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by Silver1SWA
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 391353

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

It appears Payroll extension is on the way https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines-exclu/republican-senators-back-extending-25-billion-payroll-aid-for-u-s-airlines-shares-jump-idUSKCN2512QE The question is, will the airlines take it? They don't need all of these employees...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

I’m sure it’s an unconfirmed rumor but it makes sense. Hawaii has seen a large spike in cases in recent weeks, even without allowing mainlanders in. Though, I don’t see why the state wouldn’t just extend it one to two months at a time. Hawaii has to be absolutely the worst state hit by this. I hear...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Also sounds like to the spike in covid numbers across Hawaii that 14 quarantine going to be extended until January that will probably result in some further cuts. Flyguy Where the heck did you hear January?? I’m sure it’s an unconfirmed rumor but it makes sense. Hawaii has seen a large spike in cas...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

wnflyguy wrote:
Also sounds like to the spike in covid numbers across Hawaii that 14 quarantine going to be extended until January that will probably result in some further cuts.

Flyguy


Where the heck did you hear January??

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 51
Views: 11751

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

Hawaiian is going to come out of this a new business. And, smaller, like all the other airlines. Hawai'i is being VERY serious about covid and the locals do NOT want anyone that's haole around. Facebook is full of pictures of tourists out and about, quarantine breakers, etc. Talks of putting tracki...

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 51
Views: 11751

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

Hawaii (Oahu more specifically) is currently experiencing a surge in numbers due to community spread. Every time the numbers go up the people blame the visitors for ignoring quarantine. While violators have been a problem since the beginning, the virus is starting to run wild because people have be...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 51
Views: 11751

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

I thought Hawaii was closed to out of state visitors. My understanding is that Hawaii isn't closed, but a 14 day quarantine is required for out-of-state visitors. My wife and I had discussed a trip to Hawaii this month, but that was before Governor Ige extended the quarantine date. Hawaii has enjoy...

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49318

Re: Southwest will not furlough/lay off workers on Oct. 1

Read what SW said. No furloughs 1 oct. they did say they did not guarantee they wouldn’t furlough 1 Jan...... their words.... Cheers Their words were actually no furloughs October 1 and no intentions to seek furloughs, pay or benefits cuts through at least the end of the year but they can’t guarant...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49318

Re: Southwest will not furlough/lay off workers on Oct. 1

I would hazard a guess that traditional patterns will be out the window for the coming year. It’s going to get very tough until next summer. Unless CARES 2 gives a bunch more of Uncle Sams free cash to the airlines Anything Labor Day until Thanksgiving is absolutely toast. Even thanksgiving and Chr...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297566

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Expect booking trends to go up now that multiple vaccines have been shown to have promising early trial results. Not to mention that two of them may be released this fall if proven effective and successful. Vaccine before November? Rushed, don’t trust, stay home! Vaccine after November? Back to nor...

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 57133

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

I guess the easy part will be determining who’s right/wrong about short term predictions because it’s measurable and coming soon enough. I’m of the opinion we’re searching for a new norm, whatever that may be. I seriously doubt we’ll be anywhere near 50% of previous pax count anytime soon. People a...

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by Silver1SWA
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

KLMatSJC wrote:
jplatts wrote:
KOA-OGG - 0.73%

An average of just over 1 passenger per flight. Wow.


Mandatory 14-day quarantines will have that effect... Thankfully the interisland quarantine lifted so loads have improved.

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by Silver1SWA
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Looks like WN cancelled All Hawaii-Mainland expect 2 HNL-OAK for all of AUG because of the 14 day quarantine. Flyguy Same as June, July, etc. I think it’s reasonable to assume even if they’re for sale, they will not start/resume until the quarantine is lifted or the program allowing tested traveler...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1
Replies: 49
Views: 7236

Re: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1

Tell that to Australia, NZ, and Thailand.... Oh wait, they are mostly done and consumer confidence is being restored Mostly done? Done with what? The virus. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-52961539 Hawaii is trying to reach the same goal and only has about 30 cases right now Say what? Hawaii wa...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 278
Views: 73508

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

I’m zooming right in on my phone screen which tends to make flaws like that more obvious. You're kidding, right? I wonder if the screeners also screen photos on their phone rather than on a PC monitor :lol: I wonder what percentage of the audience views this site on their phones vs a PC these days....

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1
Replies: 49
Views: 7236

Re: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1

IMHO I dont see Hawaii opening until a vaccine is available. It is just too out of control now. Alaska has and they are doing testing at the airport. The cases have gone up but it’s not out of control. Hawaii has modeled their pre-arrival testing/tracing plan on Alaska’s plan. Unfortunately the nec...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49318

Re: Southwest Furloughs

Considering how hard the latest round of negotiations were for some unions during the good times it’s hard to imagine times will ever be good enough in the future to get back anything given up. Check out what some of the folks who’ve been through this before have to say in the legacy threads. Conces...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

wnflyguy wrote:
Well Hawaii extended it's required 14 day quarantine until September 1st. This will have a big impact for August Flights.

Flyguy


As in like the impact it had on June and July schedules? It just keeps pushing back the California flights.

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by Silver1SWA
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trying to locate members
Replies: 72
Views: 4269

Re: Trying to locate members

Some good memories of these names above. how times change. A well-known user of the chat function, but he also was the one who started doing pilot trip reports in the trip reports section. He posted 7 or 8 of them, but eventually his employer made him take them down. If you were around way back the...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trying to locate members
Replies: 72
Views: 4269

Re: Trying to locate members

Very true. I think many of them find it wearing after 10, 20, 30, or more years doing what they do out in the real world to have 13 year olds who have never so much as sat in a Cessna tell them that they don't know what they're talking about and that some half-baked, hare-brained idea "will wo...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 57133

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

Please discuss TSA numbers in this thread. General virus discussion should be in non-aviation. Lightsaber Come on, just about every topic right now will be related to virus discussions. Have some leniency here. I’m tired of sifting through mega threads. Let the discussions happen organically as the...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 'Reverse vignetting'
Replies: 10
Views: 3390

Re: 'Reverse vignetting'

The hobby is dying a slow death. The hobby isn’t dying. Airliners.net relevance is. As for the driven away photographers, those people who’ve gone are gone, they won’t come back. Some either have photos elsewhere or just left photography completely. In my case, there are better things to do than ha...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 12999

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

Quite the elaborate hoax indeed. So much so that Europe, Canada, Asia, and many other countries are all in on it too.... and they are all willing to tank their economies just so Trump looks bad. Very plausible. Sorry, but as someone who has family who works in hospitals, and who has known people lo...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 12999

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

CARES was an attempt to hit the pause button so everyone could catch their breath on the downward spiral, allowing the airlines to survive the initial shock. I think at the time most assumed this would be a 1-2 month problem and that 6 months would give us a clearer picture of how recovery would go....

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 756
Views: 92418

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020

I noticed something encouraging on the OAG thread this morning regarding AS and service to Hawaii. The changes loaded today for AS were all for August,essentially the fine tuning of that schedule, mostly consisting of reductions from the August schedule released a long time ago. That is not to say ...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297566

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Any explanation why Hawaii cases are rising DESPITE the massive lock down? Same story with California. They have a lock down and still cases are rising. Hawaii’s recent spike has been linked to an outbreak at a nursing home and a cluster of cases linked to a church gathering at a home which include...

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by Silver1SWA
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 756
Views: 92418

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020

WN update: I see that SAN-HNL service is now showing on their website starting August 1 - 1 daily r/t, with a 3 pm-ish departure from SAN and a morning HNL return arriving back at SDIA ~6pm! I don't see any Maui service in August but perhaps it shows up later in the year. So I can now report that W...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297566

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

acavpics wrote:
I would bet my life savings that we are not in this situation next year at this time


I say November 4. :bouncy:

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 17493

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

The anti police brutality protests were led by people fighting the brutal racism and inconsistent treatment by the powers that should protect us all. The people protesting in the streets or supporting the protests are the same people who for two months publicly shamed anyone who stepped foot outsid...

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by Silver1SWA
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN operating to HNL and / or inter island currently?
Replies: 6
Views: 1215

Re: WN operating to HNL and / or inter island currently?

Yes, WN is currently operating:

HNL-OAK x 2
HNL-OGG x 3
HNL-KOA x 3
HNL-LIH x 3
HNL-ITO x 3

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by Silver1SWA
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines ALL 32N on HNL-OGG
Replies: 16
Views: 5469

Re: Hawaiian Airlines ALL 32N on HNL-OGG

MIflyer12 wrote:
That sounds to me more like giving Airbus pilots something to fly, given how the west Coast schedule has been decimated.


I heard it’s to rotate the pilots back in so they stay current.

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 756
Views: 92418

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2020

The service from SAN to HNL and OGG is of course contingent on the State of Hawaii opening up for tourism which is not expected to happen until at least July or August so I don't blame this delay totally on WN. But I am slightly troubled that they apparently don't expect that by November things wil...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun May 31, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrage...
Replies: 53
Views: 3781

Re: Outrage...

I’m tired of it. I’m tired of the hypocrisy and the selective outrage. Social media (twitter specifically) has been shouting the sky is falling for a few years now. It’s one reason after another and if you get caught up in it you start to feel as if the sky is indeed falling, yet it never does. Nobo...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun May 31, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

BTW, HNL & OGG do not show up anywhere here because neither route has not yet actually flown; who knows when/if that will ever happen now... the roller coaster ride from SAN to Hawaii continues. bb Hi Bob, hope you are well. Regarding Hawaii...they really can’t catch a break. SAN-HNL was suppos...

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by Silver1SWA
Sat May 30, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Is there still a minimum number of flights a station needs to have in order to be staffed by full time WN employees? For ramp service. In our TWU contract anything over 14 daily departures must be staffed by WN ramp union members. Anything less than 14 can be outsourced to contract employees. WNage...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue May 19, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 57133

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

I’m tired of people trying to kill all positivity and hope by reminding us how bad things are year over year. We know it’s still bad! The point is things are improving and you don’t get back to “normal” without hitting these small improvements first. States are slowly reopening, many only opening in...

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by Silver1SWA
Fri May 15, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49318

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

There is no link, you have to take my word for it considering every flight I operate as a Captain, like to log in my comments section of my logbooks how many passengers I am carrying. Nor am I going to post photos of flights loads I have been looking at from our company travel site.... I'll tell yo...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed May 13, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49318

Re: UA planning layoffs but not AA, DL etc..?

United is being very open about their plan for the worst, hope for the best strategy. What’s interesting to me is while some airline CEOs have been relatively optimistic, discussing slight upticks in demand etc, United continues to say it’s all bad with no signs of improvement. It’s obvious that all...

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by Silver1SWA
Wed May 06, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - May 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 26205

Re: Doug Parker calls out airlines cutting work hours despite accepting CARES funding

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2020/05/05/american-airlines-ceo-says-united-cannot-legally-shift-workers-from-fulltime-to-parttime-sources-say/#181631916efd American Airlines CEO Says United Can’t Legally Shift Workers From Full-Time To Part-Time, Sources Say American Airlines AAL does not ag...

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by Silver1SWA
Fri May 01, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Replies: 67
Views: 9738

Re: AA Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

That one time Parker said the airline would never lose money ever again..... I'm all for someone being bold, but seriously... To make that claim has to be haunting him. Go back to the moment he said that and tell the world what will happen in 2020. You would be the crazy one. Even when he first sai...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Replies: 67
Views: 9738

Re: AA Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

F9Animal wrote:
That one time Parker said the airline would never lose money ever again..... I'm all for someone being bold, but seriously... To make that claim has to be haunting him.


Go back to the moment he said that and tell the world what will happen in 2020. You would be the crazy one.

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by Silver1SWA
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Phone Camera
Replies: 14
Views: 5208

Re: Best Phone Camera

For aviation there is no suitable phone camera. For uploading and getting photos accepted here, that is. Thankfully this isn’t the only place on the web to share aviation photos. I have ramp access so that helps but I take plenty of aviation photos with my iPhone 11 Pro that I am very happy with. R...

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by Silver1SWA
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 391353

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

And once this treatment is announced it will be back to business as people will think it is contained and believe even more that it's just another flu. Once this happens I am confident that people who have been cooped up for two months will hit the road with a vengeance. Airlines just need to hold ...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 101377

Re: Is AA’s Doug Parker way too optimistic?

I watched The CEO of AA’s video and he seemed rather optimistic compared to DL and UA in terms of the COVID19 effects on the airline industry.....is this just blowing smoke or is he on to something as far being able to recover in a robust way ... See the link below: https://thepointsguy.com/news/am...

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 747914

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

+1 They also could be busting ho it a down to the contractual minimums-or even declaring Force Majeure- but that’s doesn’t seem to be happening here, eitherZ United has already indicated that layoffs and/or furloughs are a strong possibility this fall. I would hold off on giving any carriers too mu...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 747914

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

They're paying them all their scheduled hours to stay home. CARES or not, that's a fantastic move, and I hope we'll see other carriers follow suit. They have no choice if they take the grant money. Neither does any carrier. They will all take the grant money, so therefore the employees will collect...

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by Silver1SWA
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

WN announced it's cutting if flying down to 2000 flights a day for May and June. Sound like there's going to park 200 more aircraft also. Flyguy I wonder if this means some cities will go dark for a while. All the networks going to maintain but probably be more Of a spoke and hub operations vs a lo...

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by Silver1SWA
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: HA To Cancel most Longhaul Flying
Replies: 34
Views: 7180

Re: RUMOR - HA To Cancel All Mainland Flying

Is Hawaii actually enforcing the quarantine? Just for the hell of it I checked the Sheraton Waikiki, and they are most definitely willing to sell me a room for tomorrow. And AA has plenty of cheap fares in F. So I know HI's governor has announced this quarantine, but is it actually being enforced? ...

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by Silver1SWA
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 161068

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

SXDFC wrote:
The following planes have been, or are en route to VCV as of 03/22/2020

N270WN
N561WN
N705SW
N714CB
N716SW
N717SA
N719SW
N726SW
N728SW
N743SW
N745SW
N768SW
N770SA
N771SA
N773SA
N774SW
N775SW
N776WN
N778SW
N779SW
N783SW
N784SW
N789SW


714 :crying:

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by Silver1SWA
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 391353

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

But, why wouldn't air traffic return to normal after the virus outbreak is over? In Europe most governments are pouring money into their economies to keep businesses 'alive' till they can reopen again after the crises. I'm sure the US economy will also get incentivises. IMHO, DL is really getting a...

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