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by fokkerf28
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 26188

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Would love to see the A220 in PHX.

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by fokkerf28
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline, two new destinations for SBA
Replies: 60
Views: 8090

Re: New airline, two new destinations for SBA

My guess would be Contour Airlines.

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by fokkerf28
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 25101

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

Last 744 flight LHR-PHX.....

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by fokkerf28
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 187443

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Well played Airbus/Bombardier......

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by fokkerf28
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 32403

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Interesting that the EK route map shows both PHX and BUF.

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by fokkerf28
Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The 732 Ever Get Replaced?
Replies: 71
Views: 16399

RE: Will The 732 Ever Get Replaced?

Maybe the Fokker F-70 or F-100. The old F-28's use to operate on all types of surfaces.

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by fokkerf28
Thu May 19, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont
Replies: 50
Views: 13342

RE: Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont

The only option for a 50 seater currently is the ATR-42-600 . It would be intersesting to see if Piedmont would consider the ATR.

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by fokkerf28
Thu May 19, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont
Replies: 50
Views: 13342

RE: Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont

The article states that certain airports can only be served with the Dash, so either you drop those cities or you spend the money for costly life extension to keep the aircraft flying. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Flugfelag-Islands--/De-...

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by fokkerf28
Thu May 19, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont
Replies: 50
Views: 13342

Replacement Dash-8 For Piedmont

I was wondering if Piedmont would replace the Dash 8's with another turboprop or go to all jet. <a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/piedmont-airlines-american-decide-future-dash-8-fleet?NL=ATW-04&Issue=ATW-04_20160518_ATW-04_895&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_5&utm_rid=CPEN100000043907...

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by fokkerf28
Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran
Replies: 155
Views: 24528

RE: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran

WOW!!!! Great discussion, but lets stay with the facts. Female crew to wear a headscarf from de-planing the aircraft to the Hotel.
I certainly don't think that's asking much to observe the local laws.

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by fokkerf28
Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Governors Flying These Days?
Replies: 50
Views: 14368

RE: What Are Governors Flying These Days?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ArmitageShanks" class="quote" target="_blank">ArmitageShanks</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Doug Ducey flies <acronym titl...

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by fokkerf28
Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today Is The 757's 34th Birthday :-)
Replies: 49
Views: 8804

RE: Today Is The 757's 34th Birthday :-)

I 've been working in ops for the past 20 years with the 757 and performance wise nothing can equal the capabilities of this magnificent narrow body.

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by fokkerf28
Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Orders 118 Airbus Jets - Part 1
Replies: 216
Views: 38079

Iran Orders 118 Airbus Jets - Part 1

Congratulations to Airbus and Iran Air, very impressive order. Now looking forward to seeing some new destinations with these beautiful aircraft.

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by fokkerf28
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Axes DFW-AMS
Replies: 63
Views: 17138

RE: KLM Axes DFW-AMS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mfe777" class="quote" target="_blank">mfe777</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>It would be nice to see <acronym title="Amer...

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by fokkerf28
Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 ANA Scrapped? Tucson, AZ
Replies: 20
Views: 23775

787 ANA Scrapped? Tucson, AZ

Here is a video of the aircraft crossing the road to the museum.

http://www.scrippsmedia.com/kgun9/ne...ir-and-Space-Museum-297738001.html

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by fokkerf28
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-83 Retirement
Replies: 15
Views: 8275

AA MD-83 Retirement

Does anyone have the scheduale for the AA MD-83 retirement?

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by fokkerf28
Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Res Cutover - 17 Oct Is The Day
Replies: 64
Views: 13577

RE: AA/US Res Cutover - 17 Oct Is The Day

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> All the flights to ...

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by fokkerf28
Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's DC10s Routes To LAX?
Replies: 21
Views: 4237

RE: BA's DC10s Routes To LAX?

Don't forget, BA also flew the DC-10 to PHX . During the summer months quite the struggle.

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by fokkerf28
Wed May 14, 2014 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 New Routes!
Replies: 57
Views: 27181

RE: AA 787 New Routes!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/slcdeltarumd11" class="quote" target="_blank">slcdeltarumd11</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Phoenix - Sky ...

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by fokkerf28
Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honeywell To Provide Avionics For E-jets 2nd Gen
Replies: 1
Views: 3464

RE: Honeywell To Provide Avionics For E-jets 2nd Gen

That explains the ERJ-170 I've been seeing at the Deer Valley airport KDVT in Phoenix for the last few months at the Honeywell hanger. It was E-170 i believe OH-LEL old paint scheme.


cheers...

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by fokkerf28
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways 4Q Profits
Replies: 2
Views: 2047

RE: US Airways 4Q Profits

Awsome news, record profits, go usairways.

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by fokkerf28
Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US A321 Performance
Replies: 78
Views: 13679

RE: US A321 Performance

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHLwok" class="quote" target="_blank">PHLwok</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>Yup - in the past decade I've flown (as a pa...

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by fokkerf28
Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US A321 Performance
Replies: 78
Views: 13679

RE: US A321 Performance

The Primary reason for the long takeoff roll is the temps in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. I deal with the A321 daily. Anything going to the East coast is usually at MTOW. Weight restriction are very common on the the A321. Even a one ...

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by fokkerf28
Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Wishes For Fewer 50-seat RJs
Replies: 63
Views: 17226

RE: US Airways Wishes For Fewer 50-seat RJs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHX787" class="quote" target="_blank">PHX787</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>When are they getting rid of the turboprops? T...

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by fokkerf28
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilots Reach Tentative Contract
Replies: 21
Views: 11530

AA Pilots Reach Tentative Contract

I wonder what this will mean for the AA/US merger.



http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1340846034.html

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by fokkerf28
Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Airlines Receives First Acft.
Replies: 92
Views: 28449

RE: California Pacific Airlines Receives First Acft.

Great looking paint job, cant wait to see it in the air.

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by fokkerf28
Fri Mar 23, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways 757-200s...what's The Replacement?
Replies: 35
Views: 15586

RE: US Airways 757-200s...what's The Replacement?

The truth is there is no good replacement for the 757. During summer weight restrictions on the 757 are a daily reality. I wonder if the A321 neo could do the mission with the heat and etops equipped with headwinds. I guess we will have to wait and see. The A330-200 has been discussed but last I hea...

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by fokkerf28
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here - Part 5
Replies: 185
Views: 4426

RE: Report The Bugs Here - Part 5

Still cannot get to the home page. Blue screen with error message.any ideas?

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by fokkerf28
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US 2022 DCA-BOS Evacuated In BOS
Replies: 10
Views: 3445

RE: US 2022 DCA-BOS Evacuated In BOS

Seems like the odor was only on the flight deck.

http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1194342180.html

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by fokkerf28
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Posts 3Q Profits
Replies: 22
Views: 4191

RE: US Airways Posts 3Q Profits

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by fokkerf28
Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Am I To Old To Be A FA
Replies: 10
Views: 2951

RE: Am I To Old To Be A FA

Not by a long shot. We recently hired a few FA in there mid 50's, If it's your dream I say go for it!!!

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by fokkerf28
Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "You Get What You Pay For" US Management Pay
Replies: 30
Views: 7528

RE: "You Get What You Pay For" US Management Pay

Please don't be so naive, of course they are doing it for the money. The top management at the <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym> level all made in the 08-15 million dollar range last year. There is a huge disparity in pay and most of us are way under payed for the jobs we do. These were po...

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by fokkerf28
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three Holers Still In Revenue Service?
Replies: 50
Views: 10518

RE: Three Holers Still In Revenue Service?

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by fokkerf28
Fri Apr 27, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will US Get The Boot From Star Alliance?
Replies: 92
Views: 14021

RE: When Will US Get The Boot From Star Alliance?

Not going to happen. Doug Parker was asked this question and he said that *A is happy with US Airways and that the relationship will continue!!!!!!!

cheers........

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by fokkerf28
Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Livery On YV Dash 8 At PHX
Replies: 51
Views: 10353

RE: New US Livery On YV Dash 8 At PHX

I saw the aircraft last night as it was on a RON in phoenix, looks great. Sorry I did not have my camera.

cheers.....

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by fokkerf28
Mon Mar 12, 2007 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anyone Tell Me What Aircraft This Is?
Replies: 23
Views: 13209

RE: Can Anyone Tell Me What Aircraft This Is?

Most definately a challenger 604......................

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by fokkerf28
Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Taking RFP For 737-900ER
Replies: 137
Views: 17389

RE: US Taking RFP For 737-900ER

The 757 is a tough aircraft to replace. Here in phoenix we have a difficult time with the 757 when we have any head wind above 30kts. Restriction are a daily curse. If we have the 250K aircraft of which we have only three we do o.k but sometines even that does'nt do the trick. If you have the 240K a...

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by fokkerf28
Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Discuss US Airways' Bid
Replies: 65
Views: 7445

Delta To Discuss US Airways' Bid

Looks like things are moving along. Feb 1st is right around the corner.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070119/ap_on_bi_ge/delta_bankruptcy_1

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by fokkerf28
Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parkers Letter To Girnstein.
Replies: 29
Views: 7496

Doug Parkers Letter To Girnstein.

For more about the proposal, take a look at US Airways press release about the proposal. Mr. Gerald Grinstein Chief Executive Officer Delta Air Lines, Inc. Atlanta, <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> 30320-6001 Dear Jerry: Last Spring we had a conversation about a potential merger of US ...

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by fokkerf28
Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways - Delta Merger Proposal Conference Call
Replies: 62
Views: 11849

RE: US Airways - Delta Merger Proposal Conference Call

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by fokkerf28
Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA FLT 289 Diverted TUS!
Replies: 31
Views: 8483

RE: BA FLT 289 Diverted TUS!

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by fokkerf28
Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA FLT 289 Diverted TUS!
Replies: 31
Views: 8483

BA FLT 289 Diverted TUS!

BA flight 289 from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> has diverted to <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym> due to weather in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</ac...

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by fokkerf28
Tue May 09, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)
Replies: 36
Views: 8078

RE: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)

I love this look on the crj. I wish them luck and I do believe that they will in fact do quite well in Hawaii. Time will tell...................

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by fokkerf28
Tue May 09, 2006 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)
Replies: 36
Views: 8078

RE: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)

I love this look on the crj. I wish them luck and I do believe that they will in fact do quite well in Hawaii. Time will tell...................

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by fokkerf28
Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US To Scrap (2) A320's?
Replies: 100
Views: 16140

RE: HP/US To Scrap (2) A320's?

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by fokkerf28
Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cactus Callsign To Remain!
Replies: 92
Views: 10851

RE: Cactus Callsign To Remain!

The article said that it would be in the fall at the earliest.

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by fokkerf28
Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cactus Callsign To Remain!
Replies: 92
Views: 10851

Cactus Callsign To Remain!

Just read in our company news letter that the "Cactus" call sign is all but certain to be the US airways combined callsign.

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by fokkerf28
Sun Apr 02, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go! (Mesa Hawaii) Publishes Sched & Fares
Replies: 80
Views: 8063

RE: Go! (Mesa Hawaii) Publishes Sched & Fares

Absolutely fabulous!! I think that it's a great idea and a little friendly competition is what it's all about. I believe they will do great with the CRJ-200 and as soon as the loads justify it, bring on the 900's. All the negative responses here unbelievable. $39 fares for the first three month will...

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