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by dolphinflyer
Thu Sep 01, 2005 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airways To Start BOS-SEA Nov. 3
Replies: 46
Views: 7366

RE: JetBlue Airways To Start BOS-SEA Nov. 3

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airways To Start BOS-SEA Nov. 3
Replies: 46
Views: 7366

RE: JetBlue Airways To Start BOS-SEA Nov. 3

AS should start <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> to retaliate against <acronym title="JetBlue Airwa...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Start JFK-AUS/SAT With E170s
Replies: 28
Views: 8125

RE: DL To Start JFK-AUS/SAT With E170s

I'm convinced that this announcement by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> will not stop <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> from starting <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by dolphinflyer
Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MUC And Future Non Star Alliance Longhaul Flights?
Replies: 53
Views: 5718

RE: MUC And Future Non Star Alliance Longhaul Flights?

What about <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> flying <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA<...

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by dolphinflyer
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MUC And Future Non Star Alliance Longhaul Flights?
Replies: 53
Views: 5718

RE: MUC And Future Non Star Alliance Longhaul Flights?

I think that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> should look at starting <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - R...

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by dolphinflyer
Mon Aug 29, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/HP Route Changes After Merger?
Replies: 68
Views: 7911

RE: US/HP Route Changes After Merger?

I hope <acronym title="Albany - International (County) (ALB / KALB), USA - New York">ALB</acronym> gets nonstop flights to both <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nev...

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by dolphinflyer
Sun Aug 28, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Starts Daily ATL
Replies: 42
Views: 4397

RE: Spirit Starts Daily ATL

What the hell is Spirit smoking? Why are they starting <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> with one daily flight to <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL<...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Drops SAN; ORD All 319?
Replies: 30
Views: 6243

RE: Independence Drops SAN; ORD All 319?

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Drops SAN; ORD All 319?
Replies: 30
Views: 6243

RE: Independence Drops SAN; ORD All 319?

I bet that <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> will be the next West Coast flight dropped. In the end, they'll be left with just <acronym title="Lo...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Time For A New Paint Scheme?
Replies: 97
Views: 13952

RE: AA: Time For A New Paint Scheme?

I think that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s paint scheme is relatively timeless. The shiny planes glimmer in the hot Texas sun. The jets tend to look cleaner than their painted (esp. white) counterparts. Perhaps they could go for a bit more stylized lettering and Eagle logo ...

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by dolphinflyer
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SWF Service To Be Unveiled 8/23
Replies: 25
Views: 6490

RE: New SWF Service To Be Unveiled 8/23

My guess would be Allegiant.

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by dolphinflyer
Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY Service
Replies: 42
Views: 3086

RE: MSY Service

I recall that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> flew to <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> for a brief period back in the late '70s/early '80s, but I forget the exact routing; I think it was a 1-stop 70...

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by dolphinflyer
Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Best/Worst Recoveries 05 Vs 01
Replies: 18
Views: 4005

RE: Airport Best/Worst Recoveries 05 Vs 01

I don't agree with the methodology USA Today used to create its best/worst lists. In general, a number of airports across the country have seen an increase in <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> service - sometimes as replacement for larger mainline jet service, and sometimes opening up th...

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by dolphinflyer
Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Be Able To Have A Profitable SFO-LHR 763?
Replies: 44
Views: 6715

RE: Would AA Be Able To Have A Profitable SFO-LHR 763?

What can <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> provide to the <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> market that isn't already there? Considering the cur...

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by dolphinflyer
Mon Aug 01, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of Memphis International Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 9699

RE: The Future Of Memphis International Airport

Dear JetSOUTHEAST - You raise an interesting point. I think the answer lies in the degree to which the Skyteam members are granted antitrust immunity by the DOT, and as such, to what degree they begin to make macro-level strategic planning decisions rather than sticking to carrier-level micro-level ...

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by dolphinflyer
Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, JFK/DFW To ZRH....
Replies: 30
Views: 6031

RE: AA, JFK/DFW To ZRH....

I definitely believe that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s days in <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> are numbered. I don't see how <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> will allow the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)"...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Daylight Savings Extension Costs Airlines $147M?
Replies: 15
Views: 3915

RE: Daylight Savings Extension Costs Airlines $147M?

It's a shame that rather than Congress fixing a problem (i.e. moving up DST by one week in the spring to align with Europe), they instead create a whole new set of problems for both the fall and the spring. Once again, the arrogant US boldly pushes ahead without thoughtfully thinking about the impli...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA / CX ORD-HKG
Replies: 10
Views: 4938

RE: AA / CX ORD-HKG

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by dolphinflyer
Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue´s New Planes To Rock Rivals!
Replies: 65
Views: 17007

RE: Jet Blue´s New Planes To Rock Rivals!

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by dolphinflyer
Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)
Replies: 52
Views: 5100

RE: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)

I've heard that <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> is gunshy of <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> due to the relatively short runway (7166 ft.) Sounds long enough to me for an A319 to go fully-loaded to <acron...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu Jun 02, 2005 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Will Join Star Alliance!
Replies: 48
Views: 8600

RE: Swiss Will Join Star Alliance!

Speaking as someone who worked at Swiss for two years in the alliances department, I am disappointed that they didn't decide to go the oneworld route. From a strategic standpoint, I think they could have been a key partner in that grouping. But, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> arroganc...

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by dolphinflyer
Fri May 27, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Responds To Wright Amendment Repeal Bill
Replies: 166
Views: 8337

RE: AA Responds To Wright Amendment Repeal Bill

Let's step back for a moment, forget about the politics, and look at this Wright situation logically. I think that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s tactic in this matter is all wrong. Why? Let me explain: 1) If the Wright Amendment was lifted, my guess is that <acronym title="...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu May 26, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYS Senator Urges B6 For Service At SWF/ALB
Replies: 18
Views: 3340

RE: NYS Senator Urges B6 For Service At SWF/ALB

As much as I always root for new/expanded air service at <acronym title="Albany - International (County) (ALB / KALB), USA - New York">ALB</acronym>, since it was my home airport growing up, I fail to see the strategic significance of <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> starting serv...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu May 26, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Merger Predictions
Replies: 26
Views: 4585

RE: US Airline Merger Predictions

Here are my predictions for what will happen within the next twelve months: <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> steps in surprisingly and makes a bid for <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> (in consort with Boeing) and throws the <acronym title="America Wes...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu May 26, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA Slot Waiting List?
Replies: 6
Views: 3585

SNA Slot Waiting List?

Are any additional slots available at <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>? I ask under the assumption that all available commercial slots are in use. Which airline(s) are on the waiting list? Has <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">...

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by dolphinflyer
Thu May 26, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US - A Potential Fly In The Ointment?
Replies: 13
Views: 3748

HP/US - A Potential Fly In The Ointment?

Thinking outside the box for a moment, what is the likelihood of an outside carrier(s) stepping in with competing bids for all or part of <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> and/or US, to effectively kill the deal as proposed (I'm thinking something ala <acronym title="Southwes...

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by dolphinflyer
Tue May 24, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Next To Join Skyteam?
Replies: 72
Views: 8657

RE: Who's Next To Join Skyteam?

Austrian (OS) would be wise to join Skyteam. They'd be a much bigger player in that club than they currently are in Star Alliance, esp. in light of <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>'s recent takeover of Swiss. Besides, they could rebrand the <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / ...

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by dolphinflyer
Sun May 22, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Plans For Australia-North America Flights
Replies: 31
Views: 7522

RE: Virgin Plans For Australia-North America Flights

... and with Virgin America at SFO....

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by dolphinflyer
Sun May 22, 2005 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN Pounce On CLT?
Replies: 71
Views: 4500

RE: Will WN Pounce On CLT?

It's only a matter of time...  Wink

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by dolphinflyer
Sun May 22, 2005 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Guess : New Routes For HP/US
Replies: 114
Views: 8398

RE: Your Guess : New Routes For HP/US

Here are my guesses: <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> - <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>; 1 dly 319 - <acronym title="Albany - International (County) (ALB / KALB), US...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat May 21, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Plans For Australia-North America Flights
Replies: 31
Views: 7522

RE: Virgin Plans For Australia-North America Flights

SYD-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> would make more sense that <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat May 21, 2005 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Airways Colors?
Replies: 74
Views: 13196

RE: New US Airways Colors?

I'm not fond of either current HP or US livery. I hope they scrap both and adopt something completely new. I think it's symbolically important, in this case as well.

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by dolphinflyer
Tue May 17, 2005 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines To San Jose
Replies: 25
Views: 5921

RE: Hawaiian Airlines To San Jose

Yet another mainline route abandoned by <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gif" alt="Yeah sure"> Congrats to <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acrony...

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by dolphinflyer
Sun May 15, 2005 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY
Replies: 17
Views: 4173

RE: American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY

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by dolphinflyer
Sun May 15, 2005 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY
Replies: 17
Views: 4173

RE: American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY

American Eagle already serves <acronym title="Albany - International (County) (ALB / KALB), USA - New York">ALB</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> 4x/daily using ERD eqpt. It's just too bad that American Eagle isn't diversifying their...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat May 14, 2005 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY
Replies: 17
Views: 4173

American Eagle Expansion To Upstate NY

A couple of days ago, American Eagle announced expansion of nonstop service between <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and <acronym title="Rochester - Greater Rochester International (Monroe County) (ROC / KROC), USA - New York">ROC</acronym>...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat May 14, 2005 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Blue: Not Macau But Los Angeles
Replies: 32
Views: 4739

RE: Virgin Blue: Not Macau But Los Angeles

If Virgin Blue starts transpac flights, they should fly <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, not <acronym title="Sydney - K...

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by dolphinflyer
Sat May 14, 2005 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May Drop ZRH Flights
Replies: 56
Views: 7459

RE: AA May Drop ZRH Flights

I think that the long-term potential for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> at <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> is in jeopardy. I'm certain that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> will force <acronym title="Crossair (Switzer...

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