commercial DL as well, with a dedicated (and beyond amazing) booking team, etc. This. Completely agree. Don’t members get automatic DL Diamond status? Yep. And for multiple years as well, since the contract bridges over 2 or even 3 cal...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 55
Views: 12109

Re: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....

congratulations, you get the 'immature, irresponsible' post of the week award. I think several posts are in the running for that. I fly DPJ and and this incident wouldn't even enter into my mind-- not even in the slightest way. How is the customer experience? Absolutely exceptional. And one can use...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 55
Views: 12109

Re: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....

jumbojet wrote:
LAXLHR wrote:
Have the aviation gods turned on DL??


congratulations, you get the 'immature, irresponsible' post of the week award.

I think several posts are in the running for that.

I fly DPJ and and this incident wouldn't even enter into my mind-- not even in the slightest way.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 720
Views: 121222

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

By the end of September, all 8 319 Airbus from Frontier should be flying. 4 of them are currently flying if I'm not mistaken. 4 more to come. That is correct. The company just sent out a message regarding these aircraft 4 are already in service. The remaining 4 have the following expected delivery ...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1137 ... 34688?s=20
-->

BNAMealer wrote:
What about DFW-AKL on AA metal?

Highly likely.

On the AA NRT/HND stuff, funny to go back when it seemed out-of-the-question far-fetched:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1137 ... 34688?s=20

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

AA announcing PHL-CMN! It’s exciting! Needless to say, if people didn't already half-expect it by now (due exclusively to my reporting on it,) it would be an absolute BLOCKBUSTER. Over the many months, it became part of the background texture of things, having come a LONG way from when I first told...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

Is there a way the announcement can be pinned to the top of this thread so that we don't have to scroll through hundreds of speculation posts to find it? So many crocodile tears over this, don’t people know how to use “the internet”? http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/American-Airlines-Incre...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1159 ... 99331?s=20
-->

FSDan wrote:
Corpsnerd09 wrote:
BLQ is being dropped but TXL and DBV are expanding


Out of interest, what's the source for this? Internal info?

Can view it here:

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1159 ... 99331?s=20

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

GSPSPOT wrote:
That AA Twitter tease seems to hint at inflight service to a degree IMO.

I don't think it was at all meant to.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94674

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

hic787 wrote:
Unlikely at the moment, but hope to see expansion from AKL. Year-round to LAX and DFW could be a winner

Actually I'd say both of those not out of the realm of possibility at all.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 74073

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

dfw88 wrote:
I hate to be the downer here, because I want to see AA in India and Africa as much as anyone, but a lot of these guesses are just plain crazy. Between India and Africa the only viable option for this year is CMN, probably from PHL.

I agree.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38624

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

enilria wrote:
Planes4you wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
So what day will these flights be announced?


Sometime this weekend

Hearing tomorrow

Feels like Thursday at the latest.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38624

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong but I thought LH was dropping EW's long haul division? Nope. They just let the mainline handle the MUC/FRA-operations and are heavily cutting back at DUS. Unless the board has changed their mind since their Capital Markets Day presentation in June, Nicknuzzii ...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38624

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

I'm thinking the new Eurowings adds will include one in Canada. My guess: LAS and MCO/RSW from MUC and YYC and ANC from FRA. Combined with the already announced routes (FRA-LAS, FRA-MRU etc), this will be a Frontal Attack on Condor, at least from FRA. My guess is it's a plus for the site that you j...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38624

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

I'm thinking the new Eurowings adds will include one in Canada.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American extending life of some 757s, A320s, and 737s
Replies: 70
Views: 16387

Re: American extending life of some 757s, A320s, and 737s

https://twitter.com/xjonnyc/status/1150 ... 66304?s=21
-->

TEY1330 wrote:
So will those former US 757s stay on the PHX-Hawaii routes a while longer? Wasn’t looking forward to new tight non AVOD A321neos to the islands.

They’ll do this:
https://twitter.com/xjonnyc/status/1150 ... 66304?s=21

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA move to T5 in LHR?
Replies: 72
Views: 11627

Re: AA move to T5 in LHR?

As per reply’s in other threads, Can’t say why I know, but the JFK’s are heading to T5. Unsure what BA will throw over to T3, but it’s happening. And sooner than you think. Current plan is before year end. Well that's a shame. When flying to N.America, I normally choose AA over BA. AA has a better ...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 720
Views: 121222

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

American is postponing the retirement of aircraft, while Southwest is both postponing retirements and cancelling destinations to mitigate the loss of the MAX. American has pushed back the retirement of some Airbus A320, 737-800 and Boeing 757-200 aircraft, CFO Derek Kerr said the company’s quarterl...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pulling out of VVI
Replies: 48
Views: 8027

Re: AA pulling out of VVI

... Accelerating 757 Retirement AA currently has 34 Boeing 757 aircraft. 24 of these are in the international fleet, retrofit with lie-flat business class seats. The other 10 of these are fit with domestic first-class recliner seats and designed for domestic and Hawaii flights. And these 10 in the ...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 9088

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

Please provide a link to a transcript of the OneWorld meeting, or other source substantiating this information. There-- as others here obviously realize-- isn't any substantiation to that. AA is planning a massive domestic growth this November in JFK. We have already received the increased lines in...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 9088

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

Even Vasu Raja, VP of Planning at AA, openly mentioned that they are thinking of JFK - ATH at a recent OneWorld meeting in London and that they are blown away by how well the new ORD - ATH route is performing. Please provide a link to a transcript of the OneWorld meeting, or other source substantia...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I hope the A321XLR is utilized for the thin MIA-South America routes that recently got 737MAX'ed...it sounds like a much better plane for these routes. Adam Thusfar, there's been no mention on anyone's part of MIA being one of the bases. My intel was JFK/PHL bases, and then today the -possibility- ...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1423861&start=100#p21416963
-->

tphuang wrote:
How is this even turning in an argument? This is not the airbus order count thread. This is AA purchasing A321XLR thread. Could we actually discuss how AA will use A321XLR?

Indeed-- must be related to this:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1423861&start=100#p21416963

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

trpmb6 wrote:
... American was already planning on doing transatlantic with the NEO..

No they weren't.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: Updated: American ordered A321xLR

Sooner787 wrote:
So will all the A321XLR's come with racoon eyes? :)

No :) but AA's version may come with something a bit surprising...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... 1xlrs.html
-->

100% official now:
https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... 1xlrs.html

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

9w748capt wrote:
Will AA go with all aisle access J similar to the current 32T F? I could see something like 10-12J, 12-16PEY, the rest Y. I'm sure as usual AA won't install enough premium seats and then regret it later.

My personal expectation is entirely new seats w/ all-aisle access.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/american ... 30124.html

"The source said 30 of the planes would be converted from an existing order for another model, and the remaining 20 involved the exercise of options"
-->

This article suggests a breakdown of the order:
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/american ... 30124.html

"The source said 30 of the planes would be converted from an existing order for another model, and the remaining 20 involved the exercise of options"

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

Would that (finally) allow them to make good use of the full potential of their great JFK terminal? Or will they (again) have their lunch eaten by B6 (and/or DL)? Lately they've been "slot squatting" and cutting down routes/frequencies temporarily because of the runway construction at JFK...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

chrisp390 wrote:
What routes should we expect to see launched? Could any routes to Africa we viable? Secondary cities in Deep South America?

Secondary Europe from PHL/JFK was attached to my original intel on the subject.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments
Replies: 75
Views: 12730

Re: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments

...From your twitter comments, I assume this is in regards to equipment changes. I think you tweeted earlier some months back that there were rumours of more 77Ws at LAX, thus a potential return to LAX-SYD with the approval of the JV with QF. I actually believe that is off now, SYD will stay 787. A...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments
Replies: 75
Views: 12730

Re: Rumour: AA Making Asia Route Adjustments

The tweet from JonNYC specifically mentions that its not a new route. Unless I missed something, all of the replies talking about new routes are on the wrong track. Its probably going to be restructuring of routes to Asia by adjusting equipment and maybe frequency. https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/statu...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53168

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

UNCONFIRMED JonNYC on Twitter said : hearing from multiple angles that an AA order for the A321LR is imminent, potentially at the Paris air show. https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1134553388446900229?s=20 Thoughts? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-07/american-air-mulls-longest-range...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50131

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31010657-post22.html
-->

hmmmmmmmm... my comment certainly applies to this forum/thread as well...... :D

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31010657-post22.html

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 720
Views: 121222

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

More 738 Oasis problems, more being sent to TULE for evaluation and repair, another 738 with over 900 write ups You happen to have any details for which planes? Only oasis-conversion 737 I can find (with guidance from folks) that was moved for more work since the original batch is this one: https:/...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the Philippines will it happen?
Replies: 57
Views: 6932

Re: AA and the Philippines will it happen?

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1108915111417315329
-->

Boof02671 wrote:
I would think you’d see ICN before MNL.

No doubt:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1108915111417315329

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the Philippines will it happen?
Replies: 57
Views: 6932

Re: AA and the Philippines will it happen?

Manila is best served by filipino airlines, AA has no Business flying an ultra long haul low yield route. There are reasons United gave up those flights long ago soon after buying Pan Am's Asia division. Northwest flew there too, Delta gave up on Manila as well. Korean Air and others sell cheap sea...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the Philippines will it happen?
Replies: 57
Views: 6932

Re: AA and the Philippines will it happen?

dfw88 wrote:
...I know jonnyc has a history of being right; he thinks this one is ridiculous and I agree with him.


:D :bigthumbsup:

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17883

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1108768169345331204
-->

a few more pics of the interior for those interested:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1108768169345331204

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Brazil drops visa requirements of nationals of US, CA, JP and AU, air traffic expected to grow
Replies: 15
Views: 3110

Re: Brazil drops visa requirements of nationals of US, CA, JP and AU, air traffic expected to grow

This is actually wonderful news! You obviously haven’t been jerked around by Brazilian bureaucrats as I have. Place can be a inighmare in a private jet. Then, you get to be victim of various muggings or worse as my boss, two other pilots and a flight attendant were. GF For you, Florida might be good.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?
Replies: 114
Views: 16582

Re: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?

AA is guesstimating the Max’s back in the air on the 26th. Per Jon NYC Jon Ostower Hey, just curious-- I tweeted that in AA's system it has this (yes, that **EXTRAORDINARILY** optimistic) "estimated back in service date" of March 26th. Did Jon Ostower pick that up/ post that as well somew...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American suspends service to Venezuela
Replies: 93
Views: 14089

Re: American suspends service to Venezuela

bourbon wrote:
AA was there to support the state department. With the embassy closed no more lift required..

Nonsense.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 74073

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1okTQJXQAAByFZ.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1ouXc0WwAIuTFj.jpg:large When you grab my Tweets-- which you did here-- some attribution would be nice: Thanks? https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1106247734632349697 https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/11062365879296...

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 720
Views: 121222

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Runway28L wrote:
N400AN was just rolled out of the hangar this afternoon here at PIT. Should be departing for DFW any day now.

Keep in mind, once at DFW it still has to undergo additional conformity checks and the evacuation certification.

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL
Replies: 62
Views: 11213

Re: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL

https://twitter.com/TheForwardCabin/sta ... 4767367175
-->

You can see the full thing here:
https://twitter.com/TheForwardCabin/sta ... 4767367175

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First AA A321-253NX delivered
Replies: 70
Views: 12918

Re: First AA A321-253NX delivered

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1091415840157851648
-->

some not-overly-interesting interior pics:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1091415840157851648

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 720
Views: 121222

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Super80Fan wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
AA for some odd reason likes to use and abuse their planes.

Wrong, things happen, don’t spout out misinformation.

AA is an entity, Pilots fly planes, not an entity.


Can you cite the last United or Delta aircraft to be out of service due to hard landings, tail strikes, etc? Thanks.

Oh stop

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 543
Views: 68165

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1088585170574299137
-->

777PHX wrote:
The newest schedules show the second PHX-LHR frequency, the AA metal flight, is going year round daily.

Where are all the dweebs on here that were absolutely adamant that Phoenix was going to become a dehubbed wasteland?

Nicely put

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1088585170574299137

Jump to post
by JonNYC
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 74073

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1088506833583640576
-->

DanDun wrote:
Big Move in Boston today, AA is consolidating all there operations in Terminal B. They will fly all mainline flights out of gates B4-B22. Also opening a new Admirals club as well.

Couple of additional words on the subject:

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1088506833583640576

Jump to post

Go to advanced search