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by cathay747
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1207
Views: 139054

Re: American to launch SEA-BLR flights in Oct 2020

What are you trying to communicate? The 23,402 person to blame Delta for going into Seattle? Your grammar is incorrect. If anything, DAL going into the SEA market is even more brilliant given the strong tech economy. Wonder why DAL is still running HND-ICN flights? Because of value of corporate con...

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by cathay747
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surprising history of hijackings to Cuba: Facts, Figures, & Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 4855

Re: Surprising history of hijackings to Cuba: Facts, Figures, & Questions

What the hell was with all the Avianca aircraft hijacked???

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by cathay747
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1999
Views: 249039

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

They are not making ORD and DFW their gateways... This is a temporary solution given PHL/CLT are not approved international gateways. Long hauls are not going to make make profits for any carrier. It makes complete sense to route passengers through their partner hubs till there is any meaningful de...

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by cathay747
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9166

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

These new Social Distancing guidelines apply to topics including, but not limited to: Can the 757 line be restarted?, Is there anything more valuable than Icelandic fish?, Is the A321 a 757 replacement?, and Why did (insert airline here) never buy (insert aircraft type)? Okay, but what about "...

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by cathay747
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9166

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

delimit wrote:
It was a better than poor attempt at humor. :)


Agreed. You actually had me going on this...I was like, the WHO and CDC have reached out to the mods of a.net???? I was like, WTF???!!! :rotfl:

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation
Replies: 85
Views: 15483

Re: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation

In a somewhat twisted way, this reminds me of the old pre-deregulation "Mutual Assistance Pact" the major airlines had back in the 60's & 70's, but that was only implemented when strikes hit "member" airlines. If for example TWA were hit with a major strike, any of the other ...

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by cathay747
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Idiots. That's why you don't park in the midwest and southeast (hello Delta with all the planes at BHM). Get them out to MHV, GYR, ROW, MZJ still has room. Yep...I didn't think about hail when I posted earlier about the danger of tornado's wiping out a large # of aircraft in one swoop. But I bet a ...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

U.S. just announced evac flights from Guatemala. How is this being executed: airline/charter company, equipment, etc.? US Government charter AA flights with 737-800 at least 12 flight from DFW have departed. Eastern Airlines are doing some charter also, but no organized by the US Government equipme...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Just look at the idiots in Kentucky who threw a "Coronavirus Party" as a defiance/civil disobedience act against all the social distancing/stay-at-home warnings/orders, and then one of them was diagnosed with it afterward. Some youngsters who attented a similar event in Belgium are now on...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Idiots. That's why you don't park in the midwest and southeast (hello Delta with all the planes at BHM). Get them out to MHV, GYR, ROW, MZJ still has room. A few hours ago Tulsa experienced a hailstorm that produced hail the size of a tennis ball. The storm affected nearby Owasso which is directly ...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

This is **SPECULATION ONLY** but some of AA's 777s and 737s are over 20 years old now, what are the chances some of these first frames will never return to service? All depends on how fast service rebounds, but probably a chance for a few aircraft. I think domestic service will come back faster tha...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

As best I can figure, only N938UW and N203UW from LUS remain active...excepting N206UW and N207UW, both undergoing maint. at BFM. Likewise on the LAA side, N191AN and N175AN remain active. I suspect those four may be parked tomorrow, and N206UW and N207UW parked when they emerge from maint. Note: t...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9939

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

is this Southern California Logistics? https://www.facebook.com/tacgaviationsafety/videos/216771892906912/ Yes that’s VCV Here's a longer version of this video: https://twitter.com/SweeneyABC/status/1242794643370082309 Are the WN birds stored MAXs from before the Corona outbreak? Yes, they are.

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by cathay747
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs
Replies: 26
Views: 4852

Re: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs

Would it be possible if you could share a story or two for us? Oh yeah! Please??? LOL I can't imagine the stories! Although as to the "things you saw" I bet you could see some at the Spy Museum in DC! LOL Here's a few stories I remember, enjoy: 1. The flights from SNN used to come into IA...

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by cathay747
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Does that apply to both the LAA and LUS 757s? The statement I saw did not differentiate between LUS and LAA. N184AN flew to ROW yesterday but it is not one of the oldest in the fleet so I feel that it could be stored for now and then determine it's fate. As best I can figure, only N938UW and N203UW...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 52063

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

BA744PHX wrote:
EW has pushed FRA-PHX-FRA now to June 1st
DE it still scheduled for April 20th, I doubt this will stick


I doubt either will stick. I'm willing to bet LH puts off that EW launch till NEXT spring. We might be lucky to get even one of the LHR flights back by 3Q, much less both.

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 52063

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

Note however that both flights are gone from the schedule after 28MAR for the CLT-PHX and 29MAR for the PHX-CLT, with no A330 on any flight; however a 752 starts 1x each way as of today 26MAR. That 757 normally replaces the A330 sometime in the late spring. Kinda think the A330 may not be on that r...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 52063

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

Saw the AA 333 fly over the house today, and got me wondering. Since the HNL service has been suspended, does this aircraft remain in PHX for nearly 24 hours? Good question as I see this schedule in GDS: AA1678 CLT-PHX 0740-0928 AA1828 PHX-CLT 0856-1600 So yeah...it sits here nearly 24hrs? I mean, ...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA Flight 1320 - 3/17/70-how it changed flying
Replies: 17
Views: 4147

Re: EA Flight 1370 - 3/17/70-how it changed flying

Thank you for this very interesting distraction. I never heard about this. I know of the Fed Ex and PSA tragedies but knew nothing of this one. Glad to learn about a few more heroes in the sky. Wow, this is the first I've heard of this too. But Wiki says flight # was 1320. Not that it really matter...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs
Replies: 26
Views: 4852

Re: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs

I worked the ramp for Delta at IAD in the early 90s. We did ramp for Aeroflot’s multi-weekly flights to SNN and then onto SVO. The things we saw on those IL-62s. They were something else to work. 25+ years later and still telling the stories. Would it be possible if you could share a story or two f...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs
Replies: 26
Views: 4852

Re: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs

During the late 80s and early 90s Aeroflot ran the following scheduled flights via Gander. Most flights did crew changes at Gander, and Aeroflot had it's own fuel there also. AFL315/316 IL86 SVO-SNN-YQX-JFK-YQX-SNN-SVO AFL317/318 IL62 SVO-YQX-IAD-YQX-SVO AFL319/320 IL86 LED-SNN-YQX-JFK-YQX-SNN-LED ...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Interesting Lufthansa repatriation-flight now from HND to AKL to pickup stranded Germans in Japan and NewZealand: https://www.flightradar24.com/DLH9902/244672a6 Not often you see a Lufthansa bird on her way to New Zealand! Is the reason they are sending a 744 in stead of a 748 the amount of seats i...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

I’ll start by stating that I absolutely respect anyone’s individual decision to take multiple flights across the USA at this time. Why? Because in a few weeks, and indeed perhaps a lot less than that, you WILL be grounded and it will no longer be an option that you decide on. Thankfully. I’m comple...

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian A350 in SLC
Replies: 31
Views: 8946

Re: Ethiopian A350 in SLC

Sitting in F terminal in SLC I noticed a Ethiopian A350 parked in the deice pad. Anyone know what it’s doing here? There is no Ethiopian A350 in SLC. They are in ADD, PVG, FRA, LHR, TYN, NBO. EDIT !! After posting message I saw the OP's reply, tried to delete but of course got a SERVER ERROR or som...

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest should consider a partial tender offer for GOL
Replies: 25
Views: 5068

Re: Southwest should consider a partial tender offer for GOL

I mean no disrespect, but for multiple reasons, this is one of the most ludicrous ideas I think I've ever heard.

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 506
Views: 259333

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://onemileatatime.com/southwest-airlines-suspends-inflight-service/ Southwest Airlines is suspending inflight service, effective March 25th "Canned water will be available by request". Also, AA & DL making rather significant cuts to inflight service; details on their plans and WN...

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1173
Views: 194116

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Video of TUL with all the AA ac stored. https://twitter.com/breakingavnews/status/1242499184898572298 The following aircraft are being retired at ROW today. 763: N390AA, N391AA, N396AN, N399AN N343AN N344AN N346AN N350AN 752: N175AN, N692AN, E90: N949UW, N956UW N957UW N394AN which was previously re...

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Planning Star Alliance or Oneworld by 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 5541

Re: Bamboo Airways Planning Star Alliance or Oneworld by 2021

Seems to me that oneworld would be a more logical choice vs. Star, given the saturation of Star carriers in Asia, too much overlap. Of course, this presupposes that Bamboo survives the pandemic meltdown.

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

It would be pretty hard for a US airline to get approval to do this. I hope this isn't a dumb question, but I can't think of...why? In fact, why would they even need any kind of "approval"? All that's going on is removing seats and carrying strapped-down bulk cargo in a now-empty-cabin. T...

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

China Eastern is removing seats from some A330's, so the cabin can be filled with cargo. A fully loaded an A330 can carry up over a million masks. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET316V7U8AAFziQ?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET3189zUwAAKMD_?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs....

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

China Eastern is removing seats from some A330's, so the cabin can be filled with cargo. A fully loaded an A330 can carry up over a million masks. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET316V7U8AAFziQ?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET3189zUwAAKMD_?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs....

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident
Replies: 38
Views: 19556

Re: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident

Setting aside the serious issue of what this will cost DL at a time when they don't need any extra/unexpected expenses, everybody needed something like this to provide a good laugh.

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

For better or worse those restrictions aren’t going to stay in place or be extended. There’s major pushback from all sorts of places, of which can be appropriately discussed elsewhere. I worry that the lifting/expiration on said restrictions will send a false message of “everything is alright” and ...

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by cathay747
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Major airlines drafting plans to voluntarily shut down all domestic flights https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-domestic-passenger-flights-could-virtually-shut-down-voluntarily-or-by-government-order-11585013673?mod=breakingnews In my mind the train has left the station on this one happening. You're n...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9939

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Wow...the pics of TUL and BFM...I sure hope that a tornado now doesn't come thru either place, or ATL or any place else where airlines are parking large blocks of their fleets. The last thing needed right now is to have 300+ airplanes wiped out in a single stroke on top of everything else going on!...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: HNL cruise ship pax evac flights 23 March

Norwegian Jewel docked in Honolulu today after being turned away from Tahiti and Fiji (closed borders, no infections on ship!), fueling up in American Samoa before being told they could head to Hawaii. Originally no one was to disembark until mainland but late before they arrived in port, they got ...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Hawaiian Airlines will stop almost all long haul flights on March 26th and reduce interisland frequencies as well. The only long haul to be operated will be HNL-LAX (reduced to once daily) and once weekly HNL-PPT. https://newsroom.hawaiianairlines.com/releases/hawaiian-airlines-to-suspend-most-long...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

This link to a glossary of Traffic Flow Management Terms from the National Business Aviation Association. https://nbaa.org/aircraft-operations/airspace/tfm/glossary-of-traffic-flow-management-terms/ Mods, Would it be possible to create a sticky with links to some pages like this. It would be a big ...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Because it isn't an IATA code. Just search for "ZNY". This is the first search result https://123atc.com/facility/ZNY Not where I live. This is the first result I get: https://www.coingecko.com/nl/coins/bitzeny But I must admit result number eight yields: https://123atc.com/facility/ZNY S...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Not quite. ZNY is the facility code for New York ARTCC. The en route ATC facility over much of the NE. I realize it's probably without thought and from force of habit, but I do wish people would stop using codes for ATC facilities for the very reason that MartijnNL posted...some of you may know wha...

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by cathay747
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9939

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Wow...the pics of TUL and BFM...I sure hope that a tornado now doesn't come thru either place, or ATL or any place else where airlines are parking large blocks of their fleets. The last thing needed right now is to have 300+ airplanes wiped out in a single stroke on top of everything else going on!!

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by cathay747
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: British Airways Partly Nationalised

Its a tricky casee this because IAG are very Spanish centric. Headquarters in Spain, Iberia, Iberia Express, Veulling and the purchase of Air Europa. Why should a Britsh tapayer support service in Spain? Will it lead to a break up of IAG? The UK government would have to buy into the BA legal entity...

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by cathay747
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

A ton of diversion flights from ZNY? How many? What airport is ZNY? I have never heard of it. Wikipedia doesn't even list it. ZNY stands for NY area airports - jargon for airline booking searches. All of JFK EWR LGA are included but not sure if more minor ones are included too. Not quite. ZNY is th...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

EK to suspend EDI, NCL, STN & LGW and reduce GLA & MAN & BHM to 1 x daily. LHR will see 2 x daily. All flights operated by B777s. To last until June 30. https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/health/coronavirus/emirates-expected-suspend-edinburgh-dubai-flights-2503830 Wow, that is an am...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9939

Re: Corona Airport Photos

I saw on this board that ATL was closing a runway for the sake of DL storage. I'd love to see a photo! I read one report that Delta was going to park 600 of their 900 aircraft on that one runway in ATL. I have to question the wisdom of that plan heading into peak tornado season [1]. Dispersing to 2...

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by cathay747
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9939

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Delta also sending some aircraft to VCV, Moses Lake and Queretaro. parking in Mexico? Why not? No restriction on doing it that I can think of, and it's probably because it's cheaper than in the U.S. Not to mention a parking-space-availability issue too..."desert" type locales or others wi...

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by cathay747
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

FRA is closing the newest runway 07L/25R and will use it to park aircraft. LH is grounding ~700 aircraft out of their 763 strong fleet. https://www.oe24.at/coronavirus/Flughafen-Frankfurt-schliesst-eine-Landebahn/422508354 ~700 out of 763? Where did those numbers come from??? Maybe the entire LH Gr...

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Clackers wrote:
Hopefully this will all be over next week.


You can't be serious. Next week???

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

I get the general comment of legacies over ULCCs though not sure how that is justifiable from a fairness perspective, though I get that DL is 1000x better than some other carriers on many fronts. But Why do you single out potentially saving Spirit over Frontier or Allegiant or the others? Is Spirit...

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by cathay747
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337777

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

....Uncle Sam might spend tens if not hundreds of billions to save UA, AA, DL, WN; maybe B6, AS and maybe, maybe Spirit. The others will be left to die. I get the general comment of legacies over ULCCs though not sure how that is justifiable from a fairness perspective, though I get that DL is 1000...

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