The biggest issue at LAX right now is its road ways, which are bogged down with all those busses and shuttles. A people mover that moves all those busses and shuttles offsite, and connects to the Metro. That is what LAX needs, and it needs it in the quickest possible timeframe. I just don't understa...Jump to post
The A380s are practically worthless anyway from an airline standpoint. They would have all sorts of patched together wiring and modifications and need additional paperwork like the first SQ A380s that were not production standard. The A320 needs to be preserved as it's been like gold to Airbus. The...Jump to post
40 777x seems like a lot for United. What I have noticed from past wide body orders is that American and United like to place several single digit orders over a few years. Perhaps this spreads out the initial capital burden. Boeing just holds the slots for them anyways. Also, I do feel a top up orde...Jump to post
To make the 737-9 / 737-10 (what ever you want to call it) more attractive, how feasible would it be for Boeing to make a new composite wing? This could also allow the ability to use slightly taller main landing gear to fit those bigger engines and give better runway rotation clearance. With the 787...Jump to post
10 777-200As are being converted to domestic use. Also, 747-400s are being retired. Incoming 787s and 777-300ERs are taking up the combined slack. Also, the 2nd LAX-LHR never started. It was noted in another thread that this was likely a slot holder, which ultimately went to an additional EWR-LHR fr...Jump to post
Pardon the ignorance, but is it common for airlines to have separate lounges for business and first? At LAX TBIT, all premium passengers go to the same lounge.
Also, who gets access to the Senator Lounges? It it above the First Class Lounge?
There are only 3 things that can realistically happen: 1. Completion of Terminal 8 2. Demolition of Terminal 2, and expand Terminal 1 in its place. Add airside connection to Terminal 4. 3. Demolition of Terminal 7, and an extension of the international concourse of Terminal 5. Add airside connection...Jump to post
Why do these flights exist? 1) Korean Air between Seoul and Atlanta 2) El Al between Tel Aviv and Hong Kong 3) El Al between Tel Aviv and Bangkok 4) Garuda Indonesia between Jakarta and Amsterdam 5) Royal Jordanian between Amman and Tel Aviv 6) Lufthansa between Frankfurt and Buenos Aires Moving on...Jump to post
EK is an import, AI is an export. That's it. Policies are already enough to support development, I believe. Its the massive competition by foreign carriers which is limiting the development of our airlines. No more EK. It's not good for India in the long run to be dependent on a foreign airline for...Jump to post
dc10lover wrote:Unless you are flying international, do NOT fly out of lax. Fly out of the other nearby airports.
anshabhi wrote:I think renovation/modernization of American airports would be a major part of Trump's plan to create jobs in America..
That people mover needed to be built 20 years ago... I have found a big cause of the traffic congestion is all the big busses and shuttles pulling in and out of their curb spaces. If these can all be brought away from the main road, that will be a HUGE improvement. I think LAX is the only major city...Jump to post
By"Bengali market" do you mean West Bengal as well? EK has 2 daily B77W from CCU, and I won't like them to expand more in CCU or India. Give Indian Airlines their chance! They have their chance. The fact that their service and connection abilities is far below that of the ME3 is not EKs p...Jump to post
One question: what on earth is going on at the old demolished QF hangar site? The next concourses for TBIT Actually.... That bit is edited. You can tell if you look closely. At the time this was taken, that was a open dirt area, and I guess Apple didn't want that. The concrete tarmac has those gree...Jump to post
http://a1.phobos.apple.com/us/r1000/000/Features/atv/AutumnResources/videos/comp_LA_A006_C008_t9_6M_HB_tag0.mov Apple has LAX as one of its screen-savers now. Pretty cool. Looks like they edited out the more prominent airline logos. One question: what on earth is going on at the old demolished QF ha...Jump to post
I still remember when they started their very first U.S. route, DXB-JFK 1x daily on an A340-500. Today, it's a very different picture: JFK 3x daily A380+ 1x daily A380 via MXP BOS 2x daily 777-300ER IAD 1x daily A380 ORD 1x daily 777-300ER DFW 1x daily 777-300ER (A380 in the summer) IAH 1x daily 777...Jump to post
The first moves will be AA vacating its four Terminal-6 gates. And where will these flights depart from??? This whole Delta thing makes no sense. Its a whole lot of inconvenience for several other airlines, just to benefit one airline. At the moment, ALL T1-T8 gates are used. This means that if an ...Jump to post
http://www.lawa.org/uploadedFiles/OurLA ... al_1_5.pdf
A floor by floor plan of the new structure.
I don't understand how Southwest benefits from any of this....
The A330s are the same config across LHR/LGW/MAN regardless of market. Virgin are notorious for switching routes between A346 / A333 / B789 metal, some weeks can have all three on the same flight. LGW has two based A330s, MAN has one which leaves seven out of LHR which rotate across most of the net...Jump to post
S17 VS 787-9 routes: JNB, HKG, PVG, DEL, 2x SFO, 3x LAX, MIA, IAD, EWR. How many 787s will they have in the fleet by then? They have 13, with 4 more on order. It looks like the routes above would require about 15 aircraft. I guess they are keeping the 8 A340-600s in the fleet until the A350-1000s ar...Jump to post
A330-300 [utilization: 30 out of 31]: SEA-CDG, SEA-AMS, PDX-AMS, MSP-AMS (3x daily), MSP-HNL, DTW-CDG, DTW-AMS, DTW-FCO, ATL-EZE, ATL-GRU, ATL-DUB, ATL-BCN, ATL-CDG, ATL-AMS (3x daily), ATL-FCO, ATL-HNL, JFK-LAX, JFK-AMS, JFK-MXP, JFK-FCO, JFK-ATH (2x daily), BOS-AMS (2x daily) Any idea which of th...Jump to post
The separation between runways in the drawing by the thread starter is about 360m, it would need to be nearly triple that to be acceptable. The European regs are rather more stringent than in the USA, fewer exemptions regarding taxiway and or runway separation. Old structures get exemptions, to be ...Jump to post
Its no perfect solution. The new 8000 foot runway would be for landings. This would allow for the 2 runways to the south to be used 1 for landing and 1 for takeoff, and then the north runway can be mixed use. It will open up a lot more slots, though maybe not as many as a further spaced runway. You ...Jump to post
This is a rough rendering. Please excuse the details. I think this layout would work, and would upset the least amount of people as far as land and noise is concerned. It would also be the cheapest option to add a 3rd runway. T2 would just have to be built out to its full master-plan to accommodate ...Jump to post
I am sorry, but this makes no sense. Demolishing a lot of modern facilities in order to gain what? The only JFK terminal that needs rebuilding is T2. Nothing really can be gained from reconfiguring the other terminals. If you could start from a clean sheet, sure you would configure everything differ...Jump to post
Why is there so much hate? BA is trying to be competitive with Norwegian at LGW. There is nothing wrong with that... That is smart business. If they were continuing business as usual, and not acknowledging the threat of Norwegian, that would be far worse.Jump to post
Ok, a few things: The banner on the side says - "Proudly building the first 777 for United Airlines" That isn't right.... Also, why are the windows taped up as they are? Is this going into short term storage? They would not do that for paint, as the windows would be covered individually. ...Jump to post
Ok, a few things:
The banner on the side says - "Proudly building the first 777 for United Airlines"
That isn't right....
Also, why are the windows taped up as they are? Is this going into short term storage? They would not do that for paint, as the windows would be covered individually.
richcam427 wrote:Regardless, the airport has been there for 86 years now. It's not the deathtrap you make it out to be.
You fail to see the fact that Burbank is in need of a new terminal, whether the locals want it or not... The gates are way too close to the runway, it is a disaster waiting to happen. Well atleast Burbank has not voted to close the entire airport like the folks at Santa Monica have. Ultimately no o...Jump to post
This should have been done 10 years ago. The fact that something this simple needs voter approval is pathetic. Darn, isn't democracy and rule of law inconvenient. Dictatorships can build in much shorter timelines! In 2000, Burbank voters approved a ballot initiative that requires voter approval of ...Jump to post
This should have been done 10 years ago. The fact that something this simple needs voter approval is pathetic.Jump to post
It's 186 firm orders. The A320/737/A330/787/A350/777 books are full with lessor orders; leaving out the lessors is odd. Yes, lessors do count. But, if you want a clear picture of which airlines actually have committed to the aircraft, there is the list. If you can point to an airline that has commi...Jump to post
Do you imply that leasing companies ordering frames have a history of not taking them? I believe he is referring to Air Asia X. I am referring about not counting the 55 frames ordered by leasing companies and if he wants to say that Air Asia will not take all ordered frames he should say so. I beli...Jump to post
According to Wiki, 184 orders from 9 customers. We missing something? :O To date, 10 customers have ordered a total of 186 A330neo. Source: http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-e ... -toulouse/ actual airline commitments: A330-900 Delta: 25 Air Asia X: 66 TAP: 14 Garuda: 14 TOTAL: 119, of which ov...Jump to post
How many 777-300ERs do they / will they operate?
Is DEL-LHR and BOM-LHR (2x) staying on the 777-300ER?
LN1 would have been also perfectly placed with the Museum of Flight with the rest of the family, 727 LN1, 737 LN1 and 747 LN1. Still hope that they get the 777 LN1 from Cathay, once it's being retired. LN1 of the 727, 737, 747, 777 were something to be proud of. LN1 of the 787 was an engineering em...Jump to post
A rendition of a redone T3: Increase from 12 to 14 gates, and can be done with at least 12 gates operational at all times. Current: http://i.imgur.com/zqqbLFF.png Phase 1: http://i.imgur.com/oRU4HUc.jpg Phase 2: http://i.imgur.com/mYRnOiN.jpg Phase 3: http://i.imgur.com/UjuZGdG.jpg Phase 4: http://i...Jump to post
Here is a brainstorming idea... If the issue is the engines not handling the quick turn arounds, what if they kept the engines running? What would be the cost of fuel for that amount of idle time? Also, is there any precedent for boarding / unboarding an aircraft with the engines running? I know the...Jump to post
BUR runway 33 landings involve a 90+ degree left turn just before final.
Also, LGA and JFK have some sharp turns on certain approach finals.