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by Cubsrule
Mon May 11, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55175

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

The other thing that I'm sure is very important to the airlines is how many of these passengers are flying now on rescheduled flights using "credits" from cancelled travel from the past two months versus how many are booking new travel. More importantly how are forward bookings and collec...

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by Cubsrule
Sun May 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Still no Asia service from CLT?
Replies: 70
Views: 7067

Re: Still no Asia service from CLT?

Aren't they building a new runway specifically for Asia flights? No, a longer runway is in the plans but nothing is official yet. A longer runway isn’t really necessary for flights to East Asia. A 788 can get off of 36R on a standard day +15 (dry runway) at around 480,000 pounds. That’s plenty for ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should airlines be allowed to hedge against fuel price flactuations ?
Replies: 58
Views: 5369

Re: Should airlines be allowed to hedge against fuel price flactuations ?

I guess OP wants airlines to either have shop at the spot market daily, or signed price fixed quantity fixed contracts for the future with obligations to pay that price and take that fuel no matter what. Do you have a car? I don’t think that argument works for a couple of reasons. Let’s take a work...

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by Cubsrule
Thu May 07, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TTN Runway limitations
Replies: 17
Views: 1859

Re: TTN Runway limitations

LIH and TTN are not apples and oranges... LIH the long haul traffic is going eastbound (tailwind) and TTN longhaul would be going westbound which had a headwind. Exactly, you hit the nail on the head. That's why SNA can do long flights with 5700 feet and HVN with 5600 feet struggled years back with...

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by Cubsrule
Wed May 06, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 753 and 764 Survival
Replies: 67
Views: 15467

Re: 753 and 764 Survival

With cheap fuel, the 753 is likely the lowest CASM narrowbody in the fleet by a fair bit. Which doesn't help at all in the short term with load factors in the toilet. In the medium term, hopefully DL still sees a use for them on trunk domestic routes once demand starts to pick back up. While we don...

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by Cubsrule
Wed May 06, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 753 and 764 Survival
Replies: 67
Views: 15467

Re: 753 and 764 Survival

In terms of your travel later this summer, nobody can tell you today with any degree of certainty what type of aircraft will be used to operate your upcoming flights. This was always something that was fluid, but even more so now with the unprecedented groundings and fleet reshuffling brought about...

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by Cubsrule
Tue May 05, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: VS to exit LGW entirely, retire 747s immediately, lay off 3000 staff, consolidate UK branding
Replies: 21
Views: 3864

Re: OFFICIAL: VS to exit LGW entirely, retire 747s immediately, lay off 3000 staff, consolidate UK branding

does anybody know where they (the 747s) will go to be scrapped? Isn't that jumping the gun and presuming that they will *be* scrapped? Has that yet been confirmed? Yeah, they've been worked hard, but they may still have life in them with lower-tier carriers or perhaps even as converted freighters. ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 02, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)
Replies: 52
Views: 8160

Re: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)

And what if a vaccine cannot be found? After all, the "12-18 months" thing is just speculation, NOT a guarantee. Are we expected to live like this for an indefinite period of time? Countries will absolutely HAVE to find a way to allow life to return to at least 90% normal even without a v...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 02, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)
Replies: 52
Views: 8160

Re: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/air-canada-predicts-flying-again-christmas-worldwide-1.5551402 That's nice projection, but other questions such as how many people and how quickly will they be able to pay for such trips once it's possible to enter other countries again? I think that is very optimis...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 02, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 4062

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

As far as SNA and LGB, they are very much in town airports. SNA is centered between Santa Ana, Irvine and Costa Mesa. LGB may be 10 miles to downtown LGB but that ignores the fact that the downtown portion of LGB is on the coast quite literally and that most of the city is between the airport and d...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 02, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)
Replies: 52
Views: 8160

Re: "Air Canada anticipates return of worldwide air travel by Christmas" (CBC)

Remember that some significant portion of AC’s international portfolio isn’t especially long-haul or to especially expensive destinations. This isn’t a carrier like SQ.

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA hands out masks. B6 requires them.
Replies: 18
Views: 1692

Re: AA hands out masks. B6 requires them.

I'm all for mask wearing in the airport. But on the airplane and once the packs are on, I'm not sure how much transmission actually occurs. Is there evidence of airborne transmission on airplanes? We are in an evidence desert for COVID-19 information, but we do know that illnesses transmit on plane...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA hands out masks. B6 requires them.
Replies: 18
Views: 1692

Re: AA hands out masks. B6 requires them.

Most of these masks are cheap and flimsy. I doubt they'd protect you from much of anything. This is a PR stunt. The free masks will be gone within 30 days. While you are right that these are certainly not the N95 masks that provide nearly full protection the concept of having everyone wear even the...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre
Replies: 109
Views: 19653

Re: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre

I don’t know. I’m in the professional services bucket and we have plenty of spend in normal times, but we can’t afford to fly private unless prices come down tremendously for private. These days distancing is pretty much the same on commercial and private. You can't count on distancing if you're fl...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre
Replies: 109
Views: 19653

Re: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre

The bell weather for any sort of indication for when we may see any uptick in business travel is going to be when the big consultancies, professional services, tech deployment firms start putting people back in the air. They all but disproportionate amount of air travel and while not essential, tra...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre
Replies: 109
Views: 19653

Re: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre

What are the odds most of the UAX routes from EWR return in the future? I knew prior to this UA was shifting a lot to IAD and as you can see in today’s report most have temporarily shifted. Pretty good, at least for a substantial portion. Remember, partial of the rationale for moving EWR services t...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18180

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

Y'all are missing the point of the minimum service provision of the CARES Act. The point was to make sure smaller communities stay connected to national air service grid for economic and political reasons. DOT has to be consistent about the exceptions; they cannot just allow B6 to drop MSP and IAH ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18180

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

Y'all are missing the point of the minimum service provision of the CARES Act. The point was to make sure smaller communities stay connected to national air service grid for economic and political reasons. DOT has to be consistent about the exceptions; they cannot just allow B6 to drop MSP and IAH ...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Packed AA flight, half without masks
Replies: 15
Views: 2828

Re: Packed AA flight, half without masks

No airlines aren't requiring paxs to wear masks. Neither are airports. I really think that's going to have to change as one of the necessary measures to return to some "normalcy". In Canada passengers now have to wear masks on flights and in the airport; no reason it couldn't or shouldn't...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled
Replies: 49
Views: 2376

Re: Your last trip and the next trip you cancelled

It's funny - but I guess not surprising - how many of these trips were relatively mundane. My last trip was BNA-JAX-BNA on a couple of WN 73Gs in early March (and I actually had to look up whether they were 73Gs or 738s because I could not recall), and my next trip was to have been BNA-YYZ / BUF-BNA...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius enters administration
Replies: 22
Views: 8355

Re: Air Mauritius enters administration

Weatherwatcher1 wrote:
The 2019 financial numbers look really bad. Very unfortunate to go through the fleet modernization with A330neos and A350 right before a downturn.


Indeed. It's (unfortunately) a movie we've seen before in the U.S.: fleet modernization right before 9/11 was substantially what killed TZ.

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dash 8 - 400 life duration
Replies: 11
Views: 2762

Re: Dash 8 - 400 life duration

Hi guys, I've noticed Austrian is flying an old DASH 8 400s fleet with an average age of 21 YO. OE-LGQ is MSN 4003 which means it's the 3rd DASH 8 400 built and still flying (First Flight 29 July 1998). Before being in the Austrian fleet she was flying for Tyrolean Airways & Austrian Arrows whi...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN asks TWU for concessions
Replies: 83
Views: 14147

Re: WN asks TWU for concessions

Dividends paid on earnings is one thing, stock buybacks are another animal all together. If you invested money in WN, and you do well as a result of stock buybacks artificially inflating share prices, well, then when shit goes sideways and WN can't make payroll, what's wrong with you losing everyth...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lifting of international air travel restrictions?
Replies: 17
Views: 1252

Re: Lifting of international air travel restrictions?

Existing evidence for the benefits of travel restrictions shows that they only help during containment in early phases, but have limited effects later as the disease spreads in the community... So hopefully governments will not wait too long! That is under the hypothesis that both countries involve...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN asks TWU for concessions
Replies: 83
Views: 14147

Re: WN asks TWU for concessions

How much did Southwest spend on stock buybacks during the flush years? My Google skills aren’t great, but somewhere in the $10 billion range is what I found on a couple websites. And those who don’t understand what stock buybacks are should really educate themselves. Before Regans deregulation era,...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SCKLAX
Replies: 78
Views: 13851

Re: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SC

With their blood tests being done, EK plans to come into BOS with the A380 straight away. They say. What blood test? No way would I ever submit to a blood test to an airline in order to travel. I can’t believe the US government would allow this. My WORD, calm down there, mate! EK did COVID-19 antib...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SCKLAX
Replies: 78
Views: 13851

Re: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SC

DL is still showing a crazy amount of flights on some city pairings. Is this still a work in progress? I'd hope so. DL ATL-EWR DEC 11>9[9] JAN 10>9[9]] DL ATL-SEA DEC 8>7[6] DL BOS-JFK DEC 8>7[7] JAN 8>7[7] DL DEN-LAX JAN 4>3[3] DL DTW-SEA OCT 6>5[5] DL GEG-SEA MAY 4>3[8] DL IDA-SLC OCT 5>4[4] NOV ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH wanted AC to join NH/UA JV but UA was against it, why?
Replies: 38
Views: 6802

Re: NH wanted AC to join NH/UA JV but UA was against it, why?

While indeed the Global/Nexus process helps, there's still a good gap. (And that doesn't help non US/Canadian passagers that can't have GE/Nexus). Air Canada should also further increase its market share once it deploys A223/CS3s on trans-border routes. (It will be the right fit eqpt on many routes...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH wanted AC to join NH/UA JV but UA was against it, why?
Replies: 38
Views: 6802

Re: NH wanted AC to join NH/UA JV but UA was against it, why?

UA was probably scared of AC taking market share. Connecting Int'l-CAN-2nd tier US city is much nicer than connecting INTL-SFO/ORD/EWR- 2nd tier US city; biggest benefit is that bags are checked through to final destination Honestly, with Global Entry and Precheck the difference isn’t that great. I...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

I think there are some nz posters who are clearly out of touch ... I think the New Zealand government policy of effective total border closure is wrong. New Zealand had to go hard and minimize the risks - we pretty much have the lowest amount of ICU beds and ventilators per capita among all compara...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

No, you kept repeating that there is no evidence that one traveller/tourist coming into NZ could spark an outbreak. zkncj gave you evidence, but that doesn't matter to your opinion. I'll leave it at that - no need to keep going in circles. Actually, I’ve made the two points separately. I think the ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

I am an aviation fan, yes. But I prefer saving lives over flying and spotting privileges. Priorities.... Reread what I said. Nowhere did I suggest reopening borders so that NZ benefits. I was thinking of monetary support. No, you kept repeating that there is no evidence that one traveller/tourist c...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

Aoteroa closed its borders early. We have 1409 cases (582 active!) and 11 death. I prefer this over 709,590 cases (61,1934 active!) and 37,146 deaths). Granted, these are totally different countries with vastly different populations. But yesterday, we had 8 new cases. It's going down rapidly - than...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN asks TWU for concessions
Replies: 83
Views: 14147

Re: WN asks TWU for concessions

How much did Southwest spend on stock buybacks during the flush years? My Google skills aren’t great, but somewhere in the $10 billion range is what I found on a couple websites. And those who don’t understand what stock buybacks are should really educate themselves. Before Regans deregulation era,...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-current-situation/covid-19-current-cases#transmission Currently Cases in New Zealand - 1409 Contact with known case 54% Recent overseas travel 39% Community transmission 3% Source under investigatio n 3%...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

All it would take is one group of tourists on hoilday with it to cause another outbreak. The whole problem with New Zealand’s approach is that there is no - literally zero - evidence that this is true (cruise passengers excepted). https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

zkncj wrote:
All it would take is one group of tourists on hoilday with it to cause another outbreak.


The whole problem with New Zealand’s approach is that there is no - literally zero - evidence that this is true (cruise passengers excepted).

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by Cubsrule
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

Maybe their cultural value system emphasis is on health and well being of their people. They have taken a zero tolerance approach, while others are happy to tolerate some deaths for the sake of the economy. I have no idea what is morally justified. I guess history will be the best judge. I hear tha...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew
Replies: 66
Views: 15349

Re: Air New Zealand Plans To Axe All Boeing 777 Crew

If New Zealand really takes a no off Island travel until a vaccine is widely available approach, the economic damage will be catastrophic. What percent of NZ's GDP is from trade and tourism? With tourism eliminated and trade somewhat reduced, NZ is likely to have a severe depression. Foreign invest...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SCL terminal, new TPAC gateway between South America & Australia/NZ
Replies: 41
Views: 6149

Re: New SCL terminal, new TPAC gateway between South America & Australia/NZ

Your analysis about LATAM´s profitability on these routes is wrong, because you are using the company´s total CASK, which considers its domestic network and international shorthaul and longhaul routes, at an average lenght of ~1.000 miles. The longer the route, in general, the lowest the CASK. In t...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SCL terminal, new TPAC gateway between South America & Australia/NZ
Replies: 41
Views: 6149

Re: New SCL terminal, new TPAC gateway between South America & Australia/NZ

Just saw this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJrSQf2L3MQ I saw QF/BA already using the new terminal. Great architecture, uniquely Chilean. This truly transforms SCL's role as LATAM's mega-hub between South America & Australia/NZ for their TPAC flights. This will only grow after the world gets...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. southeast storms - April 12
Replies: 31
Views: 4636

Re: U.S. southeast storms - April 12

Looks like the damage at Monroe airport was mainly to one hanger. Nephew's wife is from Monroe. Her family is about four miles away and safe. Didn't even blow lawn chairs over. Hearing of more damage farther west where more family lives, but none to airports. Never flew on a big plane until Feb 197...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended
Replies: 83
Views: 15031

Re: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended

*DL LGA-YHZ JUN 0.8>0.0[1.0] JUL 1.0>0[0.9] AUG 1.0>0[1.0] This is a seasonal route. Looks like DL are skipping 2020 outright and will probably be back for summer 2021. I expect we’re ultimately going to see a fair number of summer seasonal routes skip 2020. (KL AMS-AUS, which now has a published s...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended
Replies: 83
Views: 15031

Re: OAG Changes 4/12/2020: VB Adds MTY-SAT;UA Adds MEI/PIB;F9 Adds MIA-RDU; 1000s of Routes Are Suspended

*DL LGA-YHZ JUN 0.8>0.0[1.0] JUL 1.0>0[0.9] AUG 1.0>0[1.0] This is a seasonal route. Looks like DL are skipping 2020 outright and will probably be back for summer 2021. I expect we’re ultimately going to see a fair number of summer seasonal routes skip 2020. (KL AMS-AUS, which now has a published s...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about JAL's B747-200 Executive Express
Replies: 28
Views: 6653

Re: Questions about JAL's B747-200 Executive Express

hongkongflyer wrote:
Same as SQ's 345 and 359ULR, trading seats (and weights) for range.


We had the same thought. SQ’s NYC configurations sprung to my mind immediately. Various narrowbody efforts over the years as well, like Privatair’s scheduled services.

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by Cubsrule
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 886
Views: 84813

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

How much has ATL shrunk? More specifically in the last 2 or 3 years after all the merger was integrated. I figure they had to shrink originally. I didn’t know if all the ATL moving to BNA talk was just because one is shrinking and one is growing or something actually was said that made people think...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 886
Views: 84813

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

ATL has shrunk significantly since the merger. BNA has grown significantly since the merger. How much has ATL shrunk? More specifically in the last 2 or 3 years after all the merger was integrated. I figure they had to shrink originally. I didn’t know if all the ATL moving to BNA talk was just beca...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 886
Views: 84813

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

ATL has shrunk significantly since the merger. BNA has grown significantly since the merger.

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by Cubsrule
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 886
Views: 84813

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Do either the WN pilot or f/a contracts prevent them from closing bases? ATL was getting down to - and was perhaps at - a level where they couldn’t shrink much more without starting to have crew scheduling issues.

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by Cubsrule
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping
Replies: 152
Views: 25187

Re: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping

As a DC based AA flier, this is stunning. Basically, the DCA hub has drawn down, but as I look out my window and don’t see the typical plane every 60 seconds, it’s obviously not just AA. I noticed that the DCA-LAS flight is gone. The AA DCA-LAX flight persists for now. What are the legal requiremen...

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