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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22171

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta instead of WN to keep the benefits described above by MidwestIndy. May I answer about the reasoning for that? Because not...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22171

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

Questionable fleet decisions on some routes. On MIA-SEA, the 321S has better range than the 738 and usually can do the route much more easily, but a 738 is still often scheduled on the route...often times needing a fuel stop even when the 321 can make it. Also, 737s are regularly scheduling into bo...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22171

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

I'm lifetime Gold but I now always book WN preferentially. I get better seating, better service, better ff program. What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta inste...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!
Replies: 12
Views: 5398

Re: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!

Of all the times one would be sent to Venezuela...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22171

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

It's an INC article. I'd take it with a grain of salt; they love to rip AA. It's like Huffpo with Donald Trump.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes
Replies: 87
Views: 14953

Re: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes

smflyer wrote:
Scarebus34 wrote:
smflyer wrote:
still waiting for a SMF-MIA/FLL

Keep waiting, you won’t see SMF-FLL on AA.


I meant that as any carrier to FLL (eg. B6), not AA. Obviously AA would service through MIA.


Personally, I see B6 SMF-FLL as more likely than AA SMF-MIA.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 241
Views: 33247

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

JAN 14 WN1206 BDL-BWI B737 WN224 BWI-DTW B737 JAN 18 WN1001 DTW-BWI B737 WN1493 BWI-BDL B737 FEB 9 WN2579 BDL-BWI B737 WN3194 BWI-MSP B737 FEB 11 WN878 MSP-ATL B737 WN1704 ATL-RSW B737 Feb 16 WN4349 RSW-BDL B737 Some swapping around due to family stuff. May be adding a BDL-XXX-MCI flight soon for a...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 241
Views: 33247

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked a spring break trip: March 4 WN901 BWI-TPA March 9 WN5639 TPA-BWI Of course you can never be sure of the equipment, but I hope to luck out and fly the Max . I've flown WN a few times since 2014 and have yet to fly on the heart livery or even an aircraft with split scimitars. Hoping that...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 737
Views: 117496

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Where even is Peotone?

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA
Replies: 27
Views: 3694

Re: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA

They don't have to be worried, a lot of pax are offended by airlines everyday, whatever their religious belief. But hey, they are jews so the FA is clearly antisemitic. While many in the western framework see Judaism as simply a religion, it is a peoplehood, ethnicity and cultural heritage. Also wo...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 07, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...
Replies: 33
Views: 4411

Re: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...

The terminal's crowded enough as it is. Often, both gates and the stand are occupied.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 03, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1079
Views: 128174

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
If delta is going to be adding routes like JFK-BOM, I think its time we try and get one of our million LGA flights moved over


I've though that for a while. If/when JFK is added, it will most likely be Delta 2x daily on Endeavor.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 01, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 7022

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

Flown MD-83 and MD-90 (AA and DL). They're fine. Wouldn't pay extra to go on them, though.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1013
Views: 147722

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

According to an email to its pilots, Delta still plans on announcing BOM service later this year. This was as of yesterday the 17th and in direct response to the suspension of Jet Airways. Unless Delta partners with Air India, Mumbai is a no go. Just tossing this out there! Though seriously, back t...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1013
Views: 147722

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Detroit313 wrote:
This thread has been fake news since day 1. Just typical hype by Delta.

With the collapse of Jet Airways this will never happen.


Anything else you'd like to add?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1079
Views: 128174

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Load Factor Spreadsheet updated for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yw4fGz1al2nkcjP6_v0cucDmpsxWeA0nRn7LXdgoI2I/edit?usp=sharing The 44% (rounding up) on DL to CVG really stands out. Would this be a route WN could pick up in the near future? Seems like O&D from STL is NOT very g...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!
Replies: 33
Views: 25743

Re: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!

I love watching an airport start to gain traction. San Deigo, my home airport, went through two such periods, one domestically many years ago, and then another international period over the last few years where we've seen rapid growth and now have flights to London, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Zurich, Cabo, ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?
Replies: 12
Views: 803

Re: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?

Porter hands down.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1073
Views: 111691

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I just left my company's travel trade show and Delta was present. As I was speaking to the Delta reps their jaws dropped....I told them that I heard that the Delta lounge at BNA is being increased by 10,000 sq ft and that it was bigger than Indy's and Raleigh's which is a focus city (they were very...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air to Mexico
Replies: 53
Views: 8121

Re: Allegiant Air to Mexico

enilria wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
STL-CUN off the top of my head

But I'm sure they have more from USA-CUN


STL-PUJ

So F9 only has two routes where Apple buys the bulk of the scheduled seats?


Maybe ORD-PUJ?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air to Mexico
Replies: 53
Views: 8121

Re: Allegiant Air to Mexico

hpff wrote:
stl07 wrote:
enilria wrote:
Which of their current scheduled routes are 90% Apple Charters?

STL-CUN off the top of my head

But I'm sure they have more from USA-CUN


I thought USA was only a regional airport?


Not USA as in Concord, NC. USA as in the United States of America.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44562

Re: WN looking at A220

Erebus wrote:
I know that the discussion is around WN and the A220 here but why isn't the E2 part of their evaluation?


That's what we're all wondering. Maybe they could create some buzz around the A220 to get Embraer/Boeing to offer them an E2 at a discount.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 82
Views: 12165

Re: United MCO hub?

[quote="jfklganyc"] -people dont fly between cities in Florida
/quote]

One of the reasons Silver has had it so hard.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BWI-Chicago (Either field)
Replies: 20
Views: 1489

Re: BWI-Chicago (Either field)

cranberrysaus wrote:
Don't know how the prices are, but BWI-MDW would seem like a WN no-brainer to me. Heck I'd pay extra to not have to fly into ORD.


Really? I like ORD! (Then again, I also connect through there a lot...)

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2096
Views: 368281

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Hello United fleet experts, Are there any aircraft that still sport CO's old checkerboard fabric economy seat covers (like the GE-powered ex-CO 772ERs with the 2-2-2 lieflat biz class)? Also on the UA fleet site, what are the "old seat covers" vs. "new seat covers" on the 752s? I...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ
Replies: 90
Views: 15246

Re: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ

Jshank83 wrote:
WN STL-CUN isn’t a complete cut. Just cut back to Sat/Sun


Wonder what this means for F9? I know they went back down to sub-daily.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA to GIG
Replies: 26
Views: 2133

Re: USA to GIG

AA dropped DFW-GIG after its season ended and only lasted a couple of months I believe. They also cut DFW-UIO. I think AA should leave the less prominent SA markets to MIA. Wasn't UIO and MGA cut by AA due to the MAX issues and the schedule readjustment? DFW-UIO was cut in 2017/2018 or so--nothing ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8813

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Iceland is a popular destination. The flight itself might not be a cash cow, but it fits into AA's transatlantic portfolio nicely, and I am sure many frequent flyers are booking these flights as opposed to taking AA to a gateway then Icelandair the rest fo the way. I would expect to see PHL-KEF at ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8813

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Personally, I'd rather AA fly something other than their old 752 on this route. No IFE or power for 8 hours? Really?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA to GIG
Replies: 26
Views: 2133

Re: USA to GIG

Ishrion wrote:
AA dropped DFW-GIG after its season ended and only lasted a couple of months I believe.


They also cut DFW-UIO. I think AA should leave the less prominent SA markets to MIA.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Forum Moderator Positions Available Now
Replies: 26
Views: 16723

Re: New Forum Moderator Positions Available Now

Do people with more posts/activity get priority over those who don't have as many?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Plans JFK-Guyana; Increase MIA-Guyana Service
Replies: 53
Views: 7268

Re: American Airlines Plans JFK-Guyana; Increase MIA-Guyana Service

AA has done some weird things with JFK. Didn't they announce SAT-JFK a few months back?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Launch JFK-GYE
Replies: 49
Views: 8845

Re: JetBlue To Launch JFK-GYE

I went to the Galapagos out of GYE during spring break. I flew back to MIA on AA out of GYE. It was completely full. JetBlue made a good decision starting GYE-FLL; I believe the route was announced a week after we booked our return flight GYE-MIA on AA. The AA flights (at least in March) from GYE ar...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8801

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

I've seen taxi times on departing flights (Delta to Nice, AA to SFO, Aeroflot to SVO, etc.) that have been around 3.5 hours. Shortest taxi I've seen in the past hour is 1 hour 20. The Delta DL412 to NCE you mentioned actually didn’t do too badly - it had about 1.5 hour taxi time (left gate around 8...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8801

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

last summer was 22L and 22R This closure is more significant Anytime a cold front crosses NY, you get winds from 310. The strong winter spring and fall fronts gust to 30 or 40 knots That throws JFK into one runway That is what is happening tonight 5.5 hour delays Line for takeoff starts at T5, down...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launches EWR/CPT
Replies: 107
Views: 19639

Re: UA Launches EWR/CPT

This should've been the "historic" announcement from a while back

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds New Routes
Replies: 94
Views: 16395

Re: AA Adds New Routes

bluefltspecial wrote:
I'm still surprised they haven't added RIC-PHX
I'm sure they'll jump on it if WN ever decides to show RIC some love


RIC has plenty more to add before PHX from WN.

That said, PHX was one of WN's first adds at CVG, so its possible.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds New Routes
Replies: 94
Views: 16395

Re: AA Adds New Routes

klm617 wrote:
DTW-LAX is a big hole in the AA network.


They'd probably do like SDF and make it 1x daily A319 with a redeye on LAX-DTW.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Trip advisor report: Air France racism against Moroccan passengers
Replies: 36
Views: 3753

Re: Air France racism against Moroccan passengers

peterinlisbon wrote:
If AirFrance, or any other airline, doesn't want to be accused of racism then they should commit racist acts.


I think this is a typo. I hope this is a typo.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?
Replies: 30
Views: 4986

Re: What Would Be The Most Useful Additional Runway At JFK/LGA/EWR?

Definitely EWR. I say built one over I-95 and make it a tunnel below it for cars like at LAX. The problem with building another 4/22 runway at EWR is there's no way to get arrivals onto it or departures off it without compromising traffic flow to an existing runway due to traffic conflicts with LGA...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 25440

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019

Probably CM is also preventing the incursion of potential airlines like WN or B6 into the FLL-PTY market. Since NK and CM are on FLL-PTY, for some reason I visualise WN or B6 flying from FLL to BLB, RIH or even ONX instead of PTY. Oh, WN won't touch Pacifico. They are not seeking international expa...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 19412

Re: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020

Hello JB management, You there? This is why you don’t announce things years before you do it This is why you don’t state your intentions for years and years Without the planes, the certification or the slots to do it See, you guys talk a good game...other airlines play the game you talk... they do ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will SBY Expand and Add DL with A220 Service?
Replies: 8
Views: 1584

Re: WILL SBY EXPAND AND ADD DL with A220 Service

I'd say CRJ-200 to ATL if it happens.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 539
Views: 68210

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Do you think any more international airlines will come to DFW?
I've though for a while that two MAD frequencies from DFW on AA (1x 772, 1x 789) is a bit much. I would like to see Iberia take one of those frequencies with an A330-200. What are your thoughts?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons
Replies: 96
Views: 14075

Re: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons

I wonder if DL could jump on LAX-ELP. Then again, unlike AA or UA, it doesn't appear to be very invested in LAX these days.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't Alaska Airlines ordered more A320NEOs and A321NEOS?
Replies: 46
Views: 8776

Re: Why hasn't Alaska Airlines ordered more A320NEOs and A321NEOS?

jfklganyc wrote:
The current Max mess gives them cover to order further 321s (if they wanted cover)

I think they go back to all 737s


Exactly. I think they'll be a little more open to Airbus with the whole MAX calamity. I bet they're ecstatic that they didn't have the MAX 9 on property when this went down.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1079
Views: 128174

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

A month later, Elwell initiated another exchange. He emailed JetBlue executives, asking them for help with “an airport privatization issue.” He later asked if the airline had “any luck finding a JetBlue exec we can throw to the lions, er, I mean, introduce to a nice reporter to say nice things abou...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 979
Views: 121512

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

This kind of smacked of what happened to WW with us in STL before STL-KEF was cut...until I saw post 339.

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