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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 50969

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

woolman, the democrats called and want their collusion back. If it's illegal it won't be allowed. This is a code share on specific routes stop end dot. All other routes will still remain as competitive flying to include Europe when/if B6 starts that. I hate to break it to you, but the deal was in th...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 50969

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

I always like the statement. Have your cake and eat it too... What’s the point of getting the cake if you can’t eat it? I mean I’m not gonna get cake then let someone else eat it. Right? Although this completely off topic, in the saying "have your cake and eat it too", the have refers to ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35155

Re: ExpressJet Shutdown Moved Up to September 30th

Sad time, but this was coming eventually, virus or not. Roughly 3,000 laid off nationwide, 1250 in of those in Houston. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/expressjet-shutdown-will-mean-loss-of-hundreds-of-houston-jobs/ar-BB19gb2N?ocid=uxbndlbing Kind of crazy when you remember that ExpressJe...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 50969

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

I always like the statement. Have your cake and eat it too...

What’s the point of getting the cake if you can’t eat it? I mean I’m not gonna get cake then let someone else eat it.

Right?

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35155

Re: Express jet rumor

Aren’t they owned by sky west?

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
Replies: 95
Views: 12960

Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

I’m an airline pilot and I’m married to an air traffic controller... you should hear some of our exchanges.

;-p

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Wingtips56 wrote:
When will B6 have a big enough fleet of A220s on property to mount a significant schedule with them?


Probably not for 24-36 months.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

CobaltScar wrote:
Why are people thinking september will be better than august? September is the slowest month of the year for air travel.



Well ya! Exactly. Slowest month of the year. No one is flying. Looks just like normal.

See! Better.

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 50969

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

So I'm confused if AA and B6 can't coadunate schedules with each other how are all these connection carriers able to achieve that. It's been done for eons NW/CO and NW/DL did it as well. Capacity Purchase Agreements are not the same thing as a Codeshare. You aren’t buying a ticket on SkyWest with t...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 815
Views: 151312

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

The last thing I would do is doubt David Nealman. His track record for success in harsh times of this industry is pretty impeccable. While I'm not a fan of his labor relations, his business savvy is second to none. Breeze will start up and likely be a success in one form or another. How long it last...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Looking at the OAG this week, I am surprised by how much Delta is keeping Jfk wide open. Routes like CLE and RDU with 0 flights for August. Big drawdowns across the board. UA and DL are leaving their respective hubs wide open for B6 to gain some marketshare I'm seeing LGA flights get loaded without...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Agree, Could be that as well. I can't remember where I read the "bug" comment now, but it seems like JB is more of the alligator in the Sewark now :p

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Has anyone considered that B6 is doing this to prod consolidation? Nothing works better to push a much larger competitor to make you disappear than poking them with a stick. Or it's a middle finger to UA and does nothing to create a synergy with UA as it puts up another wall within the DOT for comp...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu May 07, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report
Replies: 29
Views: 4268

Re: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report

From the call they are in "talks with the lessors on the 190".
socal, I'd say that's a safe bet.

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://paxex.aero/2020/04/jetblue-aims-to-drop-16-major-hub-destinations-from-its-network/ now jetblue is looking to drop major cities from its network for a few months, it seems like. Imo, this really just shows JetBlue does not expect domestic business travel to come back anytime soon. At least ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetblue/6 ... /lightbox/



not sure what that's a picture of?

It's not Hawaiian's logo?
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727LOVER wrote:
Does this hang in B6's headquarters?

Heard it was found behind a ticket counter @ Terminal 6, B6's 1st terminal.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetblue/6 ... /lightbox/



not sure what that's a picture of?

It's not Hawaiian's logo?

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

T5 to close tonight at 2030.

Effective Monday, March 23, flights scheduled to depart JFK Terminal 5 after 2030ET will now leave from Terminal 4 due to TSA staffing changes across the airport. This change will continue indefinitely.

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-flight-cuts-coronavirus/?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=facebook&utm_term=Editorial&utm_medium=social&utm_content=33EAE2E6-5EE6-11EA-9F01-24D896E8478F B6 will announce a 5% cut in the coming days. LGB finally on the chopping block? I hope they...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

What payments are B6 suppose to be making for the MCO South Terminal? B6 is not building it. They will be a tenant just like any other airline that uses the terminal. The only payments being made concerning the new MCO South Terminal are being made by GOAA, FAA and FDOT. There’s no mention of any p...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue at LGA Question
Replies: 41
Views: 6189

Re: JetBlue at LGA Question

No base? LGA is a crewbase for B6 No it's not. It's a co-domicile. JFK is the base. JFK has the admins, chief pilots, dedicated crew/quiet rooms, computers for checkin, employee parking. LGA has none of that. A few trips start and end out of LaGuardia and because of its proximity, is considered as ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

WN has a max scheduled duty day of 10.5 hours, B6 uses the FAR max of 14 hours. So I think its funny when people imply WN work harder and longer days. Fake News. Where are you getting 10.5 hours? And double the pay? Have you compared pay rates? The following is straight from the current SWAPA pilot...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Again, not a huge fan of these 5+ year planning since a lot of things could change in that time. WN could buy out NK in a couple of years to eliminate competition. And who knows what kind of opportunity that would bring. HA could go in the red and get merged into BA. B6 could partner up with UA. We...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue change of BOD
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

Re: Jetblue change of BOD

Tphuang you mean JG? Andrea Lusso has been appointed vice president network planning, reporting to Scott Laurence, head of revenue and planning. In this role, Lusso will oversee the execution of the company’s network strategy through route planning and schedule planning. He joined JetBlue in 2012 an...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue change of BOD
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

Re: Jetblue change of BOD

http://otp.investis.com/clients/us/jetb ... Original=1

Here's the 8-K filed today.
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http://otp.investis.com/clients/us/jetb ... Original=1

Here's the 8-K filed today.

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue change of BOD
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

Jetblue change of BOD

http://blueir.investproductions.com/inv ... -115950133

This is definitely an interesting turn of events... Only thing for sure now is that things will change.
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http://blueir.investproductions.com/inv ... -115950133

This is definitely an interesting turn of events... Only thing for sure now is that things will change.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Dieuwer wrote:
What happened to "Connecting the Dots"? How about adding ANU, FDF, GND, PTP, etc. from BOS?


Part of the problem is airbus. The continue to fail on the delivery schedule. After this year we’ll be 10 321s short of what was expected.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue turns 20
Replies: 88
Views: 8741

Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

There it is. A disgruntled employee and others hijacking threads when/wherever to complain about their job, the company, and their dear profit sharing. Right, we should all come to work for culture coupons and fun tickets because airlines are fun fun fun. JFKLGANYC above has a pretty good grasp on ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue turns 20
Replies: 88
Views: 8741

Re: JetBlue turns 20 today.

You don't consider the 5 percent retirement plus program as profit sharing? No. That's a company scam. 401K contributions are just that. Profit sharing is and should be separate. But there are lots of blue juicers, just happy to be here lemmings who will do and say whatever they can to prop up JB's...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I'm disappointed with this AS/AA news as this makes any possibility of merging with Alaska nearly impossible. On the other hand, as this makes B6 even less relevant on the West Coast... I wonder if this backs B6 further into a corner and makes the possibility of being acquired by WN or UA even more...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

When did B6 announce it was leasing in ex-MT A321s? If they did, I expect them to be redone to the B6 standard as I could see B6 eventually buying those frames. Remember, some of the older A320s will need to be retired within the next 3-5 years as they will be around 90,000 to 100,000 hours. It was...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://i.postimg.cc/brj7pGgc/NHNTfuO.jpg

Could be on par with the additional FLL gate rumors.
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https://i.postimg.cc/brj7pGgc/NHNTfuO.jpg

Could be on par with the additional FLL gate rumors.

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

There hasn’t been anything released as to when the 190s will actually leave property. At least to my knowledge. We did fly the 190s out west if you look back to 2011-2012. The operation failed because recovery would take as much as 24hrs for mx and crew issues. To your point we needed a mid country...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

There hasn’t been anything released as to when the 190s will actually leave property. At least to my knowledge. We did fly the 190s out west if you look back to 2011-2012. The operation failed because recovery would take as much as 24hrs for mx and crew issues. To your point we needed a mid country ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

MINT pax go to SFO in that area, which is where JB flies mint. OAK never had it. Similarly, LAX has all the MINT flights in the LA basin...there are none at LGB/BUR/ONT, for now. Oh, no MINT out of the LGB focus city. That is kind of odd? Low-yielding, non-premium station. What 9said. Plus there’s ...

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by CaptCoolHand
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

micstatic wrote:
I feel like every jetblue announcement is made to be much more dramatic than it really is. Every time.


You mean the infomercial that is jetblue?
Over promise under deliver and extra hype everything?

No. Not jetblue.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Jetblue senior leadership meeting at LGB

22-->15 flights per day. base stays open as cobase. OAK closing.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Jetblue senior leadership meeting at LGB

catiii wrote:
SoCalFlyer wrote:
The news is trickling in here...it ain’t good. Damn.


Funny, what I am seeing is that it is actually much better than everyone anticipated.


don't post anything... no one wants to know anyhow...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40543

Re: Jetblue senior leadership meeting at LGB

jfklganyc wrote:
reduction to a spoke

Base stays because of LAX

Put it in the books...


I’d bet on this as well. Along with a reduction in flights at LGB. 15ish.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Yea. Rumors flying about the demise of LGB and moving ops to lax.

All rumor now.

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1505
Views: 191787

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2020

My predictions for this year (announcements, not necessarily start in 2020). From JFK - I'm assuming here JFK slot constraints stay in place and they are unable to get more good slots from anyone. GUA/UIO/SAL - Looks like GUA is a done deal already. SAL I think will get announced also. UIO is a lit...

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 644
Views: 115618

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Anyone else heard that Jetblue has recently bought at least 4 (ex Thomas Cook) A321s ? Where did you hear that? Our VP of flt ops did say they would try to find other used planes but that was it. I guess it could be true but I have not heard a single rumor about it. I poked around the schoolhouse l...

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254394

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

ETOPS is happening as we speak. Proving runs will start next year. contrary to popular belief, you don't just get handed ETOPS cert. and get to hold it in your back pocket for whenever you need it. It's use it or lose it kind thing. So no point in getting it done until it's ready to be launched. Fra...

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254394

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

I didnt mean TUS, I meant RNO Brain fart “JetBlue hasn’t flown to Tucson since May 2007. And the assertion that the ABQ flight is kept in place for a board member is inane.” Absolutely true A regular flier on the route... While we are on that subject, is anyone curious why there is daily service be...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is IAD the next US airport flyers will view as "Third World?"
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: Is IAD the next US airport flyers will view as "Third World?"

Jmo, but every time I ride the train there it reminds me of used kitty litter.

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by CaptCoolHand
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cost of “fuel tankering”?
Replies: 94
Views: 7211

Re: Cost of “fuel tankering”?

So there’s a guy... or group of guys who’s job this is at every airline. They know exactly to the pound how much extra it costs every mile. 3metric tons is about 6600lbs of fuel. Not a huge amount. But $50 is a $50. If your airline flies (round numbers) 1000 flights a day and each one can make or sa...

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by CaptCoolHand
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150
Replies: 22
Views: 5733

Re: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150

I’m confused why it’s being compared to Jetstreams and ATRs?
It’s got 9seats. It’ll replace Cessna 402s.
What’s it cost to run a 402 for an hour?

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by CaptCoolHand
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254394

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edga ... getcompany
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What’s to make of this? Defensive move?
Why buy back stock only to mortgage assets?

https://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edga ... getcompany

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by CaptCoolHand
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254394

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Jesus you won’t let this go. It’s was supposed to Be here in September and ready to roll in November. This was original plan. Then airbus told them about delays and they knew they wouldn’t get the aircraft early. They had to push back arrival to 2020 to fit with 2020 goals as they did with the neos...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32350

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

It did bother me, I am completely on your side that respecting coworkers is a very important part of the workplace and the key to a healthy workplace environment but I just didn't respond to the OP since you had already done that. I would never do such a thing since it demeans someone and takes awa...

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by CaptCoolHand
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32350

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

Aaah. This is going to get good.

We had one jump up and down over the wing one time on a ferry flight because the gear was stuck.

Ya know there’s a few things in this job that make it fun. Keep it light hearted. Laugh a little.

Hope these guys don’t get into trouble.

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