It looks like the Chicago city council wants to use minority (Hispanic, I presume) hiring data to determine who gets gates https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/hispanic-caucus-demands-hiring-contracting-data-from-american-and-united/ Man, this is some bullshit. Who even let this guy into the meeting? ...Jump to post
They've been at OKC and TUL almost as long, and have ~600 people at a call center there. Still no Oklahoma One Every time I look at the WN route map it always surprises me how much service they have at both airports - especially considering they are right next to each other and even MDW/FLL don't h...Jump to post
Based on their Instagram story, I expect it to be a state-special scheme. The sneak preview they showed has a blue front and what look to be yellow stars on the engines. Indiana One? Louisiana one I'm surprised there hasn't been one given how long they've been at MSY They've been at OKC and TUL alm...Jump to post
I just found AUS-AMS non stop .. I guess they are running it a few days in March? Flights WED 14 MAR AUS 6:43 PM to AMS 10:50 AM Arrives Next Day Flight Number DL 156 Travel Time 10h 7m Nonstop Main Cabin (B) Changeable / Refundable Change Flight Delta Air Lines Baggage Information opens in new win...Jump to post
A new airline: This may be the best option and if you were going to start a new airline, this is probably the best place to base it --> Via Air! Looks like they're already gradually trying to build an AUS regional hub, flying to the places no one else wants to. Would love to see an outfit like Via ...Jump to post
What is Air Wisconsin planning on doing once their CR2s time out? I know they just moved from AA to UA, but those planes aren't getting any younger and depending on flow through to UA, recruitment can't be easy flying ancient CRJs. I remember once dealing with them when they ran UA IAD customer serv...Jump to post
It's been posted several times and has been moved to non-aviation.
Now how about this 3 hour 22 minutes flight in an ERJ-145? :eek: :redflag: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/LOF4662 UA used to run EWR-OKC (or was it TUL?). That's a good deal farther than DAY-DEN. EWR-OKC for sure until quite recently. CO's scope clause didn't allow for RJs above 50 seats. I wa...Jump to post
Is Norwegian just saying random words? Buenos Aires -> Perth -> Tokyo is just as long as Buenos Aires -> Oslo -> Tokyo with the additional complication of having to cross Antarctica (which would require ETOPS480+ aircraft that doesn't exist). According to the article, it sounds like they're not tak...Jump to post
Best Snyder (aka Cranky Flier) is out with a take.
From 2020 all A321 will have the new modified fuselage where door pair 2 is permanently removed. It is much more useful and interesting to have a jetway connected to both the front and the rear doors at the same time. Here is a picture from Albany airport. Look at the to gates to the left: https://...Jump to post
Is OKC looking to attract WOW or maybe even Norwegian by adding an international gate? Or just G4 to Mexico?
Last year I flew over 30 legs on United, a good mix of domestic and international. I’d go back to UA.com to be more accurate but I’m too lazy! I recall being late about twice last year, but never being very late. I too felt the crews must have been given a incentive talk when it comes to closing th...Jump to post
A couple of years back there was a bit of a splash made with the idea of offset seating patterns so that people were not shoulder to shoulder in economy. Did they go anywhere outside of Popular Mechanics type magazines? http://www.thompsonaero.com/cozysuite Don't think anyone ever bit but to me it ...Jump to post
Considering it's been a long while since ANY airline joined an alliance, I think this is window dressing to make it look like the alliances are still relevant. looking at the last dates of any airline joining one of the three major alliances. Star - Jul 2014 Air India Oneworld - May 2014 Sri Lankan...Jump to post
Spacepope wrote:Goodyear wrote:Could we see Jeff make moves to purchase ABX and Atlas? Seems like the next logical move.
No way ABX after the way Amazon got screwed y them during peak 2016. ATI is probably more likely.
When CO and UA announced their merger, the new combined entity’s logo was, of course, the CO globe along with “United Airlines” using the legacy CO typeface. A month or so later, they revised it to say only “UNITED” (dropping the “Airlines”) in the typeface we see today. I remember being vaguely ho...Jump to post
In which milage program are you? I though just Miles&More members are getting miles on EW flights. Yes, I am in Miles&More. Once I have tried to book flight directly from Eurowings.com website I was unable to get miles (no place to put M&M card number), but booking the same flight via L...Jump to post
UA has a hub at IAD and serves DCA and BWI AA has a hub at DCA and serves IAD and BWI. WN has a "hub" at BWI and serves IAD and DCA. DL serves IAD, DCA, and BWI Why the "" around hub when talking about BWI and WN? BWI is most definitely a hub for them. Because it's been argued 1...Jump to post
UA has a hub at IAD and serves DCA and BWI
AA has a hub at DCA and serves IAD and BWI.
WN has a "hub" at BWI and serves IAD and DCA.
DL serves IAD, DCA, and BWI
booked a flight on Via for AUS-OKC in March, from the looks of their website they aren't going to launch it by then. It was supposed to be launched in Jan. Guess it's time to dispute charges on credit card... OKC is now missing from their destinations page. https://www.flyviaair.com/destinations/ B...Jump to post
Sancho99504 wrote:It took AA forever and then some to add additional OKC-LAX frequencies after they started and have floated between 2-3 flights daily since they added flights.
I don't know if there is any demand for a second IAD flight? I use the morning UA IAD flight a lot, but an early afternoon flight that's slightly better timed for European connections. The morning flight (I'm usually on it 2-3 times a month, both connection and O&D) always seems pretty full. Obv...Jump to post
It seems like every few years there is new discussion about a new train connection from Salzburg to MUC, perhaps via Mühldorf and Freising, and then on to Munich city center. Has there been any discussion of that recently? The A8 is always packed, and the fastest train still takes 2.5hrs from MUC wi...Jump to post
When Allegiant starts flying international. AC? to YYZ In terms of Canada, your best bets would probably be YCG or YEG for the oil market connections. I know some people who would prefer YCG for the access to skiing in Banff as well. I was meaning to ask if any of the fossil fuel companies have int...Jump to post
It seems like every other US airport has a "what's new" thread, so let's make one for OKC. Some points to start: 1. 2017 had nearly four million passengers https://flyokc.com/2017-passenger-traffic-sets-all-time-record 2. When is construction expected to start on the new east gates? Who wi...Jump to post
Wasn't there previously IAD-DOH on UA? Or was that a tag to/from KWI?Jump to post
Maybe I missed it, but have you all forgotten USA3000/Apple Vacations?Jump to post
I don't have a problem with the existing roadway system... ORD needs a lot of drop off length due to the size of O&D (this isn't ATL or DEN). It functions well now and will function better once the ATS extension is complete. Keep in mind, the OP's diagrams are outdated... the City has already m...Jump to post
CNN is reporting that JFK T4 has a broken waterline that has flooded the arrivals area.
http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/07/us/jfk-ai ... index.html
B737900ER wrote:Newark727 wrote:What was a UA 777-300ER doing in OKC yesterday? N2142U routed OKC-LAX-IAH today, was curious as to why if anyone knows.
Rose Bowl charter
It all depends on the type of system being used. So, I can't speak for all systems. I once came across an elderly Sri Lankan woman who ended up at my airport, when she was supposed to be connecting through LHR for a flight to YYZ. The agents at DUS did not pick it up!! How far off course was she?Jump to post
If Amtrak were actually replace the 20 ACELA train sets with something newer, more reliable, and slightly faster, then there really is no need for marketing a near hourly flight to DCA any longer. If you are traveling from Manhattan to Washington DC, the train is faster, even now. BOS, at almost 4 ...Jump to post
m0ssy wrote:I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground.
I've been trying to find a recent map for Amazon's holiday peak. Has anyone been keeping one? I ask because I had a package that went PHX-DFW, and I'm assuming like 99% of my Amazon packages, will be trucked from DFW to OKC's new sorting center. I drove OKC-Kansas City through Wichita and then throu...Jump to post
It seems like there would be more interest in OKC-YEG for Oil and Gas, but OKC-YYZ would be nice to have.
OKC could finally earn the "World" in "Will Rogers World Airport"
RCS763AV wrote:Also, the impending JV between Avianca and United and the growth of the BOG hub are reasons enough for launching this route. It has nothing to do with PTY-ORD.
What I had in mind was more on the leisure side, seasonal, and mentioned SZG as a point of arrival but not exclusively to visit that city. That traffic is price sensitive and can take a connection via FRA/VIE or a train from MUC. WOW Air and the Norwegian Airlines are all flying in for the ski traf...Jump to post
SZG Not in a million years. OS flies VIE-YYZ, and AC and LH both fly from every possible major Canadian gateway to FRA and most also to MUC. From FRA (in addition to VIE) you can connect to Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz, Graz, and Klagenfurt. From MUC to Graz, and via ICE/Railjet to Innsbruck, Salzburg...Jump to post
As in, DHL trucks are running around NK? Also, I assumed the UN sanctions on NK had basically shut down imports/exports? DHL are not the sanctions busting type. It would include a lot of documents as well as diplomatic and UN related goods. That's what I figured, I was just surprised they had any b...Jump to post
They have a ground network in North Korea and would assume they would have to operate some air service but I've never seen a photo of anything other than Air China/Air Koryo/VIP aircraft. As in, DHL trucks are running around NK? Also, I assumed the UN sanctions on NK had basically shut down imports...Jump to post
Frankly, and I say this having flown on the new Polaris seats, I really prefer the existing LH Business seat. Especially if you're flying FRA/MUC-USA with a colleague and need to get something done. I have also been lucky, e.g. when a well known economist started a conversation over lunch on the upp...Jump to post
Oklahoma at Kansas, UA 2507
OKC-MCI on the way up
FOE-OKC on the way back
It looks like they're flying N47414 a 739.