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by chonetsao
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi
Replies: 50
Views: 7430

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi

jsnww81 wrote:
Ishrion wrote:

Interesting to see this rumor in response Delta's WiFi trials.


Delta leads, AA follows. American's entire strategy summed up in four words.


No, AA's strategy is in two words: COPY DELTA.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Airlines Talked to For Direct New York to Zagreb Service + Possible AA Expansion at Dubrovnik.
Replies: 36
Views: 6658

Re: Two Airlines Talked to For Direct New York to Zagreb Service + Possible AA Expansion at Dubrovnik.

Cruise ship definitely bring money to locals. First, cruise ship have to pay port fees. That directly pays for employment of dock workers. Cruise ships also buy local produce, that pays for local vendors and trade companies. Cruise ships pays for local service like sewage and local port bus service,...

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU warns US that any action against Air Italy would constitute a violation of the US-EU Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 44
Views: 9402

Re: EU warns US that any action against Air Italy would constitute a violation of the US-EU Air Transport Agreement

The analogy is legally incorrect, isn't it? By virtue of their joint ventures, DL/AM and DL/VS are permitted to coordinate with one another in ways that IG and QR are not. What concrete prove do you have that IG and QR are nor coordinated in the legal frame of existing regulations? And can you say ...

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by chonetsao
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU warns US that any action against Air Italy would constitute a violation of the US-EU Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 44
Views: 9402

Re: EU warns US that any action against Air Italy would constitute a violation of the US-EU Air Transport Agreement

Dear U.S.A. Air Italy is as Italian as Virgin Atlantic is British or AeroMexico is Mexican. If it's OK for one, then it's OK for the other. Obviously, you are referring to Delta's large investments in those two carriers. The question isn't about "how Italian" is Air Italy - its about the ...

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by chonetsao
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEK-NCE publicly listed as #CA851/852 with Air China before CAAC rolls out any official route approval for public notice
Replies: 19
Views: 2977

Re: PEK-NCE publicly listed as #CA851/852 with Air China before CAAC rolls out any official route approval for public no

0455 arrival is not a problem. It is great for transit passengers to other part of China. Also 0455 arrival would require one hour queueing for immigration, train from T3E to luggage belt. By the time you come out of customs it would be 06:30. Arrive home or business locations by 08:00 and before he...

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by chonetsao
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 11812

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

With that, AY will become [...] the 1st foreign carrier known to be operating at both PKX and PEK rather than sticking to one Beijing airport only after Daxing opens in late September this year. I am confused. I thought the goal was to avoid such a situation? Is this just a transition phase only? F...

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by chonetsao
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 11812

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

Pengaea wrote:
Interesting move, especially if it is year round. Aren't AY close to maxing out their Siberia overflights (at least in summer)? I wonder if other routes will be axed in Summer 2020 to maintain this service.


CKG is axed.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Trans-Atlantic service route cuts in W19?
Replies: 37
Views: 7283

Re: Norwegian Trans-Atlantic service route cuts in W19?

LHUSA wrote:
PVD757 wrote:
SWF-DUB is daily+ this coming winter.


Right, as noted by OP that is running this winter.

I don't know where you saw, but this route is clearly marked by OP that is not for sale, contrary to PVD757 post.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 139
Views: 27971

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

Question:

Do you really think by LCC-nise MH can make it compete with already dominant AK?

Answer:
People used to Air Asia will continue stick with Air Asia. People stayed with MAS may be fed up with MAS in LCC mood and may defect to AK instead for cheaper fares.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport
Replies: 136
Views: 19291

Re: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport

Where are the aircrafts and pilots? And partially owned by Delta and some unknown Caribbean entities, how could VS be a British flag carrier?

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by chonetsao
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside
Replies: 25
Views: 6203

Re: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside

Good luck. So they will watch their market share slip further with Air China in Star Alliance and China Eastern in Sky Team. Both Air China and China Eastern are seeking deeper ties within the alliance. It is foolish for China Southern to think it can stand alone. The successful of non alliance air...

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by chonetsao
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13236

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

AA should be using some of those LAX San Francisco flights to do a stop and then bounce up to Seattle Portland and other places up north. Similar to how Southwest does it I think AA may wish to keep the space for Alaska Airlines. Both airline may expecting further cooperation in near future when th...

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13236

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

*AA LAX-SFO OCT 11>8[12] NOV 11>8[10] DEC 11>8[10] JAN 11>8[9] FEB 11>8[10] MAR 11>8[10] Hopefully this means a bit more mainline coming back to the route in exchange for frequencies? The route went all E175 back in 2015-16 but since then 1-2 mainline rotations have crept back in. Having to bus out...

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13236

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

I think AA is quietly agreeing with majority of frequent flyers that LGA is more preferred Airport among NY3. (OK EWR people should relax as AA was never an EWR major player)

But the cut in LAX is concerning. I wonder if AA thinks the B738MAX grounding will last until next March now.

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside
Replies: 25
Views: 6203

Re: China Southern eyes world domination and puts Oneworld plans aside

Good luck. So they will watch their market share slip further with Air China in Star Alliance and China Eastern in Sky Team. Both Air China and China Eastern are seeking deeper ties within the alliance. It is foolish for China Southern to think it can stand alone. The successful of non alliance airl...

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways crew ballot to strike
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: British Airways crew ballot to strike

I'm not sure they have much, if any, spare capacity right now. Well i'm sure Ryanair will be keen to get their metal parked up at T5 like last time. Do we really want to see the BA flyers spoiled with the better seat pitch on Ryanairs planes ? No, BA flyers will continue to deny the fact that Ryana...

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by chonetsao
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52830

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I think A321XLR would be split between JFK and MIA like B757/767 used to be. Some of the A321XLR may move to DFW and possible PHL as well. For instance, in winter A321XLR will fly in PHL to Europe and this is to be ungauged to B788 in summer. While the A321XLR will move to DFW in summer for Latin Am...

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52830

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

Would that (finally) allow them to make good use of the full potential of their great JFK terminal? Or will they (again) have their lunch eaten by B6 (and/or DL)? Lately they've been "slot squatting" and cutting down routes/frequencies temporarily because of the runway construction at JFK...

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 21930

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

I think it's pretty clear WW's statements about used A380s were posturing to get lower prices on 777x and once that worked we aren't hearing a thing more about used A380s from WW. He just mentioned "six more A380s would make sense" for BA in an interview with German Aerotelegraph: https:/...

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43473

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

I smell the battle for European thrid tier airports. B737 with Ryanair has the self contained stairs so the aircraft does not need ramp staff to push the stairs for passengers loading. Win win for BA's parent IAG and BA(Boeing).

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 15840

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

I've a feeling we are coming to an era where alliances do not mean anything anymore. You are very wrong. As we are typing, all alliances are working towards more integration and more market recognition across the globe. For example, while FRA is building a terminal for Lufthansa, oneworld and its m...

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11400

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

Ziyulu wrote:
Why is CA listed at 99? They serve hot meals on domestic flights.


And their long haul business is actually much more comfortable than Lufthansa.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52830

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

Is that A321LR or A321XLR??? I am sort of confused here.

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by chonetsao
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A list of world's Top 10 intercontinental longhauls by pax traffic for 2018. LHR dominates again
Replies: 16
Views: 2976

Re: A list of world's Top 10 intercontinental longhauls by pax traffic for 2018. LHR dominates again

great overview and thanks for consolidating the data! massive performance for EK transporting millions between LHR-DXB and further to the world. surely, the O/D share is only minor (even compared to JFK or LAX). LON-DXB O&D is much larger than you think. Many people from UK have investments and...

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by chonetsao
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7283

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

blooc350 wrote:
The only legit airlines on Skytrax are probably Singapore Airlines, ANA and Asiana........the rest are questionable. CX is probably holding on by a thread as a "5- Star Airline" IMHO.


You have to make CX a five stars airline if you are to squeeze LH in.

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by chonetsao
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAX30: LHA (Deutsche Lufthansa) plummeting, LCC competition on the rise
Replies: 14
Views: 2329

Re: DAX30: LHA (Deutsche Lufthansa) plummeting, LCC competition on the rise

Boohoo. Still over 2 - 2.4bn profit, instead of projected 2.4 - 3bn. 340 million of it are due to provisions for tax arrears. The aviation industry is probably on the verge of a crisis with some difficult years ahead, but no one can seriously say LH is having a crisis (yet). Yes, agree with you, no...

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM strategic review
Replies: 24
Views: 5638

Re: Air France-KLM strategic review

Mboyle1988 wrote:
Why did KLM ever agree to the merger?


The leader of KLM at that time was very fond of AF. The merge between KLM and BA seemed inevitable and some key agreements were agreed but KLM chose AF in a dramatic fashion. That is what I understand but the reality may differ.

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by chonetsao
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China eastern airlines Russia services
Replies: 11
Views: 971

Re: China eastern airlines Russia services

Russia is a visa free destination for Chinese if they travel as a group of more than 3 persons. It is one of the TOP destination for over-50s Chinese due to historical reasons. Visa free is very important for Chinese tourists. The handful countries that is visa free enjoyed high volume of Chinese to...

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by chonetsao
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt
Replies: 25
Views: 4702

Re: Qatar to put Hamad Int Airport expansion on halt

Since when is QR unprofitable? Since the Gulf blockade started 2 years ago. I believe the ME3 over-expanded. EK was the only one run as a business. Is was time to shrink anyway. Lightsaber I think to be fair Qatar Airways tried to run itself as a business. So they are conservative in aircraft order...

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by chonetsao
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 8934

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

I see a bear trying to fly bare.

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by chonetsao
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China (CA) announces new PKX (Beijing Daxing Airport) routes
Replies: 1
Views: 1185

Air China (CA) announces new PKX (Beijing Daxing Airport) routes

Since MU and CA exchanged 10% of PKX (Beijing Daxing Airport) market shares, CA has announced following DAILY flights from PKX from 27th October 2019. CA8181/8182 PKX-Nanning-PKX 08:00-11:35/12:35-16:00 CA8183/8184 PKX-Kunming-PKX 17:00-20:50/08:50-12:20 CA8185/8186 PKX-Shenzhen-PKX 13:40-17:00/18:0...

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LHR - PM Boris Johnson
Replies: 33
Views: 3247

Re: LHR - PM Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson will not touch Heathrow debate that soon. If he is elected, he needs to deal with Brexit. If it ends up with no-deal or a bad deal, UK may face another fresh general election. Even if the deal was good and no forced general election UK will still face the fixed general election time on...

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5462

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

I always assumed non-Star airlines would be moving en mass to PKX leaving PEK to be nearly all Star. This comes as no surprise but its interesting that CZ won't be operating any flights to PEK from it's other China hubs. I think China Eastern and will split their ops, but CZ have a different strate...

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5462

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

To facilitate some of this growth in the short term at PKX, will this affect any of their CAN international network? Given the scale of the Chinese market it may not, but will be interesting to see how their hub focus strategy works. I think South Pacific and ASEAN routes will stay in CAN. PKX will...

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5462

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

I believe the domestic transfer in PKX is mixed departure and arrival. So no more security check for domestic transfers in PKX. Which is great for transit passengers. MCT would be reduced too.

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by chonetsao
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 418
Views: 62238

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I think AA is more likely to start DFW-ATH or CLT-ATH than JFK-ATH Those two suggestions are just silly. CLT/DFW-ATH, not gonna happen. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Enlighten us - why would DFW-ATH be silly, exactly? What, so only people in the east coast or Chicago go go Greece in the summer...

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by chonetsao
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 418
Views: 62238

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1okTQJXQAAByFZ.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1ouXc0WwAIuTFj.jpg:large When you grab my Tweets-- which you did here-- some attribution would be nice: Thanks? https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1106247734632349697 https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/11062365879296...

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by chonetsao
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam
Replies: 116
Views: 14006

Re: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam

Even China where you are required to clear immigration and custom on arrival, you can check your bags all the way through to a domestic destination if your carrier is Air China via PEK, or China Eastern via SHA. There are exceptions in every case and there are many countries do not require you to re...

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by chonetsao
Thu May 30, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 10280

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

In july 2017 qatar airlines wanted to buy AA shares as they did with BA, LATAM and others, but doug parker opposed the plan. Shares had a value of 50+ USD at that time, now they are traded at 30- USD. That means there is a 10% shareholders who could have sold their shares at 20+ USD than they can n...

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by chonetsao
Tue May 28, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Route LHR <-> TFS Once a week
Replies: 17
Views: 3151

Re: BA Route LHR <-> TFS Once a week

Your average Brit on his 1-week Saturday to Saturday package holiday won't care anyway if he has to fly from LGW or LHR as long as he wins the towel-fight against ze Germans about who gets to reserve more deck chairs at the pool. British and Germans are rarely mixed in holiday spots in Spain. Each ...

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by chonetsao
Sun May 26, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?
Replies: 32
Views: 2166

Re: Should Loyalty Programs Be Based on Spend Only?

A programme based on money will ultimately be looked by tax authorities in near future. As it will be a cash back scheme.

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by chonetsao
Sun May 26, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?
Replies: 35
Views: 5160

Re: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?

DFW/LAX-HKG is one of the best performing routes among AA's long haul routes in Asia Pacific. The problem is AA has to offload travellers due to wind and weight. It is a nightmare for Non-Rev due to popularity of the routes. A second daily DFW-HKG would be nice but ultimately AA need plan for a smal...

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by chonetsao
Sat May 25, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113495

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Since PHL is a connecting hub if AA were smart they'd launch PHL-HKG (first) or PHL-PVG (second) or even PHL-PEK (third). AA simply needs to look a demographics in the USA and the majority of Asian businesses and travelers are located on the coasts. Since NYC is such a HUGE market they could launch...

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by chonetsao
Sat May 25, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113495

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

For starters, I don't believe AA operated the 788 with 20J and 28Y last year before it was cut. They just began reconfigurating the aircraft in September/October. So they had more J seats, yet failed. The problem was the competition on ORD-China. There's UA on PEK/PVG, China Eastern on PVG, and Hai...

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by chonetsao
Fri May 24, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113495

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

American has 787-8s, if that isn’t a good plane for the market then I guess the market shouldn’t be flown. The issue is not the 787-8 , its the AA 787-8, having only 20 J class and 28 Y + seats. The AA 787-8 fleet need to have many more J class seats because economy yields to China are lousy. The A...

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by chonetsao
Fri May 24, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113495

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

Considering how terrible this flying allegedly did per AA's own words, nothing really has changed even in the CZ partnership that would turn its fortunes around. Don't think filling the plane was the issue for AA, its more to do with dynamics of market pricing which today still remains quite low an...

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by chonetsao
Thu May 23, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 664
Views: 110104

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

I'm just curious, but would AA ever consider the A220 either for a long-term replacement for the A319 or even some of the larger "regional" jets? I was really impressed with the A220 when I flew it on DL a few weeks ago; that's why I'm wondering if it'd be a good addition to the AA mainli...

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by chonetsao
Thu May 23, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132883

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

I would think the next logical step for JAL and ANA is to build frequency on existing HND routes to provide business travellers multiple daily schedule to one or two major getaway hubs (like LAX/SFO/ORD/DFW etc.).

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by chonetsao
Wed May 22, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 775
Views: 312067

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

MSN 281 (3U#4) on its delivery flight as 3U303. #273. #38 in 2019. #8 in May MSN 307 (MU#6) second test flight #AIB02GQ MSN 311 (CA#19-last on order, special livery) active at the delivery centre MSN 312 (IB#5) first CAF #AIB04NK MSN 325 (BF#3) RTO - first flight scheduled for Thursday CA should be...

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by chonetsao
Wed May 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7726

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

Why would AA want to cannibalize its significant operations in TPA and MCO for exceedingly small return at LKL? Heck, throw in SRQ for the southern portion of Hillsborough and Polk and it diminishes the probabilities even more. This is just common sense. A saturated market can only grow so much, a ...

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