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by HP69
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV main runway repairs
Replies: 10
Views: 1092

Re: TLV main runway repairs

Will any airlines cut back service?

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by HP69
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 45
Views: 3479

AA CLT growth

AA has stated that they will continue to expand their CLT network, but they don’t really have many potential new routes. Internationally, I can’t really see anything aside from maybe NRT. Domestically, they can continue to add small Midwest cities that DL serves from ATL, but after that there isn’t ...

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by HP69
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that operate(d) the 777 but not the 777-300ER.
Replies: 20
Views: 838

Re: Airlines that operate(d) the 777 but not the 777-300ER.

DL really should have ordered the 77W as a 744 replacement for DTW-Asia.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United A350s?
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: United A350s?

UA will probably cancel their A350 order, IMO.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential DL LAX expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 406

Re: Potential DL LAX expansion

Are there any new routes you guys see DL operating in the future? I have a couple of predictions: LAX-ORD - Major unserved market LAX-BDL - To compete with UA and AA’s BDL- West coast nonstops LAX-ICN - To complement KE LAX-LHR - if they can get another slot LAX-HKG - To reenter HKG in a big way Wh...

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair set to become 9th carrier between PAR and NYC
Replies: 67
Views: 7615

Re: Corsair set to become 9th carrier between PAR and NYC

Which of AA’s six remaining EU routes from JFK are most likely to get cut?

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. Airline Club Lounges Locations in 1987
Replies: 6
Views: 484

Re: U.S. Airline Club Lounges Locations in 1987

Very interesting!

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM/Delta 777 to AMS
Replies: 7
Views: 4982

Re: KLM/Delta 777 to AMS

Good report.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United 767-400ER Manchester to Newark (Economy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3001

Re: United 767-400ER Manchester to Newark (Economy)

The Polaris 764s are really nice!

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What is VFR?
Replies: 40
Views: 4265

Re: VFR

It’s sorta confusing that VFR means two different things.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential DL LAX expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 406

Potential DL LAX expansion

Are there any new routes you guys see DL operating in the future? I have a couple of predictions: LAX-ORD - Major unserved market LAX-BDL - To compete with UA and AA’s BDL- West coast nonstops LAX-ICN - To complement KE LAX-LHR - if they can get another slot LAX-HKG - To reenter HKG in a big way Wha...

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS 737-600 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 7180

Re: SAS 737-600 Retirement

BasilFawlty wrote:
PhilMcCrackin wrote:
marcogr12 wrote:
Westjet is just about the only one left that operates them in significant numbers. JANET has a handful and Air Algeria has a few, but that's about it.

69 built, after SAS retires their last 3 there will be 30 left: WestJet 13, Janet 6, Tunisair 6, Air Algerie 5.


Westjet has 15 I believe.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA ending sponsorship rights to Miami Heat Arena
Replies: 36
Views: 4052

Re: AA ending sponsorship rights to Miami Heat Arena

Wonder if WN would consider picking the arena up, as a way to increase their brand in South FL.

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by HP69
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7901

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

WayexTDI wrote:
Good to see NAS is open to receive aircraft


Still no commercial flights though.

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by HP69
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread
Replies: 75
Views: 7082

Re: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread

Will AF/KLM use the A321XLR on North Am routes?

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by HP69
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends ORD-HKG
Replies: 117
Views: 21734

Re: United suspends ORD-HKG

In another thread about CX cutting capacity, Hong Kong officials state visitor arrivals plunged 40% in August and similar was expected for September. Any guesses if the 2nd SFO-HKG even launches? Seems like it might not be needed with the market falling off the cliff so fast. Maybe it will launch n...

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by HP69
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Hubs at LAX
Replies: 9
Views: 1927

Airline Hubs at LAX

I am interested in the full history of when various US airlines have had hubs at LAX, and when the carriers that currently have LAX hubs/focus cities (AA, DL, UA, AS, WN) established their respective hubs.

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by HP69
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service
Replies: 97
Views: 14311

Re: Cathay ending YVR-JFK service

USAirALB wrote:
Interesting. I’ve always read/heard from numerous channels (especially from multiple posters here) that the route did very well considering it was the only daily nonstop on JFK-YVR.


Me too. Funny how these thing change.

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by HP69
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1037
Views: 164595

Re: Verge: WOW! Returning as US IAD-based US Airline

Not gonna happen.

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by HP69
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 142
Views: 31448

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

Or like SJC with SFO.

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by HP69
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 142
Views: 31448

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

Surely if Norwegian have moved their flight to MIA, this would mean that BA have more chance of making FLL work as they are now the only option for people flying from LON (all of Europe in fact) to FLL? It was never intended to “work”. It was just there to damage Norwegian financially which it achi...

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Looking back at my MD83 flight
Replies: 2
Views: 1699

Re: Looking back at my MD83 flight

Nice pictures!

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1037
Views: 164595

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

I’ve heard Iceland is really struggling since WOW went down.

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Norwegian offers bondholders security (LGW slots) in exchange for amended bond maturities
Replies: 134
Views: 3218

Re: Norwegian Air Fights for Survival

The connectivity of Norwegian is very limited. They only allow one stop. Two stop connections are not sold. Given Norwegian's network, I doubt there is much traffic that would be profitable on 2-stop connections apart from people travelling to/from Argentina Norwegian is not a member of a major all...

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight search from March 31st?
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re: Flight search from March 31st?

Google flights will show it.

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska unique route for charter flight to Nome, AK
Replies: 19
Views: 3787

Re: Alaska unique route for charter flight to Nome, AK

Mining seems more likely, as Vancouver has some major mining companies headquarters.

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by HP69
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: 777-300ER Aeroflot at Moscow (SVO)
Replies: 13
Views: 6028

Re: Incident: 777-300ER Aeroflot at Moscow (SVO)

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workhorse wrote:
HAWKXP wrote:
Will this force Aeroflot into bankruptcy? And then force all airlines worldwide to follow? Downfall of all civilization?


No, but you can fully expect the entire world's fleet of 77Ws to be grounded. :devil:



LOL

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by HP69
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA and FedEx A300
Replies: 40
Views: 5478

Re: Sna and FedEx a300

Does Fedex operate 762s still that it could use?

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by HP69
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Norwegian offers bondholders security (LGW slots) in exchange for amended bond maturities
Replies: 134
Views: 3218

Re: Norwegian Air Fights for Survival

VSMUT wrote:
How does the Norwegian makeup of many subsidiary airlines factor into this? Could Norwegian in Europe go bust, but Norwegian Argentina still stay in operation? (that would be a bit ironic).


I think that is possible.

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by HP69
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Norwegian offers bondholders security (LGW slots) in exchange for amended bond maturities
Replies: 134
Views: 3218

Re: Norwegian Air Fights for Survival

What are the odds they make it to 2020?

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taxiway Sierra project at SFO
Replies: 10
Views: 1568

Re: Taxiway Sierra project at SFO

Yes, it has been completed.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 944
Views: 135802

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

[*]

Dieuwer wrote:
HP69 wrote:
Any updates on when LON service is supposed to start?


February 29, 2021. :D


Actually?

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO
Replies: 214
Views: 20193

Re: AUS eyes nonstop flights to 7 interc’l destinations: AMS, BJS, DUB, CDG, ICN, PVG, TYO

Planes4you wrote:
grbauc wrote:
Yea I think DL will eventually or AA should Focus city it.


Why would AA make AUS a focus city when DFW is 3 hours away


For the same reason DL made BNA a focus city even with ATL up the road.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: BA to make major 2020 TATL expansion later this week
Replies: 158
Views: 28374

Re: Unconfirmed: BA to make major 2020 TATL expansion later this week

LHR-SLC seems like a given, to fight off Skyteam.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2232
Views: 394383

Re: United upgauges GIG, GRU and SCL from IAH

Good to see them adding capacity to South Am after dropping EWR-EZE.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX to India
Replies: 48
Views: 6098

Re: LAX to India

As soon as they get 789s this route will be flown.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released
Replies: 52
Views: 6113

Re: 2020 SNA Slot Allocation released

tphuang wrote:
Poor wn just continues to lose slots. I wonder where they are trim flights.


They still have the most.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No CX IAD-HKG flight today
Replies: 2
Views: 582

No CX IAD-HKG flight today

I looked at the FR24 departures list for IAD and did see any CX flight. Has this route been suspended?

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderators Inhibiting Free Speech
Replies: 30
Views: 1107

Re: Moderators Inhibiting Free Speech

I wish mods would provide a reason when deleting posts. It’s so confusing right now. We always provide a reason, you just have to ask for it. We haven't had deletion notifications since we transitioned from the old site three years ago. We've asked the developers repeatedly for them to create autom...

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long do you think the Airbus A220 Family will be in service?
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Re: How long do you think the Airbus A220 Family will be in service?

Scope clauses have nothing to do with it unless you’re saying the A220 should be flown by regionals at lower pay rates. Outside the US, it hasn’t been a hit with IAG, KLM/AF, LH (except Swiss), only KAL in Asia and nowhere in the ME. It’s a niche plane because it’s hard to generate enough revenue w...

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn't UA fly EWR-ICN?
Replies: 7
Views: 758

Re: Why doesn't UA fly EWR-ICN?

ORD to ICN would be a better option, with OZ exiting the market and better feed.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why no IAD-MEM flights?
Replies: 7
Views: 734

Why no IAD-MEM flights?

There certainly seems to be enough market, especially with AA adding mainline service from DCA, for UA to add IAD-MEM flights. Why don’t they? When will they?

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY to launch DUB and DUS
Replies: 8
Views: 2540

Re: LY to launch DUB and DUS

What aircraft?

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today

Or maybe a charter.

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by HP69
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today

Probably a diversion.

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