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by catiii
Mon May 10, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

aviationjunky wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
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With this info and their "expertise"


You question their expertise?

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by catiii
Sat May 08, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

737-700’s eh? Wonder where they are getting those from. WN has been returning quite a few to lessors lately. Most were going to United, but maybe a few are heading to Avelo. I actually think the -700 would be a more appropriate Aircraft for Avelo in a lot of the small markets their serving. N921WN ...

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by catiii
Fri May 07, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Operating in and out of HVN in the past, that’s sketch with that runway and especially when the weather drops. How so? Not sure what you operated in and out of HVN with that was so "sketch" but they're adding 1000' to the runway. A single ILS with 3/4 300 ft. minimums could cause operatio...

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by catiii
Fri May 07, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

bigb wrote:
Operating in and out of HVN in the past, that’s sketch with that runway and especially when the weather drops.


How so? Not sure what you operated in and out of HVN with that was so "sketch" but they're adding 1000' to the runway.

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by catiii
Fri May 07, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Airport has ils and rnav. Landing north is ils and they have trees and private property (beach houses) where the full ALS would go. And it’s 4000 ft from the water. Rnav to south has a big hill to the west that’s just off the northwest corner of the airport Marine layer could be fun... It seldom if...

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by catiii
Fri May 07, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

FlyingElvii wrote:
Looking at Google maps, it appears that parking could be a major issue, unless they convert that 4th parking place into ramp parking.


14/32 is permanently closed. The new terminal is going on the east side at the end of 32. There will be plenty of parking.

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Interesting... 5600 ft. runway A single ILS approach with mins of 3/4 and 300 Part time tower Expect some diversions! An airport in the House Appropriations Chair’s constituency, who was on hand today to lend her support in getting whatever federal money and approval is needed to upgrade the airpor...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Mostly rural? Have you been along the Connecticut shoreline? East Haven, Branford, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, Old Saybrook, Waterford, Niantic, New London, Mystic, Groton, then you can go up north into the country, where a lot of people reside in all kinds of hamlets and then there's th...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

I don't think HVN-BUR would work at the moment, especially if you consider that B6 already fly BDL-LAX. EDIT: I do think there's plenty of opportunities in the Florida market for Avelo to exploit from HVN, especially in the wintertime. Avelo isn't competing with B6, in the same way Allegiant isn't ...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

alohashirts wrote:
Who would fly from HVN-BUR?

This whole Avelo thing screams Skybus. Maybe they should look into adding HVN-BOI/SMF/TUS, what a joke.


They're not flying BURHVN. The mistake people are making is they are thinking of Avelo's network as interconnected. It may be eventually. It won't be now.

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

And skipping the drive down to LaGuardia and up to Boston! It'll be interesting to see what happens up the road in Providence as a result of this... This would potentially impact BDL more than PVD. HVN to BDL is 56 miles whereas HVN to PVD is 96 miles. Both are directly linked via interstate highwa...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

It's honestly a bit of a weird place to open a base at when you look at more suitable options for them (HPN, BDL to name a few). It's also gonna be interesting to see if they can get a 73G out of HVN with a profitable load considering the runway length there. Funny, you can get a full load out of S...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Wonder how BDL and HPN will respond. BDL, especially given CT’s advertisements on the airport. CT loves BDL. I always thought BDL would get an expansion over HVN. HVN is a weird airport. This new terminal seems akin to TTN. Maybe they will add jetways or actual restaurants/food stands? The Governor...

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

The great deal with community is being the closest airport to some of the welathiest zip codes around the country. Seems like a pretty good deal to me. And skipping the drive down to LaGuardia and up to Boston! It'll be interesting to see what happens up the road in Providence as a result of this.....

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 238
Views: 38743

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

SWADawg wrote:
I actually think the -700 would be a more appropriate Aircraft for Avelo in a lot of the small markets their serving.


Why? The -800 has the same operating costs as the -700 with more revenue seats to fill. The only reason you would go -700 is for airport constraints.

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 774
Views: 155024

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

AVLAirlineFreq wrote:
Can a fully loaded 737-700 headed for Florida make it off the runway at HVN?


short answer: Yes.

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by catiii
Thu May 06, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL Philippine Airlines to file for Chapter 11
Replies: 16
Views: 3914

Re: PAL Philippine Airlines to file for Chapter 11

I thought this is important enough to warrant its own thread. It gets lost in those generic threads that most users may not open. I doubt it's being covered in the Philadelphia thread... You're right to start a new thread. I believe he was referring to the Philippine Aviation Thread 2021. https://w...

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by catiii
Tue May 04, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?
Replies: 15
Views: 3263

Re: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?

Guess we'll agree to disagree then :-) Nothing to disagree on. A certain international destination told my airline our crews laying over would be subject to a PCR test AND a serology test on arrival, for reasons that made no sense scientifically or logically especially since the guidance from the n...

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by catiii
Tue May 04, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Secretary of State visit to London - which aircraft was used?
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: US Secretary of State visit to London - which aircraft was used?

Does anyone know which aircraft US Secretary of State Blinken flew in to Heathrow this morning? Press footage of him disembarking at LHR shows it was a USAF a/c but it is not possible to tell which type it was. Does anyone have any info please? The photos look like it was at Stansted not LHR. Agree...

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by catiii
Mon May 03, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?
Replies: 15
Views: 3263

Re: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?

My opinion on that, if it were indeed the case, is then simply let the airline stop flying there. See who that hurts more! Your comment implies that flight crews are somehow thought to be special and can ignore a sovereign country's entry policy with impunity It doesn’t hurt the airline more I can ...

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by catiii
Sun May 02, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?
Replies: 15
Views: 3263

Re: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?

The US just banned people from India as well. Back to the OP: any country that takes such action against flight crews does so at their own peril. At my airline we have told countries we’ll simply stop flying there and reallocate that capacity elsewhere when they have proposed certain things like th...

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by catiii
Sat May 01, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?
Replies: 15
Views: 3263

Re: Are some countries banning crews depending on their recent air trips?

The US just banned people from India as well. No, they didn’t “ban people from India.” As with other high caseload countries, they issued a 212(f), restricting entry into the US for foreign nationals who have been in India within the prior 14 days. There are a whole raft of exemptions to it though ...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1527
Views: 280230

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

jfklganyc wrote:


Why isnt there a bulkhead wall in front?

Who wants to sit in J an look at a FA working in a galley?

Makes no sense. The light, the noise, the view. No good


There is a bulkhead wall.

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by catiii
Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1527
Views: 280230

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

lol at JetBlue calling itself a true global carrier. The full quote: “The delivery of our new A321LR sets the stage for a new era at JetBlue in which we now have an aircraft allowing us to stretch our wings and become a true global carrier offering flights beyond the Americas for the first time eve...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1527
Views: 280230

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

The LR has arrived at JFK and is parked at the terminal now.

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by catiii
Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1527
Views: 280230

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Interesting, thank you. The other issue is the 220 Pilot Base. They decided to use the pre COVID plan and get these to Boston and only Boston. Unfortunately, Boston isn’t where the growth is right now. While a plane can be routed to or thru other large stations, you lose the ability to re crew as y...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1527
Views: 280230

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

What about those 4 ex-Thompson 321’s? Didn’t one go for paint 2-3 weeks ago? If I recall, that was N930JL which did go to paint. And it came out red, white and green. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/airbus-a321-200-xa-vbi-viva-aerobus/r1m2xo We were told that they are not coming. I have hear...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 17350

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

[photoid][/photoid] In regards to the Northeast, yes, otherwise thats just a joke, B6 way to small of an airline Your point is? And yet big ol’ AA needs two “way to (sic) small of an airline” to effectively compete as a network carrier. B6 would be just fine without AA. AA couldn’t compete in NYC or...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 17350

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

it will be a long time before it makes sense for B6 to bail. This is a deal of lifetime for JetBlue. I do think a lot of these new AA adds simply won't work due to their high cost levels. B6 will be in their best behavior here to keep AA happy. AA needs JetBlue far more than JetBlue needs AA... In ...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 17350

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Would that really be much different than what happened with DL and AS in SEA? Yes, very different. SEA is not a slot-restricted airport with multiple hub airlines and endless competition. If B6 bails, AA has no recourse from JFK to build up its own hub to support all that international service. Jer...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 22, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"
Replies: 33
Views: 4335

Re: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Well today wasn’t good new for B6 EWR focus city.


People still don’t get it. NYC is a focus city. The three airports serve the focus city.

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by catiii
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 17350

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

alohashirts wrote:
Nicknuzzii wrote:

I’m gonna add UA to this too.

Add AA as well.


You mean the codeshare partner that is supplying the slots for this LGA expansion? That AA?

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by catiii
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 17350

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Interesting the shift from EWR to LGA for B6.


There's no shift. A shift would imply that flights are being cut from EWR to fund flying in LGA. That's not the case.

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by catiii
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"
Replies: 33
Views: 4335

Re: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"

WIKI reluctantly lists BOS, FLL, LAX, JFK, MCO, & SJU. As of now they serve more destinations from EWR than from SJU, but I have yet to see Newark listed anywhere. Any reason for this? It seems as though "focus cities" and "hubs" don't signify as much in the USA as they used...

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by catiii
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"
Replies: 33
Views: 4335

Re: jetBlue's Newark "Focus City/Hub"

WIKI reluctantly lists BOS, FLL, LAX, JFK, MCO, & SJU. As of now they serve more destinations from EWR than from SJU, but I have yet to see Newark listed anywhere. Any reason for this? It seems as though "focus cities" and "hubs" don't signify as much in the USA as they used...

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by catiii
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft
Replies: 181
Views: 31462

Re: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft

I hope they also bring back Channel 9 while they're at it. Channel 9 still exists. All 777, 767s and retrofitted 752's have Channel 9 installed. It would not surprise me if it comes back to the narrow body fleet if UA retrofits AVOD screens. Now if its turned on or not is another story but..... Alw...

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by catiii
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft
Replies: 181
Views: 31462

Re: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft

Many airlines are going to device streaming since we all bring either phones and/or pads and/or laptops on trips. It saves weight plus the folks can plug into power ports so I don't agree AA was just slapped in the face. Agree. In five years UA will still be adding in these screens and they’ll alre...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA flight from Savannah, GA to SFO in... a 77W??
Replies: 7
Views: 3297

Re: UA flight from Savannah, GA to SFO in... a 77W??

Correct. SVN is Hunter AAF. I believe one of the Brigade Combat Teams at Stewart is rotating back from Korea this month.

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by catiii
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 47179

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

They named an E-190 Usto Schulz. There is also A321Neo named after David Neelman. I get those two. Both responsible for the launch of Jetblue. Rob Dewar though I don't get. Rob Dewar is seen as the father of the entire CSeries/A220 program. Separately, I do wonder why all the flights to different s...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 47179

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

ExMilitaryEng wrote:
Any airlines that bought the CSeries/A220 would also agree with that choice.

Not only for his competence in managing this complex program (for a small cash strapped OEM), but also for his extremely professional / devoted interactions with the clients.


Well said.

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by catiii
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 47179

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

Rob Dewar :confused: . I know who he is but why? So much more creative names out there. When did Jetblue depart from naming their airplanes with blue-inspired names? They named an E-190 Usto Schulz. There is also A321Neo named after David Neelman. I get those two. Both responsible for the launch of...

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by catiii
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 at Santa Monica?
Replies: 16
Views: 5455

Re: DC-8 at Santa Monica?

(For additional discussion, a Pan Am 707 visited DCA in 1958 to have a bottle of champagne to be smashed on her nose by Eisenhower’s missus, and a MATS 707 flew RFK’s body into LGA to lie in state at St Patrick’s Cathedral. Just a couple of examples of unusual short field ops.) A 707 at DCA is noth...

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by catiii
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL 548 Redirected - Question?
Replies: 21
Views: 3377

Re: AAL 548 Redirected - Question?

Do they go out heave to avoid refueling in GEO? Or cargo and excess baggage? Or both? GEO has extremely heavy baggage loads and AA will take some additional fuel but not enough to completely avoid refueling. Just wondering why that is? Why more bags compared to other airports? It’s cultural. People...

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by catiii
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13996

Re: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?

MohawkWeekend wrote:
JoseSalazar - you are spot on. That exactly how I understood from reading the airlines petitions. It seems the other airlines used their subsidies (that's what it was) to be able to gear back up better than DL


Link to those “petitions?”

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by catiii
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13996

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

I think the issue people have is that taxpayers paid almost all personnel costs for airlines for the last 12 months to be able to “just turn the airline on again” for the recovery and save airlines from having to furlough and displace a bunch of pilots, which would take years to recover from from a...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13996

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

It’s absolutely unreal that any airline has any type of staffing shortage right now Why? Most airlines have been operating at a fraction of peak pandemic schedule. Most airlines have had flight and inflight on LTO. They have to requal. You don’t just turn the airline on again. I think the issue peo...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13996

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

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32andBelow wrote:
It’s absolutely unreal that any airline has any type of staffing shortage right now


Why? Most airlines have been operating at a fraction of peak pandemic schedule. Most airlines have had flight and inflight on LTO. They have to requal. You don’t just turn the airline on again.

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by catiii
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 10698

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Well, then let's just start saying that covid should vanish. Because why stop at fanciful mediums. The point is that B6 has no control over this. So bringing it up as a "what they should do" is worthless. the situation is what it is and B6 doesn't control border policies. JetBlue doesn’t ...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 10698

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

It has nothing to do with the carriers air service. It's a perfectly fine statement in a COVID thread. It had to do with launching trans border flights to LHR given the ACL awards and for which they've obtained three months worth of non-historic slots, in the middle of a pandemic, and if that made ...

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