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by Ishrion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 36
Views: 3417

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

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by Ishrion
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Temporarily Adds 777-200 LAS-NRT, DFW-LAS; A330 on PHL-LAS for CES 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 2562

American Airlines Temporarily Adds 777-200 LAS-NRT, DFW-LAS; A330 on PHL-LAS for CES 2020

http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/American-Airlines-and-Japan-Airlines-Add-Direct-Flights-Between-Tokyo-and-Las-Vegas-in-Support-of-CES-2020/?utm_source=News_Alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsroom_Alerts AA's returning on the LAS-NRT route for CES 2020 from January 4th through ...

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by Ishrion
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of AA intercontinental flying at ORD
Replies: 40
Views: 3288

Re: History of AA intercontinental flying at ORD

They used to have HEL and DUS on 763s.

They were supposed to fly AMS but I don’t think that started.

They used to fly to BOM? And Moscow?

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by Ishrion
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is DL DTW-YVR Saturdays only!?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Why is DL DTW-YVR Saturdays only!?

Passengers are funneled through Seattle from DTW I’m betting.

With the JV with WestJet, wouldn’t be surprised to see some sort of Canadian expansion...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito
Replies: 46
Views: 5257

Re: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito

Apparently AA has updated its request to 7 fxs both for UIO and GYE using A319 Sent from my SM-J600G using Tapatalk Both routes would be daily each? DFW-UIO was an A 319 when it operated previously. That is what the updated document states.... Yes it used an A319 before.. Sent from my SM-J600G usin...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 76
Views: 11397

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

Awesome job! Those 19 737-700s are probably coming from CZ, where many of their used A319s have been sourced. Still holding out hope for a A220 or ERJ195E2 order. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro Isn't CZ affected by the MAX groundings as well? They have 24 MAXs and 26 737-700s... seems a bit...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 57
Views: 10784

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Are they having fifth freedom finally? The press release is not that clear for me. It looks like passengers can fly between BCN and MEX only and not continue to DXB. Emirates’ Mexico City flight will be a linked service with Barcelona, meaning that customers can now travel between the two cities in...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 757 routes
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: Top 10 757 routes

Looks like they just listed DFW-KEF and DUB-MSP... Love that they edit the article as criticism pops up on this site, but don't bother to credit anyone who corrected their article. Absolute garbage. The article was updated on July 16 at 1:11 p.m ET to correct an error on the displayed units of meas...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 757 routes
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: Top 10 757 routes

EWR-NCE on B0 is still running and on the 757. It is 4,007 miles and thus they missed the longest flight. DUB-MSP on EI is on the 757 at 3,735 miles and they missed that too. And EWR-ORY is not completely neo on B0...there are still 757 flights in the next few months until the retirement of the air...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX to EVN... what's the holdup?
Replies: 11
Views: 512

Re: LAX to EVN... what's the holdup?

Usually you just gotta wait for JFK to get the route first before it gets the ball rolling. :D

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 757 routes
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: Top 10 757 routes

Also missing from the list is DL JFK-DSS at 3,830 miles UA EWR-LIM at 3,631 miles B0 EWR-ORY at 3,649 miles (La Compagnie) all of which are longer than #10 on their list - so in other words, no the article is not valid. '902 No... they have EWR-LIM listed there. EWR-ORY is now on a neo. JFK-DSS is ...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6601

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

Correct. The three DFW-OGG outbound flights on 20 Dec. are all 772 (AA7, AA119, AA585) as is the 1x DFW-KOA on the same date (AA229). As for DFW-HNL, it's 2x 772 (AA5 and AA123) and 1x 788 (AA115). (Source: aa.com schedule search) Come on, don't present holiday capacity as the norm. The week of Nov...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 757 routes
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: Top 10 757 routes

...Is that article even valid? It sets all of the routes' distances in nautical miles... but when checking on gcmap, it's the same distance but in miles instead of nmi: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=ewr-arn Also, AA's DFW-KEF flight should be the third longest flight. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=dfw...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential new EK US routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: Potential new EK US routes?

Phoenix and Buffalo :D

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 57
Views: 10784

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

Are they having fifth freedom finally? The press release is not that clear for me. It looks like passengers can fly between BCN and MEX only and not continue to DXB. Emirates’ Mexico City flight will be a linked service with Barcelona, meaning that customers can now travel between the two cities in...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?
Replies: 18
Views: 3550

Re: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?

You do realize Wiki is not a credible source. Actually I find the Wiki to be pretty accurate about 95% of the time. Sure, there's random stuff in there from time to time (WN at DFW) but it's great for looking at routes and destinations. I actually saw that AA would go mainline on DFW-Key West thank...

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by Ishrion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?
Replies: 18
Views: 3550

Re: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?

I was surprised to see Hawaiian Airlines (HA) begin service to Orlando (MCO) starting on August 6, 2019. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Hawaiian_Airlines_destinations Yes, I know Wikipedia is not the most reliable of sources. I did my due diligence and searched through several sites and did ...

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by Ishrion
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA at FRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4460

Re: UA at FRA

https://www.flightsfrom.com/LH

SEA, SFO, LAX, SAN, DEN, DFW, AUS, IAH, ATL, ORD, TPA, MCO, MIA, IAD, PHL, JFK, EWR, DTW, BOS.
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Just look at all the routes LH already serves in the United States from FRA: https://www.flightsfrom.com/LH

SEA, SFO, LAX, SAN, DEN, DFW, AUS, IAH, ATL, ORD, TPA, MCO, MIA, IAD, PHL, JFK, EWR, DTW, BOS.

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by Ishrion
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA at FRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4460

Re: UA at FRA

It's because - as stated in the Delta at LHR thread - JVs...

Lufthansa, which has its main hub in Frankfurt, has a joint venture with United. This allows a metal-neutral agreement between the two and lets Lufthansa cover the routes United needs it to.

Same way vice versa.

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by Ishrion
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is going to happen to SIN & MNL in DL's network in 2020!?
Replies: 4
Views: 1168

Re: What is going to happen to SIN & MNL in DL's network in 2020!?

Many have speculated once they move ops to HND, that’s the end.

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by Ishrion
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More US-Brazil flights?
Replies: 79
Views: 6170

Re: More US-Brazil flights?

What American thinks Brazil is dangerous? Was there in April. Wondered all around Rio and São Paulo without a care in the world. Drove down the coast similarly care free. People who read travel warnings and that stuff are really missing out on life. I agree. From the people I’ve talked too, they ar...

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by Ishrion
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?
Replies: 50
Views: 7296

Re: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?

Why do you think there's sufficient demand for a nonstop West Coast to CTS? Stats for Passengers Daily Each Way? Even KIX has struggled to support U.S. non-stops. LAX-CTS into winter winds? Where are you planning the tech stop? That's honestly true. I believe CTS used to have flights to HNL on Hawa...

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by Ishrion
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

jfrworld wrote:
Does anyone know how PHX-LHR is doing? I've flown it twice and J cabin has been nearly full except for 1 or 2 empty seats.


Considering it was upgraded from seasonal to year-round before it began, pretty good.

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at LHR
Replies: 63
Views: 11912

Re: Delta at LHR

Don't forget LH has a JV with both AC and UA, allowing them to cover specific frequencies and destinations to and from FRA.

Also, DL has a JV with Virgin Atlantic.

DL would need more slots to add more LHR flights. Pretty sure they don't have any spare at the moment.

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?
Replies: 50
Views: 7296

Re: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?

Why do you think there's sufficient demand for a nonstop West Coast to CTS? Stats for Passengers Daily Each Way? Even KIX has struggled to support U.S. non-stops. LAX-CTS into winter winds? Where are you planning the tech stop? That's honestly true. I believe CTS used to have flights to HNL on Hawa...

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?
Replies: 50
Views: 7296

Re: Would A321XLR open the door for non-stops between US west coast and CTS?

Sapporo is definitely growing. Finnair recently announced HEL-CTS. Wouldn't be surprised to see the XLR open up all sorts of secondary cities.

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?
Replies: 17
Views: 1466

Re: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?

I’ve been kinda curious about this, and figured it’s better to ask this here instead of its own thread. When will American update its A321T product? Will they eventually replace this with the 321NEO? Was actually just thinking that too... maybe a combined 1-1 F/J cabin instead of the duel cabin tha...

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?
Replies: 17
Views: 1466

Re: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?

Delta's business class hard product is still miles behind AA's. They just slapped a door on it to make it look better. It's the same seat that AA has on their much-maligned 767-300s, the worst of the AA widebody business class offerings. It's astounding that United's Polaris seat and the Delta One ...

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?
Replies: 17
Views: 1466

Re: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?

Delta's business class hard product is still miles behind AA's. They just slapped a door on it to make it look better. It's the same seat that AA has on their much-maligned 767-300s, the worst of the AA widebody business class offerings. It's astounding that United's Polaris seat and the Delta One ...

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?
Replies: 17
Views: 1466

Re: American’s Flagship Business: What’s next?

Probably gonna get moved to Travel...

AA's new business class product is relatively new, only a few years old. BAs and Delta's were much older than AA's newer product.

With the incoming 788s next year, wouldn't be surprised if they continue with Collins Aerospace Super Diamond on them.

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Bottomline, AA needs to return to TLV. UA (and DL to a lesser extent) is making bank on TLV, and a lack of AA in the market is contributing to it. AA should have never left TLV, Vasu himself has said it was a premature move to cut the route. Nocella I believe was the head of network planning at tha...

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)
Replies: 14
Views: 2662

Re: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)

It sounded like the passengers were clapping after touchdown... then a few seconds later, they skidded off.

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by Ishrion
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH or JL at YYZ in 2020?
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: NH or JL at YYZ in 2020?

What the guy said above in addition to JAL launching Boom Aerospace service from HND-YYC and YYZ.

But seriously, NH for Star Alliance reasons.

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi
Replies: 50
Views: 7419

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi

Then it's only a matter of time before they go back to charging for WiFi, arguing "Why should passengers who don't need WiFi subsidize the WiFi for those that want it?" the same as checked luggage, food, etc. It'll be the "unbundling" of fares round 2. On another thought, if AA ...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 23
Views: 1782

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

Pudelhund wrote:
The one thing I can’t stand about JAL branding is that the logo on the tail says JAL, but the titles say Japan Airlines instead of Japan Air Lines.

Air France and Finnair have best eurowhite livery.


But the airline is Japan Airlines, not Air Lines.

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Sad Neo: American Airlines A321neo Main Cabin Extra | Anchorage to Phoenix | FREE WiFi Again - Video Trip Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1655

Re: The Sad Neo: American Airlines A321neo Main Cabin Extra | Anchorage to Phoenix | FREE WiFi Again - Video Trip Repor

Ate at the F Street Station - would REALLY recommend for seafood! https://i.imgur.com/KALIWyf.jpg Crab sandwich - absolutely delicious https://i.imgur.com/z9R55FN.jpg Fried Oysters https://i.imgur.com/DN6wftt.jpg Butter Clams https://i.imgur.com/TLejQPS.jpg Calimari https://i.imgur.com/JGAP208.jpg D...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I heard a rumor of a return to TLV. Unreliable source but I found it interesting nonetheless. Anybody else heard that? Bottomline, AA needs to return to TLV. UA (and DL to a lesser extent) is making bank on TLV, and a lack of AA in the market is contributing to it. AA should have never left TLV, Va...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Sad Neo: American Airlines A321neo Main Cabin Extra | Anchorage to Phoenix | FREE WiFi Again - Video Trip Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1655

The Sad Neo: American Airlines A321neo Main Cabin Extra | Anchorage to Phoenix | FREE WiFi Again - Video Trip Report

This Trip Report continues from the last one, American Airlines A321neo First Class from Phoenix to Anchorage which can be found here: https://youtu.be/YOm5CKuMj_E This Trip Report in Main Cabin Extra from Anchorage to Phoenix with takeoff/landing is here: https://youtu.be/NhKCalxDVak [Flight Infor...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi
Replies: 50
Views: 7419

Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi

https://onemileatatime.com/american-airlines-free-wifi/ Interesting development and rumor. Looks like AA's following Delta's path to free WiFi. Personally, I would really like this. However, I'm honestly not sure if AA's ViaSat provider is capable of giving free WiFi to an entire plane. Flew PHX-ANC...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I believe that there was a time when they flew to Lyon, from JFK, but that didn't last long. I believe that was DL, not AA. AA operated JFK-Lyon for a bit, quoting from this old thread: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=134329&p=1186157&hilit=american+airlines+lyon#p11...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Typically we are about a month away from AA announcing new summer, seasonal destinations. Any thoughts as to what some might be? More or less, last year's announcement was on August 21st. Honestly betting on: DFW-HEL or PHL-HEL It's quite funny how HEL is being brought up every year as a possible n...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I heard a rumor of a return to TLV. Unreliable source but I found it interesting nonetheless. Anybody else heard that? What's the source you found? Here's this one: https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/05/02/american-airlines-looking-to-fly-to-tel-aviv-may-bring-back-boston-london/ I would...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires
Replies: 11
Views: 2387

Re: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires

Looks like both of AA’s OGG-DFW flights have been delayed 15 hours.

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL
Replies: 37
Views: 3478

Re: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL

Charlotte is hardly heard of in Amsterdam, it's as good as unknown. Demand is almost zero. For the little demand there is, there are plenty of one-stop options. Besides, Amsterdam has a slot shortage so they can't just add new destinations. Slots at Amsterdam are too valuable to waste on destinatio...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 15834

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

CZ chairman Mr Wang Changshun explained why CZ left ST: CZ enjoyed only limited benefits while being the biggest contributor of cash to ST, in which CZ wasn't permitted to conduct coordination and cooperation with other airlines like AA, QR because of tight restrictions of the alliance. Mr Wang sai...

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by Ishrion
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL
Replies: 37
Views: 3478

Re: CLT-AMS AA vs. DL/KL

Delta has enough opportunities for CDG and AMS flights from many US gateways, CLT is not on their radar for such a flight. There are many cities similar in size to Charlotte begging for a 767 to Amsterdam with no current flights to Europe. Kansas City and St. Louis are two such cities. Las Vegas. &...

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by Ishrion
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.co ... on-london/
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dfdubflyer wrote:
I heard a rumor of a return to TLV. Unreliable source but I found it interesting nonetheless. Anybody else heard that?


What's the source you found? Here's this one: https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.co ... on-london/

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by Ishrion
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Typically we are about a month away from AA announcing new summer, seasonal destinations. Any thoughts as to what some might be? More or less, last year's announcement was on August 21st. Honestly betting on: DFW-HEL or PHL-HEL DFW-BCN JFK-ZAG(haha) ORD-PRG ORD-DBV PHL-AGP PHL-MXP Would they bring ...

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