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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Axes JFK and DFW Routes: is Their Model Failing?
Replies: 112
Views: 23202

Re: WOW Air Axes JFK and DFW Routes: is Their Model Failing?

There is an interesting thing here which I would like to hear your thoughts about.... WOW air does not rely on local traffic from Iceland to support any of their routes. Instead, the main reason to exist for them is TATLT low fares. Despite the remoteness of Iceland, I'd still consider Wow a Europe...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds ATL-ONT
Replies: 40
Views: 4891

Re: Delta adds ATL-ONT

This route was operated for many years as SAN-ONT-ATL. Since "tag-on" flights are no longer a real "thing" anymore, a city has to stand on its own to get a flight (or get a subsidy, such as BFL-DFW). I agree with the board about the timing, though - what are the main destinations...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways pilot on ZRH-BKK refuses to fly because his friends couldn't get First Class seats
Replies: 136
Views: 24775

Re: Thai Airways pilot on ZRH-BKK refuses to fly because his friends couldn't get First Class seats

If pilots/crew are "contractually obligated" to F/J for official rest purposes, the seats should have been blocked in the system by the crew travel arrangement department. After checking on SeatGuru, it doesn't look like the 77W has F seats. It's just Y and J. This comment wins. None of u...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst aspects of the carriers you fly
Replies: 29
Views: 3222

Re: Best and worst aspects of the carriers you fly

Probably an echo of most responses, but a few additional items: Southwest: Most non-stops from SAN, no change fee!! , great service. "Negatives": No assigned seating, no interline with other airlines (not really a problem) Delta: Best service consistently from personnel. "Negative&quo...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nonstop to Italy from SFO
Replies: 35
Views: 5284

Re: Nonstop to Italy from SFO

The problem with FCO (and MXP, or anything past the Alps for that matter), from the U.S. is that whatever route you can imagine will overfly a number of major hubs. With the evolution of airline alliances and partnerships plus the introduction of LCC's across the Atlantic, if the demand is anything...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Connectivity W18/19
Replies: 10
Views: 1547

Re: Airport Connectivity W18/19

Interesting that JFK is the only airport in the U.S. on the list of "most airlines". That goes to show what airline consolidation has done in the U.S. for "variety". No, it doesn't. Go back a decade pre-consolidation. What it shows is that it's easier to have more destinations a...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Connectivity W18/19
Replies: 10
Views: 1547

Re: Airport Connectivity W18/19

And SAN pushed FRA into silver medal status instead of Bronze over CDG. :D Interesting that JFK is the only airport in the U.S. on the list of "most airlines". That goes to show what airline consolidation has done in the U.S. for "variety". Question: it does say "non-stop&qu...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa: decision, which planes will be replaced by B777-9 in summer 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 8883

Re: Lufthansa: decision, which planes will be replaced by B777-9 in summer 2019

Lufthansa does an excellent job switching aircraft around as needed, as many of their routes are very seasonally heavy. The 747-8 subfleet, for example, switches back and forth on routes that have very heavy premium demand like LAX-FRA during summer months, rotating into other markets in the off sea...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22817

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

I give them credit for trying, but I think the tech-stop and lack of a premium passengers is what did it in. On a related note, does this remove LAX from the six-continent club? I know it's debatable as to whether LAX truly has qualified for that since the departure of Egyptair, but it was an Africa...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I think the best way to get trolley access would be to purchase either the property above or below the Middletown Station and turn it into an airport linked bus terminal. Run a bus down Palm and join into the on-property roadway that services the CONRAC. Makes far more economic sense that running a...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing
Replies: 51
Views: 5113

Re: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing

But the customer has no say in it - this will be airlines' policy, and as long as they hold all the cards, you do what they say. I would have thought the bean counters would have figured this out a LONG time ago, allowing extra revenue for these extra seats, but that's their problem. Maddening, but...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing
Replies: 51
Views: 5113

Re: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing

I think what gets consumers so riled up about this is the illogic of it all - the farther the distance, the more the ticket should be, and the less the distance, the less the ticket should be. But because the airlines' pricing systems is like playing a slot machine at a casino, you get what they giv...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EW and SN to merge by end-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 12210

Re: EW and SN to merge by end-2020

So what about all the African routes? Will they be Eurowings branded? That's just weird to me... You beat me to it! Africa is a totally different animal from the Eurowings model - Belgium has a long history of air routes to/from Africa, even though it only really "had" the-now Democratic ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emotional attachment to airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 4027

Re: Emotional attachment to airlines

PSAatSAN4Ever, thank you for the explanation. Now it makes sense. e38 No, thank you - I pride myself as very thorough and fact-based, in that case I wrote less than I thought I had, and it needed correction. Thank you for pointing it out so politely - good manners are always appreciated! http://www...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

http://enewspaper.sandiegouniontribune.com/infinity/article_share.aspx?guid=cb09b5ae-b450-446b-a55e-af99994a9162 The linked article in this morning San Diego UT points out criticism regarding the rebuild and expansion of terminal 1 and the lack viable transportation plans to get to and leave the ai...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emotional attachment to airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 4027

Re: Emotional attachment to airlines

Quoting PSAatSAN4Ever (Reply # 29), "as the deals were finalizing in USAir's take-over of San Diego's hometown airline PSA, employees of PSA handed over their operations manuals to a relatively small Texas carrier name "Southwest". Southwest followed PSA's quick turn-around times and...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emotional attachment to airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 4027

Re: Emotional attachment to airlines

When I was a young child growing up in Bakersfield, we didn't have a "real" airport. A couple of flights now and then and that was it. I was lucky if I saw three in one year. But my grandmother would fly out from Arkansas where she lived, and to take a non-stop flight, she was driven to an...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting at ORD - terrible experience
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: Connecting at ORD - terrible experience

I am very sorry to hear of your bad experiences at ORD. It has been more than a decade since I have been through ORD, and I avoided it as much as I could as a connecting point, given its propensity for delays. Going to Chicago itself, however, I have used it frequently - it's great as an O&D air...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I've seen those long skinny A346s, I've been trying to look up aircraft lengths, how much longer is an A346 compared to a 77W? http://www.aviatorjoe.net/go/compare/A340-600/777-300ER/ I HIGHLY recommend this site - it's got great statistics!. That day was a Disaster for the LH team and the Star All...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

What about Delta on CDG or AMS? Very good question! If I have been keeping up with this business correctly through a.net and my other sources, the main reason it is British Airways and Lufthansa/Edelweiss Air flying these routes is because of who the flights are primarily marketed for: Europeans. A...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

As the LH action sinks in, I'm wondering how often do they , or other int'l cx for that matter, inter-mingle their a/c on a single route on a day-to-day basis? It's certainly not uncommon for a carrier to change equipment seasonally, just as BA has done in SAN for a couple of years now between the ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (TAI DC-7C)
Replies: 13
Views: 1901

Re: Where? (TAI DC-7C)

I wondered about that -- radar for sure won't fit in that nose? In the 4/60 OAG, possibilities include Bora Bora, Fiji and Noumea. Can't be Djakarta or Bangkok or Saigon, can it? And it says the flight to Tananarive was a DC-6B. You got it on the first try: https://i.postimg.cc/Hrn0XLYZ/Bora-Bora.j...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I thought that LH was moving all the A346s to MUC? It would really cool if LH did like BA does, use a 77W part of the year, and shift to a 744 the rest of the year. (I can dream can't I?) BTW, BA's Queen of the skies returns to grace the San Diego skies in about two weeks! I thought so too, but hav...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66896

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

FI think SCK to LAX and SEA/PDX could be successful and SLE to SEA and SFO/SJC are possible. SCK has the grant and Salem is once again beginning to push for commercial service. THese seems like pretty good Q400 routes. SCK-LAX would likely be a 175 route. Stockton has been talking with Skywest abou...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Forgotten (?) Airlines
Replies: 38
Views: 4852

Re: Forgotten (?) Airlines

One of the "we're-in-we're-outta-here" airlines to fly into BFL was Air L.A. At first there were just a couple of daily flights, and then for a brief period of time, nearly every flight seemed to fly through BFL. For a very short time, BFL was kind of a hub. And then in a couple of months,...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

For comparison: A343: 30J 28W 221Y A346: 8F 44J 32W 213Y Looks like the A346 that Lufthansa currently has loaded for the San Diego flights is actually the 8F, 56J, 28W, 189Y version. That certainly could be subject to change. But I think it's safe to say that is a pretty big increase in premium sea...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66896

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Maybe BFL. I can see it. I know that airport officials have been working on getting flights to SEA, but without subsidies, who knows if that will ever start... SEA-BFL-SAN would be nice. BFL is just not a market I know much about. Hello everyone! Please allow me to add my own first-hand knowledge o...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK
Replies: 102
Views: 21078

Re: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK

the switch of BA and now LH to aircraft offering a true first class cabin speaks volumes about the demand from SAN. How long do you think it will be before Lindbergh Field finally gets a second runway? Never is my guess. You'll see Tanya Harding on a box of Wheaties before there's ever a second run...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Multi-airport cities: Best and worst airport-to-airport connections
Replies: 39
Views: 3373

Re: Multi-airport cities: Best and worst airport-to-airport connections

Speaking solely on the United States, there's not a single airport-to-airport connection I can think of between commercial facilities within the same metropolitan area: https://i.postimg.cc/nXmgRpQF/A.jpg These are the metropolitan areas with more than one commercial airport within its general "...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Southeast Asia to N. America flights
Replies: 49
Views: 7476

Re: Future of Southeast Asia to N. America flights

Philippines are geographically SE Asia, but MNL-US is basically about the same distance as TPE or HKG-US. PR has been flying to LAX and SFO (and now NYC) non-stop for years. For MH, TG and GA, they probably would not have sufficient high-yield O&D traffic to make it successful. If they do fly t...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK
Replies: 102
Views: 21078

Re: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK

San Diego expands to 346 3x weekly https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280949/lufthansa-s19-long-haul-changes-as-of-10oct18/ Time to update my next Germany trip plans to add the A346 to my list - thank you, Lufthansa!! And I'll be the first customer to book if you'll give us an A350 t...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK
Replies: 102
Views: 21078

Re: Lufthansa to launch FRA-AUS in May '19, switch FRA-KIX to MUC, increase MUC-ICN, MUC-SIN, new MUC-BKK

San Diego expands to 346 3x weekly https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280949/lufthansa-s19-long-haul-changes-as-of-10oct18/ Time to update my next Germany trip plans to add the A346 to my list - thank you, Lufthansa!! And I'll be the first customer to book if you'll give us an A350 t...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68995

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Hey question for the thread. Recently took the SAN-MCO flight on AS for the third time this year. As usual, it was packed. Along with WN and F9 ... was wondering what the connection(s) are between Orlando and San Diego that drives such demand. I realize I have been 3 times but they are all for rand...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Checked Baggage
Replies: 8
Views: 1170

Re: Checked Baggage

No horror stories here, really, as my checked bags have always arrived on the plane I was traveling on. My longest wait was TWA at TPA in 1996 which was more than 90 minutes, but that's another story. I do, however, want to share with the forum a story of checked bags and the fastest boarding ever: ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 103
Views: 12860

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

Emotional Support Animals: what started out as therapy animals for veterans and others with PTSD from traumatic events has morphed into a three-ring circus because some entitled jerk found a way to game the system and bring any kind of animal, big or small, onto an airplane for free. But the most ri...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Medellín runway repairs affect on carriers. Oct 29 to Dec 15
Replies: 5
Views: 776

Re: Medellín runway repairs affect on carriers. Oct 29 to Dec 15

Looking at Google Satellite view, the tarmac area of EOH is very small, and the gate widths look to be sized for smaller passenger planes only. It reminds me of the old UIO and TGU, as the airport is barely wider than the runway and taxiway, and hemmed in completely on all sides. https://i.postimg.c...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest flight from your airport?
Replies: 80
Views: 4155

Re: Longest flight from your airport?

My hometown airport of SAN: https://i.postimg.cc/fV3qPWp9/SAN_Distances.jpg I have flown ZRH-SAN and BOS-SAN, and I came close with LAX-FRA (5045 nm versus 5075 nm from SAN), and I have done SAN-HNL (2271 versus 2325 from LIH), so I have flown two, come close on two (although for a while HNL-SAN was...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5313

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

My only ever trip(s) on the 747 was rt BOS-LHR on TWA in 1985. I believe those would have been -200's; I don't think TW ever flew the -100 (...did they? :boggled: ) Yep! All 747's built for TWA were -131's, and to my knowledge, TWA only flew a few second-hand -200's: https://i.postimg.cc/3yGnJ4JX/T...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH closing SJC
Replies: 120
Views: 20167

Re: LH closing SJC

LH published increase of LAX for S19. FRA will be 2x 748 and MUC 1x A380. What was the MUC schedule in S18? FRA was A380 and B748, right? Last summer, MUC-LAX was a daily 388, and FRA-LAX was a daily 346 and a daily 748. So it looks like the upgauge is the 346 moving to a second 748. The summer of ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Alaska de-hub SFO and LAX?
Replies: 82
Views: 10317

Re: Will Alaska debub SFO&LAX?

LAX is just too huge of a market for AS to completely "de-hub". All sizable US carriers operates some form of a large focus city or hub in LA, and for AS to bail on that market would be bad, even from a PR perspective. SFO will likely reduce, simple because the market isn't as big and UA ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH closing SJC
Replies: 120
Views: 20167

Re: LH closing SJC

My two cents worth: Rule #1 of a long-haul flight such as this: how much cargo can the aircraft carry from this destination? Rule #2: How much full-paying premium traffic is there a demand for? Rule #3: Can this flight operate on its own without siphoning off high-yield passengers from a neighboring...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 9707

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

Leaving aside the feasibility of such a plan, one must remember that the airspace limitations are a major cause of delays in the American northeast. China may lay claim to the most restricted airspace on the planet, but the U.S. isn't that far behind - and not necessarily because of military restric...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLSE
Replies: 94
Views: 12406

Re: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLS

I think we all saw Condor dropping the Austin route at some point. Except those in AUS who stated that DE was not leaving and would operate the route along side of LH. I don’t blame them for thinking that way. But as I mentioned in another thread I had a feeling it would be San Diego all over again...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH‘s business class product to Cairo - a joke
Replies: 19
Views: 2190

Re: LH‘s business class product to Cairo - a joke

This is standard practice for most European carriers on short- and some mid-haul flights - it's generally accepted that when you're not spending all that much time in the air, Business Class is more about the benefits on the ground. I can definitely vouch for that! In the summer of 2017, my husband...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to AMS
Replies: 47
Views: 8939

Re: AA to AMS

Also, remember the correct term is "upgauge" or "downgauge" when a smaller or larger plane is substituted. Upgrade or downgrade refers to class of service on board. Going from a AA 767 to 772 seems like an upgrade to me ;) In the old days, I might agree, but with "slim seat...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to AMS
Replies: 47
Views: 8939

Re: AA to AMS

I wonder overall if AA “struggles” in Amsterdam being that it’s a Skyteam fortress since they struggle in Germany against Star Alliance. If true, how come the other 'non-SKYTEAM' carrier United can do 5x daily routes USA-AMS in 2019 from: SFO, ORD, IAH, IAD, EWR. Could it be that AA's European part...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18455

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

Great memory sir! yes it was flight 607 I believe the entire time it existed. Upon moving to California we used the BFL-DFW flight exclusively until FAT was started, and even occasionally after when the BFL flight had a better connections at DFW. As you note, when the mainline service all went away...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 747 over North Korea?
Replies: 7
Views: 4537

Re: Lufthansa 747 over North Korea?

Twice now I have looked at http://www.flightradar24.com at approximately 12-hour intervals, and both times there is nothing headed for or crossing over the DPRK: https://i.postimg.cc/qh9c01Fg/image.jpg I would imagine that a calculation involving winds, fuel burn, and time saved must be involved in ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?
Replies: 65
Views: 9539

Re: Can Anchorage become a low-cost transit hub between Asia and North America?

I know what you might be thinking - ANC was a transit hub during the Soviet era for Asian and European carriers. I was thinking if it's possible for a new low-cost airline or even Alaska Airlines (even though AS focuses on the mainland services) to establish a transit hub for passengers traveling b...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18455

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

AA has resumed OAK-DFW, BUR-DFW, and BFL-DFW after having previously discontinued those routes. SBA-DFW might be on this list too, but I don't recall if it was discontinued for a time. If I remember the introduction of MD80 DFW service to BFL correctly, in autumn, 1984, AA changed their SBA flights...

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