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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?
Replies: 55
Views: 8116

Re: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?

United is not very close to OZ.

Matter of fact at ICN UA is ground handled by KE!

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Indeed if B6 would simply follow the rules they would not have the city on their backs.

Years of slot violations and low slot usage rightfully make them targets for enforcement action and growing ill will from community and city leaders.

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

JetBlue troubles continue at LGB. This time over failure to fully utilize its slot holdings as carrier employs day of week and seasonal scheduling practices falling below required slot usage percentages. Long Beach may soon start penalizing JetBlue for not complying with a new rule requiring the car...

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by LAXintl
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 2599

Re: CX to IST

Comparing CX serving to TLV to IST is not a very good comparison. TLV has pent up demand from Israeli's heading East which due to the limited LY service, so they must fly on other carriers and via other hubs(IST being one). In addition, there is decent inbound religious tourism to Israel also. The q...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34128

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

Didn't LAWA masterfully eliminate the gate cap when they eliminated the project to move 6L/24R north? Something about more gates in the CTA area if they remove the west remote gates.. Can't look it up right now. Gate cap was removed in agreement with the community per the updated settlement plan. T...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 662
Views: 166150

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

https://t.co/rNQT5MsXtx
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TK just posted a Twitter video of ferry flight carrying employees between the two airports and thanking the thousands that help them reach this historic day.

https://t.co/rNQT5MsXtx

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34128

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

When is FedEx moving to ONT ? FX sorting hub is out of room at LAX. They signed a 30-year lease to develop a 51-acre site adjacent to ONT. Anticipated move date previously announced was Nov 2020, though their LAX master lease was recently extended to 2023, so suppose the move will be somewhere in b...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7001

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

And a few bits more Total U.S-Brazil Passenger Share 1. Combined AA/LATAM - 45.1% 2. DL - 17.6% 3. UA - 13.2% 4. CM - 9.6% 5. AD - 7.0% Total U.S-Chile Passenger Share 1. Combined AA/LATAM - 64.6% 2. DL - 12.3% 3. UA - 8.6% 4. AM - 4.8% 5. AV - 4.4% Total U.S-Colombia Passenger Share 1. AV - 34.9% 2...

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by LAXintl
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7001

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

Some interesting market share information per the application. Top connecting Passenger Share Airports among Central/South America Hubs for U.S. - South America traffic 1. PTY - 1,675,702 - 30.1% 2, GRU - 1,352,768 - 24.3 3. BOG - 651,999 - 11.7% 4. LIM - 508,611 - 9.1% 5. SCL - 345,822 - 6.2% Miami...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 662
Views: 166150

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

must be quite a sight to follow all the hundreds of aircraft relocating to the new airport over the next two days... wishing everyone on the ground and in the air ALL THE BEST for the big-bang move... very historical moments! Very few aircraft will be moved. The way the schedules are built they dep...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34128

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

Renderings Councourse 0 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3VN7yqUYAAEdho.jpg . https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3VNPGeV4AE0hh_.jpg Terminal 9 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3VNPrGU0AEarPF.jpg . https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3VN662V4AAvMvY.jpg

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34128

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

A comment about T-9 and Star partners. Only last month Janet Lamkin the president of California for UA stated they would like a future T-9 to offer better connectivity with Star partners, so surely some will move in. I suspect the JV ones especially are on top of this list. Regarding the so-called C...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34128

LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

LAWA has issued a required notice of Preparation/Initial Study (NOP/IS) pursuant to environmental regulations for the proposed development of a Concourse 0 and Terminal 9 facilities. Concourse 0 would be an 11-gate concourse facility east of Terminal 1, while Terminal 9 would be a new 12-gate intern...

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by LAXintl
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7001

Re: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

For those curious about what Chile asked of AA/IAG/LATAM to approve their ATI see below paraphrased terms. o Carriers must maintain a minimum level of nonstop seat capacity on routes from SCL to MAD and MIA o Carriers must commit to future increases in seat capacity on other US and Europeans service...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7001

AA - LATAM reapply for ATI JV

AA and LATAM are back with a new application for approval of antitrust authority and for a metal-neutral revenue JV covering 6 markets - Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay from the U.S. Airlines previously filed a JV in 2016 and pulled it earlier this year. The application was appr...

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Air adding Boeing 737-800BCF to fleet
Replies: 4
Views: 1156

Re: Amazon Air adding Boeing 737-800BCF to fleet

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Being discussed for a couple weeks already >>>> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1411887

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace orders up to 30 E195-E2s
Replies: 17
Views: 3964

Re: Air Peace orders up to 30 E195-E2s

Be nice if you could include source info/link to article/press release

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by LAXintl
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19117

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

Still trying to figure out the whole A330-200 strategy, operation and deployment of Onurair. Does it really pay off to have 11 aircraft in the fleet, but not using it for own ops at all? Basically, half of the fleet isn't flying thus not generating revenue. On the other hand, is flying let's say do...

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by LAXintl
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14869

United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

The former chief financial officer of United Continental Holdings Inc. is betting that the U.S. airline industry needs another budget airline. Andrew Levy, who also helped establish Allegiant Travel Co., is raising money for a new low-cost niche carrier designed to serve secondary airports with a r...

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by LAXintl
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19117

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

The domestic lounge has been open since December so lots of those photos are online. TK teased some photos of their miles and smiles and business lounges last week on Twitter. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D20JGdcWkAAO5O4.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D20JGdcWsAI7hPk.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/...

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by LAXintl
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19117

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Can't wait to see the new TK lounge. There will be 3 lounges to start - domestic, miles & smiles, and business. I previously posted some details on the new airport thread.. Lounge Business Designed for an ideal trip, Turkish Airlines Lounge Business has an area of 5.600 m2 and seats 765 people....

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by LAXintl
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132977

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

That job is for DL call center in SIN.

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by LAXintl
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 662
Views: 166150

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Details about TK lounges: Lounge Business Designed for an ideal trip, Turkish Airlines Lounge Business has an area of 5.600 m2 and seats 765 people. In order to create an experience like no other, we have partnered with Istanbul Modern and merged our passenger lounge with a 130 m2 museum, for your p...

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by LAXintl
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK to down gauge India
Replies: 7
Views: 2181

Re: TK to down gauge India

Really not news. One aircraft will be down for maintenance for the period, hence the aircraft sub.

In the broader picture, all 3 KQ birds planned to return in 2020 at the end of their leases.

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by LAXintl
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Chairman Ousted
Replies: 21
Views: 4975

Re: Korean Air Chairman Ousted

Unlikely you will get the Cho family out of the picture since family founded the conglomerate Hanjin Group and also directly hold 33.35% of KE shares themselves.

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by LAXintl
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian faces anti-corruption review over irregular financial issues; CEO to be terminated
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: Royal Jordanian faces anti-corruption review over irregular financial issues; CEO to be terminated

One question I have long had about RJ is indeed about what their business model and network plan is. For more than 2 decades they have flip-flopped from being O&D focused, to one that seeks to capture transit traffic. Their fleet has gone from near dozen widebodies to handfull, There was the per...

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by LAXintl
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble
Replies: 139
Views: 43735

Re: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble

Funny both OZ and KE lose their top executive same week.

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by LAXintl
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714228

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Statement from United ref meeting with Boeing today: United and other carriers met on Wednesday with representatives of Boeing in Renton, Washington, to review Boeing’s presentation on the updated 737 MAX software. After reviewing Boeing’s presentation, we are optimistic that the updates address the...

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SaudiGulf drops A220 order, opt for A320 instead
Replies: 6
Views: 2382

SaudiGulf drops A220 order, opt for A320 instead

Startup SaudiGulf Airlines will cancel a $1.46 billion order for 16 Airbus A220 aircraft, formerly known as the Bombardier Inc.CSeries. The purchase has been replaced with one for 10 Airbus A320neo jets announced in November said the people, who asked not be named because the matter is confidential....

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA/Global Entry ..Turned Away
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Re: TSA/Global Entry ..Turned Away

Absolutely correct.
TSA Pre✓ access is not guaranteed. Same way why you can receive a full pat-down screening randomly at the TSA Pre✓ checkpoint.
Even dreaded SSSS can be flagged for TSA Pre✓ participants.

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 14871

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

This weeks Airline Weekly has an in-depth story on troubles at Interjet. Some highlights: Is four too many? That’s a question of relevance for Mexico’s beleaguered airline sector, contested by Aeromexico, Volaris, VivaAerobus and Interjet who is in far worse shape than the others. Last quarter, whil...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for extortion & more to come
Replies: 48
Views: 2957

Re: Avenatti arrested for extortion & more to come

NIKV69 wrote:
I have been a fan of Geragos for so long. I thought he was better than this.


Garagos has been slimy since day one - defending convicted terrorist in the 1980s with money from Lebanon.

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: CX Group completed acquisition of HK Express (UO)
Replies: 132
Views: 1011

Re: Will Cathay Pacific acquire Hong Kong Airlines?

I am sure CX will also be able to drive efficiency between the airlines as well. For example Airbus training and engineering, back office admin support etc.

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by LAXintl
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 18870

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

> Onur Air turns East with new service to Kuwait effective 04 June 2019 - 6x weekly on A330 for summer, reducing to 2-3x weekly for winter. > Also the last TK passenger flight from IST has been announced - its TK54 to Singapore departing at 0155. > Lastly, if anyone is interested there will be two i...

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by LAXintl
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 14871

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

SSJ adventure certainly did not help the situation, but it seems the company was in many ways doomed from the start with a questionable business model.

Now I can understand why the years of IPO promises never came to fruition.

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by LAXintl
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?
Replies: 55
Views: 8116

Re: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?

Another tidbit - of 6.8 mil travelers between Korea and US, 85 percent was carrier by KE/OZ which enjoy point of sale advantages on both sides of the Pacific.

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by LAXintl
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?
Replies: 55
Views: 8116

Re: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?

InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
Wait, when did UA cancel their NRT-ICN-NRT rotation?!


Oct 2017. Now utilize OZ on NRT-ICN segment for transit customers,

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by LAXintl
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?
Replies: 55
Views: 8116

Re: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?

Besides as some mentioned Korea-US tends to be much more ethnic in nature which gives Korean carriers point sale advantage, the yields to Korea are not very spectacular either. Except NH doesn't fly NRT-ICN! So UA traffic will all have to funnel through SFO until future HND slots open up, then they ...

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by LAXintl
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the Philippines will it happen?
Replies: 57
Views: 6898

Re: AA and the Philippines will it happen?

One tidbit about UA previous experience in Manila.

MNL was the #1 station systemwide in the percentage of non-rev traveler demand. Flights could often have upwards of 50 non-revs listed, at times closer to 100.

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by LAXintl
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: No more LAX loop on departures
Replies: 24
Views: 6588

Re: No more LAX loop on departures

Renamed, but certainly used every day. I see planes on it up to the A380.

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by LAXintl
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 18870

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

From my earlier knowledge, I have the info that these 3 birds will go back to Jet AW (or whoever) during 2020-early 2021. :checkmark: Correct. They scheduled for return in 2020. There are rumours that %49 of TK will be sold to the Qatar Airways on the web. I find these unrealistic since here is no ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 14871

Interjet on brink of collapse?

Multiple stories in recent weeks about the poor financial shape of Interjet. The carriers new CEO William Shaw (former co-founder of Viva Air Colombia), says the carrier is "very sick" and is suffering from many poor decisions made over the last decade. Shaw says the carrier needs urgent c...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 97
Views: 15508

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

Politics is always a factor for department and agency heads. So yes, I would expect Mr. Dickson to be friends with someone in the administration and likely Republican. If you read the WSJ story, it states: After a 27-year career with Delta, Mr. Dickson’s bid to become the top U.S. aviation regulator...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LA officials break ground on LAX people mover
Replies: 73
Views: 12663

Re: LA officials break ground on LAX people mover

The Taxi Mafia have held LAX, JFK,LGA and countless other US airports hostage when it comes to ground transportation for decades. Uber was a massive fight. $5 ride out of LAX to El Segundo in Uber, costs $18 in a taxi. That $18 fare is set by the city and includes host of taxes. For LAX specificall...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air Fokker 100 belly lands in Tehran
Replies: 26
Views: 6207

Re: Iran Air Fokker 100 belly lands in Tehran

ASN shows 6 other Iranian F-100 gear failures. Seems rather odd. :scratchchin:

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 97
Views: 15508

Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

President Donald Trump will nominate former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the White House said on Tuesday. At Delta, Dickson oversaw more than 13,000 pilots and an internal support team of 400 employees. He flew the A320, B727, B737, B757 ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site not secure
Replies: 66
Views: 4620

Re: Site not secure

Email sent with screenshots of unsecured browsing on Chrome, Firefox, Edge and iOS Safari. No auto redirect to secure pages.

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Will Etihad Cope With 10% Base Reduction in Passengers in "Perpetuity"?
Replies: 37
Views: 5414

Re: How Will Etihad Cope With 10% Base Reduction in Passengers in "Perpetuity"?

Lets remember Etihad's new business plan announced last year is to reduce the focus on transit traffic flow, and reshape network into more standalone routes based on O&D demand. Any loss of 9W India traffic likely simply accelerates this transition, with some routes being shed in favor of ones t...

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by LAXintl
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 18870

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2019

New Izmir route for TK.
Tel Aviv planned 4x weekly effective May 29th on A320. This in addition to the 10 daily Istanbul-TLV services planned for this summer, and also 5x weekly seasonal Antalya-TLV which starts March 31st. Both ADB and AYT services are inbound Israeli tourist.

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by LAXintl
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132977

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

Boof02671 wrote:
Once again, when will the DOT award the route authorities?


Well before November 2019 application deadline for IATA S20 slot conference.

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