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F9 Trenton Based 319: Which Animal?  
User currently offlinejerseyguy From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 2087 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5320 times:
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Daniel Schurz said in a news interview that with the expansion of the Princeton/Trenton (as they call it) market they would be basing a 319 out of TTN. Anyone know which specfic different kind of animal will be based at TTN?


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User currently offlineDBCooper From Brazil, joined Jun 2004, 196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 5201 times:

The 319 will not be locked into TTN-only service. The aircraft will most likely rotate with the rest of the 319 fleet via a point in Florida.


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User currently onlineJetAmericaS80 From United States of America, joined Sep 2012, 50 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 5044 times:

They will base the "Gorilla Juice-Head" there....

  



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User currently offlineJerseyguy From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 2087 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4750 times:
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Except that's what Senior Vice President- Commerical Dan Shurz said in a video interview with local paper the Times of Trenton and I looked into it and they have a pretty full schedule in and out of TTN keeping a plane busy from 8am to 8pm with 40 minute turns in between 7 days a week.

[Edited 2012-11-25 07:13:53]


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User currently offlinenkops From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2698 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4650 times:

Quoting Jerseyguy (Reply 3):

At some point they will have to rotate the plane out for mx, I am pretty sure they won't have mx in TTN unless it contracted.



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User currently offlineenilria From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 7674 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4568 times:

Quoting Jerseyguy (Reply 3):

He's planning, not maintenance. Typically at the U.S. carriers, the whole fleet fully rotates so that in normal conditions a particular flight will see the whole fleet of that type one day at a time. This is intended to keep hours growth uniform across the fleet. In practice, swaps usually mess it up, but that's the intention in the published schedule.


User currently offlinePolot From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 2359 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4545 times:

Quoting Jerseyguy (Reply 3):
Except that's what Senior Vice President- Commerical Dan Shurz said in a video interview with local paper the Times of Trenton and I looked into it and they have a pretty full schedule in and out of TTN keeping a plane busy from 8am to 8pm with 40 minute turns in between 7 days a week.

I do not know F9's schedule at all but that doesn't mean that the aircraft can't be swapped in MCO or FLL or whatnot.


User currently offlineRyanairGuru From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 5938 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4491 times:

Quoting Jerseyguy (Reply 3):
Except that's what Senior Vice President- Commerical Dan Shurz said in a video interview with local paper

Despite whatever he said, I can almost 90% assure you that F9 are not going to earmark an A319 and leave it in Trenton permanently. What he means is that there will always be an A319 overnighting in Trenton, and indeed it could be the same aircraft for several weeks at a time. They will, however, rotate the aircraft over MCO (or wherever) for maintenance. You will almost definitely see several frames "based" there during the flying program.



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User currently offlineKcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3847 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 4115 times:

Quoting DBCooper (Reply 1):
Except that's what Senior Vice President- Commerical Dan Shurz said in a video interview with local paper the Times of Trenton and I looked into it and they have a pretty full schedule in and out of TTN keeping a plane busy from 8am to 8pm with 40 minute turns in between 7 days a week.

You're missing it. You will see at least 2 planes a day. The aircraft has to rotate in and out of DEN one way or another. Basing an aircraft somewhere, in airline speak, usually just means that they will base a crew there. Most airlines have x amount of pilots and x amount of FA's per aircraft at a given crew base.


User currently onlineUA735WL From United States of America, joined Apr 2012, 155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3833 times:

Would be hilarious if the A/C had a bumblebee on its tail...   


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User currently offlineQ From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3771 times:

Quoting UA735WL (Reply 9):

It reminds me that Eastwind Airlines.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gr...onal_Airport_Eastwind_737_1998.jpg

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User currently offlinebobloblaw From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 1725 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3207 times:

A PLANE will be based in TTN, not THE PLANE

User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 12, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3187 times:

Quoting bobloblaw (Reply 11):
A PLANE will be based in TTN, not THE PLANE

In other words, there will be an A319 overnighting in TTN. The overnights will be having a different tail each night in TTN.



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User currently offlinerampart From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 3156 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3095 times:

Quoting Q (Reply 10):
It reminds me that Eastwind Airlines.

Yes, that's what he meant.

Quoting UA735WL (Reply 9):

Would be hilarious if the A/C had a bumblebee on its tail...


User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8366 posts, RR: 23
Reply 14, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2964 times:

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 12):
In other words, there will be an A319 overnighting in TTN.

Right, no basing of an airplane, just an RON.



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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 15, posted (2 years 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2676 times:

Quoting N766UA (Reply 14):
Right, no basing of an airplane, just an RON.

To add, if I may, same with the crew. They'll overnight in TTN, but won't be "based" there. Schurtz used the incorrect terms.



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