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by JonNYC
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India
Replies: 136
Views: 19987

Re: UA outsouring some corporate positions to India

MISSION

ACCOMPLISHED

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by JonNYC
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167469

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

dfdubflyer wrote:
..Looks like Jon's sources are still pretty strong. I assume he's playing off of "Keep Austin Weird," and as several people guessed things Austin-related he did pretty well with his hint.

You got that right! :old:

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by JonNYC
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167469

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Per JonNYC, there’s rumors of a “funky” AA domestic route to be announced this week https://mobile.twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1203793774645776385 Gonna have to say Phoenix/Los Angeles to Key West :stirthepot: Seems Dear Jon’s sources have dried up... A “funky” new route may be the vaguest title eve...

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Best source there is, me.
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D L X wrote:
JonNYC wrote:
xxcr wrote:
Updated livery?? why adjust or make changes after they whole fleet is painted???

Have to:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1196 ... 59553?s=20

Did you just cite yourself?

Best source there is, me.

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by JonNYC
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 209
Views: 75777

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

I heard it through the grapevine that Airbus Reps, legal counsel, Insurance Reps, and AA engineering reps were all on site today to address the airplane. I also heard MX compiled wilt an engineering order prior to the visit. If this is true, we could be looking a write off. I hope not. Definitely A...

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by JonNYC
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Updating Their Livery
Replies: 124
Views: 27101

Re: American Airlines Updating Their Livery

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1196 ... 59553?s=20
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xxcr wrote:
Updated livery?? why adjust or make changes after they whole fleet is painted???

Have to:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1196 ... 59553?s=20

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by JonNYC
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

AA has or is purchasing more used A319s this time from AS. Trying to find out the numbers. AA is putting out bids to vendors for the interior mods. You don’t say! :weightlifter: https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1161304515758497792?s=20 Don’t follow you in Twitter as I’m pro IAM/TWU and you’ve blo...

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by JonNYC
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1161 ... 97792?s=20
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Phoenix757767 wrote:
AA has or is purchasing more used A319s this time from AS. Trying to find out the numbers. AA is putting out bids to vendors for the interior mods.

You don’t say! :weightlifter:

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1161 ... 97792?s=20

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by JonNYC
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 24242

Re: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020

Hard to believe anyone would seriously suggest that CHC isn't pretty radical/novel. In fact, from the time I first posted the rumor, in August, not only did -I- not fully believe it (I even sat on it for a week as it made zero sense to me), but, have an inbox full of folks-- folks that actually kno...

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by JonNYC
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 24242

Re: American to start DFW-AKL, LAX-CHC October 2020

Hard to believe anyone would seriously suggest that CHC isn't pretty radical/novel. In fact, from the time I first posted the rumor, in August, not only did -I- not fully believe it (I even sat on it for a week as it made zero sense to me), but, have an inbox full of folks-- folks that actually know...

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by JonNYC
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

alasizon wrote:
Would not surprise me in the least if AA continued to go after 319s...

Most definitely.

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by JonNYC
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

..I think I may have read somewhere, perhaps even way earlier in this thread but not sure...so can somebody explain why the 321neo's are delivered to/inducted in at PIT? Is it because of a LUS major Airbus MX base there? Of some note, some future 321Neos will be undergoing "final assembly"...

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by JonNYC
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Senior VP Of Customer Experience To Retire + Leadership Changes
Replies: 74
Views: 12709

Re: American Airlines Senior VP Of Customer Experience To Retire + Leadership Changes

WindyBaseball wrote:
...He’s single handedly leading the effort to get people fired for posting things online.


What a utterly wacky thing to claim-- calls into very serious question your other statements.

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by JonNYC
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167469

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

DL - we'll see. If you are "definitely worried" you don't dump your last flight with lie-flats in favor of the standard 321s and have NO lie-flat flight on a "high premium demand" route. The 321T "trial" doesn't seem like a trial at all. It's for less than a month (Dec...

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by JonNYC
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 15848

Re: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1152 ... 76449?s=20

AA's version just went up on AA.com as well.
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https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1152 ... 76449?s=20

AA's version just went up on AA.com as well.

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by JonNYC
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA end Narita service?
Replies: 71
Views: 11026

Re: Will AA end Narita service?

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1177 ... 28416?s=20
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JonNYC wrote:
The rumor is highly credible (I've been reporting it for several months now,) which is *NOT* to say it's going to happen or even likely to happen, but it's definitely been discussed, so a JonNYC-caliber rumor.


https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1177 ... 28416?s=20

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by JonNYC
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA end Narita service?
Replies: 71
Views: 11026

Re: Will AA end Narita service?

For those placing side-$ on the "is China included in the AA TPAC JV" debate-- smart $ goes on "China -is- included"

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by JonNYC
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA end Narita service?
Replies: 71
Views: 11026

Re: Will AA end Narita service?

The rumor is highly credible (I've been reporting it for several months now,) which is *NOT* to say it's going to happen or even likely to happen, but it's definitely been discussed, so a JonNYC-caliber rumor.

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by JonNYC
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces employee pay increase effective October 1st
Replies: 10
Views: 6252

Re: Delta announces employee pay increase effective October 1st

https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1167 ... 63073?s=20
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Scarebus34 wrote:
source


Can view it here, posted last night:
https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1167 ... 63073?s=20

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by JonNYC
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167469

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

DFW-FCO already starts in April, are they looking to start the season in early March instead? I had read rumors PHL-PRG is starting early as well? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I think JonNYC said PHL-PRG will be upguaged to the A332? It already was this summer. Do you mean PHL-DBV? This I pos...

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by JonNYC
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 56
Views: 14295

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...

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by JonNYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 56
Views: 14295

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...

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by JonNYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Private Jets...aborts takeoff...catches fire....
Replies: 56
Views: 14295

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.

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by JonNYC
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

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 ...

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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: 509
Views: 112489

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

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

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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: 509
Views: 112489

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...

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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: 509
Views: 112489

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...

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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: 509
Views: 112489

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

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

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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: 509
Views: 112489

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.

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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: 509
Views: 112489

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.

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by JonNYC
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167469

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.

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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: 44785

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.

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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: 44785

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 ...

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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: 44785

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...

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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: 44785

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

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

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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: 18260

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

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

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by JonNYC
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA move to T5 in LHR?
Replies: 72
Views: 13725

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 ...

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by JonNYC
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189466

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...

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by JonNYC
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA move to T5 in LHR?
Replies: 72
Views: 13725

Re: AA move to T5 in LHR?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/american- ... erminal-5/
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as mentioned, has come up in the past:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/american- ... erminal-5/

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by JonNYC
Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pulling out of VVI
Replies: 48
Views: 8818

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 ...

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by JonNYC
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 10167

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...

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by JonNYC
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 10167

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...

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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: 62160

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- ...

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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: 62160

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

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

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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: 62160

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.

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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: 62160

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...

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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: 62160

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

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

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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: 62160

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.

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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: 62160

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"
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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"

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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: 62160

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...

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