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by nmdrdh787
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no AA at ECP?
Replies: 15
Views: 3643

Re: Why no AA at ECP?

I can see it soon. When it was just WN and DL there, fares were skyhigh. More competition is better.

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 16174

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

I have to be the one to ask the question about what is going on with AA and ORD. I don't have OAG/Diio/Sabre access anymore , other wise I would try to answer this but has a whole bank been wiped away? Just seems really really odd.

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SSJ100 with new winglets
Replies: 35
Views: 10385

Re: SSJ100 with new winglets

Sabrelets? I wonder what SABRE things about that name...

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Powdair - cancelled all flights
Replies: 12
Views: 4345

Re: Powdair - cancelled all flights

I wonder what personal reasons means...

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by nmdrdh787
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What AA needs to do at ORD
Replies: 78
Views: 11404

Re: What AA needs to do at ORD

Is the OP a commercial aviation consultant with access to P&L? If not, how does he know what AA needs to do or what makes him think he is in a position to say that? Exactly. Now for some knowledge from old research I did: UA is killing AA on International routes (except for LHR). I agree with t...

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6893

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

Also, curious what other markets are unserved with large pax sizes from MXP. Anyone got a list? In North America, I'd guess that ORD, BOS, and SFO are the largest markets from Milan that don't have nonstops. That's just a guess, though. I know ORD is, I can see the others. Wonder who will make thei...

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ending Xian
Replies: 108
Views: 20447

Re: United ending Xian

I feel like UA could make SFO-CAN work. That would require another Tier 1 city to lose a flight. So which one would you pick? I feel like UA could make SFO-CAN work. I believe UA tried SFO-CAN before and it didn't last long. Plus CAN is a restricted airport just like SHA and PEK so airlines would w...

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6893

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

Are they retiring the 767s?

Also, curious what other markets are unserved with large pax sizes from MXP. Anyone got a list?

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas announces MEL-SFO starting late 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 9642

Re: Qantas announces MEL-SFO starting late 2018

I'm curious how this would perform against UA doing the same route... just in theory.

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: CX to leave OW for Star
Replies: 86
Views: 19547

Re: Rumor: CX to leave OW for Star

LMAO I love rumor threads like this... always start by claiming someone gave them insider, confidential info, then they spread it on here. I can see how this could maybe happen but its such a long shot, and come on claiming your friend at UA gave you this? Laughable. Indeed, the low and mid-level l...

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: CX to leave OW for Star
Replies: 86
Views: 19547

Re: Rumor: CX to leave OW for Star

LMAO I love rumor threads like this... always start by claiming someone gave them insider, confidential info, then they spread it on here.

I can see how this could maybe happen but its such a long shot, and come on claiming your friend at UA gave you this? Laughable.

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID
Replies: 62
Views: 13704

Re: Norwegian start long haul from MADRID

I can't wait to see the response from Level.

Hoping that DY considers ORD-MXP seasonally.

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by nmdrdh787
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 6946

Re: Hainan to further grow US service; codeshare with AS + B6 in 2018

Can Hainan fly to new US destinations from PEK/PVG/CAN? I thought the Zone 1 frequencies were all spoken for but I may be misunderstanding how the bilateral works and/or how the frequencies are currently allocated. No, but they can fly from places like Tianjin or Shenzhen or Hangzhou, which are eac...

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by nmdrdh787
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 62609

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

I called this a year ago...

I would love to see WN reopen HNL-SNA, a former Aloha 73G route that AFAIK did decently well. Are any of WN's 73G's ETOPs though?

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by nmdrdh787
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ending Xian
Replies: 108
Views: 20447

Re: United ending Xian

USAirALB wrote:
I feel like UA could make SFO-CAN work.


That would require another Tier 1 city to lose a flight. So which one would you pick?

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 starts ORH-JFK
Replies: 32
Views: 5352

Re: B6 starts ORH-JFK

The extremely early departure/late arrival may be a bit of a detriment, but if they keep the fares somewhat low, I think it will do really well. I live in the Worcester area. It costs me on average $80 to $100 or more to get to Logan and back when you factor in parking, gas, and tolls. And it takes...

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 31449

Re: Chicago Aviation News

BA has informed O'Hare of intent to withdraw planned A380 service. They wanted to adjust their schedule, but as crowded as T5 is during summer months, and with only one A380 capable gate, CDA was unable to accommodate BA's request. I'm going to say this respectful as I can, but I think you should r...

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will QF announce ORD-BNE?
Replies: 35
Views: 6154

Re: When will QF announce ORD-BNE?

It will come out when it comes out , no need for some one to break a NDA and tell you :P

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 31449

Re: Chicago Aviation News

Does anyone know when/if El Al will return to ORD? I'm surprised it is not serving Chicago right now. Also, will Virgin Atlantic ever return to ORD? I'm thinking probably not on VS; seems like this route belongs to BA/AA and UA, and with BA upgauging to A380 next year, I imagine it will only be har...

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 31449

Re: Chicago Aviation News

Was ADD confirmed other than the news article? Also, source on AKL? For ADD, I haven't seen anything but what was on this thread: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1378203&p=19942109&hilit=Ethiopian#p19942109 Source for AKL: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?...

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Norwegian come into DFW and IAH?
Replies: 175
Views: 15280

Re: When will Norwegian come into DFW and IAH?

More likely you would see WW and FI in those markets than DY.

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 31449

Re: Chicago Aviation News

I would love a recap of new upcoming International ORD routes. Here is what I could find, please correct me as necessary: MZT on UA - Starts 12/23/2017 CUN on VB (Viva) - Starts 2/17/2018 LGW on DY - Starts 3/25/2018 VCE on AA - Starts 5/4/2018 BUD on LO - Starts 5/5/2018 ADD on ET - Starts 6/2018 ...

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5463

Re: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

Regarding any routes on WN to/from Mexico, they recently pulled out of a few US-Mexico routes from LAX, so it seems like Mexico routes aren't really working out for their current business plan/strategy... It's unlikely that WN will add any routes in the near future (if not remove anymore current ro...

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order
Replies: 198
Views: 45875

Re: Textron launches Beech 1900-sized SkyCourier with FedEx order

So basically a modern day Ayres Loadmaster without the fancy two-engines-one-propeller thing? More like a modern day Western LET-410. It actually bears a striking resemblance to the LET-410. This will also be a great replacement aircraft in the developing world in routes and locales that don't requ...

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by nmdrdh787
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 5877

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

No need for GIG, EZE, CCS, etc from ORD, this is why ORD-BOG is happening.

LIM is the only one that makes sense but isnt likely short term

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by nmdrdh787
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 5877

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

As said before, AV and UA are going into a JV.

Route will most likely be on A319 aircraft due to range/payload and timed to feed into deep South American destinations, as this is more than a VFR route.

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China to Panama via Houston?
Replies: 81
Views: 13635

Re: Air China to Panama via Houston?

If CA PEK-IAH is completely loaded five times a week, they won't hurt the yields on filling the seats with passengers coming from Panama City. If the plane is fully packed, why doesn't CA PEK-IAH rather fly on a daily basis ? Regards. Because they can't. No more frequencies to be had. Quite right. ...

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT remodeling airport
Replies: 112
Views: 16553

Re: PIT remodeling airport

I'd like to reiterate this is only a draft plan. There will be many changes before the final draft is final. Nor do I think it is a perfect plan either - I have major issues with their choice of runway to close as explained previously. But as far as the terminal I think it is the right move. I even...

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by nmdrdh787
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE
Replies: 25
Views: 4603

Re: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE

CTU ORD and SHE VIE will just bleed heavily for Hainan and die a slow death. I really don't understand their overall strategy as it's purely P2P as they don't have a single proper network hub airport. ORD does not have that high demand to BKK KUL CGK SIN ORD SGN to warrant a new service. SQ is bett...

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by nmdrdh787
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE
Replies: 25
Views: 4603

Re: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE

CTU-ORD fills a hole ORD has, but not the largest Asian one (which escapes me right now).

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How long before a U.S. long haul low cost carrier?
Replies: 110
Views: 16486

Re: how long before a U.S. long haul low cost carrier?

Id rather pay a full fare on a real airline than to fly something like Allegiant, frontier or Southwest across the pond. Transoceanic flights are a hassle especially since I don't live in a hub city. I either have to fly or drive to a city to catch my international flight. The last thing I want to ...

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by nmdrdh787
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: will AA ever bring Airbus or CR9 to ORD to short/medium routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3083

Re: will AA ever bring Airbus or CR9 to ORD to short/medium routes?

AA is pretty competitive with UA domestically at ORD.

I see no place for the CRJ-900 at ORD when the city is spending millions to build the stinger gates, designed for E-175s, which I would argue are more flexible and could open up more markets than the CRJ-900 (from a range perspective).

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2016-2017
Replies: 1198
Views: 159786

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34

Yeah no to a combined Cleveland-Pittsburgh airport, but interesting video anyway: http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2017/11/21/pittsburgh-and-cleveland-shared-airport/ I like how they asked a small consulting firm in DEN for their opinion but didn't ask the one involved with the PIT master plan (R&...

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 31449

Re: Chicago Aviation News

Ignore the trolls. This forum has turned into my airport vs. your airport. There are many great posters here with knowledge, insight, and experience. Unfortunately you take the good with the bad. Please ignore the few that spate hate, the moderators will address that, and let’s focus on meaning dis...

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by nmdrdh787
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT remodeling airport
Replies: 112
Views: 16553

Re: PIT remodeling airport

I'm sorry, I gotta be that person. While its great that there has been a 500 page Master Plan done, I would have liked to see new figures from 2016.. I know they exist in the data sources (Diio), used for this project. Sorry, just something I noticed. I think everyone else covered my thoughts on the...

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