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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 761
Views: 89122

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
maps4ltd wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Ground stop stay safe everyone. Reported sightings in Chesterfield and Bridgeton (hence the ground stop)


It was a non-event

Not for the thousands of people that had to change their travel plans/miss meetings like one of my family members


In the grand scheme of things. I was expecting worse.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 761
Views: 89122

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
Ground stop stay safe everyone. Reported sightings in Chesterfield and Bridgeton (hence the ground stop)


It was a non-event

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7535

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

sargester wrote:
maps4ltd wrote:
RobertS975 wrote:
This is the type of destination that a carrier like Allegiant (G4) would serve, similar to their service to PGD.


Or F9, which serves places like PSM and BFM (Portsmouth and Mobile).


LAL isn't much of a vacation destination...


Legoland and central Florida retirees. The latter being critical.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10369

Re: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?

For reference, here are DL's 753 routes as of this summer: ATL-SEA x2 ATL-SFO x2 ATL-LAX x2 ATL-SAN x1 ATL-LAS x1 ATL-SLC x3 DTW-SEA x2 DTW-SFO x2 DTW-LAX x2 MSP-SEA x3 MSP-LAX x2 MSP-MCO x1 SEA-HNL x2 LAX-HNL x1 So basically, core DL hubs to major West Coast cities, plus a few others. In the winte...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 21, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7535

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

RobertS975 wrote:
This is the type of destination that a carrier like Allegiant (G4) would serve, similar to their service to PGD.


Or F9, which serves places like PSM and BFM (Portsmouth and Mobile).

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 21, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delayed and taken advantage of..?
Replies: 8
Views: 2006

Re: Delayed and taken advantage of..?

Hey a.netters, long time lurker first post. Having an issue in AGS this morning and have a question for you all. Should I be suspicious of the fact that my 530a departure from AGS-CLT scheduled on a CRJ7 (downgraded to a CRJ2) has been cancelled due to mx? I fully understand cancellations and they ...

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 19, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 761
Views: 89122

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Was anybody else at the Honor Flight last night? Got a gate pass, through security. We formed lines around the hallway near Gate E8. A Southwest Airlines 737-700 (N458WN) pulled up from DCA 20 minutes early, with all the vets getting off. Everyone applauded. It was hot in the terminal, and most flig...

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 19, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM
Replies: 47
Views: 7836

Re: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM

9X HNL-JHM JUN 7>0[0] JUL 7>0[0] AUG 7>0[0] SEP 7>0[0] OCT 7>0[0] NOV 7>0[0] DEC 7>0[0] JAN 7>0[0] FEB 7>0[0] 9X HNL-LUP JUN 1.8>0[0] JUL 1.9>0[0] AUG 1.9>0[0] SEP 1.8>0[0] OCT 1.9>0[0] NOV 1.9>0[0] DEC 1.8>0[0] JAN 1.9>0[0] FEB 1.9>0[0] 9X HNL-MKK JUN 11>0[0] JUL 11>0[0] AUG 11>0[0] SEP 11>0[0] OC...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 195
Views: 23362

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

FLOWN: January: January 1: Delta Connection (Skywest) OO3515, STL-SLC, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N813SK January 5: Delta Connection (Skywest) OO3663, SLC-STL, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N821SK March: March 16: Copa Airlines CM236, ORD-PTY, Boeing 737-800, HP-1538CMP March 16: Copa Airlines CM373, PTY-UIO, Bo...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18879

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

You could say this is the straw that broke the camel's back!

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Disapointing TWA HOTEL at JFK + UA 787-10economy FRA-EWR (w/photo)
Replies: 23
Views: 8251

Re: Disapointing TWA HOTEL at JFK + UA 787-10economy FRA-EWR (w/photo)

At this point I was getting angry and told him that I traveled here from Europe to experience this very hotel and also told him that I am documenting my experience and it is not starting in a stellar way . I know what you experienced is pretty bad, but that is probably not the way you should have g...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18879

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

BlueberryWheats wrote:
Meh, Pepsi is better than coke anyway. :duck:


You did not just say that.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada in exclusive talks to buy Air Transat
Replies: 256
Views: 37060

Re: Air Canada buying Air Transat

OzarkD9S wrote:
So will Onex SWOOP in and buy Sunwing now?


I really hope there isn't much more consolidation in the CA market. I know it's a small population (less than California), but it has ridiculously high fares as it is.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada in exclusive talks to buy Air Transat
Replies: 256
Views: 37060

Re: Air Canada buying Air Transat

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/air-ca ... -1.5138180


Talk about "out of left field."
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yulguy wrote:
It's the second major airline acquisition in Canada this week!

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/air-ca ... -1.5138180


Talk about "out of left field."

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 12, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6693

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

So a post on a touching airline moment has turned into a full fledged affirmative action debate.

Welcome to a.net

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 21820

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta instead of WN to keep the benefits described above by MidwestIndy. May I answer about the reasoning for that? Because not...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 21820

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

Questionable fleet decisions on some routes. On MIA-SEA, the 321S has better range than the 738 and usually can do the route much more easily, but a 738 is still often scheduled on the route...often times needing a fuel stop even when the 321 can make it. Also, 737s are regularly scheduling into bo...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 21820

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

I'm lifetime Gold but I now always book WN preferentially. I get better seating, better service, better ff program. What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta inste...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!
Replies: 12
Views: 4948

Re: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!

Of all the times one would be sent to Venezuela...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 21820

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

It's an INC article. I'd take it with a grain of salt; they love to rip AA. It's like Huffpo with Donald Trump.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes
Replies: 87
Views: 14662

Re: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes

smflyer wrote:
Scarebus34 wrote:
smflyer wrote:
still waiting for a SMF-MIA/FLL

Keep waiting, you won’t see SMF-FLL on AA.


I meant that as any carrier to FLL (eg. B6), not AA. Obviously AA would service through MIA.


Personally, I see B6 SMF-FLL as more likely than AA SMF-MIA.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 195
Views: 23362

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

JAN 14 WN1206 BDL-BWI B737 WN224 BWI-DTW B737 JAN 18 WN1001 DTW-BWI B737 WN1493 BWI-BDL B737 FEB 9 WN2579 BDL-BWI B737 WN3194 BWI-MSP B737 FEB 11 WN878 MSP-ATL B737 WN1704 ATL-RSW B737 Feb 16 WN4349 RSW-BDL B737 Some swapping around due to family stuff. May be adding a BDL-XXX-MCI flight soon for a...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 195
Views: 23362

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked a spring break trip: March 4 WN901 BWI-TPA March 9 WN5639 TPA-BWI Of course you can never be sure of the equipment, but I hope to luck out and fly the Max . I've flown WN a few times since 2014 and have yet to fly on the heart livery or even an aircraft with split scimitars. Hoping that...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 580
Views: 88881

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Where even is Peotone?

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA
Replies: 27
Views: 3634

Re: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA

They don't have to be worried, a lot of pax are offended by airlines everyday, whatever their religious belief. But hey, they are jews so the FA is clearly antisemitic. While many in the western framework see Judaism as simply a religion, it is a peoplehood, ethnicity and cultural heritage. Also wo...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 07, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...
Replies: 33
Views: 4320

Re: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...

The terminal's crowded enough as it is. Often, both gates and the stand are occupied.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 03, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 761
Views: 89122

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
If delta is going to be adding routes like JFK-BOM, I think its time we try and get one of our million LGA flights moved over


I've though that for a while. If/when JFK is added, it will most likely be Delta 2x daily on Endeavor.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 01, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 6831

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

Flown MD-83 and MD-90 (AA and DL). They're fine. Wouldn't pay extra to go on them, though.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 993
Views: 140595

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

According to an email to its pilots, Delta still plans on announcing BOM service later this year. This was as of yesterday the 17th and in direct response to the suspension of Jet Airways. Unless Delta partners with Air India, Mumbai is a no go. Just tossing this out there! Though seriously, back t...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 993
Views: 140595

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Detroit313 wrote:
This thread has been fake news since day 1. Just typical hype by Delta.

With the collapse of Jet Airways this will never happen.


Anything else you'd like to add?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 761
Views: 89122

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Load Factor Spreadsheet updated for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yw4fGz1al2nkcjP6_v0cucDmpsxWeA0nRn7LXdgoI2I/edit?usp=sharing The 44% (rounding up) on DL to CVG really stands out. Would this be a route WN could pick up in the near future? Seems like O&D from STL is NOT very g...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!
Replies: 33
Views: 25665

Re: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!

I love watching an airport start to gain traction. San Deigo, my home airport, went through two such periods, one domestically many years ago, and then another international period over the last few years where we've seen rapid growth and now have flights to London, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Zurich, Cabo, ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?
Replies: 12
Views: 738

Re: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?

Porter hands down.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 749
Views: 74560

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I just left my company's travel trade show and Delta was present. As I was speaking to the Delta reps their jaws dropped....I told them that I heard that the Delta lounge at BNA is being increased by 10,000 sq ft and that it was bigger than Indy's and Raleigh's which is a focus city (they were very...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air to Mexico
Replies: 53
Views: 7983

Re: Allegiant Air to Mexico

enilria wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
STL-CUN off the top of my head

But I'm sure they have more from USA-CUN


STL-PUJ

So F9 only has two routes where Apple buys the bulk of the scheduled seats?


Maybe ORD-PUJ?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air to Mexico
Replies: 53
Views: 7983

Re: Allegiant Air to Mexico

hpff wrote:
stl07 wrote:
enilria wrote:
Which of their current scheduled routes are 90% Apple Charters?

STL-CUN off the top of my head

But I'm sure they have more from USA-CUN


I thought USA was only a regional airport?


Not USA as in Concord, NC. USA as in the United States of America.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44006

Re: WN looking at A220

Erebus wrote:
I know that the discussion is around WN and the A220 here but why isn't the E2 part of their evaluation?


That's what we're all wondering. Maybe they could create some buzz around the A220 to get Embraer/Boeing to offer them an E2 at a discount.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 82
Views: 12000

Re: United MCO hub?

[quote="jfklganyc"] -people dont fly between cities in Florida
/quote]

One of the reasons Silver has had it so hard.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BWI-Chicago (Either field)
Replies: 20
Views: 1444

Re: BWI-Chicago (Either field)

cranberrysaus wrote:
Don't know how the prices are, but BWI-MDW would seem like a WN no-brainer to me. Heck I'd pay extra to not have to fly into ORD.


Really? I like ORD! (Then again, I also connect through there a lot...)

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1273
Views: 239163

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Hello United fleet experts, Are there any aircraft that still sport CO's old checkerboard fabric economy seat covers (like the GE-powered ex-CO 772ERs with the 2-2-2 lieflat biz class)? Also on the UA fleet site, what are the "old seat covers" vs. "new seat covers" on the 752s? I...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ
Replies: 90
Views: 15083

Re: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ

Jshank83 wrote:
WN STL-CUN isn’t a complete cut. Just cut back to Sat/Sun


Wonder what this means for F9? I know they went back down to sub-daily.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA to GIG
Replies: 26
Views: 2074

Re: USA to GIG

AA dropped DFW-GIG after its season ended and only lasted a couple of months I believe. They also cut DFW-UIO. I think AA should leave the less prominent SA markets to MIA. Wasn't UIO and MGA cut by AA due to the MAX issues and the schedule readjustment? DFW-UIO was cut in 2017/2018 or so--nothing ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8690

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Iceland is a popular destination. The flight itself might not be a cash cow, but it fits into AA's transatlantic portfolio nicely, and I am sure many frequent flyers are booking these flights as opposed to taking AA to a gateway then Icelandair the rest fo the way. I would expect to see PHL-KEF at ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8690

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Personally, I'd rather AA fly something other than their old 752 on this route. No IFE or power for 8 hours? Really?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA to GIG
Replies: 26
Views: 2074

Re: USA to GIG

Ishrion wrote:
AA dropped DFW-GIG after its season ended and only lasted a couple of months I believe.


They also cut DFW-UIO. I think AA should leave the less prominent SA markets to MIA.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Forum Moderator Positions Available Now
Replies: 26
Views: 16632

Re: New Forum Moderator Positions Available Now

Do people with more posts/activity get priority over those who don't have as many?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Plans JFK-Guyana; Increase MIA-Guyana Service
Replies: 53
Views: 7127

Re: American Airlines Plans JFK-Guyana; Increase MIA-Guyana Service

AA has done some weird things with JFK. Didn't they announce SAT-JFK a few months back?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Launch JFK-GYE
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: JetBlue To Launch JFK-GYE

I went to the Galapagos out of GYE during spring break. I flew back to MIA on AA out of GYE. It was completely full. JetBlue made a good decision starting GYE-FLL; I believe the route was announced a week after we booked our return flight GYE-MIA on AA. The AA flights (at least in March) from GYE ar...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8608

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

I've seen taxi times on departing flights (Delta to Nice, AA to SFO, Aeroflot to SVO, etc.) that have been around 3.5 hours. Shortest taxi I've seen in the past hour is 1 hour 20. The Delta DL412 to NCE you mentioned actually didn’t do too badly - it had about 1.5 hour taxi time (left gate around 8...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8608

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

last summer was 22L and 22R This closure is more significant Anytime a cold front crosses NY, you get winds from 310. The strong winter spring and fall fronts gust to 30 or 40 knots That throws JFK into one runway That is what is happening tonight 5.5 hour delays Line for takeoff starts at T5, down...

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