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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Officially Official: JetBlue Cuts CMH, BNA
Replies: 148
Views: 13385

RE: Officially Official: JetBlue Cuts CMH, BNA

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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Flies The Colorado Rockies?
Replies: 40
Views: 9639

RE: Who Flies The Colorado Rockies?

Yeeeeeeesssssssss! Red Sox officially ground Rockies Flights to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>. All flights to any destination cancelled until next april! <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym> Series Cham...

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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Flies The Colorado Rockies?
Replies: 40
Views: 9639

RE: Who Flies The Colorado Rockies?

No one after tonight.

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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

PLEASE close this thread asap.

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by billreid
Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?
Replies: 4
Views: 4021

RE: Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?

Please close the thread I have my answer.

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?
Replies: 4
Views: 4021

RE: Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?
Replies: 4
Views: 4021

Where Is The JetBlue Thread On CMH And BNA?

I did a search and they all come up as remeoved. I would like to review and see dicussions on the drawdown of <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym> and <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA...

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by billreid
Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Reportedly Picks GSO As New Focus City
Replies: 114
Views: 8869

RE: Skybus Reportedly Picks GSO As New Focus City

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by billreid
Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Fri Oct 19, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?
Replies: 126
Views: 13761

RE: Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?

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by billreid
Thu Oct 18, 2007 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

RE: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

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by billreid
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?
Replies: 200
Views: 15555

Will Skybus Adjust It's Model Before Failure?

Skybus recently adjusted its capacity out of the west coast and increased capacity into Florida. This indicates an overcapacity situation and a misjudgement of several markets. The planning was schizophrenic with them serving cities such as <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field...

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by billreid
Sun Oct 14, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus.com Showing Multiple Spring Changes
Replies: 95
Views: 7328

RE: Skybus.com Showing Multiple Spring Changes

Looks like the <acronym title="Aeroejecutivo SA de CV (Mexico)">SX</acronym> model is a disaster. The summer spill is over and they can't fill what they have. I guess no new cities on the horizon, no <acronym title="Aeroejecutivo SA de CV (Mexico)">SX</acronym>-affect as suggest in other new threads...

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by billreid
Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?
Replies: 126
Views: 13761

RE: Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?

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by billreid
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Cold Weather Testing
Replies: 44
Views: 13039

RE: 787 Cold Weather Testing

Not to ask a stupid question or nothing. If it so hard to find a spot that maintains -25C why bother?

Is this advance planning for the sequel to "The Day After Tomorrow"?

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by billreid
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?
Replies: 126
Views: 13761

Leahy Predicts 800 A380 Sales?

The Reuters article is below. <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUKL1262865120071012?rpc=44" target=_blank>http://www.reuters.com/article/marke...sNews/idUKL1262865120071012?rpc=44</a> This is not a A vs. B thread. This is a thread to discuss the competency of John Leahy (or if hi...

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by billreid
Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

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by billreid
Wed Oct 10, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

This thread was wrongly titled to discuss Skybus direction. The thread is called "Skybus Effect Gains Momentum". I question if any airline can be noted for any effect when it flies four to six leased aircraft and has been in the air only a few peak season months. The real question is whether there h...

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by billreid
Mon Oct 08, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

SKYBUS EFFECT?

Whats that?

I've heard of the Southwest effect, but Skybus? Is that the sound of cash going down the drain real quick.
I think it be a little soon to even call it anything, we don't even know if they'll be around in six months?

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by billreid
Mon Oct 08, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?
Replies: 42
Views: 4449

RE: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?

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by billreid
Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

What really scares me is the risk of some peoples careers being flamed. For example Punta Gorda Airport and community is putting millions into their airport. There was no perimeter fence, no AFD, no <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> and no terminal infastructure....

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by billreid
Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

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by billreid
Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?
Replies: 42
Views: 4449

RE: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?

This thread leads to a lack of understanding of basic cash flow principles. Skybus cannot open too many cities and end up losing money at too many it'll drain cash. They will need to temper growth to be successful.

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by billreid
Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?
Replies: 42
Views: 4449

RE: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?

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by billreid
Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?
Replies: 42
Views: 4449

RE: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?

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by billreid
Fri Oct 05, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum
Replies: 65
Views: 3014

RE: Skybus Effect Gains Momentum

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by billreid
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?
Replies: 42
Views: 4449

RE: The Next Round Of Skybus Destinations?

Skybus has me very confused. I believe route planning decisions are based on senior management shooting from the hip with NIL reseach backing it up. Management can direct staff to open a new airport, but emperical research is required for sucess They recently added two dailies to Punta Gorda from Co...

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by billreid
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Sued For Millions After Thai Crash
Replies: 41
Views: 3770

RE: Boeing Sued For Millions After Thai Crash

another frivoulous lawsuit.

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok
Replies: 107
Views: 35509

RE: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok
Replies: 107
Views: 35509

RE: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Employees: How Are You Treated?
Replies: 17
Views: 5519

RE: Airline Employees: How Are You Treated?

All very sad.
Sounds as if your airline is in very bad financial position. No employee should ever be treated badly.

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?
Replies: 236
Views: 24350

RE: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?

This is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO funny. I hear very few nonbiased individuals commenting if any. Why not ask someone who doesn't fly EVER up front, who isn't a frequent flier and doesn't work for an airline or in the industry. The question will always come back to WHO is really pay...

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok
Replies: 107
Views: 35509

RE: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok

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by billreid
Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok
Replies: 107
Views: 35509

RE: A380 Hits Airport Hangar In Bangkok

Airbus says this sort of thing happens everyday all around the world. A blatant lie from Airbus if the quote is true. Yess all airlines drive their aircraft frequently into buildings. And from altitude they throw pax out the door to save fuel. I would truly prefer if Airbus people would take some <a...

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by billreid
Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight
Replies: 133
Views: 16231

Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight

Is there a danger if I or anyone on board forgets to turn their cell phone off?

I know that alot of people throw the contraption into a purse or brief case and forget to turn off, is there a real danger?

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by billreid
Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation
Replies: 104
Views: 23902

RE: 10 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

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by billreid
Thu Aug 30, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Officer Survivor Of Comair Flight Sues
Replies: 123
Views: 18890

RE: First Officer Survivor Of Comair Flight Sues

Sorry to burst the bubble BUT this is Amerika!! If we can sue McDonalds because they served the coffee hot then we can sue the airport and everyone else because the CUES weren't good enough. Put differently, its easy to argue in court that if the cues would have been better then the pilots would hav...

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by billreid
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?
Replies: 236
Views: 24350

RE: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?

I am very passionate about the value of a seat. I also remain wanting to see better compensation for all employees. Perhaps another $2,000 pay would go a long way to alot of low level employees in lieu of a percieved benefit. I could careless if employees are upgraded. I do think that by offering a ...

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