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by flyiguy
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO's new South Terminal is taking shape
Replies: 25
Views: 5537

Re: MCO's new South Terminal is taking shape

From what I heard, GOAA wants to move all the international airlines and flights to that terminal so customs can consolidate to 1 large terminal instead of 2 smaller ones.

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by flyiguy
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airport Says 2 MCO Employees Have COVID
Replies: 24
Views: 4456

Re: Governor Says 260 MCO Employees Have COVID

The report statement was made and out of 500 employees tested 2 were positive. Governor DeSantis has emphasized the benefit of testing for COVID-19 and contact tracing throughout the state. MCO had 132 employees test positive for COVID-19. Through contact tracing of those employees, an additional 12...

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by flyiguy
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing
Replies: 66
Views: 17817

Re: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing

Every station with 5 flights or less Anything above 20 flights stays JetBlue. Everything else cut to 3ed party. Flyguy Are these posts speculation, or do either of you have a source for this? I wouldn't take either of these comments seriously. I'm sure we will get a full list soon. So that leaves, ...

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by flyiguy
Fri May 29, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (Skywest) Operating New Shortest Flight in America, EGE-ASE through June 1, 29 Miles
Replies: 36
Views: 6853

Re: AA (Skywest) Operating New Shortest Flight in America, EGE-ASE through June 1, 29 Miles

Back in the day US Airways Express ( Piedmont ) Dash-8s flew a Saturday only tag on flight ORF-PHF that was 23 miles then continued on to PHL.

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by flyiguy
Sun May 17, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 202
Views: 33001

UA will give 1K status and 250,000 miles to employees who quit!

Take an early out at the end of June, get 1/3 pay until November 30 Continue to receive health care through November 30 Receive Mileage Plus 1K status and 250,000 miles Plus 5 years of active employee travel benefits, and then retiree travel benefits Plus ‘priority access’ to future job openings htt...

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by flyiguy
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?
Replies: 64
Views: 12557

Re: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?

**SA DSS-IAD MAY 0.3>0[0.3] JUN 0.3>0[0.3] JUL 0.3>0[0.3] AUG 0.3>0[0.3] SEP 0.3>0[0.0] OCT 0.2>0[0]

This was cut September 1st 2019. SA will now serve JFK nonstop from JNB with the A350 and IAD will now be served daily via ACC.

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by flyiguy
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Residents no longer eligible for Global Entry
Replies: 60
Views: 2513

New York Residents no longer eligible for Global Entry

https://abc7ny.com/politics/new-yorkers ... s/5907159/

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Due to the Green Light Law recently passed, NY state no longer meets the DHS requirements for the Global Entry Program:

https://abc7ny.com/politics/new-yorkers ... s/5907159/

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Applies For More Havana Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 4546

Re: American Airlines Applies For More Havana Flights

I get that but WN is the largest airline at MCO. So why not just resume where B6 left off. They already have international OPS at MCO with their MBJ flight so no real challenges there.

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40441

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

B6 is closing the following: BOS to OAK 1X daily summer only 4/28 JFK to OAK 1X daily 4/28 LGB to OAK 2X daily 4/28 BOS to HAV Sat Only 4/25 FLL to BGI 1X daily 4/27 FLL to STI 4-7X weekly 4/28 LGB to SMF 2X daily 4/28 LGB to SMF 2X daily 4/28 MCO to HAV 1X daily 4/28 MCO to PAP 1X daily 4/28 FLY H...

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40441

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

B6 is closing the following:

BOS to OAK 1X daily summer only 4/28
JFK to OAK 1X daily 4/28
LGB to OAK 2X daily 4/28

BOS to HAV Sat Only 4/25
FLL to BGI 1X daily 4/27
FLL to STI 4-7X weekly 4/28
LGB to SMF 2X daily 4/28
LGB to SJC 2X daily 4/28
MCO to HAV 1X daily 4/28
MCO to PAP 1X daily 4/28

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: JetBlue Suspends Codeshare agreements with Emirates over advisory areas.
Replies: 34
Views: 9944

Re: JetBlue Suspends all Codeshare agreements with Emirates

This is not new, it has been in place since 01OCT19 and I am guessing that they are just now extending. http://help.jetblue.com/SRVS/CGI-BIN/webisapi.dll?New,Kb=askBlue,case=obj(404345)#s21 9/18/2019: UPDATE: Travel Advisory | Iranian Airspace: Codeshare Changes | 01OCT19-28JAN20 - B6EKIRAN19 **UPD...

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: JetBlue Suspends Codeshare agreements with Emirates over advisory areas.
Replies: 34
Views: 9944

RUMOUR: JetBlue Suspends Codeshare agreements with Emirates over advisory areas.

Per an inside source, Due to the Iran issues and FAA restrictions now, Jetblue will suspend all code share agreements with Emirates effective immediately. Sorry I just have an email from said person so no link.

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by flyiguy
Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL42 IAD-FCO Just Turned Around over Nantucket...
Replies: 11
Views: 5038

Re: UAL42 IAD-FCO Just Turned Around over Nantucket...

Fuel pump issues is what I was told.

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by flyiguy
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to share MAX grounding reimbursement with workers
Replies: 10
Views: 3349

WN to share MAX grounding reimbursement with workers

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... th-workers

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WN has once again set a precedent of why employees LUV the company. Wonder if other CEO’s with MAX groundings will follow suit?

Here’s the link from Bloomberg:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... th-workers

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by flyiguy
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34475

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

GOAA has announced MCO will be closing at 0200 on Monday morning.

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by flyiguy
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: WN Pilot Flies Father's Vietnam War Remains Home
Replies: 16
Views: 3945

WN Captain Flys Father Home after being M.I.A.

Captain Knight flew his father on one last flight before laying him to rest after being shot down and M.I.A. during Vietnam! He was only 5 when he saw his father for the last time. https://www.khou.com/mobile/article/news/local/texas/veterans-journey-52-years-later-southwest-airlines-pilot-brings-ho...

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by flyiguy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 45010

WN to close EWR

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/25/southwe ... nding.html

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News is reporting that EWR will be closing as part of the WN network due to delays with the MAX.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/25/southwe ... nding.html

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by flyiguy
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multiple 777 at BWI - what’s up?
Replies: 7
Views: 3822

Re: Multiple 777 at BWI - what’s up?

Looks like Bangor Maine is taking tons of over the pond wide bodies too. SYR took a bunch as well.

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by flyiguy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will US Carriers stop serving Cuba due to Trump's recent Travel Ban to Cuba?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: Will US Carriers stop serving Cuba do to Trump's recent Travel Ban to Cuba?

Only Private planes have been banned, commercial airliners may still serve the country for passengers that don’t fall on the restrictive ban.

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by flyiguy
Sat May 11, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 14631

Re: WN announces service to ITO

I’m sure Kauai and Lanai won’t be be far behind either.

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by flyiguy
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 83
Views: 13820

Re: United MCO hub?

I don’t recall UA having an MCO hub, they had one in MIA though. Delta had a huge presence in MCO with SONG but then WN & B6 took most of that market share.

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by flyiguy
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver SAAB 340 off Runway at MCO
Replies: 7
Views: 3001

Silver SAAB 340 off Runway at MCO

Silver Saab 340 aborted takeoff aircraft in the grass. FD on scene advising 34 POB's with no injuries.

Anyone have any other updates?

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by flyiguy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet
Replies: 145
Views: 20473

Re: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet

Sounds like a plug to merge with B6?

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by flyiguy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight
Replies: 48
Views: 11668

Re: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight

Pilots reported performance issues in the #1 engine during accent. Plane returned to the field. Upon arrival FOD was ingested into the #1 on approach. Plane landed and is at the SWA MCO hangar and will be for a while until a replacement Leap engine can be brought in to swap out. Problem is there are...

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by flyiguy
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 49454

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

Dazed767 wrote:
MCO has 4 or 5 parked.


MCO has 5 parked. 1 leaves Monday for VCV, 2 leave on Tuesday and the remaining 2 on Wednesday.

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by flyiguy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 20589

Re: B6 Situation

B6 isn’t going anywhere for quite awhile and deff not to UA or HA, AS or WN. Just stop with this nonsense. UA-already has dominance of EWR. JFK added would bring in a monopoly to the NYC area and violate anti-trust laws. HA- ummmm I do t think this even merits and explanation. WN- has very little f...

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by flyiguy
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.
Replies: 133
Views: 17661

Re: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.

Southwest allows passengers to book a second seat without paying for it at the ticket counter or gate when the agent can verify the passenger would indeed intrude on another passenger seated next to them. This this blocks the seat so all passengers can sit comfortably without someone intruding into...

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by flyiguy
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL 14FEB19 profit sharing up to 10X more than other U.S. carriers!
Replies: 30
Views: 4624

Re: DL 14FEB19 profit sharing up to 10X more than other U.S. carriers!

AA was 1.4%
UA was 2.7%
SW was 10.8%
DL was 14%

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by flyiguy
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.
Replies: 133
Views: 17661

Re: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.

Southwest allows passengers to book a second seat without paying for it at the ticket counter or gate when the agent can verify the passenger would indeed intrude on another passenger seated next to them. This this blocks the seat so all passengers can sit comfortably without someone intruding into ...

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by flyiguy
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FDX 872 Diverts to EWR
Replies: 10
Views: 3657

Re: FDX 872 Diverts to EWR

WN had flights divert from ISP due to fog and EWR is on a GDP.

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by flyiguy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN @ PHX Today - 1300 MST
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Re: WN @ PHX Today - 1300 MST

It was a return to field for maintenance. the aircraft is now out of service.

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by flyiguy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Oldest 747 still flying
Replies: 13
Views: 5223

Re: Oldest 747 still flying

Doesn’t Iran still have some classics still flying?

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by flyiguy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to DXB?
Replies: 15
Views: 2941

Re: Jetblue to DXB?

B6 currently holds the government traffic right to DXB which they codeshare with EK from IAD. B6 would have to fly their own metal from IAD to DXB if they were to get aircraft with the capability.

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by flyiguy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, BWI unveil new state-of-the-art maintenance facility
Replies: 22
Views: 3213

Re: Southwest, BWI unveil new state-of-the-art maintenance facility

DAL, HOU, PHX, MDW, ATL, MCO & soon BWI

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by flyiguy
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 96
Views: 21462

Re: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

Washington Redskins will be utilizing their standard UA 757/767 combination depending on the distance.

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by flyiguy
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 159
Views: 11170

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

Pretty sure I said that a few weeks ago and people were like no, it can’t be true!

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by flyiguy
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 23399

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

WN732 wrote:
flyiguy wrote:
Rumor has it peanuts are going away!!!

Fly


No way. That's a WN staple. It would be sacrilege.


With so many people having peanut allergies now a days and not needing to keep them and just serve pretzels, or premium snacks, or just makes more sense.

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by flyiguy
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 23399

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

Rumor has it peanuts are going away!!!

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by flyiguy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 31939

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

Here’s the list of diversions I saw at IAD this morning when I came to work; Jet Blue E190, A320 & A321 Delta B757 SAS A330 Aeroflot A330 & B77W ANA B77W Turkish A330 Thomas Cook A330 British Airways 772 Aer Lingus 757 & A330 Aero Argentinas A330 Qatar B77W Open Skies B757 Norweigian B78...

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by flyiguy
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country SOLD to NY investment group
Replies: 24
Views: 5336

Re: Sun Country SOLD to NY investment group

Would this be an interest of Southwest? Take possession of their 737 fleet, aquire their gate and slots from DCA.

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by flyiguy
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air nearly doubling service to BWI
Replies: 35
Views: 4051

Re: Wow Air nearly doubling service to BWI

FI uses old low CAPEX frames to sit around at the various airports. WOW has spanking new frames that have to be kept in use. On the main bank FI offers a lot more connections than WW.[/quote] FI will be phasing out their 757's in favor of 737 MAX jets in the near future and will have newer planes th...

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by flyiguy
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical list of UA 747 service
Replies: 33
Views: 4424

Re: Historical list of UA 747 service

IAD saw more 747s than one would think. Daily IAD-NRT/PEK along with one, occasionally two IAD-LHR/FRA frequencies, mixed in with 767-300ERs. Now they've shifted to all 777-200ERs, with the exception of the morning IAD-LHR. IAD-LAX/SFO occasionally had a 747 substitution. If anyone remembers anothe...

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by flyiguy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17
Replies: 333
Views: 32785

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17

FLL & BWI gain a daily AUA flight ...MCO-AUA is axed, HOU added Saturday only service, BWI gets a second Saturday only roundtrip.

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by flyiguy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17
Replies: 333
Views: 32785

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17

flydulles wrote:
Did Dulles get anything?


The Shaft Again!

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by flyiguy
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG CHanges 7/23/2017:AA Drops DCA-FLL/LAX-CUN, SY Drops DCA, UA Adds LAX-SGU/DEN-PUB
Replies: 78
Views: 13028

Re: OAG CHanges 7/23/2017:AA Drops DCA-FLL/LAX-CUN, SY Drops DCA, UA Adds LAX-SGU/DEN-PUB

sunking737 wrote:
SY's MSP-DCA is seasonal. Starts again in April 2018


With gate space in DCA at a premium, are you saying this gate stay empty for a few months? That wouldn't make sense.

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by flyiguy
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17
Replies: 333
Views: 32785

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17

Well with WN MX department going to court to Halt Hawaii ETOPS certifications over contract issues with WN. I’m going to say it’s safe to say Hawaii definitely will not be announced in this upcoming schedule release. Hopefully GK and company will get its house in order and settle the 5 yr contract ...

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by flyiguy
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA893 Doing Circles above SF Bay Area - 10/19
Replies: 6
Views: 2547

Re: UA893 Doing Circles above SF Bay Area - 10/19

Flight 893 SFO - ICN had multiple bird strikes on departure, one of which collapsed the nose radome cone. RTF after dumping 225,000 pounds of fuel to lower landing weight.

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