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by usairways85
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

QR looks like they fly the 35K a few times a week this month. No idea if that is simply based on aircraft availability

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by usairways85
Wed Jan 19, 2022 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Hub Facilities
Replies: 155
Views: 25356

Re: American Airlines Hub Facilities

Yeah about that. So no date was ever given for this project and I currently don't see rfp or bids for this project. I would guess AA walked back on this and just leave PHL alone. B is okay but cramped C is older but very cramped as well. Tbh I don't see AA investing in PHL because it's competition ...

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by usairways85
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

Unfortunate but as mentioned I think B6 was late to the game on both MCO and SJU. Their priority currently is NYC/BOS and as a result do not have the resources to throw elbows around against 4 and 3 competitors respectively on PHL-MCO/SJU

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by usairways85
Wed Jan 05, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

US to Asia seems unpredictable at best for a few years. I do not anticipate anything soon.

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by usairways85
Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2022

Yeah this year I would presume is going to be flat. Next year is going to be the real one for PHL to be excited for with XLR deliveries to commence. I am just happy to see that (barring any more crazy variants) PHL is getting back to being more active across the pond. I just wish AA would be more c...

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by usairways85
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, DL, UA, AS, HA, AC S22 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 63
Views: 13317

Re: AA, DL, UA, AS, HA, AC S22 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Really appreciate the work...I love this view. As mentioned it will be interesting to see how this changes between now and ~May. Currently AA flies at least 10 321N into PHL each day but none on the schedule yet for the summer.

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by usairways85
Wed Dec 29, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United dropping 14 routes
Replies: 120
Views: 21873

Re: United dropping 14 routes

PHL-IAD service was never meant for O&D. It was for North/South and international connections. This. There is no O&D, it's connections. I know, that's the POINT of what I was saying: If it's not for O&D, and they're not getting high yield on the transfer... then why would it be "en...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 23, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United dropping 14 routes
Replies: 120
Views: 21873

Re: United dropping 14 routes

So UA won’t fly from IAD-PHL. That sounds enormously dumb. Why? Not only is PHL-WAS a hub-hub route for competitor AA, and UA also has to contend with $18 (spot checked) train tickets, and $15 express bus fare. Unless UA was getting some kind of premium transfer traffic (which they apparently were ...

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by usairways85
Tue Dec 21, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

6 747F's into PHL today

SDF (1x UPS 744, 1x UPS 748)
CGN (1x UPS 748)
EMA (1x UPS 748)
ONT (1x UPS 744)
BWI (1x Kalitta Air 744)

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by usairways85
Tue Dec 21, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA+B6 announce 2022 expansion
Replies: 109
Views: 23506

Re: AA+B6 announce 2022 expansion

YHZ 1x weekly seems really odd or is that just me?? I'm speculating that there will be other AA flights to YHZ, they just haven't been announced yet. I don't think AA would bother reopening a station for 1x weekly flight to BOS. Yep. My guess is either JFL or PHL is coming. The real question is whi...

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by usairways85
Fri Dec 10, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Seemingly not mentioned elsewhere, CLT-HNL is cancelled at the beginning of January. The bookings were quite impressive which is why they extended what was supposed to be just a S21 route. Hopefully it is revisited around peak Hawaii travel seasons and eventually on the easier to fill and cheaper t...

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by usairways85
Fri Dec 10, 2021 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Seemingly not mentioned elsewhere, CLT-HNL is cancelled at the beginning of January.

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays
Replies: 192
Views: 28476

Re: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays

I have said a few times after the virtual merger AAL/JBU was announced that PHL international service portfolio would suffer and here is another example. It is clear AAL is all out to be a third rate player in NYC through the virtual merger. This is more than AA/B6. We are still in the throngs of t...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

The AA press release is also mentioning that Athens is going to start earlier this year! https://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2021/Connecting-Customers-to-the-Middle-East-and-Beyond-American-Airlines-Announces-Service-to-Doha-Qatar-NET-ALP-12/default.aspx I’m a little confused. Are they starting C...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

onwFan wrote:
Looks like CLT-FCO is coming back!

That cancellation (despite coming during a period of many unknowns) seemed like an odd one. I suspect FCO did very well out of CDG, BCN, FCO and the one route that can sustain 772 service.

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

The AA press release is also mentioning that Athens is going to start earlier this year! https://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2021/Connecting-Customers-to-the-Middle-East-and-Beyond-American-Airlines-Announces-Service-to-Doha-Qatar-NET-ALP-12/default.aspx Now it's going to be interesting to watch ...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays
Replies: 192
Views: 28476

Re: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays

DOH has been tossed around for a while...and I still don't understand why. To connect with QR. AA and QR actually have a fairly close relationship, with QR owning 25% of very close partner IAG and attempted to buy 10% of AA a few years ago (and of course both in Oneworld). AA doesn’t really go arou...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays
Replies: 192
Views: 28476

Re: AA adding NYC to Doha, cutting back international due to 787 delays

DOH has been tossed around for a while...and I still don't understand why.

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by usairways85
Tue Dec 07, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

WN has been squatting on the gates for long enough. They've become almost irrelevant in the PHL-Florida marketing when compared to F9/NK. My in-law's fly with the WN companion pass and are frequently frustrated that WN only operates ~2 MCO-PHL flts a day. Didn't NK previously serve PHL-MSY for a lit...

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by usairways85
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Reason given was the pandemic. They are averaging less than 150 PAX per flight right now, with some flights going out with less than 100 on board. I can't remember their performance in previous years, but I'm sure bookings are already low in winter, so it's not surprising to me that it's not worth ...

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by usairways85
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FX & UPS Peak Season Discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 4376

Re: FX & UPS Peak Season Discussion

National 744 ONT-PHL operating today (11/29)

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by usairways85
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Does anyone know if JetBlue route to San Juan is suspended? I did some dummy bookings up until march and it’s just showing layovers. I check flightaware periodically and noticed it has not operated in a while. **Update, looks like it stopped at the end of October. I think PHL-SJU had the best loads...

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by usairways85
Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

https://www.inquirer.com/business/american-airlines-philadelphia-international-airport-europe-flights-2022-20211115.html “We are not optimistic that they will be able to deliver a substantial number of those promised airplanes in 2022 before the summer season as well,” Znotins said Brian Znotins - V...

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by usairways85
Mon Nov 15, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

IIRC PHL-BWI was already dropped once and I think the same can be said for LGA.

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by usairways85
Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

January loaded LAX-SYD and CLT-MUC back. Any others? PHL-DUB is back and PHL-ZRH starts...we'll see if they hold. Not sure if there were any other PHL TA destinations planned to be back in January. I think most are March/April and beyond. PHL-DUB restarted a while ago already, I think. AA also oper...

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by usairways85
Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

rjbesikof wrote:
January loaded
LAX-SYD and CLT-MUC back. Any others?

PHL-DUB is back and PHL-ZRH starts...we'll see if they hold. Not sure if there were any other PHL TA destinations planned to be back in January. I think most are March/April and beyond.

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by usairways85
Thu Nov 11, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 320
Views: 34275

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Here were the F9 routes within the contiguous U.S. that had the weakest load factors in July 2021: MYR-PWM - 336 passengers, 918 seats, 36.60% load factor ATL-PWM - 2233 passengers, 4092 seats, 54.57% load factor PHL-PWM - 2189 passengers, 3906 seats, 56.04% load factor CHS-CLE - 281 passengers, 11...

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by usairways85
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

This article suggest that the Economy parking lot is going to remain closed for the rest of the year used for phase one of the cargo expansion. Anyone have an idea what they are going to use this land for? “This real estate will serve to support phase one of our cargo redevelopment program,” PHL ch...

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by usairways85
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

This article suggest that the Economy parking lot is going to remain closed for the rest of the year used for phase one of the cargo expansion. Anyone have an idea what they are going to use this land for? “This real estate will serve to support phase one of our cargo redevelopment program,” PHL ch...

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by usairways85
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

AA adding PHL-PDX nonstop service is a possibility with (a) PDX being one of the top domestic markets traveled to from PHL not currently served nonstop from PHL, (b) AA having a FF base in Greater Philadelphia (and other Northeastern U.S. markets) to support PHL-PDX nonstop service on AA, (c) AA al...

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by usairways85
Fri Oct 29, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

There is plenty of time for AA to adjust the schedule. They probably don't have the international schedule set past January at this point.

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by usairways85
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New International Routes October 28, 8:00 a.m. ET
Replies: 154
Views: 24197

Re: United New International Routes October 28, 8:00 a.m. ET

Pre-Covid did UA ever have 4x on ORD/IAD-LHR? For some reason I feel like they did.

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by usairways85
Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

What's next to grow here? Since it's been slow news here. Can both UPS and FedEx expand to larger operations? I'm that LH does not run 1x daily given they are 5th for tons of freight traffic through PHL. I doubt AA is going to announce anything big for summer 22. AS, DL and UA is more or less going...

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by usairways85
Sun Oct 10, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Bigant0408 wrote:
Checking on Flightradar24 Ethiad EY137 is currently inbound to PHL arriving around 11:40am. I take it this is a refugee associated flight (tell me if I'm wrong).

It looks like the flight is operating again. I had not seen foreign carriers operating refugee flights into PHL

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by usairways85
Thu Oct 07, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA (finally) gives official clarity as to new/returning/canceled routes!
Replies: 97
Views: 27787

Re: BA (finally) gives official clarity as to new/returning/canceled routes!

PHL actually hasn't started yet. It looks like it comes back this week at ~3x weekly on a 788 and then up to 1x daily on the 789 in early November

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by usairways85
Mon Sep 20, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Reposting some load factors that others have posted in other threads. I was on a PHL-MCO WN flight in mid-August and there were a good number of connections I wouldn't have expected. About 10 to HOU, a few to ATL, and 1 to MKE. Here are the number of passengers, number of seats, and load factors for...

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by usairways85
Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

PHLspecial wrote:
Currently Delta is up to 3 A330s, AA with B772, Altas Air 744, National Airlines 1 A330, and HAL with 1 A330 enrolled in the CRAF efforts. Is that correct?

Add UA 77W. One just landed in PHL

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by usairways85
Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

They've been rotating through PHL pretty rapidly. There's been 2x DL 330s a day, an HA 330 at least once every other day, and an Atlas 744 arrived today.

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by usairways85
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo
Replies: 109
Views: 12943

Re: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo

This seems like another "build it and they will come" strategy that won't work.

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by usairways85
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

flyboy7974 wrote:
National A330 has been parked on A15 all day

Afgan evac flight. I think an Eastern 763 was in this weekend along with a few AA 772. They are all identified as CMB#### flights so it is hard to determine the operating carrier.

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by usairways85
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

. Having B6 take over the loss leading within perimeter stuff is not a bad thing for AA. AA will get a pretty big say in when/where B6 flies out of JFK. But how long or to what end. AA is basically trying to use B6 for international feed and the NYC pax base. What if the TA feed does not coincide w...

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by usairways85
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

My question is who wants to be a Flight across the pond for 6+ hours on a A321XLR? The bigger question is whether the future viability of PHL as a major TATL gateway rests on a the wings of a narrow body, even a more capable one, reveals a lot about whether PHL's future as a big gateway to Europe i...

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by usairways85
Sun Aug 29, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

The PHL-MBJ 787 flight appears to be on a 789, at least on some days.
The 772 LAX-PHL rotation in October changes to a 789 in November.
PHL-LAS gets a 788 back, first time since the short stint in the early summer.
PHL-MIA is 2x 788, no 772

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by usairways85
Sat Aug 28, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Zbogart757 wrote:
PHLspecial wrote:
Does anyone know what plane brought the Afghan refugees to PHL?

Looks like there’s one coming in tonight on a AA B772 from Sigonella, I think this might be the first one to come in.

I think a AA 772 came in from FRA early in the morning Saturday (4-5am)

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by usairways85
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 191822

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

According to Philadelphia media, PHL is expecting two evac flights to arrive Friday night / Saturday morning. No other details provided.

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by usairways85
Thu Aug 26, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 72889

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

A friend in ramp services recently informed me that some PHL routes to Europe may be axed in favor of shifting them to JFK again, something AA has done before but without much success. They include ZRH and VCE. ZRH was actually moved in March 2015 from JFK to PHL. It operated out of JFK almost cont...

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by usairways85
Mon Aug 16, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

AA's TA short/mid term strategy is anyone's guess at this point. They have seemingly taken a 180 since before COVID. Who knows how long the (re)newed emphasis on OW partners (LHR) lasts. It could last until S22 or it could last another 5 years.

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by usairways85
Tue Aug 10, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

I have a question about AA's Philadelphia TATL network. The PHL-ATH route reopens on 8/17 and PHL-FCO is as of now, resuming in October. Both routes will be flown with 787-8. Pre-pandemic, the 787 was already slated to play a greater role in PHL ops and it makes sense to see these flights scheduled...

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by usairways85
Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

I have a question about AA's Philadelphia TATL network. The PHL-ATH route reopens on 8/17 and PHL-FCO is as of now, resuming in October. Both routes will be flown with 787-8. Pre-pandemic, the 787 was already slated to play a greater role in PHL ops and it makes sense to see these flights scheduled...

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by usairways85
Sun Aug 08, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507667

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

October schedule is out: 1) LAX-MIA starts to see narrowbody service again. On thursday, the 1 AM redeye departure is a MAX8. On the other days, the route is all 77W, up from 5 77Ws and 1 772. 2) The 772 from LAX-MIA will go to the 6 AM LAX-PHL. 3) LAX-SJD is back to 2x daily. LAX-PVR goes from a w...

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