MIflyer12 wrote:Detroit313 wrote:PHL is AA's Northeast gateway to Europe. FCO, CDG etc. are not going anywhere. Those are massively successful routes that have been operating year round for decades now.
What are you talking about? PHL TATL capacity was bigger in 2009 (yes, pre-merger) than in 2016. That's not an indication of massively successful, Mr. Hyperbole. The shrinkage suggests it wasn't even meeting threshold margins.
https://airwaysmag.com/industry/america ... kets-2017/
Why are you looking at 2016 and not 2019? That doesn’t make much sense to compare.