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by jplatts
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 53
Views: 4306

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport on Facebook: We have some HUGE news coming later this week! We're super excited about it and we know you will be too! #StayTuned #FlyBHM While WN doesn't have its next schedule extension until August 15th, WN adding BHM-DEN nonstop service is a possibi...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 125945

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

One step closer to TATL? According to Boyd we aren't even on the radar. :!: https://www.aviationplanning.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Top12-International-Growth.png STL is located in a bigger metro area than the 12 destinations shown on the map above. BA also would be able to offer 1-stop connect...

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by jplatts
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 125945

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

AA ORD-STL OCT 6>5[7] AA has reached a new low on this route with just 5 daily frequencies. UA and WN both have 8. To be fair UA runs a bunch of RJs on it and AA runs mostly mainline. This reduction to 5 is probably MAX related. I’m guessing it will go back up once they are in service. WN also has ...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2358
Views: 312316

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Interesting new lawsuit pulling Southwest into the mix. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pierce-bainbridge-files-rico-and-consumer-fraud-class-action-against-southwest-and-boeing-in-connection-with-the-max-8-and-max-series-300884228.html Ray The lawsuit that was recently filed against WN an...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 812
Views: 118234

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

a few more Boston numbers. CityPair Dist Carrier Board AvgFare NSFare ConnFare % NS SeatPerFlight Flights LF Yield PRASM Vs B6 BOSDFW 1562 AA 156480 253.55 250.79 288.20 92.62% 174.2 1016 88.40% 221.69 0.1419 165.35% BOSDFW 1562 B6 34763 155.60 155.60 0.00 100.00% 144.1 280 86.16% 134.07 0.0858 100...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 72444

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

AA has tried and dropped DFW-KIX at least twice, maybe three times. It never sticks. AA might be able to make DFW-KIX nonstop service work since Osaka-based Kubota had moved its North American headquarters to Grapevine back in April 2017. Is there enough demand for DFW-KIX nonstop service with Kubo...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 72444

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Typically we are about a month away from AA announcing new summer, seasonal destinations. Any thoughts as to what some might be? More or less, last year's announcement was on August 21st. AA could add DFW-NGO and DFW-KIX nonstop service (on at least a seasonal basis) since the DFW Metroplex has sig...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13072

Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues

[list=]There was a lawsuit filed against Boeing and WN yesterday that stated that: ⋅ Boeing and WN have been in a collusive relationship that has existed since the execution of the Handshake Agreement between former WN CEO Herb Kelleher and former Boeing CEO Phillip Condit in the late 1990...

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by jplatts
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7553

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

Soutwest wants to expand more but not domestically. There are some other individuals who have said in the Airliners.net forums that WN does have plans to further expand domestically at DEN, BNA, and STL. WN will continue to add more new nonstop routes within the contiguous U.S., and further domesti...

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by jplatts
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?
Replies: 32
Views: 2584

Re: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?

It's more likely TK is adding IST-YVR next because Canadian Air Transport gave TK 3X weekly to fly to YVR from IST. TK gets to start YVR before EK? What's the reasoning for this... AC giving the ok? One big difference between TK and EK is that TK is actually headquartered in Turkey (where IST is lo...

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by jplatts
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?
Replies: 32
Views: 2584

Re: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?

DFW is a OneWorld hub, and IAH is a Star Alliance hub, which allows for an enormous amount of connections through United, which is partially why they serve IAH and not DFW. Why on earth would they serve DFW? Even though AA is in the oneworld alliance, there are a few foreign Star Alliance carriers ...

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 Seats Blocking Exit Door
Replies: 67
Views: 13828

Re: DL A321 Seats Blocking Exit Door

The exit doors on the Airbus A319, A320, and A321 can actually be opened if the passageway to the exit door is partially obstructed by a row of seats as the exit doors on these planes open outward, and there is a video showing how these exits are operated at https://youtu.be/Vbm8MpC0e1o.

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2358
Views: 312316

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

So MCAS gets disabled in the case of an emergency decent for a depressurization accident? The airplane likely would not be certifiable with such a feature. I meant to say that the MCAS disabling mechanism is intended to apply in cases where there is rapid descent due to incorrect activation of MCAS...

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7553

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

There are some non-US3 hub markets such as AUS, MCI, BNA, MSY, SMF, STL, and SAN that have (a) a significant WN presence, (b) no nonstop service to Canada on any US-based airlines, and (c) nonstop service to at least one Canadian destination on AC. There are some WN FF's in these markets who do trav...

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2358
Views: 312316

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Boeing should add a safety mechanism to the 737 MAX that will disable MCAS if the plane is descending too quickly in order to avoid another tragedy similar to JT 610 or ET 302. This safety mechanism should be designed at safety level A (catastrophic failure condition), and this safety mechanism shou...

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 125945

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think BOS on DL seems logical but the airport director said it it more likely on SY. I agree that DL adding STL-BOS nonstop service seems logical as DL has a hub and a significant FF base on the BOS end to support STL-BOS nonstop service. DL also would be able to offer connections to some Europea...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7553

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

In Canada, there are about 15 metro areas which are larger than Corpus Christi, which is one of the smallest markets still in WN's network. (Amarillo and Midland-Odessa are a bit smaller but also punch above their weight due to geographic isolation and oil business revenue.) And obviously WN cannot...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 306
Views: 34790

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Dulles has potential to significantly grow enplanements with the silver line provided there is an LCC committed to make the investment. Moxy? We'll see I have previously mentioned that WN could add more nonstop service out of IAD to additional beyond-DCA perimeter markets such as LAX, OAK, PHX, and...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5666

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

AM does serve some non-DL hub destinations in the US nonstop from MEX, including AUS, ORD, DFW, IAH, LAS, MIA, MCO, SAT, and SFO. There are also some markets on the U.S.-Mexico border that AM serves through airports on the Mexican side of the border, including Brownsville through MAM, Calexico throu...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7353

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

Hoping Delta can start IAH - SEA, BOS, MCO, RDU, and LAX. LAX is a big one just like LAX-ORD if DL can get these routes going our domestic flights would be well covered from L.A. I agree that DL adding IAH-LAX nonstop service might happen since DL already serves LAX nonstop from DFW, AUS, and SAT. ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7353

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

IAH is a much weaker market than people think. The general decline of the oil industry has reduced international service. There’s just not enough room for DL to have a larger operation. It’s not like DFW where there was already an existing DL FF base left over from the hub days. CO used to be in th...

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by jplatts
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 306
Views: 34790

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Here's an interesting tweet I found. There is supposedly a new service announcement in the next couple of weeks. I wonder what it could be. My prediction is that it is probably UA announcing the official start date for their IAD-HND service. Link : https://twitter.com/ghimlay/status/114066712313350...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 125945

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Indeed. DL is offering 6x daily to Detroit, while American is only offering 2x to Miami. Pitiful. I flew STL-MIA last summer (when it was 3x, E75 out and 319 back), and both flights were full. MIA is a Caribbean powerhouse for sure, but it seems to be all around weak on the domestic side. And on DL...

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by jplatts
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 125945

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Far cry from the 3x757 AA would ply the route with daily back in the day. Just don't think there is that much demand to Jamaica and the DR that is not already served from Frontier, Apple, etc.. It isn't just Jamaica and the DR. I get that, but MIA is AA's gateway to tons of other destinations in th...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN State Theme Jets Question
Replies: 17
Views: 2700

Re: WN State Theme Jets Question

A WN plane in the Georgia One livery will likely happen since WN has a focus city at ATL and since Georgia is the only state with a WN focus city that doesn't already have a WN plane in a special state livery.

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 405
Views: 47213

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

There is an article that said that WN is expected to cancel 737 MAX flight past October 1st, and that article can be found at https://finance.yahoo.com/news/southwest-expects-boeing-737-max-191458938.html . Are there used 737-700's or 737-800's that could be acquired by WN in order to alleviate the ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 96
Views: 8633

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

There is probably enough demand for GRR-LAS on either WN or F9 as LAS is one of the top destinations traveled to from GRR that doesn't currently have daily nonstop service out of GRR (even though G4 operates less-than-daily nonstop service to LAS from GRR). The PDEW on LAS-GRR was 149 passengers/day...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?
Replies: 9
Views: 2658

Re: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?

737max8 wrote:
They are using 808 on OAK-HNL, the area code of Hawaii.


WN also operates WN 410 (the area code where BWI Airport is located) on one of its CLT-BWI nonstop flights.

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 812
Views: 118234

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

New Markets they should add: IND - 2x daily with E90s/A220 CMH - 2x daily with E90s/A220 MEM - 1x daily with E90/A220 SDF - 1x daily with E90/A220 MKE - 1x daily with A220 So I think there is quite a lot flights they can still add domestically in addition to the international markets. In addition t...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 15076

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

**AA JFK-SEA DEC 1.0>0[1.0] JAN 1.0>0[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] So AA's new strategy is cut important transcon completely (which I predicted over a year ago on JFK-SEA), more hub flying (within perimeter stuff) and now more leisure routes? I thought Vasu kept saying they are going after bu...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3496

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

Delta would be more likely to do London over AMS from CVG especially if they do start putting some flights into LGW. I don’t see Delta burning an LHR slot pair on CVG, but AMS is even less likely as it would be redundant with CDG for its main purpose and Paris is the bigger destination draw for O&a...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8625

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

At the same time, I have concerns about DL wanting to add more routes from MEM. They've shrunk their MEM operation down to ~20 flights to 5 cities, and have even cut flights to hubs/focus cities such as SLC, CVG, BOS, JFK, and SEA. In that sense, I sort of feel like SLC-MEM would come before BOS-ME...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3496

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

CVG (I used to live there) has a solid future, but most of what you listed seems rather unlikely. Some more realistic "goals" - none of these are sexy but they'd serve the CVG passenger base well: - AA announces non-stop to either PHX or LAX. Mainline into CLT. - WN (not sure on their gat...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1046
Views: 108551

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

CVG-BNA is less than a 4 hour drive. I can't imagine a point-to-point leisure-oriented carrier like G4 adding the route. I agree with your point, especially since G4 would have to make CVG-BNA work on O&D alone. On the other hand, I had mentioned that WN might be able to make CVG-BNA nonstop se...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?
Replies: 9
Views: 2658

Re: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?

WN uses some of the odd numbers in the 1-63 range on DAL-HOU nonstops and some of the even numbers in the 2-64 range on HOU-DAL nonstops.

WN had also previously used WN 1492 on one of its MDW-CMH nonstops, even though WN currently uses flight number 1492 on PHX-MCO and MCO-HOU nonstop service.

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6296

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

I hope this materializes, it would be nice to start flying UA again. Provided they fly to more than LAX & DEN. if and when they go back? I would betr that OAK becomes a spoke for EWR, IAD, ORD, IAH, DEN, LAX, SEA and HNL. SJC only has DEN, IAH, and ORD. There's no way that OAK would get more th...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1046
Views: 108551

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Both would be prime markets for WN to add. I also think CVG could make a comeback on G4 or WN. They’ll come, as soon as the MAX fiasco is resolved and WN can start serious growth again. While CVG is closer to BNA than most of the destinations that currently have nonstop service from BNA on WN, WN m...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3496

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

Alaska Airlines to come to CVG, with service to SEA and PDX AS I would agree is a possibility, but I don't know that CVG-SEA is strong enough to sustain DL and AS. DL barely operates a year-round schedule on the route...granted that's with their sky-high fares but still. PDX is noticeably absent fr...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8625

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

I still can't understand B6s lackof MEM/BOS on one of their embraers, that is the lowest hanging fruit out there, maybe with their A220s and possible need for TATL feed which brings me to this: https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2019/06/28/memphis-welcomes-record-number-of-visitors.html DL br...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385239

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Will Boeing resume production of the 737-800 for airlines such as WN and AA who are facing plane shortages due to the 737 MAX grounding?

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 405
Views: 47213

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Southwest removed the 737 MAX from its September 2019 schedule today, and the press release can be found at https://www.swamedia.com/releases/release-05c7aa5f2b2db53993dfcb41da2accc9-southwest-airlines-schedule-revision-and-max-update-june-27-2019.

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92951

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

AA2298 PDX-ORD left 3.5 hours late today. I wonder how UA, AA and AS are dealing with the loss of WN on PDX-MDW. Doesn’t look like anyone added flights to absorb the up to 350 passengers a day WN carried on that route each way. ORD had real challenging weather today. I think three to four hours lat...

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by jplatts
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9107

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Carribbean Extensions/Increases

One thing about PHX-BNA is that most of the O&D would be better served by WN's multi-daily flights and most of the connections are going to be from California which is currently decently covered by LAX & DFW. The thing with the 3-3.5 hour routes from PHX is they really have to stand on thei...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:33 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: 13332

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

I believe it is upgauged. They had previously downgauged to all regional while keeping frequency. Looks like they are now cutting frequency to upgauge again. There is a thread on FT called is AA actively trying to kill LAX-SFO. Now this route is one where everyone aside from UA is losing a lot of m...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:37 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: 13332

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

*AA DFW-OAK DEC 1.0>0.1[1.0] JAN 1.0>0[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] And DFW-OAK has been all over the map ever since it started. IIRC, it quickly jumped to twice daily and ever since has been a seesaw of frequency adjustments. Seems like they could at least make an E175 work if mainline is to...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3292

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

Are you thinking that capacity by competitors is irrelevant? PHX-LAS sees 5x by AA and 10x by WN on Friday, 6/26. RDU gets 1X F9 and 1x WN. While I do agree that capacity by competitors is relevant, it was mentioned that NK is planning on adding additional nonstop routes out of RDU in the in the Ra...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3292

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

In 2020 I've heard there adding SNA,RNO,TUS,COS and ABQ. I agree that NK adding LAS-SNA, LAS-RNO, LAS-TUS, LAS-COS, and LAS-ABQ nonstop service will likely happen if NK adds service to LAS, RNO, TUS, COS, and ABQ. In addition, NK adding LAS-CLT, LAS-PHX, and LAS-RDU nonstop service will probably ha...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6296

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

While WN already serves BWI, HNL, HOU, MCI, and BNA nonstop from OAK in the San Francisco Bay Area, these 5 destinations are some of the top domestic destinations that WN doesn't currently serve nonstop from SFO.

Will WN ever add SFO-BWI, SFO-HNL, SFO-HOU, SFO-MCI, and/or SFO-BNA nonstop service?

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines California Strategy
Replies: 37
Views: 6107

Re: Alaska Airlines California Strategy

qfs wrote:
But at the same time AS / QX is connecting passengers to more Mountain West, including small markets like Missoula, Boise, & Bozeman


AS doesn't have nonstop service to LAS from MSO, BOI, or BZN. AS also only serves its SEA and PDX hubs nonstop from MSO and BZN.

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?

You’re going to have to give us some more details if you are looking for advice. Originating where? Going where? Checked bags? Alliance preference? For BNA-NGO - my most important non-TYO route - DL through DTW wins every time. For OSA/KIX, it’s more complicated. I was mainly asking about travel to...

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