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by United787
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

ual763 wrote:
If only Saarinen was still alive. He was and will always be the best in my opinion.


Father or son? Eliel or Eero?

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by United787
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

So I was poking around the RFQ and it appears it is only for the T2 and associated concourses. Considering T5 is scheduled for completion 2 years before the first concourse, the City must already have an architectural firm working on the T5 expansion. Seems odd that they aren’t sharing who the archi...

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by United787
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Clarification. I e-mailed Blair Kamin and he said that Phase 1 for the original 12 firms was just qualifications. Phase 2 for the 5 finalists will be the design competitions. I don't think we will see any designs until January at the earliest with a decision in the Spring...

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by United787
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

An article in the Chicago Business Journal by Lewis Lazare about the delayed official opening of the multimodel facility (IMO, a tempest in a teapot), he makes passing mention of something that I have not heard before: "The ATS upgrades were scheduled to done by early spring of 2019. But the m...

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by United787
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Thanks for sharing ORDfan! I found the last two paragraphs interesting: "Each of the finalists will create an architectural model of its expansion plan. The models will be displayed throughout the city, officials said. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has said that selecting an architect for the expansi...

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by United787
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am European Ops
Replies: 53
Views: 6056

Re: Pan Am European Ops

STT757 wrote:


Interesting that PanAm's network in Europe looked as extensive as it's network in the US, maybe even more so...

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by United787
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Thank you chidino. Nice to finally see the sequencing and schedule for the first parts. It is generally what we expected. Looking forward to seeing who the winning architectural teams will be!

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by United787
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 91
Views: 19284

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

Congrats to United!

Why does UA need two months before this plane will enter service? They already have 12 788s and 25 789s, the 78J can't be that much different.

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by United787
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Understandable, but just curious, why does it really take more than two years to plan everything out? Not to be critical, but this and the rest of the O'Hare 21 projects are absolutely critical (and that's a big understatement) for the future of ORD and need to begin construction ASAP, so it is a b...

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by United787
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

[quote="ORDfan"][/quote] I agree but we haven't heard one peep about an architect even being hired for the T5 expansion. You would think if an architect was hired and there was a design, we would hear about it. Of course, we had no idea what the "L" stinger gates were going to lo...

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by United787
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

I believe the T5 expansion is under the O'Hare 21 umbrella. The City still hasn't announced the winning architecture teams which means nothing has even been designed yet. I bet we are 18-24 months from breaking ground but there will probably be early infrastructure work that can get started once a c...

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by United787
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Great recap, Kyle... thanks for breaking it out that way. I'm seriously running out of adjectives this year to describe this continuous record-breaking growth. Total freight tonnage is now up a significant 5% YTD, with international leading the way yet again. That is impressive given the headwinds ...

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by United787
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 4
Views: 942

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

How do you change your password?
How do you change your profile picture?

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by United787
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners Site Concern
Replies: 36
Views: 2308

Re: Airliners Site Concern

I received the same e-mail and have had to change the password on multiple sites because I use the same password elsewhere. But, given this is the only one that IS NOT secure, I think it is a safe bet that A-Net is the culprit. Why is A-Net NOT secure? I also can't find out how to change the passwor...

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by United787
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Does this mean no more car rental shuttles? Looking forward to that day! Would be nice for the ATS to make a big loop through Rosemont and stop at all of the hotels, Allstate Arena, Casino, Convention Center, Rosemont Theater, Fashion Outlets so we could eliminate the hotel shuttles also. But I don'...

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by United787
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 472
Views: 65349

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

AVENSAB727 wrote:
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Thank you for sharing, that is helpful.

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by United787
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 472
Views: 65349

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Im not saying youre wrong, but you are speaking like someone who doesnt understand this market. Houston never recovered from the merger of UA and CO. CO was very beloved here and UA isnt nearly as much. Smisek did a lot of damage between the relationship of Houston and the airline. Its not what the...

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by United787
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 472
Views: 65349

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

I'm happy for United and IAH and I hope the growth continues. But I think right now even though UA is growing IAH we are also on a apology tour. We are trying to rebuild that connection CO had to Houston and IAH. It's no secret after the merger UA didn't think Houston and IAH was as important as Ch...

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by United787
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"
Replies: 42
Views: 6336

Re: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"

Rhapsody never gets old, hope it never goes away. Great commercial in the spirit of all that is good at UA. But, I am a little surprised that they connected routes with a stop and not chosen routes that are non-stop to begin with... it seems like it diluted the message a little. Any airline can take...

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by United787
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2242
Views: 296297

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Thank you everyone for your answers. Look forward to see how they are deployed long-term.

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by United787
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2242
Views: 296297

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Forgive me if this has been discussed. I don't follow this thread very often anymore, even though I started the original one years ago. What routes are planned for the upcoming 787-10s? Will ORD finally see any of UA's 787s? I picked my screen name around 2005 and still haven't been on the 787, prim...

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by United787
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Speaking of the future, not just next year, there's a few new flights ahead for O'Hare in that AV start BOG on 17 Nov and NZ AKL on 30 Nov... and its early yet for some of next year's calendar. There's room for some more early Asian arrivals in T-5; wonder if any Chinese carriers will pan out? Nove...

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by United787
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta proposes MSP-PVG
Replies: 111
Views: 10989

Re: Delta proposes MSP-PVG

Why is this route so far fetched? Beats me. They have a partner on the other end. The replies in this thread is a prime example of why some quality, helpful insight posters have left this site. A-Netters discussing their favorite airline has become similar to discussions about sport teams and polit...

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by United787
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta proposes MSP-PVG
Replies: 111
Views: 10989

Re: Delta proposes MSP-PVG

Being from Chicago, I wouldn't be happy to see us lose a flight to MSP but we technically already lost it. But, I am not so sure that DL on MSP-PVG won't be more successful than AA on ORD-PVG for a couple of reasons: 1. DL just seems better equipped to compete than AA. DL seems to have more success ...

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by United787
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 497
Views: 68620

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1406713
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Swadian wrote:
UPlog wrote:
Those frequencies can only be used by US carriers and I don't see any routes where DL or UA would use them in this environment.


DL has proposed MSP-PVG. viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1406713

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by United787
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MCO-GRU ending?
Replies: 86
Views: 9760

Re: Delta MCO-GRU ending?

This can't be right, Deltagoldfinger is ending a poor performing route?

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by United787
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 23955

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

Can anyone post the photo of the folding wingtip? You mean this one? Yes, thank you. BTW, the idea that this is a gimmick is insane. If anything, I think Boeing and Airlines might be worried about the public's perception of the safety of folding wings but I doubt they are even concerned about that....

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by United787
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 23955

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

Can anyone post the photo of the folding wingtip? You mean this one? https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_900,c_fill,g_auto,h_506,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F181005111132-777x-painted-folding-wingtip-142.jpg https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_900,c_fill...

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by United787
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 23955

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

Can anyone post the photo of the folding wingtip?

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by United787
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 23955

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/boei ... -jetliner/
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Wanted to share this article on CNN where they show the first actual folding wingtip.

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/boei ... -jetliner/

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by United787
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone collision test (video)
Replies: 20
Views: 3281

Re: Drone collision test (video)

That is scary as sheet. They talk about the spar damage in the wing but I am wondering about the fuel tanks. Could an impact like that rupture a fuel tank causing an instant explosion?

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by United787
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?
Replies: 46
Views: 6914

Re: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?

I understand the plan behind the shift from EWR to IAD but I have some questions. Does the mean these airports will no longer be connected non-stop to NYC? I can't imagine AA flies to any of them but what about DL and B6? Was there a lot of O&D to NYC? If so, will that be an issue? Or, was most ...

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by United787
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

The system will alert the facility of parking violations as well. Of course it will... f_cking City of Chicago Qatar has announced a new twice-weekly round-the-world cargo route which will operate once per week to O'Hare (alternating with IAH on the other day of operation). Begins October 29, opera...

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by United787
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 547
Views: 41265

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2018

Does anyone know the status of SXM? Is the main terminal building open yet?

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by United787
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops
Replies: 34
Views: 4136

Re: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops

People are so obsessed with RJs at ORD. IMHO, the abundance of RJs at ORD is indicative of the massive amount of smaller markets that AA and UA fly to from ORD. From GEG in Montana to BGR in Maine to PSP in California and EYW in Florida. Do you really expect these routes to be mainline? This is what...

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by United787
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30725

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

Congrats to UA. I wonder if there was a MOM available if this order would be happening. The 787 is too big for many of the 763 routes, the 763 need to be retired, 789 is so much better than the 788... they really don't have a choice...

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by United787
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Int'l Terminal at MKE - Who will use it?
Replies: 34
Views: 5051

Re: New Int'l Terminal at MKE - Who will use it?

Why couldn't MKE tap into Chicago's north side population? They could promote their service as being better by having less traffic to the airport and a greatly improved international arrivals experience that could save passengers significant time. They just need to market it. For those on most of t...

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by United787
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 5565

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

http://aviationtribune.com/airlines/north-america/american-airlines-adds-new-routes-from-chicago-ohare/ Can someone explain the following statement: named the American Airlines hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport the best-connected U.S. airport and a leading international hub, second only t...

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by United787
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 5565

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

Nice to see AA overflying MIA more and more... Nice indeed, although, the strength of the MIA hub remains untouched. I think MIA is actually strengthened because of it. AA has been far too hesitant in overflying their hubs but I think it is shortsighted. I would compare AA and MIA to UA and SFO. UA...

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by United787
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World’s most internationally connected airports list for 2018 revealed, LHR/ORD/FRA taking top 3 spots
Replies: 11
Views: 1766

Re: World’s most internationally connected airports list for 2018 revealed, LHR/ORD/FRA taking top 3 spots

How is JFK not on this list... Has anyone ever connected at JFK? I tried to fly ZRH-JFK-ORD in 1991 on PA. I missed the my connection in JFK and had to spend the night because they only had one flight between JFK and ORD a day! They next day UA (I was flying on PA but on UA miles) put me in a cab t...

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by United787
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 5565

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

Nice to see AA overflying MIA more and more...

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by United787
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Interesting that all of AA's adds from ORD lately seem to be leisure destinations:

Europe: ATH
Caribbean: AUA, GCM, NAS, PLS
Hawaii: HNL
Florida: EYW, ECP, PNS, VPS

Some of these were overdue but AA seems to be looking more like US...

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by United787
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Registration Help
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Lufthansa Registration Help

Thank you!

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by United787
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Registration Help
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Lufthansa Registration Help

Hello,

I missed collecting the registration number for a recent flight, can anyone help?

Wednesday, September 12
LH 1972 (Cityline)
MUC-CAG
ERJ-195?

Thank you!

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by United787
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

I bet they know... they are just terrible at communicating it to the public...

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by United787
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

"Top architects lining up for huge O'Hare expansion job" http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kamin/ct-biz-ohare-expansion-architects-20180905-story.html# Interesting article, but I found their illustration pretty sloppy. (They show the location of Satellite 1 incorrectly, an inc...

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by United787
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?
Replies: 70
Views: 9153

Re: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?

I have been in Naples twice and can say this new flight will be a welcome option. The first time I arrived into by NAP by plane, connecting in FRA. But the arrival time was too late to catch the ferry to Capri so we spent the night in the city center. Would have rather stayed that night in our desti...

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by United787
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

United is adding ORD-BJX (Del Bajío International Airport, Mexico serving Leon/Guanajuato) on 28 October with a daily E-175. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280373/united-adds-chicago-leon-service-from-late-oct-2018/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=airlineroute&utm_campaign=ai...

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by United787
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1234
Views: 126283

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

On August 27 (with the SOQs due August 28th, rescheduled from the 9th, I believe) CDA pushed back the opening "statements" from the design/build teams for O'Hare 21 to September 13th. https://www.cityofchicago.org/content/dam/city/depts/dps/ContractAdministration/Addendum/2018Addendum/Spe...

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by United787
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS
Replies: 126
Views: 15748

Re: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS

While they have a nice network, for a lot of destinations it involves backtracking. And other carriers in Europe offer flights to many of the same destinations. Secondly, while they have recieved the last EU-Aid package , the economy and employment rates are not good. It's getting better, but deman...

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