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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DOT Approved Aer Lingus Joining the AA/BA/IB/AY Joint Venture (update, was tentative)
Replies: 42
Views: 6637

Re: DOT Tentatively Approves Aer Lingus Joining the AA/BA/IB/AY Joint Venture

Will EI more to T8 at JFK and co-locate with the rest of OW, including AY, BA (2022), QF, CX, and AA and IB (2022?) ?

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA flights to Europe from STL
Replies: 109
Views: 14594

Re: TWA flights to Europe from STL

TWA operated STL-LGW, STL-FRA, STL-CDG throughout its existence and at different intervals. The FRA route was on the cusp of being reinstated I believe, in the airline's last year of operation. When TWA flew to LHR and operated ORD-LHR, it would frequently schedule an L1011 and sometimes, I think a...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA flights to Europe from STL
Replies: 109
Views: 14594

Re: TWA flights to Europe from STL

TWA operated STL-LGW, STL-FRA, STL-CDG throughout its existence and at different intervals. The FRA route was on the cusp of being reinstated I believe, in the airline's last year of operation. When TWA flew to LHR and operated ORD-LHR, it would frequently schedule an L1011 and sometimes, I think a ...

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 166
Views: 19072

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Is there any possibility of LGA perimeter restrictions getting loosened with the significant cuts that AA, DL, and WN have made at LGA? There are some adds that could be made by AA, DL, and WN out of LGA such as LGA-PHX on AA, LGA-AUS/PHX on WN, and LGA-SLC on DL if the perimeter restrictions at LG...

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 330560

Re: JetBlue Secures Slots For BOS-STN, JFK-LGW

Sans LHR, B6's London foray is a lot less impactful, and relevant and just makes their operation another player in the London TATL market from the US. Interesting to see BOS and JFK split between STN and LGW. BOS-STN isn't coincidental. STN is situated in the UK's tech corridor. JFK-LGW just makes t...

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 330560

Re: JetBlue Secures Slots For BOS-STN, JFK-LGW

But no LHR....

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ9430 to El-Paso today.
Replies: 23
Views: 5561

Re: AZ9430 to El-Paso today.

With the outgoing Trump Administration having essentially abandoned ship, many municipalities are turning overseas for supplies and equipment, and El Paso, being a major center of COVID infection, is receiving supplies from Italy. This is a cargo flight.

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

What Delta does to be profitable at JFK is on a completely different scale then United's few flights to Los Angeles and SFO. So? Do you think that's ALL United will do? Or are you just Hoping that's all United will do? Because I can see More, Like JFK-ORD/IAH/LAX/DEN, and SFO. all coming in tlme. N...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

If UA publicly said this, then can you please post a link? I did a quick Google search and wasn't able to find anything. Thanks[/ “Our goal is to expand [our coast-to-coast] service first and then move on to our other gateways to be able to connect passengers through Chicago, Denver, Houston, in pa...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Virgin Atlantic a330-200
Replies: 10
Views: 4259

Re: Virgin Atlantic a330-200

All the A330-200s in the VS fleet came from Air Berlin, and while initially, they did sport just the AB premium product, which was dated, clunky, and uncomfortable, they were retrofitted to the VS standard in early 2019. I suspect this sub-fleet will be retired. They were bought for a pre-COVID19 st...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

But UA themselves has publicly said they intend to serve IAH and DEN from JFK. If UA publicly said this, then can you please post a link? I did a quick Google search and wasn't able to find anything. Thanks[/ “Our goal is to expand [our coast-to-coast] service first and then move on to our other ga...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Looks like AA has dropped all LHR flights except for LHR-DFW in December (so ORD, JFK, MIA and CLT all suspended (so far) till around Jan 4 or 5). UK is on lockdown, and COVID19 is rampaging across the US. There's no demand, except for cargo. None of this is surprising. Holiday travel is what susta...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I wonder why AA will not fly routes like JFK-LAS? That route does very well. In every flight I have flown to vegas on all airlines during covid, they have all been packed. JFK-LAS is always a solid flight to add. AA dropped LAS, SAN, and SEA around the same time, in 2019, and it was then attributed...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Norwegian will soon be forced to downsize considerably without any more governmental financial backing..Word has it that they will shrink to just Scandinavian routes and european with just 6 737..That being the case their JFK and other US flights will go out of the window..If so, could UA get Noweg...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

With United losing $25 million a day i don't think returning to JFK is a priority for them. I think they will need a real recovery already start before they consider a return. I would doubt you really KNOW what's important to UA, Only what you hope is important to UA. I've been retired almost 4 yea...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I wonder why AA will not fly routes like JFK-LAS? That route does very well. In every flight I have flown to vegas on all airlines during covid, they have all been packed. JFK-LAS is always a solid flight to add. AA dropped LAS, SAN, and SEA around the same time, in 2019, and it was then attributed...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I wonder why AA will not fly routes like JFK-LAS? That route does very well. In every flight I have flown to vegas on all airlines during covid, they have all been packed. JFK-LAS is always a solid flight to add. They used to fly it 2-3 daily using B757. Then B757 is gone, the route discontinued wi...

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by Cointrin330
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

EWR was never going to be an appropriate UA gateway to places like Brooklyn and the Hamptons. I suspect UA FFers on both coasts, particularly those that call themselves "bicoastal", will very much appreciate the availability of these flights for business, leisure and/or VFR purposes. Alas...

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by Cointrin330
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: AA To Operate 4x Boeing 777s on DFW-MCO During Peak Winter, Adds EYW-MCO/TPA

The AA 772 fleet is not all that old. The initial order was placed in 1997 and deliveries began in 1999 and stretched into 2002. The entire fleet was overhauled significantly, something AA did not do with the 767 fleet. I see some of AA's 772's eventually being replaced by 787-10s to maintain simpl...

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by Cointrin330
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: AA To Operate 4x Boeing 777s on DFW-MCO During Peak Winter, Adds EYW-MCO/TPA

The 47 772s are about 20 years old and were refurbished about 4 years ago. Delta literally refitted their 777 fleet and then promptly retired them. This isn't about how new seats are. It's about whether or not the airline ceases to exist. Delta had only 18 777 and new A350-900 waiting to replace th...

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by Cointrin330
Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

A wide body on a transcon is great and all, but isn’t it too large of an aircraft to launch the route and just too many seats during covid? Delta has 767s on their LAXs, but they are in a different situation at JFK. They still usually stick to the 752 for SFO flights. Does UA want to just build pre...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

its going to be interesting how this goes, hopefully for the better, but given these 3 cities, who have essentially not opened anything up to date, I can't imagine anything remotely filling up the plane. Heck, right now EWR-SFO is incredibly wide open as it is. Nonetheless, glad to see it back and ...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

There is a small possibility IMO, in the next 3-5 years they could launch JFK-BLR.... Nonsense. If UA launches a nonstop to BLR from the NY Area, it will be from EWR, not JFK. That would be a long, thin route, and the feed at EWR would be one way to make it work. Probably EWR yes, but this is what ...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

As part of AS's likely wind down (but perhaps not total pullout) at JFK, might we expect UA to take over the Alaska Lounge space in T7? I don't recall there being much space for a third club lounge in T7 and, despite sinking a lot of money into it, AS don't have much use for a lounge at JFK anymore...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Exactly. UA's premiums are likely to firm up on EWR-LHR once the market recovers as it only has to compete with BA there, and BA has what, 2 flights a day, vs. UA's 6 daily frequencies (pre-pandemic). VS has closed EWR. That's a point of view that rests on JFK not competing with EWR, which is, simp...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

JFK-SFO/LAX are the most anticipated route before UA officially made the announcement. Apart from that, I expect to see JFK-LHR to be the 3rd UA route out of JFK in future, before we see the route from JFK to other domestic UA hubs. Anything could happen and I believe there is a room for UA. Don't ...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

sand26391 wrote:
There is a small possibility IMO, in the next 3-5 years they could launch JFK-BLR....


Nonsense. If UA launches a nonstop to BLR from the NY Area, it will be from EWR, not JFK. That would be a long, thin route, and the feed at EWR would be one way to make it work.

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by Cointrin330
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

JFK-SFO/LAX are the most anticipated route before UA officially made the announcement. Apart from that, I expect to see JFK-LHR to be the 3rd UA route out of JFK in future, before we see the route from JFK to other domestic UA hubs. Anything could happen and I believe there is a room for UA. Very u...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Cointrin330 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
Hopefully, ORD and DEN will be added in the future.


They won't. UA's focus at JFK is premium transcontinental only and nothing else. DEN and ORD well served from LGA and obviously, EWR.


I stand corrected. It looks like DEN and ORD are in the cards for the future from JFK.

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by Cointrin330
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

No idea if it’ll actually happen but I’ve heard lots of talk about wanting JFK-LHR. I’m sure sales is calling every client they can to get a pulse of what’s wanted/needed. We will see if LHR makes the list but either way it’s exciting news for UA. That is a tough market to get into for a non-hub ai...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

No idea if it’ll actually happen but I’ve heard lots of talk about wanting JFK-LHR. I’m sure sales is calling every client they can to get a pulse of what’s wanted/needed. We will see if LHR makes the list but either way it’s exciting news for UA. I don't think UA will add LHR from JFK. In order fo...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 118402

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

BNAMealer wrote:
Hopefully, ORD and DEN will be added in the future.


They won't. UA's focus at JFK is premium transcontinental only and nothing else. DEN and ORD well served from LGA and obviously, EWR.

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TXL closed - last flight today [08 NOV 2020]
Replies: 47
Views: 68700

Re: TXL closed - last flight today [08 NOV 2020]

My most recent flight into TXL was on AB, from JFK, in August 2017, a week before the airline announced it would cease operations that October. Arrived on a gorgeous, sunny, Saturday morning, parked at a remote stand all the way at the corner behind the temporary international terminal, alongside 2 ...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 330560

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

it would certainly be great if they are adding flights because they are getting positive impact from the NYS quarantine changes. I still think the biggest driver for them will be the partnership with AA. WN just sent WARN notices today for possible first time furlough in its history. https://www.re...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 980
Views: 103138

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2020

A bit of a history question. Back in 2015 was there an charter flights or special flights when the Pope visited Philly? Same question could be asked for if Philly was selected to host a world cup game in 2026 that PHL could see any special flights? The Pope flew in a chartered American Airlines B77...

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by Cointrin330
Mon Nov 02, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: AA To Operate 4x Boeing 777s on DFW-MCO During Peak Winter, Adds EYW-MCO/TPA

The thing is that AA is desperately trying to generate cashflow. AA has proven if you discount the seats enough they will fill a widebody on many domestic routes, particularly to Florida, thereby generating cash flow but losing lots of money. But yes long term it's only going to push AA into bankru...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 335233

Re: AA To Operate 4x Boeing 777s on DFW-MCO During Peak Winter, Adds EYW-MCO/TPA

CLT- LAX and CLT-LAS in the 777 has been loaded also. And CLT-LHR starts 3x a week on the 772 on 11/4 If CLT-LHR is resuming, and that's a big if, given the UK goes back into lockdown for a month on November 5th, it comes as no surprise the route will fly with a 772. This was an A330 route and with...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 227490

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

How many Boeing 787-8s will American Airlines receive to be able to carry out all the scheduled routes with this model? 12 B788 should have arrived but 3 has barely arrived and I think that 23 are not enough to make all these routes PHL - AMS/CDG/ZRH/DUB/MAD/PRG/ATH/VCE/BCN/LIS/FCO/SNN/EDI/MAN ORD ...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Long Haul & Fleet Renovation
Replies: 3
Views: 1072

Re: OS Long Haul & Fleet Renovation

You can read the thread OS to shrink 20% where you can follow some updates we keep on posting. I doubt OS is even thinking about fleet renewal at a time when it grounded all of its B777s and almost all A320 series aircraft. The other day they announced the suspension of another seven destinations t...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Long Haul & Fleet Renovation
Replies: 3
Views: 1072

OS Long Haul & Fleet Renovation

The majority of the world's airlines are hanging on by a thread, and the industry, globally, faces an existential threat as winter looms and COVID19 surges in many places around the world. The topic of OS's long haul fleet renewal may be moot at this point, but wondering if a re-allocation within LH...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta 767-200 routes?
Replies: 31
Views: 3505

Re: Delta 767-200 routes?

I remember they were used a lot on ATL-LGA and generally, few all around the DL domestic system. When Delta launched 3 x daily JFK-LAX in the 1980s, I don't remember if they used the 767-200 or the domestic -300s.

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by Cointrin330
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR is no longer Europe's busiest airport
Replies: 51
Views: 14679

Re: LHR is no longer Europe's biggest airport.

The title of this thread should read "busiest" not biggest. Either way, LHR will very likely regain its crown. Traffic is down everywhere. COVID is on the upswing in Europe and in the US, and with French and German lockdowns going into effect, traffic will no doubt fall at CDG, FRA, etc...

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by Cointrin330
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/27/2020:DL PSP-SEA,CUN-CVG/RDU,EYWLGA Daily;UA Adds BER Breaks Curse,Extends Sun Adds;4B BWIORF,EUGPDX
Replies: 52
Views: 10997

Re: OAG Changes 10/27/2020:DL PSP-SEA,CUN-CVG/RDU,EYWLGA Daily;UA Adds BER Breaks Curse,Extends Sun Adds;4B BWIORF,EUGPD

So now AA won’t be restarting JFK-GRU and JFK-EZE as previously planned on December 17th. And DFW-MAD is going away for the winter as well. It’s going to be a rough winter for international flights, or lack thereof. No. And JFK-CDG, which was supposed to come back on line this month, isn't either. ...

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by Cointrin330
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cdg europes busiest airport
Replies: 8
Views: 2184

Re: Cdg europes busiest airport

With France's rising COVID19 cases and subsequent measures put in place to try and stem the spread, one does have to wonder if CDG will be as busy as it is currently a month or so from now?

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by Cointrin330
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 775
Views: 84100

Swiss A340

Curious as to why the A340 appears to have been deployed on a number of TATL routes that would normally be A330s, specifically YUL, BOS. There may be others. I am aware the A340-300 was refurbished and sports the newest First and Business Class cabins, but wondering what is going on with the A330, o...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 227490

Re: AA Retires All Airbus A330-200s

They were used ORD-DUB I don't think that's correct. AA did not use its A330s post merger in regular service at ORD and definitely not on ORD-DUB. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/252829/american-airlines-s16-chicago-dublin-aircraft-changes/?highlight=Chicago%20dublin Oh cool. Didn...

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by Cointrin330
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 227490

Re: AA Retires All Airbus A330-200s

just for kicks, I'm trying to think of all the routes these A330 birds have flown over the years, as a commemoration: <rest snipped> ORD-MAN? AA never operated the A330 MAN-ORD. It was just MAN-PHL as you say and that route rotated between the -200 and -300 over the years, though until the Boeings ...

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by Cointrin330
Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread 2020
Replies: 600
Views: 65011

Re: Virgin Atlantic Short Haul

Cargo. VS hasn't operated short-haul scheduled services since it abandoned the short-lived UK Domestic services it launched in 2012 on A320s to MAN, EDI, and one other destination. Prior to that, the only short-haul route VS operated was LGW-ATH, in the 1990s.

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by Cointrin330
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did KLM replace the Boeing 747-400 on AMS-SXM route with an Airbus A330-300 and not a Boeing 777-300ER?
Replies: 24
Views: 4053

Re: Why did KLM replace the Boeing 747-400 on AMS-SXM route with an Airbus A330-300 and not a Boeing 777-300ER?

The 77W can't climb out safely from SXM and clear the mountain in front of the runway, travel to SXM dropped significantly since it was struck by a hurricane a few years ago, and the 77W is likely to premium heavy for a leisure route.The A330 has no problem with the runway limitations, cargo hold n...

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by Cointrin330
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did KLM replace the Boeing 747-400 on AMS-SXM route with an Airbus A330-300 and not a Boeing 777-300ER?
Replies: 24
Views: 4053

Re: Why did KLM replace the Boeing 747-400 on AMS-SXM route with an Airbus A330-300 and not a Boeing 777-300ER?

The 77W can't climb out safely from SXM and clear the mountain in front of the runway, travel to SXM dropped significantly since it was struck by a hurricane a few years ago, and the 77W is likely to premium heavy for a leisure route.The A330 has no problem with the runway limitations, cargo hold ne...

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