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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 109
Views: 20053

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

DrPaul wrote:
CitizenJustin wrote:
Realistically, I can’t see how MH370 could translate onto the screen successfully.


Since when have Hollywood (or any other film-maker) ever let facts -- or the lack of them -- get in the way of making a film?


Cough (loosely)
Based on “actual” events.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7948

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

Cargo fire warning, landed as a precaution. Given the status of the Bahamas, wouldn't it be more suitable to divert POP - or even return to SDQ. It seems it happened midway between the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas - so there was a possibility to choose an alternative over NAS. When you have a...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Just a reminder B6 has focus cities. B6 is east coast focused leisure airline. MINT is a premium product for long transcontinental/ high end South America/ Caribbean routes. It is not ment to be first class. They do not intend it to be on short haul flights. A.net is a better place thanks to reliab...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

this is not good for B6 B6 has had some unexpected cost pressures, like delays to A320 NEO deliveries, as well as capacity reductions. To help meet financial targets as a company, B6 have reviewed several events that contribute to our expenses we will be postponing B6 events. There will be official...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 2191

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

No. The issue is they can’t make the cabin flex work. It’s a disaster manufacturing wise. Can you expand on that? What are the issues? They weren’t prepared for the complexity of ramping up the ACF line. ACF allows for more customization in the LOPA, and it also removed the 2L and 2E doors and incr...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 2191

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

catiii wrote:
smallmj wrote:
Are engines still a bottleneck with A320 NEO production?


No. The issue is they can’t make the cabin flex work. It’s a disaster manufacturing wise.

Can you expand on that?
What are the issues?

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

nine4nine wrote:
Blueknows wrote:
Lgb pocket session July 17th. This should
Be good.




Anything come out of this?


This made me giggly.

Gigitty gigitty.... nope.

Really though nothing ever comes from the pocket session.

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK due to Unusual Odor
Replies: 10
Views: 1443

Re: JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK due to Unusual Odor

smokeybandit wrote:
Wasn't too long ago there was a bad odor patient who died a couple months later of some wicked flesh wasting disease.


That’s not what aero toxicity or TCP poisoning does.
It attacks the brain and nervous system.

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Lgb pocket session July 17th. This should Be good. It should be boring you mean. Right! I'm sure it'll be just as informative as JG's big speech a few months back. Another infomercial. All flare, zero substance. But, please make sure to wear your respectful workplace pants. They're like IROP pants,...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

trueblew wrote:
EK77WNH wrote:
Wasn’t this the week that all sorts of carnage would occur...dropped cities, axed routes?


Tomorrow, I believe.


Wut?

Didn’t we just axe a bunch of routes and cities? More??

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1438 JFK-MVY
Replies: 27
Views: 3389

Re: B6 1438 JFK-MVY

Why is it “scary”; surely they have ample fuel, nearby alternates with decent weather. Typical Cape and Islands in summer—fog. GF Exactly. Not only is this not scary. It’s totally normal operations. This is what you pay for when you buy an airline ticket. Professionals doing what they do and doing ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Will Marty St George’s departure affect JetBlue’s network plans? https://finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/jetblue-senior-executive-marty-st-042002500.html That’s a big loss. Just a guess but I doubt he wanted to leave. That guy was a total JetBlue fan and a big Boston guy. I’m really shocked and hone...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri May 31, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 75
Views: 12974

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

MRJ looks like a 190 with a gulf stream pointy end.

Totally useless Post. Sorry. Made me laugh.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon May 27, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42428

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Again. None of this is possible due to. SCOPE I am so glad to hear this and that you are so certain of this! Having looked at the contract in more yawning detail, I could not find any reason QX’s fleet could not be integrated in the B6 Ejet fleet, except maybe for that a CPA might need to be redesi...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun May 26, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42428

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Again. None of this is possible due to. SCOPE. So Horizon would disappear and AS would use B6 contract to operate flights between SEA and GEG? Thats fine, just make sure they pay minimum 5 hours per calendar day at the current B6 rates, no more than 4 legs a day, and don't forget the hotel standards...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun May 26, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42428

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

KlimaBXsst wrote:
AS+B6=BS

but

B6+QX=6Q


B6+QX= scope error

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun May 19, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42428

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

You like to reference pilots. Who or which pilots are you speaking with. I’m a pilot. At b6. I don’t hear or see what you see. And since you’ve been on this sight, nothing you’ve predicted has been anywhere near accurate. Just wondering where your intel is coming from? How's the Coke to Pepsi trans...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat May 18, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42428

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Pilots are talking about AS in NYC trying to 8 billion dollar B6 acquisition. Think its all BS... What does everyone think? You like to reference pilots. Who or which pilots are you speaking with. I’m a pilot. At b6. I don’t hear or see what you see. And since you’ve been on this sight, nothing you...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun May 12, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388302

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

FWIW, this passes the sniff test. https://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/13123493/houston-amazon-767-crash-23-feb-19 Just amazing. Is there a 767 pilot that can confirm whether or not the events described in the post are plausible. I am not a pilot and I have no idea if a go aro...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 19723

Re: Pilot/Neeleman Coup d'etat

Varsity1 wrote:
The Pilots WANT Neeleman back super bad.

I could see the pilot union acting in cohorts with Neeleman/Moxy to enable a coup d'etat. Judging from their allegiance to him and absolutely distaste with current management, I could totally see it.



No...
The pilots Do NOT want David back.

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 110
Views: 23669

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

Boof02671 wrote:
Reasonable yes, easy no.


So again ...

We know it too wn 3 big long years to ETOPS.

How long did it take VA?
Don’t want to field a question? ETOPS on airbus is an impossibility!?!? Dear lord it’ll take decades.

Come on man.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 110
Views: 23669

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

Boof02671 wrote:
WN took 18-24 months to achieve ETOPS certification and it’s only for the 738.


Not following what your point is....

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 110
Views: 23669

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

They still have to develop a program, train employees, do proving runs and get FAA approval. It took WN two to three years. I don’t understand why you all can’t grasp those facts. How long did it take Virgin America to get their ETOPS.... and how’d they do it? Hint. Blue jet hired the same company ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?
Replies: 19
Views: 4678

Re: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?

I used to apologize to passengers for arriving early as we were pulling into the gate. It would go something like, “thank you for flying with XYZ airlines. We apologize for our early arrival in (insert destination). Your flight to (destination) was supposed to be a 2 hour flight and we shorted you ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388302

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

I think we need to be prepared for a non mechanical failure...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 247
Views: 57758

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

Blueknows wrote:
Did I ever mention flying in 3 months?

“Summer 2019”

When’s that?

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 247
Views: 57758

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

Rumor-b6 LHR-Bos summer 2019 some slots opened up(announcing April 10th)b6 CEO doing speech at avation club in LONDOn April 11th Please share what you’re smoking! So in three months... JetBlue will: -secure slots -take delivery of aircraft -prove said aircraft -complete ETOPS cert -train flight cre...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3634

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

Blueknows wrote:
Can't change it unless you make your voice heard. My B6 employees know what I mean.


You mean by multiple work groups voting in unions?

Yep. Voices heard loud and clear.

“Management will get the union they deserve”

Speak up! Works every time. The open door policy is alive and well.

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3634

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

Blueknows wrote:
Can't change it unless you make your voice heard. My B6 employees know what I mean.


You mean by multiple work groups voting in unions?

Yep. Voices heard loud and clear.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion
Replies: 115
Views: 19980

Re: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion

It will Be interesting to hear what changes they have planned for LGB and SJU. This additional flying out east has to come from somewhere else in the system since JetBlue not getting that many aircraft this year. They are adding 13 A321neo's this year. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/jet...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14246

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Varsity1 wrote:
The pilots think it might be London based off some weird internal flightops email.


Highly unlikely it’s london.

More likely Boston shuttle service to fend off DAL attack on bean town.

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14246

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

flight152 wrote:
New frequency to Buffalo?


BUF SDQ
BUF STI
red eye turns.

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to Long Island (ISP)?
Replies: 38
Views: 5633

Re: JetBlue to Long Island (ISP)?

I’d like to say it’ll never happen. But with some of our destinations like ORH, SWF, PVD and HPN.... wouldn’t surprise me in the least.

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 10052

Re: B6 - 1/30/2019 DOT Filing is Full Court Press to Obtain LHR slots

Airlines stretching their funds to their limits can’t be good for the company long term either. B6 needs to be cautious with their expansion to Europe. It should be only their next step, not their last step. This is certainly sound advise. However a company that's paying cash for their most valuabl...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 10052

Re: B6 - 1/30/2019 DOT Filing is Full Court Press to Obtain LHR slots

B6 is going over the pond in what type of equipment? The A321s on a consistent basis seems like a bad idea! But that is just me. Airlines stretching planes to their limits cant be good for the plane long term. Airlines stretching their funds to their limits can’t be good for the company long term e...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136672

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Dieuwer wrote:
unusualattitude wrote:
windian425 wrote:
No A320NEO's this year?

No A320 NEOs period. All airbus deliveries from this point forward are A321 NEOs.


Even the regular A321NEO should EASILY reach Western Europe. So...no more excuses NOT to fly to Europe, B6!


Getting to the party isn't nearly as hard as getting home from the party.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue getting bought?
Replies: 12
Views: 3312

Re: Jetblue getting bought?

Blueknows wrote:
Rumor mill is swirling about Jetblue possibly being sold. Any thoughts who?


Big announcement on the 15th again! Wasn’t this your tagline a few months ago?

Blueknows nothing.

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.
Replies: 94
Views: 16383

Re: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.

I guess it’s up to the court to decide then if the passenger chooses to take that route.

Its never wrong to err on the side of safety.
Kalvado we can agree to disagree. It’s unfortunate this guy was inconvenienced, maybe next time wait till you’re airborn before popping your pills.

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.
Replies: 94
Views: 16383

Re: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.

Had he not taken a sleeping pill I would never had denied boarding. But in reality that’s no different than being drunk. In the event of an emergency the crew is responsible to get everyone out safely and having to move or spend extra time on an inebriated person is extra liability. Usually I’m of ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.
Replies: 94
Views: 16383

Re: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.

Had he not taken a sleeping pill I would never had denied boarding. But in reality that’s no different than being drunk. In the event of an emergency the crew is responsible to get everyone out safely and having to move or spend extra time on an inebriated person is extra liability. Usually I’m of t...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 92402

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

And then!
Nothing happened.
If they were going to announce anything it would have been at investor day or the Q earnings.

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