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by jmc1975
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65827

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

New route for Boutique but not for AA; for years there have been Eagle flights between PSP and PHX for those not wishing or able to drive. I booked one for someone back in 2018; I think it was on a CRJ200. Looks like these days Skywest is flying a CRJ700 on the route. PHX-PSP has been a long time r...

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by jmc1975
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO Kelly - If Things Don’t Improve, This Just Can’t Continue”
Replies: 69
Views: 14268

Re: Southwest CEO Kelly - If Things Don’t Improve, This Just Can’t Continue”

He is right. At some point the country and it's leaders need to have common sense and realize that mask wearing, social distancing, closed offices, partial occupancy, etc.will do far more damage than COVID does. And this goes well beyond the airline industry. I see it in the technology sector. Unde...

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by jmc1975
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 741916

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

The huge downside to renaming threads like this is that the press release should be the original post. It’s ridiculous to have to fumble through numerous posts and pages just to find the lousy press release. Can somebody please start a fresh thread on this?

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 364
Views: 29432

Re: New Airline Annoucnement KSNA

Didn’t US serve SNA-PIT with an A319 back in the early 2000s?

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by jmc1975
Sun Aug 16, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 36980

Re: Express jet rumor

Maybe they could go back to branded flying like in 2007-2008.

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 49824

Re: REPORT: American to drop routes to "two dozen" small/medium sized cities with no new aid

Wouldn't surprise me one bit, especially for airlines that wanted to drop airports but had to keep them because of CARES funding. All three airlines that serve ORH wanted out but Delta had to keep serving it. I doubt Delta is really interested running a daily CRJ to ORH with a handful of people on ...

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by jmc1975
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links
Replies: 124
Views: 14045

Re: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links

It’ll be interesting to see how quickly EK or EY will add flights to TLV

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65827

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

LH/EW has updated the launch of FRA-PHX-FRA to March 28th at 4 weekly, from April 18th to 5 weekly DE is loaded (without rates) from May 22nd at 2 weekly, from June 26 at 3 weekly until September 28th, back to 2 weekly until October 28th DE i believe is still subject to change, until service was ca...

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by jmc1975
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10
Replies: 29
Views: 5437

Re: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10

AA to PHX for Mayo Clinic traffic?

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by jmc1975
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11883

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

kiowa wrote:
“Challenging “. Subtle word

Necaderous is more like it.

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by jmc1975
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FI signs new FA contract (after stating will fire all FA and replace with pilots)
Replies: 148
Views: 26966

Re: Updated: FI signs new FA contract (after stating will fire all FA and replace with pilots)

Wouldn't many of the reassigned pilots find themselves in a necaderous situation, as dealing with customers is not their skillset?

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by jmc1975
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread - 2020
Replies: 413
Views: 91091

Re: Updated: Interjet gets new investors, seek to grow

They should merge with VivaAerobus and then rename/rebrand to Mexicana. That would give them a solid domestic network against Aeroméxico and Volaris.

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by jmc1975
Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330811

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Maybe AA should swap their 15 A332s for DL’s 10 772LRs

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by jmc1975
Mon May 25, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1292
Views: 239089

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

What is the status of the 20 Skywest E175s that were supposed to fly for AA?

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by jmc1975
Mon May 04, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65827

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like Trump will be arriving in Phoenix on Tuesday to tour Honeywell at Sky Harbor. https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_0_8132.html In our time zone irs between 11am and 330pm. My assumption is that he will arrive here around 11, and depart here between 3 and 3:30, and tour Honeywell during ...

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by jmc1975
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ULCCs and Social Distancing
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

ULCCs and Social Distancing

With the new global cultural norm of social distancing, how would ULCCs be impacted, both short- and long-term? It stands to reason that airlines with more premium-heavy cabins would be in a better position to be the future of airlines post-Coronavirus. How are the likes of Sprit, Frontier, Allegian...

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by jmc1975
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 4771

Re: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

I actually think that’s a really good idea thinking outside the box GK and friends shoul really look at getting a smaller aircraft and continue their legendary service on the smaller aircraft with two WN FAs and 2 WN pilots...(Call it what you want Luv connection, Luv express use something like the...

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by jmc1975
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 4771

LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

Let's remove the current Coronavirus crisis from the equation for a moment. With Southwest's quest over the past several years to expand and diversify their business, would they ever consider starting a P2P subsidiary to connect their lower O&D markets as well as connect new cities to their netw...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35791

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

mats wrote:
The T***p Shuttle..

Did you mean the Tulip Shuttle or are you trying to make some kind of political statement?

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142604

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

With AS joining OneWorld, could we see them restarting Russian Far East routes (ie VVO, KHV, GDX) to connect with S7 Airlines? They now have far more capable aircraft than the MD80s that were flown there in the 1990s.

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest Announces 20x New E175 Flying for American
Replies: 44
Views: 9096

Re: Skywest Announces 20x New E175 Flying for American

Could this announcement signal the beginning of E175 operations at PHX?

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by jmc1975
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Data: US Flights per Day per Month Dating Back to 1987
Replies: 22
Views: 3756

Re: Interesting Data: US Flights per Day per Month Dating Back to 1987

If BTS data goes back to 1987, would I be able to track down an N-number that I flew on in 1989? I’ve been wondering how I could get ahold of such data...I only thought it went back to 1995.

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by jmc1975
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65827

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

What exactly is going on at the west exit? It’s down to one lane almost entirely to I-10.

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by jmc1975
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: California cities w/out commercial air service?
Replies: 40
Views: 3338

Re: California cities w/out commercial air service?

What about the whole Palm Desert / Indio / Coachella area? Sure it's not too far away from Palm Springs, but it doesn't have air service of it's own. There are two small airfields in this area (Bermuda Dunes and Thermal), but they don't see commercial air service. But as said, no chance of getting ...

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by jmc1975
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MGA Airport - Potential as a regional hub?
Replies: 44
Views: 3549

Re: MGA Airport - Potential as a regional hub?

Nicaragua is the second-poorest country in the western hemisphere and its politics are in shambles. Lovely people that live there, but unfortunately that's not what is required for a major hub. To put things in perspective, other Central American airports have some type of dedicated roadway system l...

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by jmc1975
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conviasa resumes Caracas-Damascus in March 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 10710

Re: Conviasa resumes Caracas-Damascus in March 2020

Why all the superstition? Can't Syrian vacationers go to Venezuela for some R&R or Venezuelan vacationers go to Syria for some R&R? :duck:

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by jmc1975
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330811

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

As mentioned before, this is an extremely painful thread to navigate. Although I would love nothing more than to see AA pursue something along the lines of a 'PHX 400' expansion plan, the suggestions being posted here by the OP are largely a delusional fantasy. PHX - Europe: 1) 2x daily PHX-LHR on A...

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by jmc1975
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 129221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/ph ... b-11409044
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Looks like a new airport hotel will be built where the old Rodeway Inn once stood.
https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/ph ... b-11409044

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by jmc1975
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please help me to understand aircraft routes
Replies: 45
Views: 10448

Re: Please help me to understand aircraft routes

Wash hands thoroughly

Use hand sanitizer

Eat chocolate

Put your troubles behind you

Have a good flight

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by jmc1975
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 193454

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

No talk that they would move, rather they are just hanging around flying domestic routes. PHX-DFW/LAX/SAN/DCA/CLT/PHL/BOS plus PHX-LIH for the foreseeable future. Any chance PHX-LIH is dropped? Is it that profitable of a route? could just move the traffic over to LAX. PHX-LIH is still being flown w...

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by jmc1975
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 129221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

93Sierra wrote:
Going back in time, does anybody have any info (first hand or not) of Air L.A. in Phx?

IIRC, PHX-UDD was flown nonstop with a J31 for a short time.

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by jmc1975
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 171121

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Or could it be something entirely new like DFW-PAH?

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by jmc1975
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 171121

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

He noted as (KY) I assume this is a Kentucky route, possible SDF-PHX? I agree that AA adding SDF-PHX is a possibility as SDF is one of the few destinations that is currently served nonstop out of PHX on WN but not on AA. The SDF-PHX nonstop route is also within the range of American Eagle E-175 reg...

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by jmc1975
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Udon restaurant in Anchorage airport
Replies: 4
Views: 1796

Re: Udon restaurant in Anchorage airport

Meanwhile, you can get some tasty reindeer sausage on the B concourse.

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines Eyeing New U.S. Destinations
Replies: 130
Views: 19436

Re: Japan Airlines Eyeing New U.S. Destinations

PHX & PHL

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by jmc1975
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8383

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

airtrantpa wrote:
we should rename this thread the Eastern Tennessee thread

Well, Jackson, TN (MKL) used to have commercial airline service.

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by jmc1975
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 171121

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I think it won't be long before Philadelphia gets Tel Aviv again. Especially with the 787 now in Philly. The 788 would be the ideal aircraft to have a mid-morning turn in TLV from PHL (daytime westbound ops). This would effectively and efficiently open up new city pairs to the eastern 1/3 of the US...

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by jmc1975
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 193454

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Indeed, which supports my point that the mainline fleet hasn't shrunk. Wrong. When AA/HP merged the combined carrier had a mainline fleet of nearly 1,000 airplanes. That’s now reduced to around 940. The mainline fleet has shrunk. Jeremy When did AA/HP merge? Oh wait, you can't even get your facts s...

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future of JFK Airport (future routes, future airlines Etc)
Replies: 11
Views: 3622

Re: Future of JFK Airport (future routes, future airlines Etc)

JFK is slot-restricted. No new airlines unless an existing airline sells or surrenders its slots.

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by jmc1975
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1292
Views: 239089

Re: American Eagle's Future Discussion Thread

With Delta moving toward in-sourcing their regional operations and with Republic's existing ties to American, how likely is it that Republic E-170s will return to American Eagle flying?

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 193454

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Although I don't see water, perhaps can't rule out an airport on the Big Island of Hawaii, especially on the leeward (relatively dry) side. It does not look like LAS as the mountains appear to be too close. Maybe SLC, although unlike Western and Delta, I've not come across info that AA routinely us...

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by jmc1975
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 193454

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Where is this AA DC-10 taking off from? From a 1978 AA commercial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vNPAozYqAM Just very curious. I wasn't even in Kindergarten then. :bouncy: It doesn't appear to be LAX. Not SFO. I've read that in the early days of widebodies, US carriers flew them to many smaller ...

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by jmc1975
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 129221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

What's the story behind the UA 777-200 that was at West Cargo today?

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by jmc1975
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Paris to Kinshasa to Brazzaville to Paris
Replies: 100
Views: 15436

Re: Air France Paris to Kinshasa to Brazzaville to Paris

Would aircraft fuel cheaper and/or more reliable in BZV than FIH?

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by jmc1975
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runaway cart at ORD, saved from hitting plane by ground crew (video)
Replies: 50
Views: 12656

Re: Runaway cart at ORD, saved from hitting plane by ground crew (video)

Waterbomber2 wrote:
Kudo's to that guy, he deserves a month off at the airline's expense.

You mean at the caterer’s expense....

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by jmc1975
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network First and second year after launch
Replies: 9
Views: 2282

Re: Jetblue Network First and second year after launch

In 1999, it was still known as New Air.

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by jmc1975
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can existing 737MAX airframes be deMAXed?
Replies: 13
Views: 2788

Re: Can existing 737MAX airframes be deMAXed?

flyingclrs727 wrote:
No!

Fascinating insight. Would all of the airframes have to be scrapped?

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by jmc1975
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can existing 737MAX airframes be deMAXed?
Replies: 13
Views: 2788

Can existing 737MAX airframes be deMAXed?

Let's assume for a moment that we see a scenario where the 737MAX is not re-certified for airworthiness and is determined to have an inherent design flaw. What would then become of the 200+ existing 737MAX airframes around the world? Would it be financially viable to convert MAX airframes back to 73...

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by jmc1975
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of AA hub at PHX
Replies: 103
Views: 12995

Re: Future of AA hub at PHX

What will Northwest be replacing their DC9s with?

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