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by RJNUT
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are Small Airports Managing Their Post-COVID Boom?
Replies: 28
Views: 3227

Re: How Are Small Airports Managing Their Post-COVID Boom?

im curious about HHH with high potential for multiple ops exceeding ramp space

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by RJNUT
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 61
Views: 6024

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021

the five per day on Sundays seems like an add-on from what was promised? Will do well . Always nice to see a little "market" response in an EAS station.

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by RJNUT
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and Airline Staffing Levels
Replies: 39
Views: 4636

Re: AA and Airline Staffing Levels

as a retiree i thought for a brief moment, i would apply for one of these airport positions. I have the experience but it goes way back into the 80's and 90's. I dont know if I could handle todays environment of TSA, COVID and PC thought. I do live in in Palm Springs, so the airport there is general...

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by RJNUT
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare video of Anacostia river approach RWY 19 DCA
Replies: 23
Views: 6010

Re: Rare video of Anacostia river approach RWY 19 DCA

I once landed on 33 on Midway's Fokker 100 from MDW to DCA. in 1993 We were on a standard approach to 1 and then it seems at the last minute we made a maneuver to swerve over to the 33 approach. and then touchdown with quite a thud!. wasn't quite sure how that transpired, but cool none the less.q

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by RJNUT
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XWA, Williston, ND new service announcement 6/8
Replies: 48
Views: 5841

Re: XWA, Williston, ND new service announcement 6/8

Delta starts service June 5th to MSP. Some sort of grant or subsidy involved, i believe

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by RJNUT
Fri May 28, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS
Replies: 25
Views: 4239

Re: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS

I know it's not going to happen, but it would be nice if this was the first step toward a broader DL / Cape Air partnership, that would involve Cape Air bidding on EAS markets in the Dakotas, Iowa, and the Upper Peninsula, and connecting through MSP and DTW. Places like Fort Dodge, Mason City, Iron...

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by RJNUT
Thu May 27, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS
Replies: 25
Views: 4239

Re: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS

That might be a lot of buses, depending on how Cape Air arrivals and departures are spread out. I know the Central Parking hike and would avoid it if I could - enough to be willing to connect in Newark instead. With 9 pax planes, I doubt there will be throngs of DL xferring pax. Cape Air does have ...

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by RJNUT
Fri May 21, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alabama Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 143
Views: 11187

Re: Alabama Aviation Thread - 2021

interesting about HSV-MSY as that was one of the very first DC-9 jet routes added by Southern Airways back in 1968, There must be some link of sorts.

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by RJNUT
Tue May 18, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Let's buy a BAC 1-11
Replies: 50
Views: 7625

Re: Let's buy a BAC 1-11

also , for Mohawk fans i remember as a kid in Cleveland in the mid 60's the big billboard along the Memorial Shoreway . FLY MOHAWK JETS to Utica, Elmira ,Binghamton, Albany!

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by RJNUT
Tue May 18, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Let's buy a BAC 1-11
Replies: 50
Views: 7625

Re: Let's buy a BAC 1-11

my very 1st flight was on a BAC111 on Braniff in 1968 MKC-ORD! Loved that plane

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by RJNUT
Fri May 14, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tecnam P2012 Traveller News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 25018

Re: Tecnam P2012 Traveller News and Discussion Thread

Cape Air has ordered ten more P2012's according to FlightGlobal. Production is planned in 2021. In addition Cape Air has secured ten options to be produced in the 2022 production plan and ten options from the 2023 production plan. All are plan of the ongoing replacement of the Cessna 402C's. Cape A...

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by RJNUT
Tue May 11, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP
Replies: 32
Views: 7143

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP

4B stated they will continue service until another provider is found but im sure it will be unreliable, lameduck service, similar to Chadron NE which they are losing to Southern Airways Express..

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by RJNUT
Tue May 11, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP
Replies: 32
Views: 7143

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP

If Skywest bids , im sure it would be as UA Express to ORD. DL seems to act like they are hamstrung with these Upper Midwest remaining EAS flights. They probably dont want to add additional markets and will reassess existing EAS markets at a later date. I almost feel they get pressure from state of ...

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by RJNUT
Mon May 10, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP
Replies: 32
Views: 7143

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP

TVF seems happy with Denver Air Connection and DAC is adding ORD-ATY so it might be an option, although the PIR and ATY service award for DAC is being appealed by SkyWest, so who knows!

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by RJNUT
Mon May 10, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP
Replies: 32
Views: 7143

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 loses door during takeoff roll from MSP

wouldn't be surprised if IWD isn't furiously looking at replacement possibilities. They had the wheel fall off another IWD involved flight. And this winter 4B had a week or two of straight cancellations. dont know if it was contaminated runway issue or crew staffing or what

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by RJNUT
Tue May 04, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luggage drops from open compartment mid-flight
Replies: 29
Views: 6724

Re: Luggage drops from open compartment mid-flight

we had the door on a Jetstream 31 's underbelly pod open up and dump carry-ons all over the the Arkansas countryside back in the 80's!

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by RJNUT
Mon May 03, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1389
Views: 273969

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I'm treating myself to Business class ORD-HNL on the nonstop 787-8 end of June , which i assume will be Polaris seating ? I cant assign a seat right now which has me wondering.

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by RJNUT
Sun May 02, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1363
Views: 242688

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Breeze does not have an IATA code assigned from what I see. That means something remains. You realize that IATA is an independent organization from the FAA right? And there is nothing requiring an airline to be a part of IATA as well... I realize you cannot sell tickets in GDS without an IATA code....

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Pennsylvania (ABE, AVP, MDT, ERI, SCE, IPT, JST etc.)
Replies: 28
Views: 3563

Re: The Rest of Pennsylvania (ABE, AVP, MDT, ERI, SCE, IPT, JST etc.)

speaking of LNS, i found a BWI-LNS-ACK , Saturdays only in June (and then out of IAD in July and Aug.) for just $143 O.W.. No return connection exists however.. This would be on Southern Airways Express

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 13199

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

It’s finally happening! B6 announces MCI with service to both BOS & JFK starting 2Q 2022. I’ve been waiting for this day since 2003 when B6 first publicly announced interest in servicing MCI. Congrats to all involved in making this happen. https://eturbonews.com/2993927/jetblue-airways-announce...

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by RJNUT
Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?
Replies: 67
Views: 10559

Re: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?

I flew MCI-AUS, MCI-ONT and MCI-TUS branded ops. Very nice service and i liked their "toothpaste" livery! Times are definitely different from2007 as so many markets have been squeezed down. But like the majors, it seems they will need to go after leisure until business travel picks back up.

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by RJNUT
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alabama Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 143
Views: 11187

Re: Alabama Aviation Thread - 2021

It looks like AA is adding some new routes for this summer. Saturday only BHM-MCO, & Saturday only HSV-MIA. This is a very intriguing move. This could be the start to more routine service from HSV to MIA. Don't know what to think about the BHM-MCO route. I feel like WN has a stranglehold on tha...

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by RJNUT
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 537
Views: 61811

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

BTV-DFW Schedule. Doesn't leave a lot of opportunities for connections out of DFW Depart DFW: 12:40 p.m. Arrive BTV: 5:25 p.m. Depart BTV: 6:05 p.m. Arrive DFW: 9:14 p.m. Frequency: Saturday Aircraft: Embraer 175 Service Start: July 3, 2021 through November 6, 2021 Seasonal there is a considerable ...

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by RJNUT
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When a hub is no longer a hub
Replies: 115
Views: 12931

Re: When a hub is no longer a hub

i agree with PSA. esp. STL and PIT. i remember frustrating ATC delays constantly into STL back in the 80's

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by RJNUT
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

to be fair, ACO in FOD and MCW offered Zero connectivity which has become more or less a disqualifier from DOT;s viewpoint.

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by RJNUT
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

Watertown mayor has been reported that she is going to DOT asking a potential reversal

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

The problems with OO at ORD *or any major hub, really* is that when the weather goes to hell, mama United/American/Delta go into slash-n-trash schedule mode. The smaller markets get their flights cut first. So that's why Quincy and other EAS markets have reliability issues. United would rather thei...

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

i have already alerted the PIR airport manager about some of the downgraded connectivity issues and he was quite responsive and plans to address some of these issues head on. PIR has been screwed around for decades and the OO service seemed to finally stabilize things. This is nuttiness but at least...

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces a slew of new leisure routes for summer
Replies: 64
Views: 11685

Re: AA announces a slew of new leisure routes for summer

I've been waiting on DFW-BGR. Great route to complement DFW-PWM going daily this summer. DFW-BGR, huh? I guess they have high hopes for travel to Camden and to Acadia NP. If you go before August, buy many cans of bug spray the minute you pass through the terminal. in addition "Bah Harbah"...

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

From a customer standpoint the only thing that would change is the operator. DAC also operates as a codeshare partner with UA similar to SkyWest, so instead of saying “operated by SkyWest” on the itinerary it will say “operated by DAC”. Passengers can still book tickets to both cities on UA’s websi...

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 63
Views: 5683

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

Almost seems like a sacrificial offering to a non-SkyWest operator, lest it be viewed that OO is always a shoe in. But i would have thought PIR would not be that market to take the hit. ATY i can possibly understands. But it does appear DAC current cities have been satisfied with their service level...

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by RJNUT
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 13199

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

Could we see Breeze or Avelo at downtown airport? I think there is a ton of untapped opportunity at the downtown airport for business markets where nobody wants to drive all the way to KCI when just doing an out and back same day business trip. i believe city ordinance does not allow anything comme...

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by RJNUT
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 737MAX at FLL?
Replies: 10
Views: 2634

Re: WN 737MAX at FLL?

How far could WN make it into South America if they decide to give it a go from FLL? BSB? You're dreaming. WN couldn't even make MEX work from any U.S. origin. MEX, the fifth highest passenger volume international destination airport from the U.S., ahead of FRA and NRT. Anything in Brazil would be ...

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by RJNUT
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 39991

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021

without having to scroll thru entire G4 thread, did i miss BLI-ANC? I see it on the G4 route map, listed as seasonal which to me implies summer. but no flights are listed yet Well i guess that's from two years ago checking news headlines regarding this route. Will it return?. apparently not , for now

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by RJNUT
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 39991

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021

without having to scroll thru entire G4 thread, did i miss BLI-ANC? I see it on the G4 route map, listed as seasonal which to me implies summer. but no flights are listed yet

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by RJNUT
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 566
Views: 122106

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Hope they have ample turn times. That's a lot of folks to load/off load when you're new and probably contracted out.

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 188
Views: 20667

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021

It could augment B6's current service Seems they only have an FFP relationship with B6. ...I remember they used to codeshare with UA, but do they still. Based on their website, it seems like they're only FFP participants with them now as well. Interline? probably just reduced to interline only , it...

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 188
Views: 20667

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021

the SIlver Airways route map show MSY-FLL nonstop as well so maybe they are going to add that later. It could augment B6's current service to connect to existing B6 and then their partners such as AD and UA and possibly others

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by RJNUT
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 188
Views: 20667

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021

i can already book Boutique on United.com and it offers connections onward to Houston and points beyond.

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by RJNUT
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 87
Views: 10333

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2021

UA Express adds ORD-RHI for summer season https://starjournalnow.com/2021/03/30/united-to-add-daily-flight-from-rhinelander-to-chicago/ Good to see -- the twice-daily EAS CRJ's which runs year-round does nothing to adjust for the big summer peak. In recent years Skywest has added an unsubsidized th...

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by RJNUT
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: [email protected]
Replies: 20
Views: 3027

Re: [email protected]

the good news back in the days before deregulation was that all the majors and regionals interlined completely so one ticket got you quite far along on your journey.

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by RJNUT
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will WN join an Alliance?
Replies: 37
Views: 3309

Re: Non-April Fools: Will WN join an Alliance?

Pilots run that airline . NOPE!

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by RJNUT
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS at Jackson, Tennessee switching from Air Choice One to Boutique Air
Replies: 20
Views: 2504

Re: EAS at Jackson, Tennessee switching from Air Choice One to Boutique Air

ACO is getting squeezed out of the EAS program due to complete lack of connectivity. JBR and BRL come up for renewal end of 2021 or beginning of 2022 and that should spell the end of ACO , at least in the commercial airline business

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by RJNUT
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 583
Views: 61380

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

I just found in my memory box from Jr. High a 20 page special Plain Dealer Air Age 1965. I will share some interesting items: 1. Commissioner Jack Doyle announced the $ 7 million dollar build of the new south concourse.(C) 2. 60 daily flights at Burke airport. Tag Airlines had 30 daily round trips ...

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by RJNUT
Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 583
Views: 61380

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

believe it or not there will be onlin connections thru CLE, PIT, IND,etc. I did some dummy bookings for example DEN-HHH and many cheaper options came up DEN-CLE-HHH rather than ORD or IAD. These connections look great on paper, but they blow goats in the real world. Misconnect and youre screwed for...

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by RJNUT
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 583
Views: 61380

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

believe it or not there will be onlin connections thru CLE, PIT, IND,etc. I did some dummy bookings for example DEN-HHH and many cheaper options came up DEN-CLE-HHH rather than ORD or IAD. Interesting. you think the timing that allowed such connections were done intentionally? i think they are simp...

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by RJNUT
Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 583
Views: 61380

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

believe it or not there will be onlin connections thru CLE, PIT, IND,etc. I did some dummy bookings for example DEN-HHH and many cheaper options came up DEN-CLE-HHH rather than ORD or IAD.

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by RJNUT
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new summer point-to-point routes
Replies: 116
Views: 15698

Re: United announces new summer point-to-point routes

Can the 550 handle the short runway at HHH? You believe they'd schedule it into there, if it couldn't....? I'm going to respond to your douchey comment by mentioning that UA previously was flying E175s which are proven to operate well onto the shorter runways. I have no clue about the performance o...

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by RJNUT
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 583
Views: 61380

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

MKE is probably getting SAV rather then HHH like the other Midwest markets are due to CRJ200 equip. on most of their new beach flights. The 200's would have issues at HHH

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