Why does QF bother with JFKLAX? It only drags down profitability Better than having the aircraft sit at LAX for 16+ hours with no revenue. That depends if it's turning a profit or not. An aircraft sitting on the ground doing nothing is more profitable than an airplane in the air that's operating at...Jump to post
AMS is the worst when it comes to security check: 25 minutes queueing is common (they even have signs saying that it takes 25 minutes if the queue in front of security reaches a certain point, which it often does) and they are rude (if you don’t speak to them because you’re tired they will give you...Jump to post
.......9 of them are currently on route to SYD, QF EY EK SQ ME OZ CZ MH QR Is that the most A380 operators to visit one airport on a daily basis?. I'm sure LHR or LAX may have come close at one time. (First time poster, long time lurker. Apologies for another A380 thread :white: ) I believe up unti...Jump to post
3 British Airways 744s at gates 1 BA 744 at Hardstand. 1 BA 318 at gate. 1 BA (Openskies) 757 at gate 1 ANA 773 at gate 1 UIA 763 at gate 1 IB 340 at gate 1 Qantas 744 at gate 2 VX 320s at gates Normal afternoon. I find this terminal often maligned on a.net with an uncertain future. I can not think...Jump to post
NeBaNi wrote:At LAX, it's Air Tahiti Nui (-300) and Lufthansa (-600) which are always a treat to watch coming in! Also Phillipines with the -300, but the interchange with the 777-300ER
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/travel/randi-zuckerberg-alaska-airlines-harassment.html Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister Randi Zuckerberg reported being sexually harassed on AS flight. She also goes on to mention that when she complained to the flight attendants, they ignored her complaints ...Jump to post
This would make sense considering LH is really pushing its MUC hub in recent years. Also BOM-MUC is A359 while BOM-FRA is on an older B744 (they send the B748 to BLR). However AFAIK BOM-FRA still seems daily. Will LH announce such a reduction soon? LH is sending the 748 daily to BOM currently. Not ...Jump to post
This means KLM is now flying the two oldest 747-400's around; PH-BFB (full pax) and PH-BFC (combi), delivered to KLM in June and September 1989. I had the pleasure of flying PH-BFB City of Bangkok 3 weeks ago from LAX to AMS. This was my third trip on PH-BFB. This bird has a plaque inside on the si...Jump to post
On a side note, flightaware shows that AF66 was operated by a B77W on November 17th. Anybody know why?
Also since one A380 has been out of service for almost 2 months now, which A380 route has been downgauged?
Jet Airways withdrawal from the market has left a tremendous void. I don't know the economic viability of a standalone flight but the feed on the Brussels end should make it viable. How big is the feed at BRU? AMS and CDG are much bigger and have 2 flights a day to DEL with KL, 9W from AMS and AF, ...Jump to post
Looks like San Diego is getting a head start and is planning to put in a bid for HQ2.
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/bus ... story.html
While some termed this flight by DL as heroic and brave, some criticized the operation of this flight as risky and dangerous. But here is some insight into what went on behind the scenes and the planning for the operation of this flight. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/here%E2%80%99s-the-story-behi...Jump to post
I try always to steer clear of these baby airbuses though this is getting increasingly difficult with so many airlines chosing them compared to the more desirable option, from a passenger with ears point of view, the b737. Thank you Airlines select planes based on performance and financial impacts ...Jump to post
http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/273457/lufthansa-s18-long-haul-changes-as-of-21jun17/?highlight=lufthansa LH is switching certain A380 routes to the A346; flights from FRA to these cities are being downgauged to the A346. I must say I am surprised LH is downgauging FRA-LAX from a A...Jump to post
Back in March 2015, I flew BOS-AMS-BOM on DL. Originally, the connecting flight was supposed to be on a different equipment but after landing in AMS, I found out that the connecting plane was the same one that flew BOS-AMS. The BOS-AMS flight was on time but then the AMS-BOM leg was delayed by a cou...Jump to post
LH is bringing the A380 on MUC-LAX? I may have missed that memo. http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/273457/lufthansa-s18-long-haul-changes-as-of-21jun17/?highlight=lufthansa LH is switching certain A380 routes to the A346; flights from FRA to these cities are being downgauged to the A...Jump to post
I think DL will be the first to bring the A350 to LAX. Some domestic flights into LAX from DTW before they send them to the Asian destinations seems more likely. The 359 is about the same size as the 346 but much more efficient. LAX is one of their longest routes from MUC so it would make sense to p...Jump to post
http://www.tmz.com/2017/08/19/american-airlines-ok-with-tommy-lee-mile-high-club-video/ Apparently AA is ok with whatever Tommy Lee and his girlfriend were upto inside the lavatory aboard a flight. I would like to know what would AA's response be if it were just some ordinary passengers. So what is ...Jump to post
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/08/11/battery-caught-fire-lufthansa-a-380-410-people-board-all-safe/560924001/ A passenger's battery/power bank caught fire when it fell beneath a seat on LH440 FRA-IAH flight last week. Luckily nobody was harmed and the fire was extin...Jump to post
How will this affect Cathay Pacific on their LAX route. Last month I flew to LAX on CX and a decent amount of the passengers on board were from India. I do not think CX will be affected much. CX has multiple daily flights into LAX and have been competing against other Asian carriers for years. More...Jump to post
Been crossing my fingers for LAX-AMS-LAX even though KLM is on this route id figure DL would start this before SLC.. KLM is well established in the LAX market. I do not think DL will start LAX-AMS anytime soon. Maybe after KL retires the B747 we could possibly see DL operate one of the two AMS flig...Jump to post
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/air-india-flight-in-us-denied-take-off-over-seat-belt-tags/articleshow/59939095.cms FAA denies take-off for AI126 due to worn seatbelt tags. I am not sure what the rules are for seatbelts, so cannot say if the FAA went o...Jump to post
I don't really see how United is at fault here. The parents are well aware, or should have been, of the rules of unaccompanied minors. A quick search took me of all 30 seconds to find this on their website.. United's unaccompanied minor policy Children ages 5-15 (as of the travel date) who travel w...Jump to post
Will a smaller plane be put on AMS-BOM to replace the 77W used on that route and re-configuring A330s as 3-class planes? (To Paris, 9W uses a mix of A332s and A333s.) What I meant to say in an earlier post was that 9W should have replaced the A330 operating BOM-CDG-BOM with a 77W, so the A330 could...Jump to post
Irehdna wrote:Another thing 9W could have done with this 77W is to deploy it on BOM-CDG-BOM. 3x LHR 77W and 1x CDG A333 doesn't seem right, especially given Skyteam at CDG and required usage of the A330 for MAA-CDG and BLR-AMS.
EK waited for the opportunity and has now responded to UA CEO Munoz's comments from last month.
Goes directly at UA's slogan...
http://observer.com/2017/04/united-airl ... ommercial/
enilria wrote:*DL DTW-SNA SEP 0>0.7 OCT 0>0.9 NOV 0>0.9
Where does AI's DEL-SFO come on this list? Great circle has it at 7706 miles but we know that is not the true distance the plane flies. There is a detour around the Himalayas and the distance flown is always greater than 7706 miles. You can add another flight to the retired list: DL's ATL-BOM that f...Jump to post
If this deal is done, they can finally OFFICIALLY announce the death of the NRT hub. I'd imagine DL would maintain NRT service to HNL and any other US flights that can't fit into HND. Maybe GUM. They'll still have a major presence in Tokyo, but it will be almost all terminating in Japan. HND/NRT to...Jump to post
Delta's international footprint is taking shape. Hubs in Amsterdam, Paris,Seoul,Mexico City,Shanghai, and eventually São Paulo. Strong presence in London and the U.K via Virgin Atlantic. I would not call CDG, MEX or PVG "DL hubs". They are simply the hubs of very close partners to which D...Jump to post
Also, what is the 8th DL partner? I see MU, CI, CZ, GA, MF, VN, and KE (7 partners). Actually 9, hit the wrong number. SV and ME, in the MidEast. SV & ME are middle east, not Asian. 9W Jet Airways India is a DL Tier 1 partner. Middle East is a part of Asia not a separate continent. So SV and ME...Jump to post
KLM has in the past operated a second flight to LAX for 4-5 days a week in the summers. I just noticed KLM is starting this second flight to LAX this year on March 26. It will be 5 days a week. Usually the flight starts in the summer but is it the first time they are starting this so early in the ye...Jump to post
klm617 wrote:DTW-AMS-DEL or DTW-AMS-BOM would both be good fits as they are a member of skyteam and Detroit is in dyer need of better fares and access to India.
In a situation like this where the airline only has one flight a day to a city and the daily flight and I'm guessing any KLM staff have left for the day would the KLM station manager get called back to the airport? I wonder if DTW was a better option to divert. Skyteam hub and partner DL's staff av...Jump to post
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-customs- ... es-stress/
The outage lasted about 4 hours. MIA, FLL, ATL and IAD seem to be affected by the outage.
Long lines and frustrated passengers tweeting about it.
Looking at flightaware data for 9W 231 (AMS-BOM) from 12/20 to 12/30, it looks like the flight is consistently delayed. Only twice has the flight arrived in BOM within +/- 15 minutes of its scheduled arrival time. The flight seems to be coming in at around 1:00 AM most of the times but some are exte...Jump to post
Delta needs to announce the FF partnership already. As far as Elite benefits, if tiny GOL airlines can recognize my Diamond status online and give me comfort seats, DL & 9W can do the same. They just need to do it already. If I could dream, 9W would also accept global upgrade certs. I also thin...Jump to post