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by rj1385
Wed May 08, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 181030

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Any idea if the 737s AA plans the shed will end up with a smile on their side?

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by rj1385
Mon May 06, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America
Replies: 11
Views: 3190

Re: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America

Do the LAX drops have anything to do with their partnership with AA?

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by rj1385
Sun May 05, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline owning a airport
Replies: 60
Views: 7673

Re: Airline owning a airport

I believe that jetBlue, British Airways and American all own their respective terminals at JFK and rent the ground under them from the Port Authority. Terminal 1 also is owned by 4 airlines as a group.

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by rj1385
Wed May 01, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Google photoshopping planes out of maps?
Replies: 43
Views: 17119

Re: Is Google photoshopping planes out of maps?

If you look at JFK it is empty

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by rj1385
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased
Replies: 114
Views: 21283

Re: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased

Skywest also has their order for 100 MRJs they could look at. Not sure when those planes are actually supposed to land next year.

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by rj1385
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 388711

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

With so many 757s, I definitely think we will see some painted.

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by rj1385
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57882

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
rj1385 wrote:
I am surprised Allegiant has not tested the waters at SWF. The Hudson Valley can definitely support.


Allegiant already flies there, or do you mean Stewart to Concord?


Sure, but more a focus city for them. EWR is good, but there can be so much more. SWF to BNA, MSY, and more.

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by rj1385
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57882

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

I am surprised Allegiant has not tested the waters at SWF. The Hudson Valley can definitely support.

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by rj1385
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 74
Views: 13558

Re: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Looking at the map, I am surprised by PHL not reaching more western cities.

Also where is AA on the construction of the regional gates at DCA?

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by rj1385
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 151064

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

AA has pulled down JFK and BOS enough for the most part to allow jetBlue to join OneWorld as a connect member allowing jetBlue to sell flights on AA and BA metal across the pond and allow AA and BA to connect out of JFK and BOS, That would be interesting. Or if AA goes full in and buys jetBlue to ki...

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by rj1385
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA248 (MCO-JFK) cancelled for 3 days straight?
Replies: 15
Views: 5315

Re: AA248 cancelled for 3 days straight?

Probably guessing they are using the 738 on a better performing route and funneling those people affected through other flights while the Max is benched.

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by rj1385
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14978

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Think just an Instagram promotion. Think all will be disappointed. With other social media showing nothing, thinking nothing special.

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by rj1385
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 13101

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

ExpressJet when they operated their own branded service

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by rj1385
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening with Alaska’s Airbus fleet?
Replies: 43
Views: 9374

Re: What’s happening with Alaska’s Airbus fleet?

I think, if AS wanted to, there would be a deal to be had with AA to swap A321s for Boeings. What Boeings? This isn't a sports trade. What would AA have to offer that would compel AS to give up an aircraft that customers seem to like and management is carefully considering their best approach with?...

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by rj1385
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening with Alaska’s Airbus fleet?
Replies: 43
Views: 9374

Re: What’s happening with Alaska’s Airbus fleet?

I think, if AS wanted to, there would be a deal to be had with AA to swap A321s for Boeings.

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by rj1385
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA
Replies: 102
Views: 19583

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation

If Terminal 1 is going to get rebuilt I think this is stupid to not build out T8's wing fully and allow JAL to move in as well and have the Oneworld in one house.

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by rj1385
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA
Replies: 102
Views: 19583

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation

Based on the picture here in the AA press release it looks like the Eagle gates are turning into larger? Or are they going to just use them more for larger jets? http://s21.q4cdn.com/616071541/files/images/PR-images/2019/02/20190205-Landside-View-HD.jpg http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/Amer...

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by rj1385
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to close 737s bases in PMI/TFS/LPA/FCO/PVD/SWF
Replies: 104
Views: 16750

Re: Norwegian to close 737s bases in PMI/TFS/LPA/FCO/PVD/SWF

I assume Norwegian has a crew base at DUB? What with DUB-YHM starting soon and DUB-PVD/SWF seeming to be the only truly viable transatlantic services operated by the 737s from those secondary U.S. airports, it seems far more logical to have one Irish base rather than 2 American bases. While existin...

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by rj1385
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57882

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Do we think that they will venture further east from Vegas? Even look into red-eyes now that they have more able aircraft.

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by rj1385
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Doug and AA
Replies: 55
Views: 5676

Re: Doug and AA

Is there a standard too that AA is supposed to fit in for OneWorld?

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by rj1385
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 147
Views: 23861

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Based on what he did at JFK with B6, I am sure the Port Authority would love and bend over backwards to get him to build service to SWF.

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by rj1385
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/AY/BA/IB apply to have EI fully included in Atlantic JBA ATI
Replies: 40
Views: 6294

Re: AA/AY/BA/IB apply to have EI fully included in Atlantic JBA ATI

Aer Lingus being part of IAG - would make me think that there is already the same pricing? Feel like all it does is move the connection target points for traffic to free up seats on the targeted higher premium direct routes.

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by rj1385
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 75048

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Possibly a redirection of the airline? I am surprised that no one has gone for new marketing and updated livery. Or even a surprise with the intent to be launch customer for 797.

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by rj1385
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Small airports with 24 hour commercial ops
Replies: 52
Views: 6570

Re: Small airports with 24 hour commercial ops

CLT - you would think open 24 but that shuts down. There may be a landing or two but a total ghost town. Got stuck there over night a year ago and could not believe everything was closed.

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by rj1385
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Norwegian fly to SWF?
Replies: 46
Views: 5624

Re: Why does Norwegian fly to SWF?

The dropping of EDI and BFS also indictates that flying long haul loco in a 737 or A320 to secondary airports may well not be sustainable. EDI is supposed to be due to taxes and fees. Cuts to other non-US airports also occurred. So there definitely is a fine-line to profitability. Belfast is suppos...

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by rj1385
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?
Replies: 65
Views: 11001

Re: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?

60 from jetBlue and 20 from AA. Big fleet on the market for someone to pick up. Aeromexico Connect is adding more from Air Canada so they could look for some at a great deal. I would think that charter companies would possibly love them, especially if the tv's and all will be left in place. Think th...

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by rj1385
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation
Replies: 142
Views: 18927

Re: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation

Aren't the slots supposed to be going away at EWR? I thought that it was supposed to change and be put more into the airlines hands with using gate space efficiently.

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by rj1385
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 136719

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Anyone know if there are plans for a 787 oneworld?

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by rj1385
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 97277

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

Guessing white fuselage and green on the tail to match most of the world and to match similar to rest of IAG

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by rj1385
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 122
Views: 20704

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

I googled it and was able to read the entire article from the Wall Street journal that was posted. Said more info will be released in the coming weeks. It is not the same article from post 2. I cannot imagine a rebuild like LGA. I would assume three terminals basically. 1 to 4 will be demolished and...

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by rj1385
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation
Replies: 142
Views: 18927

Re: JFK/LGA/EWR/HPN/ISP/SWF Aviation

http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2018/ ... 3Sep18.htm
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Norwegian will be down to three destinations soon at SWF:
Dublin
Shannon
Bergren

Siting taxes as the cause and sure Brexit is throwing them lots of curve balls.
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2018/ ... 3Sep18.htm

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by rj1385
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 13808

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

Enough with the special schemes, what JetBlue needs to do is hurry up with the restyled interiors and sharklet installations! The decision was made not to continue with adding sharklets to the 320s Strange decision considering the rising costs of JETA1.. I am pretty sure the cost to modify the wing...

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by rj1385
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could we see LCC becoming flying billboards?
Replies: 24
Views: 2411

Re: Could we see LCC becoming flying billboards?

SkyBus did it. it does have some exposure. Good target market if you want to reach people on this site.

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by rj1385
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA announces PIT-LHR
Replies: 157
Views: 20768

Re: BA announces PIT-LHR

I too wondered about the joint venture and how much AA has a say in where BA goes next. Also is there a limit to the joint venture and how much AA and BA can share in destinations/flights? I am also guessing that AA can run connections through PIT and BNA and anywhere else?

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by rj1385
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 93292

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

G4 also made a deal to use easyJet's orange color on the planes they ordered direct from Airbus. Wonder if some funneling of use aircraft maybe sourced there too.

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by rj1385
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 93292

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

Maybe G4 can get a hold of some of the AA A320s with all AA has on order.

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by rj1385
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK EWR Versus HPN ISP SWF for TATL low cost Flights
Replies: 39
Views: 3641

Re: JFK EWR Versus HPN ISP SWF for TATL low cost Flights

DaveFly wrote:
aemoreira1981 wrote:
(btw, when taking off on 34, you can see the wreck of the FedEx DC-10 that burned shortly after landing. I’m not sure it’s still there, but it was last time I was there)


The plane has been removed for a bit. But it was there for a long time sitting behind tower hill hiding it from the terminal.

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by rj1385
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK EWR Versus HPN ISP SWF for TATL low cost Flights
Replies: 39
Views: 3641

Re: JFK EWR Versus HPN ISP SWF for TATL low cost Flights

HPN would not work with seat limits per hour for any flights of this sort.
It amazes me now that the other airlines use small enough aircraft and time it right so that jetBlue can bring in A320s.

I would love to know the actual demographics of people using the Norwegian flights.

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by rj1385
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Announcement Tease (6/26 and 6/27)
Replies: 81
Views: 10820

Re: Sun Country Announcement Tease (6/26 and 6/27)

Red-eye service announcement

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by rj1385
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the A321NEO
Replies: 48
Views: 11134

Re: AA and the A321NEO

Just wondering: Is AA truly one airline with all the contracts settled and combined? If I remember correctly these NEOs were ordered by AA so does that mean old AA has to fly? Or are they past that?

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by rj1385
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 909
Views: 178981

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

I would think the Port Authority could be his best friend after what he did with jetBlue at JFK - Come build your airline at SWF and we will help you.

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by rj1385
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight
Replies: 80
Views: 17690

Re: First 777 ever built heading to Museum of Flight

From the article: "This is a story of firsts and lasts. Cathay Pacific went on to own and operate the original prototype Boeing 777-200 – B-HNL, which retires this year after 18 years of service. On retirement, she will take her place in the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field – fittingly the same...

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by rj1385
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 35210

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

I would think that there is a deal to be had with AA and United if United really wants back in. With the rebuilding of ORD and gate constraints there I am sure United could offer something there. Though I would think that United would want in to compete against AA on all the routes they add at JFK. ...

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by rj1385
Wed May 30, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 12559

Re: New NYC airport

When the Port Authority took over SWF there was many discussions about how it was going to expand the NY market. Yes a good chunk of the talk was marketing spin, but still. One of the items pointed out at the time was that SWF was just above the congested NYC airspace. It's landing and takeoffs are ...

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by rj1385
Wed May 30, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 12559

Re: New NYC airport

It’s called SWF Yeah, no. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e8/SWF_STEWART_INT_AIRPORT_NY_F-GSPC_FLIGHT_CDG-IAD_%287507035210%29.jpg/1024px-SWF_STEWART_INT_AIRPORT_NY_F-GSPC_FLIGHT_CDG-IAD_%287507035210%29.jpg There is no where to expand. SWF is over twice as large compared to ...

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by rj1385
Sun May 13, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 136719

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Is there any update on the reconfigurations of the 737s and 321s?

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by rj1385
Thu May 10, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 17246

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

New paint again?

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by rj1385
Thu May 03, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 737-700 Fleet Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1604

Re: SWA 737-700 Fleet Question

I have not read the 1st quarter report. I can not imagine that Southwest doesn't want these aircraft in service for the summer season. It was my understanding that with the discontinuations of the 300 series spare aircraft were less and the flight schedules adjusted to make up for the loss associate...

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by rj1385
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 35733

Re: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

In this day and age of boring paint, I honestly would not be surprised to see the globe stretched out or basically the Ted paint scheme with a blue color.

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by rj1385
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 13414

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

It's all about the pricing. Delta and airTran both flew SWF-ATL and both I believe had pretty good loads. airTran stayed until jetBlue came in and began Florida. Then airTran left and soon did Delta's ATL. I am surprised though that AA did not trade the PHL flights to CLT or ORD with the retirement ...

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