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Today, 5:39 pm
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Posted By Fiordland

That is all true, However they are flying those...

That is all true, However they are flying those Airbus aircraft at a fraction of what they were originally planning. The C and D checks are going to take longer to hit. In YVR today AC most common...
Today, 2:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Fiordland

I would disagree I think the Emergency Wage...

I would disagree I think the Emergency Wage Subsidy is all about keeping the Employer and Employee relationship. That money is paying salaries and the company is gaining the benefit of those...
Today, 1:35 am
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Posted By Fiordland

It is hard to describe design flaws that ground...

It is hard to describe design flaws that ground an entire family of aircraft and cost hundreds of lives as minor. All said, I think most people will accept that if three competent regulators have...
Yesterday, 12:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Fiordland

I would tend to agree. The auto-industry bailout...

I would tend to agree. The auto-industry bailout is one where the government ended up with an equity position. Does the private equity firm that owns WestJet want to give up majority ownership to...
Sep 25, 20, 10:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Fiordland

The government has been fairly consistent with...

The government has been fairly consistent with how they have released these programs. They have usually come out with something for a three month period. A month or two before it expires they extend...
Sep 25, 20, 1:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Fiordland

Oh, what a disrespectful way to write a press...

Oh, what a disrespectful way to write a press release. The tone is all wrong. This is not going to help their cause. They should start by being thankful for the assistance that the airline is...
Sep 14, 20, 4:09 pm
Replies: 452
Views: 68,685
Posted By Fiordland

There goal is to sell an all inclusive package...

There goal is to sell an all inclusive package (hotel, air, etc.). Most of their customers have no idea how much they are spending on air vrs other things.

I suspect any air only fare is the...
Sep 14, 20, 1:12 am
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Views: 68,685
Posted By Fiordland

Half empty aircraft for AirTransat is not normal....

Half empty aircraft for AirTransat is not normal. That said, the destination in Europe I have watching is Faro. With the UK lifting its 14 day restriction on returning passengers airlines like...
Sep 13, 20, 11:48 am
Replies: 62
Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

As a WestJet frequent flier I don't view myself...

As a WestJet frequent flier I don't view myself as a winner. Parents with kids are going to view Air Canada as a more family friendly airline. WestJet comes across as difficult and lacking patients...
Sep 12, 20, 10:41 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 19,700
Posted By Fiordland

For a combined WS/Delta operation none of these...

For a combined WS/Delta operation none of these flight make a lot sense with the exception of LAX. Clearly they are not operating a one. Is the start of that joint venture on hold until things...
Sep 12, 20, 5:25 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

That approach is how you end up with events such...

That approach is how you end up with events such as the doctor on the united flight in Chicago. That was an incident that was settled out of court for what has been reported as $140 M. Also...
Sep 12, 20, 10:17 am
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Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

I am not a fan of Rebel News. There are an...

I am not a fan of Rebel News. There are an extremely right-wing media outlet. However it is interesting that when they show up at WestJet head office it looks like they are not taking the need to...
Sep 11, 20, 9:03 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

The entire infant wearing a mask thing is weird. ...

The entire infant wearing a mask thing is weird. It looks to be the cause of the family getting settled in. It is clearly something they were doing to address WS needs and likely a distraction if WS...
Sep 10, 20, 4:33 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

So basically they were not acting like "Guests"...

So basically they were not acting like "Guests" of the airline. Perhaps behaving more like what other airlines would call "Passengers" or "Customers".

Either way, it is just odd that the issue...
Sep 10, 20, 10:13 am
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Views: 2,511
Posted By Fiordland

Does not have to be a Heavy. WS was normally...

Does not have to be a Heavy. WS was normally flying the 737 across the pond. The onward connection also does not have to be the same aircraft that does the transatlatic flight. It simply has to...
Sep 9, 20, 7:41 pm
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Views: 3,603
Posted By Fiordland

What is weird about all of this, in the news...

What is weird about all of this, in the news article it sounds like the problem is the infant (who under transport Canada regulations is exempt). The new reports suggest the disturbance, vomit etc....
Sep 8, 20, 5:25 pm
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Views: 3,252
Posted By Fiordland

AC does like to live in a magical world where...

AC does like to live in a magical world where they get to retroactively rewrite history. Good training should the team want to move into politics in the future.
Sep 6, 20, 4:33 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,252
Posted By Fiordland

This may have also been a positioned that existed...

This may have also been a positioned that existed in Aeroplan and for some reason did not come over to AC when they purchased back the program.
Sep 5, 20, 11:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,252
Posted By Fiordland

Is any of this fraud? I would contend that with...

Is any of this fraud? I would contend that with AC in control of the bank of points, in control of when and how points are allocated to a customer and in control of when points are spent we don't...
Sep 4, 20, 9:48 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,511
Posted By Fiordland

They could always go to using Heathrow or LGW as...

They could always go to using Heathrow or LGW as an intermediate stop. That immediately uses up 4 slots per day.
Sep 3, 20, 8:10 pm
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Views: 41,977
Posted By Fiordland

There are many conspiracy theories that are...

There are many conspiracy theories that are associated with modern aviation. One is that TP even before COVID was had at work finding ways of not having lounge access at outstations. This is a...
Sep 3, 20, 1:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Fiordland

So are they running some computer code that...

So are they running some computer code that figures out the cheapest route given ATC and fuel burn etc?
Sep 1, 20, 5:40 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,511
Posted By Fiordland

AC in summer has in years past had three slots...

AC in summer has in years past had three slots that work for Western Canada. Calgary and Vancouver each have their own and the third slot have bounced between Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver from...
Sep 1, 20, 12:54 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,511
Posted By Fiordland

Nice. WS gets to sit at the big table with the...

Nice. WS gets to sit at the big table with the grownup airlines instead of the little kids table.

Once COVID is over, they do need three slots to cover Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Perhaps they...
Aug 31, 20, 2:34 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,719
Posted By Fiordland

I would assume that means the wholesale rate that...

I would assume that means the wholesale rate that WS was selling fares to AMEX has no inventory. Wonder if this is deliverable or just the result of all the other changes on the go.
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