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by B757capt
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved
Replies: 29
Views: 4803

Re: LATAM Argentina may cancel EZE-MIA route if conflict with unions is not resolved

Sean-SAN- wrote:
Sounds fishy since an ADSB setup is probably less than $500k for a commercial airliner. And the 767 has plenty of resale value.

Depends. If these are as old as folks are saying my guess is it’s the avionics and the wiring. I’d say more like 1.5-2.0 million a piece.

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by B757capt
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown
Replies: 267
Views: 21807

Re: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown

Wonder if the three parties would agree to binding arbitration?

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by B757capt
Wed May 15, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120725

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

SXDFC wrote:
Any pics of the retrofitted “Oasis” A321 cabin yet?

identical to the NEO

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by B757capt
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47966

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

Boeing is not conducting Customer acceptance flights. Therefore no aircraft are leaving Boeing’s hands until this is all sorted out. WN accepts fuel in place of customer acceptance flights https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382525&p=20434515&hilit=wn+customer+acceptanc...

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47966

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

Boeing is not conducting Customer acceptance flights. Therefore no aircraft are leaving Boeing’s hands until this is all sorted out.

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour
Replies: 13
Views: 4200

Re: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour

No, there are differences between the NEO and CEO. Training is needed for all. How is this different from the MAX? It seems pilots were just thrown on that type without further training. Of course, this isn’t correct at all. There is training between the NG and the MAX. This is A.net so a lot of in...

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour
Replies: 13
Views: 4200

Re: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour

Why do they need to train pilots on the neo? Shouldn’t their existing A320 pilots be able to fly the neo without additional training? No, there are differences between the NEO and CEO. Training is needed for all. How is this different from the MAX? It seems pilots were just thrown on that type with...

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour
Replies: 13
Views: 4200

Re: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour

rufusmi wrote:
B757capt wrote:
These are training flights for pilots.


Why do they need to train pilots on the neo? Shouldn’t their existing A320 pilots be able to fly the neo without additional training?


No, there are differences between the NEO and CEO. Training is needed for all.

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour
Replies: 13
Views: 4200

Re: AA A321Neo N400AN on tour

These are training flights for pilots.

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by B757capt
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387484

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Wondering if the 76 drivers can chime in here: What are you guys doing at 7,000 feet and that far out? What systems are being used/initiated, etc... accidents are never just ONE item, they are always a series of events spurred by one. Just wondering if something could have triggered a mechanical di...

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by B757capt
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120725

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

anymaninfc wrote:
Does anyone know why N282AY (A332) has been in CLT since Jan 18? Thanks!


Heavy check

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by B757capt
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union
Replies: 115
Views: 16125

Southwest Files Lawsuit Against Mechanics Union

https://www.wsj.com/articles/southwest- ... 1551405951
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Looks like a nasty day over in Southwest land.

Article says it all but where does it go now? What will the judge say?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/southwest- ... 1551405951

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by B757capt
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387484

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Very sad day for everyone including the Atlas family.

Any ideas what the MX history is? Did they do any work on the aircraft in Miami?

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by B757capt
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120725

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Not gonna happen. They will fly these things until the cycles prevent it. They didn't fly 757 and 767 until the cycles prevent it. Cue N174AA. The first A320 (tail #679) has now been retrofit with power ports and USB at every seat. It also received new overhead bin doors to accommodate larger bags....

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by B757capt
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120725

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

anymaninfc wrote:
Detroit313 wrote:
Are any 737s from 1999-2000 going to be retired this year?


Last I have seen from AA,, the first five to be retired will be in 2020, with 23 more in 2021. But as we all know, plans change so stay tuned.

Not gonna happen. They will fly these things until the cycles prevent it.

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by B757capt
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/10/2019:AA Exits JFK-MCO; DL Extends ATL-OAK
Replies: 65
Views: 13376

Re: OAG Changes 2/10/2019:AA Exits JFK-MCO; DL Extends ATL-OAK

Well now it's completely gone *AA JFK-MCO JUN 1.7>0[2] JUL 2>0[2] AUG 2>0[2] SEP 2>0[2] OCT 2>0[2] NOV 2>0[1.9] No surprises here. MCO and SFB have had huge grow in NS options to Europe. Without high yield connections over JFK the only thing left is NS traffic. Both B6, WN, and recently DL have had...

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by B757capt
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/3/2019: AA;B6;UA;WN;XE Adds TRM;Swoop Routes;
Replies: 61
Views: 13020

Re: OAG Changes 2/3/2019: AA;B6;UA;WN;XE Adds TRM;Swoop Routes;

JFK MCO is not a seasonal route. It is one of the busiest routes in the nation. AA is really toast to the NYC traveller of their own doing. Bizzare What’s LGA-MCO at? I bet 2x or 3x a day in peak. No way JFK can compete. Connect traffic will have their lunch eaten with all of the new non stop servi...

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by B757capt
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 10019

Re: B6 - 1/30/2019 DOT Filing is Full Court Press to Obtain LHR slots

Midwestindy wrote:
Jetblue: * Waits 10,000 years to start service to Europe * *Acts surprised when all the other airlines have concerned the market to/and from Europe *

Lol give me a break


Totally agree. Booo hooo Jetblue.

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by B757capt
Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings
Replies: 53
Views: 7871

Re: AA announces upbeat Q4 2018 earnings

Slap in the face to employees. Almost one billion returned to the shareholders while employees get a measly 175 million in profit sharing. Slap to the employees as they are paid the highest wages in the world? Come on....... Could it be higher, sure it could, but so could their operations performan...

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by B757capt
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does WN only fly the 737-700 into SNA?
Replies: 11
Views: 1685

Re: Why does WN only fly the 737-700 into SNA?

PlymSpotter wrote:
Wiki says SNA has a 1,738m runway - that's getting pretty short for a 737-800, especially if that's the physical tarmac length and not the declared distances.


So what’s the difference for AA, AS, and DL?

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by B757capt
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757s in Vail
Replies: 114
Views: 19112

Re: 757s in Vail

So when the 757s are all retired, what will be the successor aircraft? A321. Quite unlikely. The airport is over 6500' above sea level and has a challenging departure procedure. Just take a look at GYPSUM6 and MEEKER3 DPs. https://aeronav.faa.gov/d-tpp/1813/06403GYPSUM.PDF https://aeronav.faa.gov/d...

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by B757capt
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/9/2018:DL Adds BOS-EWR/DCA/ORD, AM Adds DTW-GDL, UA Drops BOS-CLE
Replies: 56
Views: 9406

Re: OAG Changes 12/9/2018:DL Adds BOS-EWR/DCA/ORD, AM Adds DTW-GDL, UA Drops BOS-CLE

jfklganyc wrote:
Big play against B6 in BOS.

Wonder what B6 does to respond



Continue to cry that the big 3 are always out maneuvering them..... what else is new?

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by B757capt
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet 767 C-FWAD in San Antonio since October 30
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

Re: Westjet 767 C-FWAD in San Antonio since October 30

SAT is a major repair and overhaul facility.

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by B757capt
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA mulling move to LHR T5
Replies: 81
Views: 13739

Re: AA mulling move to LHR T5

AA needs LHRs T5 and BA needs JFKs T8.

Can T5 be expanded? T8 can but it will require several hundred million dollars or so the original plans said.

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by B757capt
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA213/214 MIA-BSB going from 752 to MAX8
Replies: 63
Views: 12145

Re: AA213/214 MIA-BSB going from 752 to MAX8

AirLawyer wrote:
https://www.airway1.com/american-airlines-to-use-737-max-on-flights-to-south-america/

New configuration for AAs Boeing 737MAX8, with 150pax.

The article is completely wrong. The max has 16J 30Y+ and 126Y for a total of 172 passengers.

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by B757capt
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/18/2018:AA Adds ORD-GCM/PLS/YQB for Summer;D8 Suspends SWF-SNN;NK Loads Summer
Replies: 66
Views: 10711

Re: OAG Changes 11/18/2018:AA Adds ORD-GCM/PLS/YQB for Summer;D8 Suspends SWF-SNN;NK Loads Summer

I am surprised with all the AUS NK adds that nothing was removed. Maybe they aren't prepared to announce the pullbacks or do they have enough aircraft to handle this growth now?

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by B757capt
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5397

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

[photoid][/photoid] Hi B757Capt I thought that N370WL (24011) became G-GDFA of Jet2, and N371PA (23543) became VP-BBG of KD Avia. My records show the latter being scrapped at VNO. My understanding was that N380WL (23218) and N390WL (23219) went to Lion Air. Correct, N371PA suffered a gear collapse o...

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by B757capt
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5397

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

I was not aware they also had a Boeing 757 … On what routes did they use that on ? 0778056 Myr to las Vegas was one leg. Cant remember if it did las Vegas to Rockford. The 757 flew many charters but was scheduled on MYR-LAS, GYY-LAS and RFD-LAS. All flights were less then daily so a single aircraft...

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by B757capt
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5397

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

What would you like to know? Almost the entire fleet has been scrapped. N370WL had a gear up landing in Russia and was parted out. N371PA had a runway incursion in Asia and was parted out. N750WL was scrapped at VCV.

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by B757capt
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada 319 getting repainted!
Replies: 36
Views: 13855

Re: Air Canada 319 getting repainted!

How long since last repaint and how old is the frame ? Just out of interest... According to planespotters.net the frame is 21 years old. Going from A.net the last photo of it with the white fuselage (old titles) and new tail was from June 28th, 2006, the next time it showed up on A.net with the ful...

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by B757capt
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA 777-200 configurations
Replies: 8
Views: 2474

Re: AA 777-200 configurations

BoeingGuy wrote:
Good questions to post. Did you try Seatguru.com?


Why aren’t you looking at aa.com ? This seems like a silly thread.

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by B757capt
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion
Replies: 71
Views: 16174

Re: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion

Dang, that’s an old American Trans Air bird....

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by B757capt
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO
Replies: 74
Views: 20421

Re: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO

If it cost them more than $250,000 to paint the airplane I would be shocked.

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by B757capt
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130935

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

The S80s seem to be completely confined to DFW in the January schedule. The three ORD flights (MSP, STL, RDU) are gone. They still show up in later schedules, but I'm guessing those aren't finalized yet and the S80s will probably stay put in DFW for the duration of their existence in the AA fleet. ...

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by B757capt
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE
Replies: 74
Views: 6661

Re: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE

Yep, common place to see this type of stuff happening. Only question is will WNs union agreements allow this?

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by B757capt
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18460

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

I bet the LAX-TUL flight is, for all intents and purposes, a ferry flight to send an aircraft in for maintenance. On ORD-TUL, there is a very late arrival at TUL with a 738 and a very early departure from TUL with a 738. According to a 738 captain I know, that R/T is a ferry flight to rotate 738s i...

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by B757capt
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to end CLT-HAV
Replies: 74
Views: 17521

Re: Rumor: AA to end CLT-HAV

https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/n ... yptr=yahoo


Not a rumor. Suggest we have the title of the thread changed.
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https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/n ... yptr=yahoo


Not a rumor. Suggest we have the title of the thread changed.

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by B757capt
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130935

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

[photoid][/photoid] I assume that it is there for Paint. Will they do a heavy check on it? It just had a 6 week stop for lease return maintenance. Whatever level inspection GECAS required in the contract, but previously, it looks like it had a 17-day break for inspection in April 2017. Dual Engine c...

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by B757capt
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 14451

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

UA on EWR-OKC used to be an E145. I guess it didn't survive the upgauging. Their timings are really horrible on the flights...minimal connection opportunities unless you want to wait most of the day for their European departure bank...same goes with the inbound to OKC. For whatever reason, United j...

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by B757capt
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/10/2018: Big NK Network Adjustment
Replies: 73
Views: 10780

Re: OAG Changes 6/10/2018: Big NK Network Adjustment

The move into BWI by spirit is great. For a long time I’ve wondered why they continue to compete with the three majors and their basic economy fare’s. Seems to me they finally figured out they can go after Southwest who has no basic economy option. My guess is they’ll do very well in markets that th...

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by B757capt
Sun May 13, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130935

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Is there any update on the reconfigurations of the 737s and 321s? To my knowledge, reconfiguration has not begun yet. It is scheduled to begin in 2019 and finish in 2021. DL manages to pack in 192 seats despite having 1 more row of F, so I'm sure AA can figure out how to do 190. Does anyone know if...

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by B757capt
Tue May 01, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros
Replies: 90
Views: 11065

Re: Venezuela demands payment for jet fuel in Petros

Doesn’t AA have millions of dollars in Venezuelan Bolivares that they were never able to repatriate into US dollars? Why couldn’t they just use their currency to pay the bill? Cant they convert it into this new currency?

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by B757capt
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 13485

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

I’d have a hard time believing the DAL AS gates were apart of the LGA/DCA slot deal with WN. If they are truly AA gates on lease to AS, why wouldn’t AS just fly west with them? If they chose to leave and consolidate at DFW, wouldn’t AA get them back? Who says they won’t fly from them?

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by B757capt
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration
Replies: 19
Views: 3828

Re: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration

By proving there were frames with EI registrations you are not helping my case. Ha ha I agree with you, there were EI registered frames. What were they then? Because I can't find any EI registered aircraft in an AirTran livery in our photo database, only N registered. I'm not saying there were none...

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by B757capt
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration
Replies: 19
Views: 3828

Re: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration

AirTran had planned to launch west coast service with its new 737 fleet. However, Delivery delays caused a mess for a summer period and AirTran had to use sub service scheduled with another airline that could provide a hand. Ryan International Airlines won the contract and contracted with a Europea...

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by B757capt
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration
Replies: 19
Views: 3828

Re: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration

Metjetceo wrote:
By proving there were frames with EI registrations you are not helping my case. Ha ha

I agree with you, there were EI registered frames.

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by B757capt
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration
Replies: 19
Views: 3828

Re: Air Tran Liveried AC With International Registration

AirTran had planned to launch west coast service with its new 737 fleet. However, Delivery delays caused a mess for a summer period and AirTran had to use sub service scheduled with another airline that could provide a hand. Ryan International Airlines won the contract and contracted with a European...

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by B757capt
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 786
Views: 175014

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Did N624VA just get painted while it was at GSO, or was that just cabin work? AS frequently sends its aircraft to HAECO at GSO for maintenance and cabin work, but have never had aircraft painted there as far as I can recall. To my knowledge, HAECO in GSO doesn't even have a paint hangar. Someone pl...

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by B757capt
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA after Doug Parker
Replies: 38
Views: 6749

Re: AA after Doug Parker

slvrblt wrote:
I think it will be Robert Isom, he seems to be the heir apparent. Just my opinion, but since Scott Kirby left it seems the choice was made.

Agreed. Sure seems that this is why Kirby left. The AA board must have told him he wasn’t the guy.

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