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by Westerwaelder
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 375
Views: 66920

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

If IAG's reason for buying Air Europa is the fleet of 787 Dreamliners wouldn't be cheaper to just buy them directly from Boeing ? I can't think of a single airline merger/take-over in Europe that happened because the acquiring airline wanted to get their hands in some second hand air frames? That i...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted
Replies: 93
Views: 19706

Re: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted

Planeboy17 wrote:
N766UA wrote:
TC957 wrote:
Pointless them launching Europe services given the current US travel embargo.


Oh man, why didn’t somebody tell them about that? What a waste of an airplane order!

Um, I’m hoping this is sarcasm because these planes were ordered well before the pandemic.


Seriously?

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways (BA) introducing new First Class suites with doors.
Replies: 69
Views: 14518

Re: British Airways (BA) introducing new First Class suites with doors.

I think the door thing is bananas. No idea who wants this crap, it’s only a little extra partition anyway, people can still see in, but no one wants to anyway. Ridiculous Right. And as for these "mobile phones" - I mean, making a call while you are out and about, who wants that? It's ridi...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines to shrink by 20% by 2022
Replies: 165
Views: 17154

Re: Austrian Airlines CEO: These planes (767/777) no longer have a future

It was LH CEO, not OS CEO said 767/777 have no future, it sparked speculation of OS to receive 787 soon on a few outlets. OS isn’t gonna withdraw from long haul, LH has legally guaranteed VIE at least 9 long haul planes for a decade. Guarantees were given when they still thought traffic would recov...

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by Westerwaelder
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines launch ‘flights to nowhere’
Replies: 77
Views: 11059

Re: Airlines launch ‘flights to nowhere’

Millions of tons in reduced emissions due to Covid, but yes, let's fret about a handful of leisure flights to nowhere. Why not just ban all leisure travel and unnecessary business travel? You want to save the planet, don't you? It's the principal lack of grasping the problem that causes heads to sh...

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by Westerwaelder
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines launch ‘flights to nowhere’
Replies: 77
Views: 11059

Re: Airlines launch ‘flights to nowhere’

Who cares? Sometimes you just want to relax and have fun. K This. In 2020. Head shakes. Millions of tons in reduced emissions due to Covid, but yes, let's fret about a handful of leisure flights to nowhere. Why not just ban all leisure travel and unnecessary business travel? You want to save the pl...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 375
Views: 66920

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

Economic theory says that if a company makes excess profits, competitors will enter the market. ‘Excess profit’ is "profit of a firm over and above what provides its owners with a normal (market equilibrium) return to capital." According to the theoretical model of perfect competition, ex...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 13033

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

They should of kicked the Man and his son off instead. this is why Tui stopped doing TLV From Manchester, complete nightmare to seat passengers Is there any link you could provide to back this up? Feels a bit sensationalist to claim an airline stopped flying a (presumably profitable as profitabilit...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2017
Views: 251719

Re: AA Adds Routes Including CUN-CMH/IND, MIA-MKE/PWM/ROC, JFK-SJD and more

This is clearly a response to UA doing p2p adds a few weeks ago. I don't think so. It is more of bet that, since most of the world is closed off to Americans at the moment, Florida and Mexico are going to be the hot spots this winter. I expect to see some PHX adds as well. Most of the world is clos...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic creditors aprove restructuring; (files for BK in US Court)
Replies: 1517
Views: 184584

Re: Updated: Virgin Atlantic seeks restructuring; files for BK in US Court

If VS does fail, would it create a situation where BA and/or the BA-AA JV is an anticompetitive monopoly in the LHR market? Would HM Government face equally hard choices of bailing out VS or breaking up BA? Plenty of countries have only one carrier of size (France, Germany for example) and plenty o...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 13033

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

I think it best if we try to find a way to be tolerant of the beliefs of others. I use the word tolerant, because I happen to disagree with the beliefs of the passengers in question. Even though I do not like their beliefs, I believe they should be allowed to live there lives as they choose. As a s...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 13033

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

Ziyulu wrote:
The problem is buying a 3rd seat does not guarantee it will remain empty since airlines oversell flights all the time.

But surely then it WILL become the airline's issue to sort out?

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 13033

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

They should of kicked the Man and his son off instead. this is why Tui stopped doing TLV From Manchester, complete nightmare to seat passengers Is there any link you could provide to back this up? Feels a bit sensationalist to claim an airline stopped flying a (presumably profitable as profitabilit...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From whom are Vistara, Spicejet et al acquiring London Heathrow (LHR) slots?
Replies: 23
Views: 4263

Re: From whom are Vistara, Spicejet et al acquiring London Heathrow (LHR) slots?

Isn't there an agreement between British and Indian governments that establishes a number of LHR slots must be granted to Indian carriers? Apparently, Vistara got one slot pair that was made available after Jet Airways bankruptcy. Everything is possible but I would be surprised if LHR would provide...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff
Replies: 316
Views: 67968

Re: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff

How can there be an imbalance of opportunity if SAA has trained and hired almost every Black pilot in South Africa? You can use race as a selection criteria for basic training, but surely not for Airline selection, and surely not as a retrenchment criteria. SAA has gone from 900 pilots in 2010 to 6...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff
Replies: 316
Views: 67968

Re: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff

Other than been one of the 617 pilots, I read it here https://www.google.co.za/amp/s/businesstech.co.za/news/government/411187/government-supports-new-saa-and-push-to-promote-black-pilots/amp/ for example All that article says is that they are trying to balance out opportunities - the comments abov...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff
Replies: 316
Views: 67968

Re: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff

SAA plan to keep 88 out of its 617 pilots. Those probably leaving include technical pilots, IOSA audit specialists, test pilots, instructors and examiners. The government is hell bent on getting rid of the White pilots and retaining the Black ones (refer to SA Presidents statement on the matter) I ...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant
Replies: 347
Views: 68969

Re: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant

This is shocking: "Fire and rehire" at BA -57% less pay -36 days off a year -Forced 6 weeks unpaid leave a year +25 increased productivity https://twitter.com/flyingfrisian74/status/1293196494951022598?s=20 By all means I am on the same side, but I think that tweet is a little bit emotion...

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by Westerwaelder
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

Some custom expensive items on a consumer market (e.g. home improvement projects) are often paid in 2 steps -10-30% non-refundable deposit at contract signing, balance on completion. Can that be applied to airline tickets - which are also custom items, and fairly expensive ones? In airline terms th...

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by Westerwaelder
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

If I agree to pay the money at the time of booking, but the money doesn't leave my account until the day of departure, the airline is taking on credit risk - perhaps I will not have the money in my account. The cost of enforcing the debts, possibly against people who simply haven't got the money is...

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by Westerwaelder
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

Consider a world with just 2 airports - one called CityPort and BeachPort. People want to go to the beach only when it is sunny. Weather forecasts are accurate no more than 10 days ahead. If everyone waits until the last minute, then on rainy days, almost nobody buys a ticket but the airline still ...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic creditors aprove restructuring; (files for BK in US Court)
Replies: 1517
Views: 184584

Re: Updated: Virgin Atlantic seeks restructuring; files for BK in US Court

Sorry, but is this all even legal? I mean, this is basically a jurisdiction shopping exercise for a company in distress. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but VS is a UK-registered company, and must obey UK laws (English law, in this case, I gather). The fact of filing for bankruptcy protection, in t...

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by Westerwaelder
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11713

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

My company is not making anything required for travel until there is a vaccine. I have been told 'off the record' that they will not even require many of us to go into an office until that time as well. It was explained that it is all about risk and liability (lawyers). The thinking that my company...

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by Westerwaelder
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11713

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

They've certainly done a better job of preserving cash than any of other big 4. It's quite interesting UA is project/planning for 50% pre-COVID revenue until end of 2021. That is a lot less than what I have been thinking. How do you get to cash positive if your revenue is down 50%? The only way to ...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11713

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

Some random notes from earning call. > Probably toughest period in the companies history > No doubt will be smaller company come Oct 1st. From day one of the crisis has been transparent and direct in communication with staff > Expect "jagged" recovery > Demand stalled at end of June/early...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 316
Views: 54573

Re: British Airways route updates

Since the US government does not currently permit transatlantic passenger arrivals at these airports, with no end date for the policy, what does anyone expect BA to do? Advertise flights anyway, allow the poorly informed to book and then tell them the flights are cancelled? I admit some other airli...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 350
Views: 87768

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

So sad it ended this way, a distinguished fleet with a great airline. This fleet deserved better, too bad BA didn't reconfigure some by ripping out Club World seats and adding Y seats. IF BA had the will they would have found a way. I think the problem was they’d just nearly finished refitting the ...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 350
Views: 87768

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

Although I don't think it has a chance of happening, it would be nice if the British government took a couple of them as VIP transport, instead of the A330 they've just repainted. More appropriate for a head of state, since they have four engines... exactly the reason the US is getting the new ones...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 350
Views: 87768

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

Would be cool to let Banksy do a farewell 747 mural on some wall around LHR. Oh dear God!!!! Hasn’t 2020 caused enough suffering? Besides some of the world tails the fleet wore during the Utopia years were art enough for one lifetime. Besides, Banksy tends to address real world issues in his art, s...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Furloughs
Replies: 74
Views: 16556

Re: Southwest Furloughs

Unions generally collapsed in the US and for a variety of reasons. One of them was seniority and high pay. Those at the top 'got theirs', and those at the bottom can go to hell. I grew up in a blue collar union family, and dad was a lower level union boss. In those days unions looked after the lowe...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 381125

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Another thing to think about with business travel is if Company A is about to spend X Billion on something from Company B they aren't going handle things like that over the net. People will need to meet, trust built, etc. I have to travel several times a year to work with vendors. We can do things ...

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by Westerwaelder
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

Cash that comes from where? Cash that comes from not giving advance payment money to the shareholders as "profit". It really is so simple and easy. Advance payments are kept on an advance payment account until you deliver the product. All the money is there ready to be refunded immediatel...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC
Replies: 114
Views: 24562

Re: OAG Changes 7/12/2020:EVOLUTION;NK Cuts Aug;AA Reshapes PHL;B6 LAX Swap;DL Closes YEG;EI Out of MSP;DE Cuts SEA-MUC

OKC and SAT cuts I understand - they can aggregate traffic at the larger/closer/more route frequency DFW hub. ABE, AVP, HVN, ITH are more of head-scratchers: PHL is the close hub. This is going to be worth watching over time: Has AA chosen to prioritize CLT over PHL? There was a time when *ALL* HVN...

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by Westerwaelder
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

Given that there would be no payment until check in, presumably the price would be set at that point. More importantly, you could get to check in, and be told there are no tickets available. Not a terribly good outcome for the corporates. I can see their point but, if they won't pay until the check...

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by Westerwaelder
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

I think those of you in support of this are thinking like angry consumers and not informed airline enthusiasts. You guys do understand that this model would not allow for the very cheap ULCC flights to work, right? If a flight sells out 2 months out, but day of, 40 people decide not to go and pay n...

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by Westerwaelder
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

If airlines want to simplify systems and cut costs... then they need to show they can be trusted to refund money when due as per the law, in a timely manner without customers having to go to court. No, I don't mean 7 days when something like a pandemic happens - but it should certainly be possible ...

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by Westerwaelder
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets
Replies: 109
Views: 13778

Re: Large German Corporations Lobbying Against Advance Payments for Airline Tickets

The discussion ignited by those airline customers is just dumb, dumb, dumb! For many reasons. First of all, they could pay full fares instead of heavily discounted ones. In this case, no advance payment would be required, according to the ticketing rules. Railways work the same way: it is your choi...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viability of Eastern Europe for the US3
Replies: 32
Views: 3530

Re: Viability of Eastern Europe for the US3

TK covers much of eastern Europe better than most alliance partners of the US 3. Their flights are timed very well to connect via IST with just a 2-3 hour connection time either direction to and from North America. Plus they have flights pretty well distributed across US hubs. LO has limited number...

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by Westerwaelder
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 318
Views: 67060

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Delta’s stake will be gone. Stock gets wiped out in bankruptcy and are not secured claims. It's a possible outcome but not necessarily a foregone conclusion. That depends on how the restructuring is done. Every airline bankruptcy this has occurred. It’s quite the norm. The stock will be terminated ...

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by Westerwaelder
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 318
Views: 67060

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Nope. The above is just a confirmation to the court of the DIP (debtor in possession) financing from Qatar and the Cueto and Amaro families that had been promised to the court at the time of the bankruptcy filing back in May, Yes. But what's Delta's stake after this versus Qatar's? Delta’s stake wi...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA banned from Europe
Replies: 93
Views: 18113

Re: PIA banned from Europe

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-40016761 "Is heroin being smuggled on Pakistani planes into Heathrow? By M Ilyas Khan BBC News, Islamabad 24 May 2017 A London-bound state-run Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane taxies before take-off from Karachi Internatio...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 212
Views: 10246

Re: AA pilot union wants US govt to purchase seats to maintain seating caps

Just saw this: American Airlines Pilots Want Load-Factor Caps Subsidized https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/american-airlines-pilots-want-load-factor-caps-subsidized This statement sums up the APA proposal: "In practice, this would require the government to purchase all mi...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA banned from Europe
Replies: 93
Views: 18113

Re: PIA banned from Europe

A bit surprised that the ban came so late. PIA is famous for its crew smuggling drugs and money across borders. Scores of cases across the years. Maybe you care to provide a source for that? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-40016761 "Is heroin being smuggled on Paki...

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by Westerwaelder
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle
Replies: 46
Views: 8446

Re: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

LGW has a substantially wealthier catchment area that could afford to travel out of LGW on full service airlines, which after coronavirus might be looking to low cost airlines for travel. LTN has to compete with another low cost airport STN and arguably can be replaced by airports closer to norther...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle
Replies: 46
Views: 8446

Re: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

LGW has a substantially wealthier catchment area that could afford to travel out of LGW on full service airlines, which after coronavirus might be looking to low cost airlines for travel. LTN has to compete with another low cost airport STN and arguably can be replaced by airports closer to norther...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle
Replies: 46
Views: 8446

Re: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

LGW will become a low cost carrier base while SEN will collapse. That will be the effect of the movement of long haul operations to LHR. BA have announced the restart of at least four longhaul routes from LGW: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292171/british-airways-julyaugust-2020-...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA banned from Europe
Replies: 93
Views: 18113

Re: PIA banned from Europe

UK CAA has also now banned PIA from MAN BHX LHR effective tomorrow. Wednesday July 1st, 2020: There is a PIA flight en-route to LHR. - PK785 ISB 12.06 - LHR 16.00 B77W AP-BID https://www.flightradar24.com/PIA785/24d2cedf Question is....... will Pakistan take retaliatory action against EU carriers a...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA banned from Europe
Replies: 93
Views: 18113

Re: PIA banned from Europe

An appropriate response. Let's hope that the airline can turn around their safety attitude/record just as Korean Air did in the past twenty five years. How does this work operationally - are all PIA aircraft banned from EU airspace or just from operating flights into EU airports? Their flights to N...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant
Replies: 347
Views: 68969

Re: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant

I saw that article. Can't believe BA pay some CC £70k and others £28k ... . It was once a career with prospects, now intended to burn kids out while they’re young and replace them. Perhaps you’d share your salary with us so we can decide your worth too? How exactly do they burn the kids out while t...

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by Westerwaelder
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle
Replies: 46
Views: 8446

Re: easyJet to close crew bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

LGW will become a low cost carrier base while SEN will collapse. That will be the effect of the movement of long haul operations to LHR. BA have announced the restart of at least four longhaul routes from LGW: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/292171/british-airways-julyaugust-2020-...

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