Whats going on at AI for pick IAH or DFW? I thought they already picked is DFW and IAH is out. They can't seem to make up their mind. But AI is a Star Alliance carrier, which would favor IAH. Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/air-india-mulls-thailand-china-flights-fro...Jump to post
I read a post that IAH may get direct service to Iceland on Icelandair or WOW, what other carriers might be interested in IAH? That post was meant to be a troll. Well, troll this. Last I heard Air India was considering DFW. Now there seems to be some disagreement... http://atwonline.com/airports-ro...Jump to post
So Emirates is talking about deferrals AND planning to buy 20 more A380s? The Venn diagram between the two statements has a lot of empty space in it.Jump to post
MaxTrimm wrote:There's only so many places in the world you can send an A380 or 777. They are running out of places.
Aesma wrote:Dutchy wrote:KarelXWB wrote:It's clear that they will aim at FAA/EASA certification from the beginning.
Doesn't it need to be in order to fly international route to Europe and America?
No, only Russian/Chinese certification is needed for Russian/Chinese airlines.
What nonsense. Things are booming. Its a matter mathematics. As numbers get larger obviously growth rate tappers. Also as some mentioned politics guides where Chinese travel. Loss of one nation is gain of another. In 2016, 100 million Chinese traveled outside the country. Thats an amazing number. N...Jump to post
Will Airbus ever launch a dedicated replacement to fill their A320 series - A330 series gap ? http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z160/keesje_pics/Airbus%20A370-800_zpsnmymqym2.jpg Airbus A370-800 60t Medium Concept I'm sure I'd like to be a fly on the wall, but this is ridiculous. Does this image g...Jump to post
An airplane like this would return travel to a lot of smaller airports within 500 miles of a hub that have lost service in recent years as the original 50-seat regional jets have become less economic to operate. And 2030 is not as far off in the future as it may sound.Jump to post
http://awin.aviationweek.com/ArticlesStory/tabid/975/Status/IPAddress/id/586dd395-049a-4f81-b0a9-33665bef9042/Default.aspx From the article: "A startup with venture-capital backing from Boeing and JetBlue Airways is designing a hybrid-electric regional aircraft that could enter service in the e...Jump to post
GamingPolaris wrote:Judging by Star Alliance presence in those airports, I believe IAH is in the lead with DFW as a runner up.
Someone I knew in the business produced software that automates the terminal design, based on travel patterns, traffic demand, etc. That was at least a decade ago. ArcPort, from Transoft, appears to be the latest generation of that product.Jump to post
Pbb2173 wrote:Who are you to say airlines shouldn't have a right to set whatever dress code they deem appropriate for non-rev pass riders?
flyguy89 wrote:Are you kidding? Drunks get denied boarding or removed prior to takeoff all the time. Racists? When you've discovered how to read people's minds as they board a flight get back to us. Get real
Why must everybody make such a fuss about non-events nowadays? We have drunks and outright racists disrupting flights these days. Where are the "rules" that apply to them? They get kicked off or detained on arrival. What's your point exactly? Somehow, they never get denied boarding before...Jump to post
You have to understand that IAH is far smaller than DFW, ORD, DEN, and ATL in domestic O&D. There simply isnt the demand for domestic traffic those other hubs have. No, United (and before them Continental) did it to themselves by over-emphasizing getting the O&D traffic (and using the contr...Jump to post
UAs policy is actually pretty specific compared to a lot of other airlines and it specifically calls out "Form-fitting lycra/spandex tops, pants and dresses" as being unacceptable. " United needs to concentrate more on providing better service to their customers and less on being the...Jump to post
na wrote:Why must everybody make such a fuss about non-events nowadays?
StrandedAtMKG wrote:My Twitter feed is blowing up right now because of this story:
The difference between IAH and DFW seems to be that DFW has an aggressive hub carrier that has added its own international spokes, thus limiting the ability of foreign flag carriers to come into the market and be profitable. IAH is the reverse, as the foreign carriers move into the market first, lea...Jump to post
I guess I should not be surprised, as the outsourcing stopped being helpful to the airline once employees were mandated by the Port of Seattle to be offered wages of $15 an hour and benefits. Even McGee will have to offer more to keep up.Jump to post
It will be tough for Norwegian to compete when China Eastern opens the same route, staffed with slave labor. Safety out the window, Here comes flag of convenience. It was bad enough when every ship anywhere in the world was flagged in Liberia, because their safety standards were the worst. But avia...Jump to post
Quoting andrej (Thread starter):Xinhua News Agency reports that the explosion was caused by firecrackers. Must be some powerful ones. Likely a story released by government with intention to hush it up. Probably just faction from Western China terrorist attack or similar. Say what you like, it's an ...Jump to post
Peruvian: NYC: 158,212 Washington DC: 50,944 Los Angeles: 47,951 San Francisco: 25,725 Chicago: 12,737 Houston: 9,090 Bolivian: Washington DC: 46,287 NYC: 10,909 Los Angeles: 6,760 Houston: 5,226 San Francisco: 2,623 Chicago: 1,951 I think there's potential for UA with a LIM flight from IAD, perhap...Jump to post
The article is seriously reaching to the moon and back for that as a reason. EY is capacity disciplined and expands strategically. An economic slow down is definitely not the time for expansion and has little or nothing to do with Trump. Pure clickbait..... I've heard otherwise about EY's business ...Jump to post
It looks not too different from their classical livery. The question I have, is that what will happen to Iran Air's 80- strong order for Boeing, now that Trump's immigration ban is in place? http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2016-12-11-Boeing-Iran-Air-Announce-Agreement-for-80-Airplanes Boeing will fight...Jump to post
The CEO of the new airline released the livery today. Not sure what to think about it. The livery suggest the airline is the flag carrier of Belgium, which it is not. First flights are expected to start in June, but 1) you cannot book tickets on their website 2) there is no sign of an A340 being pr...Jump to post
SonOfABeech wrote:Naming your airlines "Air country name" or "Nationality Airlines" was fine in the days of state-sponsored flag carriers, and some have grown valuable brands since then, but for a startup it sounds stale IMO.
Surprising AV is staying in the Star Alliance which does nothing for it in its two biggest markets, the Miami and Madrid. AV does not fly to any large Star hub in North America or Europe. TA flies to Houston. Maybe this aspect will change, and more of the AV-associated carriers will start flying to...Jump to post
Looks like AV picked UA over DL. Not much detail or info about any equity deal. United press release: United Airlines and Avianca to Deepen Commercial Relationship http://newsroom.united.com/2017-02-01-United-Airlines-and-Avianca-to-Deepen-Commercial-Relationship = The press release is too brief to...Jump to post
H1B is a good program and it also has a lot of fraud in it, and a lot of simple labor market arbitrage (hiring $25/hr workers to do a $50/hr job). That isn't "innovation," it is simply poaching American wages. That is not only a problem with the H1B program but with the entire GATT scheme...Jump to post
In theory, the passenger wouldn't even be able to get a boarding pass in order to get to the pre-clearance in the first place! The airline won't issue a BP unless the passenger has proper visa depending on nationality. Then how do you explain all these people stranded for hours in holding rooms aft...Jump to post
Cuts off nose, spites passengers faces. Great world we live in. More like "Acknowledges new reality, stands by coherent ideology, doesn't cowl to bullies and blowhards." If you have a problem with this perhaps you should look at the root cause rather than complaining about the symptoms. W...Jump to post
There's also this - more nonstop flights from Greece to Haifa...
http://www.aviationpros.com/news/122993 ... 1533790H6R
strfyr51 wrote:77H wrote:But attacking a flight attendant?? Especially a Woman? He's a Coward and a Bully! And? they should have kicked his carcass off the airplane!!
Those peanut handlers are trained to evacuate an airplane in case of an emergency - something your average assistant senior executive vice president of human resources is incapable of.Jump to post
Yesterday it was the guy who blew up over a middle seat on a transpac and now this. The guy on the Australian flight deserved to be kicked to the curb after being abusive, racist and homophobic. In an age when people can be treated as threats for reading a mathematics text on an airplane, the more ...Jump to post
trent1000 wrote:Well there's an effective way to get yourself charged, fined and blacklisted...
And what if the likes of Norwegian and Scoot go for some A380ies? I expect that to happen to some of the aircraft that come off of lease. It's kind of like an office building that gets bought out of bankruptcy - it was too expensive an asset to operate at its initial cost, but once that cost has be...Jump to post
Thailand is going to be a hard sell as a tourist destination or as an originating point for as long as the country remains under the thumb of the generals.Jump to post
Emirates and Etihad are certainly structured in different ways. EK is one big global airline whose smallest aircraft still has over 200 seats. Etihad may be a much smaller airline, but they have been buying up shares of other airlines - Alitalia and Aer Lingus are a couple of examples - in an effort...Jump to post