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by N62NA
Sat Jan 22, 2022 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American sues "The Points Guy" web site
Replies: 20
Views: 4102

Re: American sues "The Points Guy" web site

I'm in tech, though I don't get into the legal side of things often. Seems like the copyright violation has a basis. But is the AA system so "open" that it can be logged into without having to go in via an API? * API is a means by which two systems communicate with each other. No communica...

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 53
Views: 7207

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

I don’t know about you all, but I thought of UA’s future international routes from EWR in the next 5-10 years since EWR is UA’s biggest international hub Note, before I share them out, some of these routes right now won’t be able to work due to government restrictions and so forth. Here’s what I sa...

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by N62NA
Sun Jan 09, 2022 5:01 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Inconsistent screening
Replies: 21
Views: 1480

Re: Inconsistent screening

I'm having a real issue with photos on this site. Having gone to a full frame canon camera, having a Macbook Pro and Lightroom to post edit my photos in I still get rejections on images that I look at on my screen. With comments like under exposed on a loaded image then being told its over exposed ...

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by N62NA
Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 60
Views: 8150

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

USAirKid wrote:
You know other people have access to searching Flightaware? You're not the only person who can provide links to Flightaware.


What's your point?

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by N62NA
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 53
Views: 7207

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2022

STT757 wrote:
April is just two months away, when are we going to get some specifics about who’s moving where at the new EWR Terminal A. In particular United, what routes are they going to offer?


Two months????

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by N62NA
Sat Dec 25, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR Runway problems
Replies: 40
Views: 8097

Re: EWR Runway problems

Newark is landlocked. There won't be any new runway. Not necessarily. Tunnel a segment of I-95 and plop another runway over it. Not that radical... If the new terminal at JFK is $9 Billion, I can only imagine how much that will cost.. Well that's a good point. But, if the Federal government pays fo...

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by N62NA
Sat Dec 25, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR Runway problems
Replies: 40
Views: 8097

Re: EWR Runway problems

I don't think there will ever be another runway added at EWR, there just isn't room both on the ground and in the airspace to accommodate it. So the future of EWR is less smaller planes and more larger planes.

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by N62NA
Sat Dec 25, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, DL, UA, AS, HA, AC S22 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 63
Views: 13259

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

Excellent work. I'm looking forward to seeing how this evolves once the airlines finalize the summer schedules in the coming months.

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by N62NA
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and Thales new IFE for 321XLR and 787-9
Replies: 52
Views: 8915

Re: AA and Thales new IFE for 321XLR and 787-9

AirDO wrote:
Will the A321XLR replace the A321T and then those A321 will be converted to Domestic aircraft after that?


No, the A321XLR have tremendous range that simply isn't required for the JFK-LAX/SFO routes that the A321T flies.

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by N62NA
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 317
Views: 47187

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

jplatts wrote:
I recently asked if DL was likely to re-add MIA-CVG/LAX nonstop service


jplatts wrote:
and if UA was likely to add MIA-LAX nonstop service



If DL and/or UA is going to fly MIA-LAX, they had better put at least a flat bed 757 on the route. A 737 or A320 won't be a compelling product.

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by N62NA
Tue Dec 14, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 1 Redevelopment Moves Forward
Replies: 127
Views: 17258

Re: JFK Terminal 1 Redevelopment Moves Forward

Is AA still planning to renovate and expand T8? At this point, bring over AS and BA to T8. I went by it on Saturday afternoon. Got a great photo also but unfortunately there's no way to upload a photo to a discussion thread. Looks like they've poured some concrete already and there's lots of constr...

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by N62NA
Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 201 - JNB to BOS 7,900+ Miles Yesterday
Replies: 58
Views: 12679

Re: Delta 201 - JNB to BOS 7,900+ Miles Yesterday

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=JNB-ATL,+JNB-BOS



What was interesting to me was the flight time - listed at 19+ hours vs in the 17 hour range for ATL.
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LCDFlight wrote:
Take a quick look at this map. BOS is actually much closer to JNB than ATL is. Nearly 600 statute miles.

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=JNB-ATL,+JNB-BOS



What was interesting to me was the flight time - listed at 19+ hours vs in the 17 hour range for ATL.

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by N62NA
Mon Nov 29, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 201 - JNB to BOS 7,900+ Miles Yesterday
Replies: 58
Views: 12679

Delta 201 - JNB to BOS 7,900+ Miles Yesterday

Impressive. I first became aware of this reading a Reuters news story: (Reuters) -Delta Air Lines said a flight from South Africa to the United States was temporarily diverted from Atlanta to Boston on Sunday for technical reasons. Flight 201, an Airbus A350, from Johannesburg was initially set to a...

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France B789 dispatch reliability
Replies: 18
Views: 7563

Re: Air France B789 dispatch reliability

This reminds me of a flight I had on an AA763 MIA-LAX 10 years ago. We were stuck at the gate at MIA for about 15 minutes past departure. The Captain came on and explained that they were going to "reboot the systems" on the plane. He gave a great explanation, saying that it was just like w...

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by N62NA
Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507209

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

jfk777 wrote:
The A321xlr is probably not having First Class but Business Class, maybe Premium Economy and economy.


The big question is, will that Business Class be same as Business Class on the A321T (2x2) or the same as First Class on the A321T (1x1, same seat as the 77W Business Class).

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by N62NA
Tue Nov 09, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 552
Views: 33352

Re: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021

STT757 wrote:
EWR-Harrisburg lasted for many years with ERJs until maybe four or five years ago.


I remember reading my OAGs back in the day that TW actually flew the 707 on the EWR-Harrisburg route!

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 06, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways' golden age: Telegraph article on how BA will get it back
Replies: 100
Views: 12749

Re: British Airways' golden age: Telegraph article on how BA will get it back

They can start by getting rid of absolutely asinine things like: (1) charging people who paid business class for seat selection. Why should I GAF how your "elites" think about it, if I just paid you 4-5 figures for your product? I don't want to feel nickel&dimed over a seat. Why on Ea...

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by N62NA
Sat Oct 16, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Re: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights

Some additional info on this (south central florida) and other metroplex projects: https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/procedures/oapm/ I am most curious to see what the NY metroplex will turn into. Me too! Not sure that there's really any alternatives that would improve things in t...

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by N62NA
Fri Oct 15, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Re: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights

There was an airspace rework for central and south Florida that went into effect in August? I think? All of the arrivals and departures are all new. All of the old departure and arrivals were discontinued. Ah, that makes sense, thanks! N62NA, of course weather and/or flow of air traffic can dictate...

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by N62NA
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Re: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights

Updated to add: I just noticed a MIA-DFW flight taking the same route. Maybe the route out over Sarasota has been "discontinued" for some reason?

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by N62NA
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Changed Departure Route Out Of MIA on LAX Flights

I noticed on my AA flight MIA-LAX back in August that instead of heading up from MIA to Sarasota and then heading out over the Gulf of Mexico, we headed West-Southwest out of MIA to about Marco Island on the west coast of Florida and then headed out over the Gulf. Seems like AA is sticking with this...

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by N62NA
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LGA Airtrain halted by Governor
Replies: 268
Views: 44930

Re: Updated: LGA Airtrain halted by Governor

I just looked at an aerial map of the area and tried figuring out how and extension from the current terminus of the N train would get to LGA. I get the 2 block extension north to the Con Ed facility, but then how do you head east? Do you snake around to the east and head down 19th Avenue? Then tur...

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by N62NA
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."
Replies: 218
Views: 22160

Re: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."

I suppose if the Federal government owned the airports, then yes, they would be within their authority to mandate that. But they don't own the airports. Looking to the Federal government to do "economic goods leveling" is doomed from the start. So yes, a "pretty American" soluti...

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by N62NA
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."
Replies: 218
Views: 22160

Re: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."

The answer for ensuring service in these areas is ultimately a return to Regulation. If Spirit or Southwest or United or any other airline wants slots at EWR, LGA or any other slot restricted (read high yield) airport it could required to serve selected number of EAS type towns. I suppose if the Fe...

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by N62NA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 317
Views: 47187

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Miami wrote:
British Airways to resume A380 service to Miami from December 3, 2021.



This may be my one and only chance to ride and A380. Guess I should try and grab this flight - despite the crappy J class BA offers on it - and the sky-high taxes BA adds on for AA award redemption.

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by N62NA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LGA Airtrain halted by Governor
Replies: 268
Views: 44930

Re: Updated: LGA Airtrain halted by Governor

IIRC, you only have to run the N two or three blocks to the north where you hit the NIMBYless safety of the big ConEd facility, and from there you are practically home free. Overcoming two blocks of NIMBY opposition should be possible; not without aggravation, but doable. But then how would you cro...

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Re: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

There has to be a distinction made between preventive measures and punitive measures. I’m not an expert but it’s hard to imagine a crew member or passenger being civilly or criminally liable for physically preventing this kind of behavior, even if the disruptive subject finds that intervention very...

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 26, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Re: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

Saw on the news today that there have been over 4,000 people who have disrupted flights this year and only ONE person has been charged with a crime. And nobody at the DOJ sees a problem here? I agree but there are a few things that get in the way of the Passenger receiving any consequence: - Airpor...

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by N62NA
Sat Sep 25, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Re: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

There are laws. They do not lead to easy enforcement. It is easy to say no interference with flight crew, but that in itself is a meaningless non-enforceable law. Jurisdictional, definitions, enforcement methods, dispute resolutions are all part of a law that works. This seems pretty clear to me: 4...

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by N62NA
Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Re: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

I believe the US have a justice system in place and regardless of the motive or the mental state of the defendant, they are entitled to a fair trial, no? So I don't think the sentence they're facing will come from any a.net member. The point is out of over 4,000 of these incidents, there has only b...

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by N62NA
Sat Sep 25, 2021 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Re: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

Saw on the news today that there have been over 4,000 people who have disrupted flights this year and only ONE person has been charged with a crime. And nobody at the DOJ sees a problem here?

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by N62NA
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight
Replies: 37
Views: 8455

Passenger Attacks jetBlue FA, Tries To Enter Cockpit In Flight

This person should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and be placed on the no-fly list for life. BOSTON (CBS) – A passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico was arrested after he allegedly choked a flight attendant and tried to enter the cockpit. Flight 261 was ab...

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines 787-jfk
Replies: 10
Views: 2031

Re: American Airlines 787-jfk

AA seems to be following a very strict plan regarding the 787s. Here in MIA, we didn't see them for quite a while. Now we're getting the 787-8, but looks like it will be quite some time before they bring in the 787-9.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?
Replies: 102
Views: 7355

Re: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?

UA 767-200 SFO-EWR, DL 767-200 ATL-MIA, DL 767-400 MIA-ATL, BA 767-300 MAD-LHR and a whole lot of AA flights 767-200 LAX-JFK, MIA-JFK and AA 767-300 MIA-LAX, SFO-MIA, MIA-ORD, MIA-PHL, EWR-MIA, LGA-MIA, JFK-MIA.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 757: Who's have you flown?
Replies: 65
Views: 3309

Re: Boeing 757: Who's have you flown?

My first was on EA 757 on July 2, 1986 on a "thru flight" EWR-MCI-LAX. After that, it's been UA (legacy) EWR-ORD, SFO-EWR, DL (Song) EWR-FLL, a CO 757-300 FLL-EWR and plenty of AA flights MIA-DFW, MIA-LAX, MIA-PUJ, MIA-EWR, MIA-DCA, MIA-EGE.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 19, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: I really thought this photo would be accepted (it wasn't)
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: I really thought this photo would be accepted (it wasn't)

First, I think the composition on this photo is very nice. It may appear low-in-frame at first, but I think the inclusion of the tower makes this a very strong photo. Additionally, you used the sunlight to your advantage to really light up the frame. Most of what determines whether a photo is accep...

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by N62NA
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 317
Views: 47187

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

jplatts wrote:
MIA-MKE - 219 passengers, 890 seats, 24.61% load factor


Looks like MIA-MKE may not last.

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by N62NA
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Is blurriness the only problem here?
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: Is blurriness the only problem here?

Maybe they won't like the smudge on the window in the lower left corner?

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by N62NA
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: I really thought this photo would be accepted (it wasn't)
Replies: 3
Views: 988

I really thought this photo would be accepted (it wasn't)

Here's my latest attempt to have a photo accepted here (it was rejected this morning) If you were screening this, what reasons would you reject it for? I'm just curious and will post the reasons it was rejected after I get a few responses here. Thanks in advance for taking the time to examine my pho...

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by N62NA
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507209

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Hello all, was wondering if anyone could provide information on what domestic routes AA will be flying the 787 out of ORD this fall and winter. Will we see the 787 to LAX, PHX, LAS again? I know the usual suspects are PHL, MIA, HNL, and DFW. Keep an eye on this page (widebody schedules): https://ww...

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by N62NA
Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3128
Views: 507209

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

What is Fare Class "N"? I booked a trip and it seems I have never received this fare before. Also, on their 33 row 737-800, when does MCE end? Trying to avoid the missing window row. Currently in Row 11. It appears Row 11 is the first row AFTER MCE and one row in front of the row without ...

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by N62NA
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: cleaner jet fuel may not fly
Replies: 12
Views: 1868

Re: Biden’s goal for cleaner jet fuel may not fly

mxaxai wrote:
N62NA wrote:
Emissions controls efforts should be focused on areas that will provide more of a reduction in CO2 emissions. Think Chinese coal fired power plants.

It's not either-or, it should be both.


Resources to accomplish these things are not unlimited. "Everything" can't be done all at once.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: cleaner jet fuel may not fly
Replies: 12
Views: 1868

Re: Biden’s goal for cleaner jet fuel may not fly

Its all PR and an attempt to Greenwash the current policy. Aviation contributes 3.5% to Global Warming. Read the science. https://ourworldindata.org/co2-emissions-from-aviation So they shouldn’t try to improve? Emissions controls efforts should be focused on areas that will provide more of a reduct...

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by N62NA
Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines and their fleets
Replies: 15
Views: 2950

Re: US Airlines and their fleets

Also, airlines would fly their widebodies as the last flight out of a hub to a smaller city (ORD-SYR comes to mind) because it was less expensive to park the plane at SYR vs ORD overnight.

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by N62NA
Thu Sep 09, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines pilots, citing fatigue, plan protests
Replies: 6
Views: 2854

American Airlines pilots, citing fatigue, plan protests

Surprised this hasn't been posted yet. I'm a bit confused though - how can they be complaining of fatigue if they are operating within the FAA guidelines regarding length of day, minimum rest, etc.? https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/aviation/571242-american-airlines-pilots-planning-protests-...

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 05, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 317
Views: 47187

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Miami wrote:
Unfortunately, KLM will not fly to MIA this winter due to high level of COVID-19 cases.

MCO and LAS will not be served either.


Disappointing, but not unexpected.

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by N62NA
Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo
Replies: 109
Views: 12940

Re: Eastern Airlines launches Eastern Air Cargo

I'm excited to see these in Miami. Hope that they can follow through on the plan.

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by N62NA
Thu Aug 19, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 680
Views: 86623

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

Personally AA should just stick to its guns of offering streaming on all its aircraft (with power on all seats of course) and then reflecting having one less service by having the lower/lowest cost consistently more than its competitors. I don't recall (me personally) booking a flight based on avai...

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by N62NA
Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 552
Views: 33352

Re: JFK Terminal 1 redevelopment

Isn't this topic supposed to be about JFK Terminal 1?

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