Sabbath is from sunset to sunset Friday to Saturday. As part of the privatization of El Al, the carrier has no state-imposed restrictions, however like much business in Isreal including ground transportation services it opts not to operate during sabbath. As been made clear in the past and deviatio...Jump to post
I said it right here Obviously thought you meant at all, hence the confusion (and still not sure what the point of bringing JL into this was) and of posting the screenshot. Because award seats for JL, like CX, cannot be booked at aa.com. We were talking about CX and their relationship to AA, since ...Jump to post
We are talking about award seats , not revenue bookings. Christ. Read. Pull the stick out. And where did YOU say anything about award seats? I was the one talking about that, and only about CX. Reading your babble, all you say is that JL isn't bookable, which isn't true. I said it right here: Catha...Jump to post
Go to aa.com and pull up a JAL metal flight for me and take a screenshot for me. I guarantee that you cannot. :roll: What, you mean like this: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/z6UNEHgL3JR7Q6zloRxrM6AJrZ9iiuWW9nDJQTvQgHbO8HI1PYfeyHZnnueOym3CX4EEzCMAE7LCKb-YSSs637x-0cUHuKEIeePjU3EXbnImB5uqz9jjZ55d4Y...Jump to post
AA doesn't allow/ their web site isn't configured at all - for any CX redemptions online. You have to call. As you do for most of their partner carriers (including Iberia). It's annoying. Indeed, it is. As stated, that's exactly what I had to do. Usually have more success calling BA/QF first. Neith...Jump to post
Cathay is anti JV and it seems to work for them. No they aren't. They're currently in a J/V now. many wonder why they don't have A380 Who are these "many?" ....anyone paying attention would know the answer, as CX has publicly stated it multiple times: They didn't feel that the A388 is of ...Jump to post
Cathay and AA do far more than "barely" cooperate. Such as ____? About the extent you're going to get, is domestic beyond flights on AA from Asian origin. In potential routings from the US p.o.s., AA is going to push JL over CX every chance they get, to the point of making it either 1) un...Jump to post
The NEXUS line means you don't have to take off your shoes and belt. There is definitely a different set of security measures, and you are sharing the line with crew in many airports. The CATSA agent is wrong. And in my experience, CATSA security is far worse than TSA. There is a much stronger frequ...Jump to post
Can someone take a screenshot so we dont have to download.. 200mb.. I'm not actually sure how to upload photos, but it's basically a top down view of the entire terminal area of LAX. The camera pans upwards, and you can see all the aircraft parked and some that are taxiing. You could always downloa...Jump to post
So CEO's can't flip flop but Presidents can? Have you even seen his tweets?Jump to post
I dont buy it. You cant do much worse than The US3. If you have ever flown AA domesic J then you have seen the very bottom of the barrel. You ever fly Euro Business? Nonsense! bashing the US3 is a full time job on A.net. unfounded or not. The other pastime: nonstop praise for those carriers that ha...Jump to post
Oddly DL/AA/US aren't screaming about this like they did with EK/EY/QR. The reason the US3 aren't complaining is because Chinese airlines are usually seen as having inferior service. (Search up MU reviews if you don't believe me.) I dont buy it. You cant do much worse than The US3. If you have ever...Jump to post
Keep them out of the Qantas First Class lounges!!!Jump to post
Its definately CN4, the only 4 listed airlines in China https://s18.postimg.org/50o88lnpl/Untitled.png Where is this chart from? I love it. Our favourite friend on wall street :D Srsly tho Goldman did a 100 page report on the Chinese airlines and it seems like a good time to buy in name of the repo...Jump to post
Well AA certainly does it. Problem is that "padding" initially leads to an early arrival (and my experiences are limited to DFW), but a lot of times (and i do mean a lot), there is no gate available. So perhaps they even pad allowing for that part of it. When it comes down to that, the pa...Jump to post
How is padding flight times by 25-30 mins within reason? You make a rediculous statement after calling me on one!? You are clearly not a frequent flyer and have not flown through any major airport at peak times. No, of course you're right. I'm not a frequent flyer. I'm just a lowly Delta Diamond Me...Jump to post
The big China 4 have the potential to pose a greater threat to the rest of the worlds International airlines then the ME3 who aren't riding the wave of a growing economy and emerging/thriving middle class. CX has already began to feel the crunch as passengers no longer need to route through HKG to ...Jump to post
So is it also okay if companies pad their profit margins (cook the books) to show they're falsely turning a profit vs. competitors who are reporting honest results? Sounds like you're just the kind of easily deceived passenger that DL wants. What on Earth...? How did you come up with such a ridicul...Jump to post
globalcabotage wrote:All airlines do. Look at ORD - LGA for a 730 mile flight at close to 2:45 at some times for a 1:45 flight.
What types of aircraft are involved? Do DL's 717s and E75s fly as quickly as AS 737s? And if DL does pad their schedules...why is that a bad thing? Wouldn't you rather have a stronger likelihood of arriving at the scheduled time? So is it also okay if companies pad their profit margins (cook the bo...Jump to post
No one cares about Boston. People in Boston will be flying JetBlue to Europe, or a dozen other airlines. And if CBP can handle an A330 Air Berlin landing in Ft Myers, I don't see why they can't do the same at PVD. PVD is an excellent choice.Jump to post
Yes, Lufthansa, go ahead and transfer all your flights to Brandenburg.Jump to post
Quite likely to happen for next winter. In the meantime, we should expect ET and IR if everything goes well. Ethiopian? In Geneva? What kind of market is there for a flight to Addis Ababa? I would have thought Johannesbourg with South African at the very least, but ET? Addis Ababa is a huge diploma...Jump to post
YUL is clearly the North Africa origin hub for North America (Air Algerie/Royal Air Maroc/Tunisair & AC to Algiers and Casablanca). I wonder who benefits from the YUL-onward connecting traffic? I guess AF is taking a bit of a hit in this market. Not a whole lot of anybody really. Most North Afr...Jump to post
CAAC rules state that international routes can only be operated by a limited amount of Chinese carriers.
It's also led to a mess of a route network with non-hubbed city pairs that make no sense of connectivity and many that don't even make financial sense.
B6 is not worried about DY/D8. B6 is a US airline with tons of US feed for whatever TATL service they start. B6 is going to be the carrier that kills the legacies, not DY/D8. People saw how scared AS was with the VX merger: they basically overpaid for VX in order to keep B6 contained. DY/D8 does not...Jump to post
The problem is that transit in MEX does not exist and is horrendous... but I'd imagine AM fighting with US carriers for connecting traffic, since AC refuses to launch South American flights from YVR/YYC. Those were not viable when the Brazilian economy was growing like China. I doubt they would be ...Jump to post
This is spectacular, as it now presents an option for people who want to go to South America without having to go through the US. The problem is that transit in MEX does not exist and is horrendous... but I'd imagine AM fighting with US carriers for connecting traffic, since AC refuses to launch Sou...Jump to post
if there's money to be made, airlines are already there. that's how the market works. the notion of an underserved market is a bit silly: after all, if it's underserved, then the yields are high from demand and there's incentive for more service to maximize revenue. That is very true. There may, ho...Jump to post
Geography does not make an airline, let alone a profitable airline. Here are some bigger factors: capital (whose money to pay for all of this?), regulation (airlines, airports, contractors need a functioning legal framework), international relations (bilateral and multilateral treaties, air rights, ...Jump to post
if there's money to be made, airlines are already there. that's how the market works. the notion of an underserved market is a bit silly: after all, if it's underserved, then the yields are high from demand and there's incentive for more service to maximize revenue.Jump to post
amdiesen wrote:What is the forum thought on a United / Avianca Brazil relationship? Is this a natural derivative if Delta prevails overall and the Brazilian regulators articulate their mandate?
allowing United to purchase them (Continental formerly owned 49% of Copa) has similar problems. Why is that? It was in 2008 that CO divested its participation in the equity of CM, so all that remains nowadays between CM and UA is the similar tail design, the codeshare/mileage agreements, and the fa...Jump to post
Copa should not waste their time. There's no way the government is allowing them to create a monopoly in Colombia, where Wingo/AeroRepública/Copa Colombia is already operating. By extension, the optics of allowing United to purchase them (Continental formerly owned 49% of Copa) has similar problems....Jump to post
timtam wrote:AA will drop their flight to Sydney thereby reducing capacity on the route and increasing the pricing (all other things being equal).
Bureaucrats at their finest.
BestWestern wrote:keitherson wrote:PREMIUM CARRIER? Last time I flew through DUS on AB, their lounge didn't even have enough seating.
You haven't been to Heathrow T5 recently I see?
Quoting edchiang (Reply 3):i have been to any biz lounges that actually did serve a la carte. QF lounge in Singapore, NZ Lounge in AKL are both ones that spring to mind,. Air Serbia lounge looks good for a small lounge, and is way better than the QR Gold lounge in DOH. NZ Koru at Auckland is defini...Jump to post
I have a difficult time seeing HX turn a profit on this route, I can't see their fares being lower being lower than AC who has the low yield Y pax segment covered pretty well and the premium travellers will continue to choose CX which leaves little room for HX. In addition, until they up gauge to t...Jump to post
He deserved this ban. I'm surprised DL did not divert to kick him off. If I was on this DL Connection flight I would have pressured the FAs to do so with my Diamond status. That's simply unacceptable.Jump to post
Although the A332 is capable of flying the route, it is weight restricted. The route will certainly transition to the A359 as soon as they begin taking deliveries however until then there will be some operational issues. I would state they need to prove the route is successful before moving it up t...Jump to post
I do wonder what will happen for flights to/from Alaska with the merger. As the link enilria posted, the code shares with DL and AA will be pared down (if not eliminated). Won't this create a vacuum for flights to/from Alaska? I always thought part of the reason AS had the code-shares was for the r...Jump to post