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by AVENSAB727
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 23
Views: 3550

Re: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?

AVENSAB727 wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
Obviously speculation is running wild internally but many believe it's Xtra Airways.


Please excuse the post above, I made an error revising the post. By the way,Interesting, if that is the case, Xtra could change its name to Eastern and grow bigger.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 23
Views: 3550

Re: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?

Varsity1 wrote:
Obviously speculation is running wild internally but many believe it's Xtra Airways.

Interesting, if that is the case, Xtra will change its name to Eastern.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 23
Views: 3550

Re: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?

Someone has bought Eastern and it's intellectual property for a large sum. Buyer is still unknown. Where did you get this info from? All of EA's pilots were served today with a notice that they will have to reinterview with the new 'owner' for their jobs. Ah ok, I hope this new buyer does a good jo...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 23
Views: 3550

Re: Is N283EA the new 738 for Eastern Airlines?

Varsity1 wrote:
Someone has bought Eastern and it's intellectual property for a large sum. Buyer is still unknown.

Where did you get this info from?

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's IAH-MUC - finding a better use for the used equipment
Replies: 29
Views: 8534

Re: UA's IAH-MUC - finding a better use for the used equipment

I think we need to realize one thing. As fun as it is to dream, IAH is not underserved internationally (especially considering all the foreign carriers). IAH has all it really needs from a long haul basis. Having gone through UA's last presentation, its clear what UA envisions IAH to be: their gate...

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by AVENSAB727
Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2017 Predictions
Replies: 27
Views: 3229

Re: 2017 Predictions

UA resumes its growth plans out of IAH and adds new domestic routes.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Future Routes
Replies: 61
Views: 9690

Re: UA Future Routes

triley1057 wrote:
What about opening some more routes to South America from IAH? CO previously served CLO and GYE. Will UA ever attempt these 2 cities? Maybe also start MDE?

Don't forget IAH-MAR- I remember CO tried to start this route, but Venezuela denied it.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline profits to drop, oil prices to rise in 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 5586

Re: Airline profits to drop, oil prices to rise in 2017

The rise in oil prices should be good news for IAH finally.

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA steps back on 77W bases
Replies: 49
Views: 10464

Re: UA steps back on 77W bases

I can see IAH-NRT/LHR/AMS IAH-LHR/AMS on the 77W? No way. No how. IAH-NRT.......a very very long shot. Already confirmed the 773ER isn't coming to IAH and strictly to EWR/SFO. Not sure where he's going with this...? Oh well, my bad... on the domestic side there are rumors of EWR-IAH as the first do...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA steps back on 77W bases
Replies: 49
Views: 10464

Re: UA steps back on 77W bases

rotating14 wrote:
That may coincide with the likelihood of UA swapping A35Ks for other models and perhaps using the 77Ws on routes out of their hub in IAH or ORD.

I can see IAH-NRT/LHR/AMS or FRA and ORD- NRT/PEK/HKG.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends IAH-MUC
Replies: 41
Views: 9949

Re: United Suspends IAH-MUC

Sad to see this, I thought this would make it, but was wrong, maybe UA should have started BRU or ZRH instead.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Expand Into Smaller Cities
Replies: 140
Views: 24018

Re: United To Expand Into Smaller Cities

I wonder if IAH will get any new domestic destinations as part of this domestic expansion? Would love to see Waco, Beaumont, and Victoria return!!!

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH under this new administration
Replies: 16
Views: 2874

Re: IAH under this new administration

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/arti ... y-2-years/
Looks like IAH will see brighter days ahead, probably not like it was in 2014.
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https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/arti ... y-2-years/
Looks like IAH will see brighter days ahead, probably not like it was in 2014.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1121
Views: 309491

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

How long will IAH remain a 744 route?

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway
Replies: 61
Views: 13368

Re: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway

litz wrote:
Is this the re-incarnated Eastern's first major incident?

I would not call it a major incident, more like a minor one since nobody was hurt and the plane was not damaged by the looks of it.

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway
Replies: 61
Views: 13368

Re: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway

Bad national headlines for NewEastern....sad :( Actually... this might in a strange way be good, in that it will make a lot of people aware that there IS a new Eastern airlines. Well considering the current iteration of Eastern is charter only, and has no imminent plans of offering regularly schedu...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway
Replies: 61
Views: 13368

Re: Candidate Mike Pence (USA) EA 737 Skids Off LGA Runway

I hope there is no damage to the plane.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

Oh please - the hub has shrunk from 620 flights to 491 flights in 2 years and he mentioned there were capacity cuts as well. At this point I think you're delusional. I already new about that, but not all of that shows your point, I even said there were capacity cuts, but there was a reduction in rj...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

Thanks for that insight COD10! Some people are just ignorant to facts. Reading comprehension isn't your strong suit I see. I said oil jobs which were dominant "can go away and never come back" which were corrupted by overseas oil companies. It's sick that you would want that corruption in...

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

Thanks for that insight COD10! Some people are just ignorant to facts. And good riddance, those jobs can go away and never come back IMHO. What a sick comment. As someone who has had their share of airline relocations and layoffs, I wouldn't wish that against my fiercest competitor. Reading compreh...

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

I am not spinning, LAXDude knows what he is talking about. Using one article from 2016, that mentions that UA is shrinking IAH in the energy sector is not going to tell how IAH is doing now.

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

This, without a doubt definitely isn't true. They've scaled back frequencies to major business destinations as well. Numbers are down, can't deny it. Nope, and where are you getting the info to back up these assertions, would love to see you back it up with actual evidence. I follow IAH alongside L...

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

You aren't asking anything, you are just rambling on about Houston. I said in a previous post that UA isn't going to open a hub in Florida. Have you looked at where IAH has shrunk? Most of what they have gotten rid of were oil based routes or reductions in places that fed oil based routes. This, wi...

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

Even then, they say that the energy industry in IAH with the level spend of business travel that was seen in the early/mid 2000s will not be coming back. All those backfill of planes seem to be tied up at SFO or DEN though. First, did you advocate removing planes from a profitable hub to start flyi...

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

Didn't want this thread to get lost, but where are they building this at on IAH? I read north of Will Clayton and east of the Terminal complex in one post. Thank you, I guessing east of the current hangars as there is a lot of green space there, or are they building over the current complex using t...

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

bigb wrote:
Didn't want this thread to get lost, but where are they building this at on IAH?

I read north of Will Clayton and east of the Terminal complex in one post.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and a Florida Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 8944

Re: United and a Florida Hub

No they haven't. They've stated time and time again that IAD is profitable and isn't going anywhere. Their best shot would some P2P and using Silver Airways as a partner in FLL or MCO. Even then, Smisek-era decision making shut the door as Silver being a feeder for them. I'd even be curious how a f...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

[*] Nice! Great to see UA continue to invest at IAH! Looks like we will get some 77W and 35J service. Don't hold your breath. Just because the PR says a new MX hangar doesn't mean aircraft will start serving Houston. Oh well... one can only hope. But it is nice to see UA expand its facilities at IAH.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

Nice! Great to see UA continue to invest at IAH! Looks like we will get some 77W and 35J service.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 77W emerges from the factory
Replies: 121
Views: 42462

Re: United 77W emerges from the factory

77H wrote:
I wasn't aware the 77W was getting a new livery. My understanding is they will be painted with standard colors.

I heard the same too.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29
Replies: 779
Views: 151669

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29

Any updates on the first 77W?

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA annouces Q3 profit
Replies: 37
Views: 5705

Re: UA annouces Q3 profit

I have not seen any complaints about the Energy sector downturn, I heard that it no longer has a significant effect.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: EA CEO calls it quits
Replies: 30
Views: 6670

Re: Report: EA CEO calls it quits

I just read that Ed was forced out. I don't get it. Obviously he didn't see eye to eye with others. I know Eastern has lots of work to do if they plan to go scheduled. Especially in terms of their website. It would be interesting to learn more about them, and get some updates on their plans. They h...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: EA CEO calls it quits
Replies: 30
Views: 6670

Re: Report: EA CEO calls it quits

Not confirmed yet officially.

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 229
Views: 46764

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

Is it possible that TAP may be considering IAH as one of those destinations?

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair announces two new routes - TPA and PHL
Replies: 252
Views: 20763

Re: Icelandair to announce two new routes

Maybe IAH, but I admit that is a longshot.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA and Houston
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Re: UA and Houston

TWA772LR wrote:
Surprised to see there's no more 753 movements in IAH, as well as only one 764 movement. I heard on here that UA is about to build a massive hangar in IAH. Is there any chance IAH could see the A35J or 77W? At least to Tokyo and Frankfurt?

I heard the same thing too, let wait and see.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some good news for Houston Airports!!
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Some good news for Houston Airports!!

http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/h ... ows-297984

Looks like Houston Airports efforts to weather the oil downturn have been paying off, as international traffic continues to grow! This has helped them absorb some of the pressure of the decline in domestic traffic due to the downturn.
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http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/h ... ows-297984

Looks like Houston Airports efforts to weather the oil downturn have been paying off, as international traffic continues to grow! This has helped them absorb some of the pressure of the decline in domestic traffic due to the downturn.

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA and Houston
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Re: UA and Houston

http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/h ... ows-297984
Here is an article that explains how the downturn has affected UA.
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http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/h ... ows-297984
Here is an article that explains how the downturn has affected UA.

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by AVENSAB727
Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Summer 2016 Aircraft Departures by Hub
Replies: 43
Views: 7660

Re: UA Summer 2016 Aircraft Departures by Hub

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/arti ... e-company/
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2016 has been a tough year for IAH, but with the stabilizing of Oil prices and Houston economy, 2017 might be a better year.

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/arti ... e-company/

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by AVENSAB727
Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: China Eastern to Houston in 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3169

Re: Rumor: China Eastern to Houston in 2017

It would be nice, but I am not holding my breath. Not certain if Houston could support another Asian service, even if the economy was still hot. Still if they want to give it a shot, well, the more, the merrier. Same here, maybe there could just be still be one more opening left. Hopefully, they do...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

Here is a list of IAH passengers stats for the int'l carriers at IAH, Wish this could be done every month. http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8416 Look on the HAS website. They have numbers for every month for the past 24 months going to last month. I follow those numbers on the site ...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

Here is a list of IAH passengers stats for the int'l carriers at IAH, Wish this could be done every month. http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8416 Look on the HAS website. They have numbers for every month for the past 24 months going to last month. I follow those numbers, I just wish...

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by AVENSAB727
Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8416
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Here is a list of IAH passengers stats for the int'l carriers at IAH, Wish this could be done every month.

http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8416

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by AVENSAB727
Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

http://www.fly2houston.com/newsroom/art ... gh-demand/

Some good news from the Houston Airport System
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http://www.fly2houston.com/newsroom/art ... gh-demand/

Some good news from the Houston Airport System

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

Ok...this is starting to get annoying. . I would dispute #5. Houston Real Estate is actually not doing well especially in high end areas of town like The Woodlands. Plenty of $500K plus homes that are just sitting on the market with no buyers. Many have had to slash their prices to near short sale ...

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by AVENSAB727
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

Ok...this is starting to get annoying. You have one group of people who cannot seem to get it through their skulls that Houston is not what it once was. Gone are the days when IAH-NRT was UA's most profitable flight and IAH-AMS was KL's most profitable flight (both of those statements are 100% true...

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

The following are a list of Fortune 500 companies in Houston...all but three of them are related to oil/gas: 4 Phillips 66 45 ConocoPhillips 64 Enterprise Products Partners 65 Sysco 77 Plains All American Pipeline 106 Halliburton 135 Baker Hughes 136 Fluor 144 National Oilwell Varco 167 Apache 174 ...

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

I am wondering how the MLIT plan is coming along, I heard they restarted the bidding process.

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by AVENSAB727
Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston's Future
Replies: 83
Views: 8428

Re: Houston's Future

Houston's future is simple: stabilization. The days where Houston was gaining new service hand over fist are gone for now. However, these disaster scenarios where UA cuts back service dramatic or there is a mass exodus of international carriers are rubbish. So to sum it up, don't look for a large n...

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