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by SeaDoo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many airlines offer to “sell” you miles?
Replies: 12
Views: 1172

Re: How many airlines offer to “sell” you miles?

I've never seen a good offer for buying miles

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by SeaDoo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines, Hawaiian Islands to Denver
Replies: 21
Views: 4052

Re: United Airlines, Hawaiian Islands to Denver

boilerla wrote:
http://newsroom.united.com/2017-06-13-United-Airlines-Says-Aloha-to-More-Hawaii-Increases-Service-to-40-Daily-Flights


This is a nice summary.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How's IAH-MAN-SIN (SQ 51/52) doing?
Replies: 41
Views: 8826

Re: How's IAH-MAN-SIN (SQ 51/52) doing?

DobboDobbo wrote:
When MAN gets USPC I wouldn't say no to further Asia-MAN-USA services...


What is USPC? Is that United States pre-clearance?

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 8646

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

LH has been using the 748 again since March 11 on SEA-FRA. Is this a summer upgauge or just temporary? Around Christmas they went to the 748. They dropped back to the 744. It wasn't always daily. I think they took some Tuesdays and Thursdays off. Then I think they used the A330 for two days. They w...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel
Replies: 85
Views: 13344

Re: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel

Does Iraq prevent overflights to/from Israel?

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Construction of Paine Field passenger terminal begins
Replies: 64
Views: 12442

Re: Construction of Paine Field passenger terminal begins

The latest tally I have is 24 daily flights: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/southwest-will-join-airlines-flying-everetts-paine-field/ UA - 6 daily departures (split between SFO and DEN) AS - 13 daily departures (split between 8 destinations) WN - 5 daily departures (destinations not announced) How...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4354

Re: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

Virtual737 wrote:
Sorry but after reading the title I couldn't help but think of a Steven Spielberg character on a long haul trip in a bicycle basket across the moon. Not sure if it was profitable.


Good one

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by SeaDoo
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!
Replies: 96
Views: 9746

Re: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!

MEM/DEN, about damn time Starts Wed Oct 3rd M thru F Mem - Den 10:30 to 12:00 Den - Mem 3:35 to 6:35 Sat Mem - Den 10:45 to 12:15 Den - Mem 12:05 to 3:15 Sun Mem - Den 10:50 to 2:00 Den - Mem 12:50 to 2:25 Are you sure all those times are correct. It seems like the Sunday flight times are significa...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH mixing up gauge to SEA
Replies: 3
Views: 1832

LH mixing up gauge to SEA

I was looking at flight radar and saw LH 490 to SEA is an A330. Normally it is a B747-430. Around Christmas they upgauged to A B747-800. After that the returned to the standard B747-430. Last year around this time I believe they were daily, but this year they have been using the B747-430, but someti...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Namibia might be on the verge of collapsing
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Air Namibia might be on the verge of collapsing

MalevTU134 wrote:
Did Southwest Airlines already file with IATA for the SW code?...


Good call :)

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!
Replies: 96
Views: 9746

Re: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!

wnflyguy wrote:
My guesses?
No Hawaii flights Announcement yet.
Possibly more LAX additions.
PAE schedule.
Normal summer to winter seasonal shifts.

Flyguy




I hope your right about PAE. I am real curious how this will work out for all airlines, in particular WN and.AS.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Sun Country become the new Northwest?
Replies: 32
Views: 3929

Re: Can Sun Country become the new Northwest?

By NW, do you mean become part of Delta? :)

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by SeaDoo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds PDX-MCO
Replies: 47
Views: 4529

Re: Sun Country adds PDX-MCO

This seems to be a new strategy. I'm guessing this is an indication of things we might expect in the future if they survive.

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by SeaDoo
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many routes has B6 run a competitor off?
Replies: 12
Views: 1879

Re: How many routes has B6 run a competitor off?

I don't know why me previous post apparently was deleted, so I'll try again.

I would say B6 ran AS (or QX) off SEA-LGB

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by SeaDoo
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of FLG Air Service
Replies: 20
Views: 1825

Re: Future of FLG Air Service

QX (Horizon) had propeller flights from LAX to FLG via Prescott. I don't know if they had non-stop flights without the Prescott stop.

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by SeaDoo
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 717 and the C series
Replies: 41
Views: 6517

Re: Delta 717 and the C series

Delta has 75 orders for the CS100, and 91 717s, 108 MD-88s, and 58 MD-90s, so it doesn't sound like there will be a direct replacement, at least for the mainline fleet. If DL plans on utilizing it on the west coast, they could potentially have some fun with it, sending it from small markets to HNL,...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Success At CUN
Replies: 14
Views: 1797

Re: WN Success At CUN

Cubsrule wrote:
CUN traffic has got to be 95 percent plus US point of sale. Outside of PUJ, where else is that true?


Are any Allegiant routes like that?

I wonder what AS is like on BLI-Hawaii. I wouldn't be surprised if those are almost all trips that start in BLI and end in Hawaii.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal

Seniority integration will be strictly date of hire for flight attendants. AS hire dates will be adjusted to have the same criteria (currently VX is day 1 of training, AS is day after graduation) Also, I'd recommend changing the title. The negotiations have resulted in a TA, but the flight attendan...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal

Because both groups were AFA, the bylaws of the union spell out the process. Even if one group doesn't agree, the bylaws are the guide.[/quote]

Do we know in this case what those bylaws read?

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by SeaDoo
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal
Replies: 21
Views: 3132

Re: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal

Thanks for posting this. Do we know how the seniority list integration will work?

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by SeaDoo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 12923

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Parents aren’t allowed to hit their kids anymore, so you have to take a lot of preventive measures, as they outline in the article. Still a terrible nuisance. They should make parents with kids sit in a predefined “kids’ zone” so the others don’t have to put up with all the screaming. I haven't rea...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Flt 8500 OAK-PAE 2/11/18
Replies: 16
Views: 3195

Re: Southwest Flt 8500 OAK-PAE 2/11/18

When I first saw the title, I thought it was going to be a PAE announcent, but after reading the title I would agree with the above about the ferry flight for maintenance.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 5928

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

I can see how this is an aggravation to employers, especially if the employees are (arguably) already receiving better benefits. I don't know what AS employee's benefits are, but lets say they get 20 personal days off (could be used for sickness, vacation, etc.) Take the 1 hour of sick leave for eve...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 5928

AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

https://www.heraldnet.com/northwest/air ... leave-law/
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Companies must now provide 1 hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked under a new WA State sick leave law.

https://www.heraldnet.com/northwest/air ... leave-law/

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IBERIA is going to 3 daily Madrid-Mexico this summer
Replies: 52
Views: 8670

Re: IBERIA is going to 3 daily Madrid-Mexico this summer

Just out of curiosity, when they had 747 did they run two a day?

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/28/2018:AS Drops DAL-SFO?; DL Adds SLC-PIT; F9 Drops MCO-CUN; UA Drops IAH-BDL, LAX-TUS
Replies: 117
Views: 15106

Re: OAG Changes 1/28/2018:AS Drops DAL-SFO?; DL Adds SLC-PIT; F9 Drops MCO-CUN; UA Drops IAH-BDL, LAX-TUS

SANFan wrote:
Phew! I was getting worried Enilria! My Sunday isn't complete until I read this thread!

Thank you, as always, for your efforts.

Now to read it...

bb



ditto.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?
Replies: 104
Views: 10504

Re: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?

I wonder if Norwegian is looking at PHX. Seems like perhaps their less than daily flights might work. Lots of Germans visit the Grand Canyon. I have talked to many Dutch in Arizona who like the American Southwest as they say there is nothing like it in Europe. I wonder if my anecdotal experience wit...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 230
Views: 21866

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

I'm waiting to see what they do with the five flights from Everett. I am also curious how the Hawaii expansion goes. Somewhat interesting to me that they haven't tried Anchorage.

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by SeaDoo
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19693

Re: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE

It will be interesting to see if WN choses to compete head to head with UA to Denver and/or AS on some of their choices (I.e. Las Vegas.)

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN posts record Q4 profit, announces flights at PAE
Replies: 35
Views: 4784

Re: WN posts record Q4 profit, announces flights at PAE

Continue to be surprised by PAE announcement s. United surprised me. Some of Alaska's choices surprised me (i.e. SNA.). Now WN. I thought a while ago there was talk of Allegient. So PAE will have to carriers on SFO. It will be interesting to see where WN goes. Will WN compete with AS or UA (DEN), or...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia changes to airport listings
Replies: 94
Views: 6933

Re: Wikipedia changes to airport listings

Too bad. It was easy to figure out before. This makes it harder to get.good information. I wish for Airlines, they would also separate put domestic vs international.

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19693

Re: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE

What other airlines will be at PAE? Have they announced destinations? I am not too familiar with the area, but looking at a map this does seem like it will be helpful to a lot of people north of Seattle? Could this hurt Bellingham at all since now there is a closer Seattle airport with probably low...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19693

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destination tomorrow

wedgetail737 wrote:
It wouldn't surprise me if there's even a nonstop to SEA from PAE for connections and people who do not want to drive.


That would surprise me, but I would be happy to be proved wrong and happy if it was a success for Alaska.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19693

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destination tomorrow

My predictions PAE-PDX PAE-SFO PAE-OGG PAE-CHS PAE-EWR PAE-LAX I am excited to see the announcement tomorrow. Lots of predictions have been made for PDX. SFO would be interesting. I think United may have preempted that by announcing they were coming to PAE and serving SFO. OGG would be a popular de...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19693

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destination tomorrow

SeaDoo wrote:
https://www.heraldnet.com/news/alaska-airlines-to-announce-paine-field-destinations-tuesday/


Please correct to destinations

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest mileage USA, MEX, CAN flights list?
Replies: 14
Views: 1185

Re: Shortest mileage USA, MEX, CAN flights list?

I would assume for AS it is PSG-WRG 32 miles

For HI, I would assume OGG-KOA 84 miles

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.
Replies: 95
Views: 13999

Re: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383021



This certainly warrants its own discussion. Your threads are not the center of the universe, sorry.



I look forward to enilria's Sunday update, but I would agree this is worth its own thread.
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jpetekyxmd80 wrote:
enilria wrote:
Posted earlier today

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1383021



This certainly warrants its own discussion. Your threads are not the center of the universe, sorry.



I look forward to enilria's Sunday update, but I would agree this is worth its own thread.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of EK
Replies: 48
Views: 10290

Re: The Future of EK

You are completely over thinking it! As pointed out to you already, Qatar is bilateral restricted in Australia. The only way for them to grow is to add larger aircraft. Upgauging three routes in a closed market is simply incremental growth to keep abreast with demand. Emirates with 14 flights per d...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of EK
Replies: 48
Views: 10290

Re: The Future of EK

You are completely over thinking it! As pointed out to you already, Qatar is bilateral restricted in Australia. The only way for them to grow is to add larger aircraft. Upgauging three routes in a closed market is simply incremental growth to keep abreast with demand. Emirates with 14 flights per da...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which major US hub has the shortest average flight time to any point in the mainland US
Replies: 69
Views: 7947

Re: Which major US hub has the shortest average flight time to any point in the mainland US

Recently heard that ATL is within a two-hour flight from 80% of the US population. That got me thinking, which major hub has the shortest average flight time to 100% of the mainland US population? Thanks for coming up with this thread. I have never thought of this before. I am looking forward to re...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways and the 767
Replies: 100
Views: 17533

Re: British Airways and the 767

I think my only BA 767 flights were when my flight from Madrid got cancelled due to the French ATC strike earlier this year and I was put on the earlier 767 flight, and a previous TLV flight. I might be wrong on the TLV flight, I know I have flown the 777 from TLV, but I thought one flight to TLV wa...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK in the Bay Area
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: NK in the Bay Area

I just checked Wikipedia and it looks like no service to SFO, nor SJC. Only flights to and from OAK.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 17261

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

Looks like AA is continuing to add hubs to a number of existing markets. The move to focus non O&D international traffic at PHL becomes a little more obvious at this time as well. No idea on frequencies or aircraft type. We can all do what we do best and speculate until Enrilia sees the adds th...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM
Replies: 54
Views: 12327

Re: Alaska cuts ties with AF-KLM

It really does make you think... really what is the value of an airline alliance? Seems like we are going back full circle? I am not sure I understand what you said as it relates to Alaska. Alaska never was a part of SkyTeam. They have had relationships with airlines in SkyTeam and airlines in One ...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australia/Fiji bilateral ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: Australia/Fiji bilateral ?

Unless.they have changed the timing of flights, I don't thinkHA is trying to use HNL as a hub between mainland USA and Oceania

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by SeaDoo
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL JFK-SEA makes unplanned stop due to bathrooms
Replies: 33
Views: 8180

Re: DL JFK-SEA makes unplanned stop due to bathrooms

We all know they would divert to ATL to screw over their DTW customers and further dehub the decrepit DTW hub.[/quote]

Funny :)

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by SeaDoo
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion 2017
Replies: 330
Views: 26940

Re: Washington State air service discussion

As we get closer to wrapping up the year, I thought it'd be nice to have a recap for what happened at airports in Washington, whether it's route announcements, routes starting, or other things. SEA: Gained AS to IND, PIT, DAL, ICT, SBP, lost COS Gained DL to RDU, ORD, AUS, BNA, LIH, EUG, MFR, RDM, ...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will SEA's upcoming upgrades include room for the A380
Replies: 23
Views: 9200

Re: Will SEA's upcoming upgrades include room for the A380

Sooner787 wrote:
Hasn't LH been operating the 748I into SEA on occasion?



Yes. I think it started on or around November 1st.

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