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by MaxTrimm
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA considering new destinations in Central Europe and Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 6375

Re: ANA considering new destinations in Central Europe and Australia

BNE seems like it lacks much of any Tokyo service besides a measly one daily flight.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planning a trip - need travel advice on bumping.
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: Planning a trip - need travel advice on bumping.

Pretty sure I saw somewhere that well under 1% of travelers get bumped. Like 0.01%.

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-stop-to-the-World Motto. Who follows it?
Replies: 4
Views: 331

One-stop-to-the-World Motto. Who follows it?

Over the years, I've noticed that airports often advertise that you are "one stop from the world." This had me wondering, is there any airport in the world where you can take just one stop and get to any airport? Maybe not every airport, but most? I would think somewhere like DXB would be ...

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turnaround time in Hong Kong
Replies: 3
Views: 279

Re: Turnaround time in Hong Kong

Thank you for this advise. I think so too, that 2 hours is enough time for turnaround. How about the time when you need to ask permission for take off? How long you need to be ready to ask time slot for take off? All clearances etc. is handled on the ground sometimes before the outbound passengers ...

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place
Replies: 87
Views: 8187

Re: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place

Aside from Paro, Bhutan which only has DrukAir Royal Bhutan Airlines serving the country, and FNJ which sees only Air Koryo flying from and to FNJ and in the United States, ORH with currently only B6 service, are there any other countries/cities which have only 1 airline flying into and out of that...

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340-300 Operators and Routes
Replies: 30
Views: 3414

Re: A340-300 Operators and Routes

Bostrom wrote:
MaxTrimm wrote:
SAS does JNB-HKG with the 343


SAS do not fly JNB-HKG, neither with the A340 nor with something else. Do you mean SAA?

Yes, my bad

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340-300 Operators and Routes
Replies: 30
Views: 3414

Re: A340-300 Operators and Routes

SAS does JNB-HKG with the 343

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to Texas?
Replies: 65
Views: 6583

Re: Norwegian to Texas?

I would say AUS fits their network, but they would only fly to LGW and I think BA has the London market covered.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 16698

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

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Here's a list of all the current MD80 routes updated weekly: http://layoverhub.net/remaining-america ... 80-routes/

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IKEA to launch new LCC: FLIKEA !
Replies: 41
Views: 37579

Re: IKEA to launch new LCC: FLIKEA !

I don't think any aircraft can make Sweden to Australia nonstop. Correct me if I'm wrong

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seatac Air Service Discussion
Replies: 21
Views: 1619

Re: Seatac Air Service Discussion

fsafsx wrote:
How about San Paulo flights? I know Seattle has a very large and fast growing Brazilian and Argentine population looking for a great option to go back to Brazil. tam airlines will connect other people to Bueno Aires and Santiago too.

Nope. I can't see this coming anytime in the forseeable future.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines new destinations
Replies: 30
Views: 4192

Re: Alaska Airlines new destinations

MEM and PIT are the best bets IMO. But I think AS will focus more on expanding their west coast point-to-point map before exploring new ground out east.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 74
Views: 2257

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

I've flown N442AS 6 times:
DFW-PDX
SEA-IAH
IAH-SEA
SEA-LAX
DFW-SEA
SEA-PHX

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)
Replies: 52
Views: 7371

Re: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)

another reason not to fly JetBlue transcon. I mean, why would they buy a plane that cant make it from point A to point B within the USA when you get some gusty winds? Shame on JetBlue. Are you seriously blaming the airline for winds and going a little further to avoid potentially dangerous thunders...

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flightboard app
Replies: 3
Views: 3317

Re: Flightboard app

Flightradar24 is great

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most variety aircraft types at an airport
Replies: 8
Views: 610

Re: Most variety aircraft types at an airport

ATL is pretty loaded:
717-2
737-3
737-7
737-8
737-9
747-4
747-8
757-2
757-3
767-2 (cargo)
767-3
767-4
777-2
777-W
787-9 (AF this year)
319
320
321
332
333
343
346
RJ2
RJ7
RJ9
ERJ17
ERJ19
And a whole bunch of others for common charters.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN return to IAH?
Replies: 5
Views: 790

Re: WN return to IAH?

This would be like Southwest starting ORD or DFW. Won't happen.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Preferred Segment Length(s)?
Replies: 31
Views: 2905

Re: Your Preferred Segment Length(s)?

Sub- 1 hour flights. SEA-PDX, AUS-DFW, IAH-AUS, MIA-TPA, LAX-SFO, sign me up. A quick up and down, with usually good scenery.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Writing Prompts
Replies: 11
Views: 893

Re: Writing Prompts

The economics of the "airfare."

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Caravan and FedEX
Replies: 50
Views: 7076

Re: Cessna Caravan and FedEX

They base the C208's at hub stations across the country. In the northwest, I know there is a bunch that fly in/out of GEG,SEA,PDX,SMF.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China applies for Shenzhen-LAX
Replies: 36
Views: 5350

Re: Air China applies for Shenzhen-LAX

BoeingGuy wrote:
Doesn't SEA already have a non-stop to SZX? How is that flight performing?

Don't know how they're performing, but a week ago I saw they were selling tickets for $409 round trip. Quite the steal.

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Domestic Night Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 2597

Re: US Domestic Night Flights

DL has a redeye from SEA-MCO DL: Departure time 10:30PM arrival time 7:10AM+1 flight time 5hr 40mins That isn't bad at all. In fact, that's probably the ideal flight times. Departure is late but not too late, flight is almost 6 hours so decent sleep, and an arrival the next day at a decent hour. Ju...

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Domestic Night Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 2597

Re: US Domestic Night Flights

There is a PHX-DFW that departs at like 0245 and arrives 0520 or something

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread
Replies: 120
Views: 13312

Re: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread

Is there a place where i can find passenger boardings for 2015 & 2016 with a link for KEAT Wenatchee, Washington. Thanks in advance. I doubt they broke records. I don't know about EAT, but here are PSC's numbers: Month / 2016 pax / 2015 pax / % from 2015 January / 28741 / 26129 / +10% February ...

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this the World's current longest flight?
Replies: 49
Views: 12870

Re: Is this the World's current longest flight?

It really makes me mad seeing people complain about sitting in economy for over 15 hours. Thousands of people do it every day, including kids. It really isn't that bad. They aren't starving you.

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific - A Dimming / Fallen Star
Replies: 36
Views: 8293

Re: Cathay Pacific - A Dimming / Fallen Star

So many threads about this lately. First Southwest, Jetblue, and now Cathay. All three of which are doing just fine.

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS VX Integration
Replies: 8
Views: 2041

Re: AS VX Integration

VX was moved to the D gates at SEA, making them closer to AS flights. Not significant, but a step forward nonetheless.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guam to the Mainland?
Replies: 31
Views: 4632

Re: Guam to the Mainland?

NichCage wrote:
Why do Asian tourists go to Guam?

Hawaii-esque. Beaches and high-end shopping. Presumably cheaper than Hawaii, too.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/27/2016: F9 Drops BNA-LAS+B6/DL/NK
Replies: 28
Views: 5588

Re: OAG Changes 1/27/2016: F9 Drops BNA-LAS+B6/DL/NK

MF SEA-SZX MAR 0.5>0.3
Is this a seasonal reduction?

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 87
Views: 6342

Re: Official 2017 Domestic wide body routes USA (ex. HI) thread

DL
ATL-LAX
ATL-SFO
ATL-SAN
ATL-LAS
ATL-PDX
ATL-SEA
Off the top of my head with the 767-300's

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Delta CSeries Routes
Replies: 57
Views: 10937

Re: Delta c series routes

I doubt SEA will get the C-Series. A whole slew of new SkyWest E175's are coming in along with the current Compass ones.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 102
Views: 4858

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

2017 is shaping up to be well. Here is my February list:
QXE2101 PSC-SEA
ASA320 SEA-SFO
ASA223 SFO-PDX
QXE2122 PDX-PSC
QXE2111 PSC-SEA
CXA846 SEA-SZX
CXA845 SZX-SEA
QXE2572 SEA-PSC

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)
Replies: 63
Views: 12005

Re: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)

anshabhi wrote:
MaxTrimm wrote:
Wow! IST about to pass FRA.

IST has come down because of terrorist attacks and Turkey's internal issues. It was above FRA till 2015.

The growth rate for European Airports is quite low.

Completely forgot about that. I'm assuming CDG has suffered from the same effects due to terrorism?

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)
Replies: 63
Views: 12005

Re: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)

Wow! IST about to pass FRA.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/20/2017:AA/DL/NK/UA
Replies: 36
Views: 5937

Re: OAG Changes 1/20/2017:AA/DL/NK/UA

DL adding SEA-BNA baffles me.

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes that will be missed and those not
Replies: 68
Views: 6352

Re: Planes that will be missed and those not

The Horizon Q400's will be missed :( An icon up in the Pacific Northwest

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline moves at PDX upcoming
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: Airline moves at PDX upcoming

Do you have a link or something? I'm a little confused.

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most ridiculous anet route proposals
Replies: 37
Views: 2235

Re: Most ridiculous anet route proposals

ORD-CNS gave me a chuckle. Saw it in an Australian Aviation Thread "Great Barrier Reef Tourists"

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 15311

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

Short red eye flights are bad. I think red eye eastbound flights with arrival times before 7am local are terrible. . There are flights from various Alaska destinations into SEA on AS......a dark "sleepy" kind of flight, with not enough time to sleep......then a few here and there end up p...

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 15311

Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

While reading the thread about CRJ/ERJ redeyes, it lead me to the question: What are the most poorly timed commerical flights in the system? (e.g. 0200 departure, 0415 arrival or something like that.
I thought I'd be interesting to see what people can find.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 138
Views: 20811

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Wait... what!?!?

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How a few inches turned into a foot of snow in Portland Oregon 01/11/2017 & it's effect on operations at PDX?
Replies: 21
Views: 2535

Re: How a few inches turned into a foot of snow in Portland Oregon 01/11/2017 & it's effect on operations at PDX?

Same storm hammered PSC last night. Nothing has gotten out on time this morning, but no cancellations yet.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces New Routes From PDX
Replies: 78
Views: 11493

Re: AS Announces New Routes From PDXq

panam330 wrote:
Looking at the PDX-MKE schedule, is this the first regularly scheduled traditional redeye on a regional? I don't think I've seen one prior (or at least noticed).

AS does PDX-AUS on an E175 with an 23:59 departure time

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK announces 10 new routes from IAH, MSY, BWI, and DTW
Replies: 21
Views: 3999

Re: NK announces 10 new routes from IAH, MSY, BWI, and DTW

Awesome SEA announcements. IAH stands out to me.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could airline service return to Tuscaloosa?
Replies: 5
Views: 1302

Re: Could airline service return to Tuscaloosa?

If it was there, it would be DL to ATL and maybe AA to DFW. Along with that, I'd guess maybe PIE or PGD on Allegiant.
Go Tigers!

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)
Replies: 194
Views: 29860

Re: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)

usflyer123 wrote:
I can see RDM, ALW,FAT,MFR and MCI happening.

FAT, MFR, and MCI? Maybe.
ALW is way too small of a market. QX has 3x daily and that I'm sure is enough. Plus, it's only a 45 minute drive from PSC, which has plenty of service.
RDM as well. Plenty of flights to SEA and PDX, as well as DEN and SLC.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/13/2017:AA adds MFR-LAX, PHX-FSD/MFR, UA reduces LAXLHR
Replies: 78
Views: 10689

Re: OAG Changes 1/13/2017:AA adds MFR-LAX, PHX-FSD/MFR, UA reduces LAXLHR

Acey559 wrote:
I pray AA starts PSC at some point. PHX and/or LAX would be a dream come true for me!

I agree! As a PSC regular, It's always weird to see UA and DL, and never AA. To me, PSC-LAX on an AA E175 seems more likely than PHX-PSC, which would compete with G4 in an already thin market.

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