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by MO11
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1045
Views: 83414

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I understand the need as Gateway gets busier to possibly to address the class change. However, ops at Falcon and especially Chandler would be impacted in a negative way I would suppose. I’m not a controller,but fly for a 121 carrier, have an aircraft at Chandler and also a former sun devil (forks u...

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by MO11
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bermuda (BDA) Aviation Archive
Replies: 11
Views: 817

Re: Bermuda (BDA) Aviation Archive

CairnterriAIR wrote:
For many years Delta flew BDL-BOS-BDA with L-1011’s.


And a DC-8 before that.

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by MO11
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Express YVR-CVG new service
Replies: 4
Views: 1077

Re: DHL Express YVR-CVG new service

I guess I'm thinking further back. I thought maybe it was a Kelowna Flightcraft Convair at one time. I don't remember a 727 on the route.

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by MO11
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on with US 4 regional fleets?
Replies: 8
Views: 2479

Re: Whats going on with US 4 regional fleets?

I'm not exactly sure what the question was, but compare your list with this source: https://sites.google.com/site/airlinefleetnews/home/us-airline-census The first link I clicked on that site (for 21 air) has their 767 fleet listed as 747-200s. That kind of crappy record keeping makes me thing that...

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by MO11
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on with US 4 regional fleets?
Replies: 8
Views: 2479

Re: Whats going on with US 4 regional fleets?

I'm not exactly sure what the question was, but compare your list with this source:

https://sites.google.com/site/airlinefleetnews/home/us-airline-census

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by MO11
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge jumble of cargo jets (DC-10s / MD-11s) at MIA
Replies: 20
Views: 6275

Re: Huge jumble of cargo jets (DC-10s / MD-11s) at MIA

Sky Lease is the only operational entity, and only 3 airplanes fly (2 MD11, 1 747).

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by MO11
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Express YVR-CVG new service
Replies: 4
Views: 1077

Re: DHL Express YVR-CVG new service

Yes. IIRC there used to be a feeder flight between Seattle and Vancouver.

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by MO11
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Southeast USA winter storm ops
Replies: 3
Views: 1056

Re: Southeast USA winter storm ops

dopplerd wrote:
What is the significance of 9XXX flights? Non-rev repositioning flights?


Depends on the rest of the number, but ferries start at 9931.

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by MO11
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1045
Views: 83414

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Pretty sure 4A only has 4 ERJs...and 3 are out of service. Currently, the airplane serving CRQ is out; nothing has run there since Tuesday.

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by MO11
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

July 2.

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by MO11
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Airways integration status
Replies: 69
Views: 9675

Re: AA/US Airways merger (yes, that's right)

The US and AA fleets are still segregated by flight number blocks.

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by MO11
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2974

Re: Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018

They desperately need to ditch the Swift logo, though; from a branding perspective, all they're doing is confusing the consumer since no one knows if they're Swift or Eastern or both. The average consumer doesn't care since the services of both carriers are sold through tour operators. Neither carr...

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by MO11
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest grounds 34 planes for maintenance inspection.
Replies: 68
Views: 13552

Re: Southwest grounds planes again for maintenance issues

The article states that these were all previously owned aircraft. Im guessing WN doesnt trust whoever they got them from and want to make sure they will pass FAA inspection. Smart move, but should have been done before. All of these airplanes went through conformity at the same contractor, which to...

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by MO11
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbahn
Replies: 11
Views: 2345

Re: Airbahn

[url]

FlyRow wrote:
I just cant get my head around the name.......

Any links/sources BTW?


https://www.regulations.gov/contentStreamer?documentId=DOT-OST-2018-0159-0001&attachmentNumber=1&contentType=pdf

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by MO11
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbahn
Replies: 11
Views: 2345

Airbahn

Airbahn is a new US carrier with its current office in Irvine, California. It plans to operate scheduled service "to mid-tier markets initially from Southern California to Northern California, Nevada, and to Western Canada" using A320s. It is owned by Tariq Chaudhary (and his immediate fam...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

When exactly does the crunch hit the system? As far as PHX ( my home airport) how many planes will be operating out of PHX. One last question. What is the difference between the 767-200 and 300 as far as payload? December 10-22. Operations at PHX UPS/FDX usually run all day. Flights run to/from pla...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

UPS will operate with N255CM and N376AN. 376 will stay in MIA for a bit and fly MIA-BOG before ferrying out to PHX and fly PHX-SDF-PHX 5 or 6 nights a week. Not sure what route 255 will be flying but I heard a while back it’ll be somewhere in California. San Bernardino maybe but I can’t recall. Yea...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

I am assuming that 366CM is going to end up being used as extra UPS lift during Peak, flown by ATI. Went to Cargojet. C-GAJG. Geez. It was 366CM for like 5 seconds. A single flight under that reg, from ILN-CVG. I wonder if it was swapped with the next one off the conversion line, N373AA, which was ...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

wjcandee wrote:
I am assuming that 366CM is going to end up being used as extra UPS lift during Peak, flown by ATI.



Went to Cargojet. C-GAJG.

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by MO11
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How long did Southwest have non-wingleted 737-700s for?
Replies: 2
Views: 935

Re: How long did Southwest have non-wingleted 737-700s for?

I know that at one point they existed, but it must have been very brief. Was it like three or four years that they had 737-700s without winglets? I don't think I've ever seen a canyon blue 737-700 without winglets even back in the early 2000s. Southwest received its first -700 in December 1997. The...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5216

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

a/c dxer wrote:
N250tr wasn't aloha from 2006 to 2008. It was dry leased for one summer.



June 28, 2006 until the day AQ shut down. N252TR was the summer of 2006.

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by MO11
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air MD-80 order
Replies: 48
Views: 8474

Re: US Air MD-80 order

IAmGaroott wrote:
I assume the MDs also conflicted with US' huge 733 order (plus the 734's from piedmont).



USAir and Piedmont agreed to merge in March 1987. It ordered the last 737s in 1988, and ordered the MD-80s on May 1, 1989.

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by MO11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13
Replies: 36
Views: 8385

Re: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13

SRY841 MKE-SFB took off on time and is in the air. It also flew SFB-MKE earlier in the day, so it was not a reposition. But it's not a scheduled flight, either. The flight number is the numeric of the N number, which it uses for charters and ferries. It wasn't a ferry as it was roundtrip. Might be ...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1045
Views: 83414

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Is California Pacific still a 'go' for service to/from IWA tomorrow (11/15)? If so, when does their first flight arrive from Carlsbad? Appears so far it is. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DYN105/history/20181115/2230Z/KCRQ/KIWA But as a heads up, none of the flights flew today (2x CRQ-SJC, CRQ...

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by MO11
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13
Replies: 36
Views: 8385

Re: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13

enilria wrote:
SRY841 MKE-SFB took off on time and is in the air. It also flew SFB-MKE earlier in the day, so it was not a reposition.


But it's not a scheduled flight, either. The flight number is the numeric of the N number, which it uses for charters and ferries.

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by MO11
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13
Replies: 36
Views: 8385

Re: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13

CLT & West Virginia markets are no longer showing. Their AUS & SFB flights seem to still be intact....although if they no longer have an SOC I question this SOC rumor. Still selling tickets after the airline has shutdown would be fraud. Probably just the CLT stuff shut. SOC? System Operatio...

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by MO11
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 936
Views: 71759

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

NickolayAv wrote:
PVD757 wrote:
Regional Sky announced PVD-YHU today. Starts November 5th. Weekdays.

YHU-PVD 0700-0810
PVD-YHU 0930-1040

Will be operated by a Beech 1900C with 19 seats.


Now delayed until undecided date in 2019........

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by MO11
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1045
Views: 83414

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

skyharborshome wrote:
Anyone know why one of the Dreamlifters is at Pinal? Maintenance or is it being replaced?



Atlas uses Ascent Aviation for maintenance.

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by MO11
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 5Y-SAZ oldest jet airliner still used for PAX service?
Replies: 28
Views: 9917

Re: 5Y-SAZ oldest jet airliner still used for PAX service?

BoeingGuy wrote:
The list of former operators is cool too. Who was the Funk Exploration?


It drilled oil and gas wells.

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by MO11
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 5Y-SAZ oldest jet airliner still used for PAX service?
Replies: 28
Views: 9917

Re: 5Y-SAZ oldest jet airliner still used for PAX service?

I don't know for sure if this is for sure the *oldest* jet powered aircraft still in PAX service, but it has to be up there. I read in an another thread that this aircraft was stored, but it seems to have been returned to service since then. Kind of boggles my mind how this frame hasn't just disint...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated
Replies: 135
Views: 27305

Re: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated

It happens every night in PHX as well. 5 separate frequencies (North/South Gnd, TWR and CLC Del) all get combined on to one controller. Stupid - even when the controller is on their A game. So what happens when that controller needs to use the john? Just like in this case, other controllers are on ...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-ORD
Replies: 103
Views: 13921

Re: OAG Changes 11/11/2018:AA Drops CHA-ORD,MEX-PHL;AS Drops FCA-PDX;NK Adds MCO-KIN/MBJ/DEN;UA Drops FAY-IAD,Adds FAT-O

A few weeks after the ATL - ONT launch, and quite the same schedules ; ATL 850 - 1027 BUR D 73W ATL 1915 - 2052 BUR D 73W BUR 1115 - 1858 ATL D 73W BUR 2145 - 528 ATL D 73W I wonder why the sudden interest in secondary California? Connected to LAX/SEA build-up? I would consider wouldn't consider BU...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Amazon leased two more of the Atlas airplanes last week. By my count, that makes 20, so the original lease agreement for 20 ATSG and 20 Atlas is complete.

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by MO11
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated
Replies: 135
Views: 27305

Re: FAA Makes Staffing Policy Changes After Vegas Controller Found Incapacitated

dampfnudel wrote:
After the ATC issues over the years, I’m surprised that they didn’t implement the two person policy by now.


Would that mean three controllers on duty when one (of the two required) has to take a break?

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by MO11
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Cuba a big fail for airlines?
Replies: 21
Views: 3628

Re: Is ‘Cuba’ a BIG FAIL?

Overthecascades wrote:
The market is just too small. Adventurous travelers are a small %


And they flew in on chartered biz-jets.

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by MO11
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Was at Wilmington today. N712AX moved to the storage area with the 727's and DC-8's. Looks like N792AX also was moved over there and looks like it'll be scrapped. N741AX has its engines again. A Delta 767-400 is getting maintenance done and is sitting by the hangars without engines. There was also ...

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by MO11
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was a Dreamlifter circling over Pinal Air Park (MZJ)?
Replies: 15
Views: 3647

Re: What happened at Marana (MZJ)?

Atlas Air got into (and out of) Marana Regional about 20 years ago..... Like...on purpose? I realize that MZJ and AVQ have the same runway orientation, but that's not something you'd want to screw up! "Cleared for a visual approach to the Pinal Airpark. Radar service terminated, change to advi...

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by MO11
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was a Dreamlifter circling over Pinal Air Park (MZJ)?
Replies: 15
Views: 3647

Re: What happened at Marana (MZJ)?

Atlas Air got into (and out of) Marana Regional about 20 years ago.....

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by MO11
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 4876

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

September11 wrote:
EWR was originally a relieve airport for LGA and JFK?


No, it was the predecessor to both.

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by MO11
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?
Replies: 65
Views: 10094

Re: Will anyone pickup the JetBlue E190s?

deltadudejg wrote:
I wonder if carriers like CalPacific/ADI; Elite Airways; Porter; Via Air; Contour would ever consider these birds.


Only if they want a faster track to going broke.

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by MO11
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets
Replies: 35
Views: 6522

Re: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets

Sometimes I prefer them over mainline jets. The 2 seats on each side are nice and it's fairly quiet inside. The smallish overheads are the main issue with the interior. I agree. I think they are very comfortable (all the E-Jets) and a nice ride. I just wish the windows were better aligned for the t...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 404
Views: 77403

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

SkyWest will also still be flying up to 18 CRJ-200s for AA. They just began DFW-CYS on the -200, and took over the EAS flying to MEI and PIB from ExpressJet earlier this year. They are always on ORD-MKE and ORD-ICT, for example. There are just a handful of Skywest/American Eagle routes left that us...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 723
Views: 116840

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

News from Skywest SkyWest expects the 18 CRJ700s currently flown by ExpressJet for American Airlines will not be extended beyond early 2019. The 18 CRJ700s include 12 aircraft from the original contract with American and six short-term aircraft that transitioned from the Delta contract. The majorit...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Expressjet own their E145s?
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: Does Expressjet own their E145s?

I always wondered this, If so. Do any other regional airlines own their planes? No, those ERJ-135s/145s were leased by Continental. At the time, ExpressJet was Continental Express Inc., which was wholly owned by Continental. More recently, United has bought several of the airplanes off lease. But a...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 698
Views: 51995

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Nobody's going to drive from ROC to SYR or BUF just to fly Southwest. People from SYR drive to ROC and ALB all the time to catch WN. If WN moved to SYR it would be a shorter drive for ROC area fliers to drive to either BUF or SYR than for SYR area fliers to have to drive to ALB or ROC/BUF and also ...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 698
Views: 51995

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I'm wondering if the SYR airport authority now with a clean and renovated airport finally takes their collective head out of their *** and lowers their fees as well to attract WN. SYR has to be one of the larger cities still unserved by WN. If WN won't fly to SYR because of the proximity to it's ot...

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by MO11
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key Air SAV hub (early 1990's)
Replies: 9
Views: 1630

Re: Key Air SAV hub (early 1990's)

Sold to WorldCorp in 1987, sold again in 1992.

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by MO11
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 88969

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

That then leaves 730WE, now in conversion, and due out in Feb/Mar 2019, and 830WE, still at ASP so not to be online before at least May 2019. Just as an aside, N830WE was sold to CSDS Aircraft Sales & Leasing in September. I have never seen paperwork indicating any transfer to ATSG or an affili...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 248
Views: 42805

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

Since two of the four airplanes are EPs, I'm guessing that they can't fly out if CRQ. When Continental had them, they were no balls of fire. What does “EP” mean ? Which two aircraft (ID’s) are EPs? I would assume that it means the ERJ-145s. Though, I've never heard of any plane being referred to as...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 248
Views: 42805

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
None of their planes are even on the way to California.


Since two of the four airplanes are EPs, I'm guessing that they can't fly out if CRQ. When Continental had them, they were no balls of fire.

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