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by flyiguy
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 21774

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

WN is resuming MDW - IAD service to compliment to ATL & DEN flights.

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by flyiguy
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1500
Views: 46565

United Airlines sends out Furlough Notices Again

United Airlines has sent out notices to 14,000 staff members notifying them of potential furlough of the US government doesn’t pass another assistance package. https://www.google.com/amp/s/simpleflying.com/united-furloughs-again/amp/?fbclid=IwAR0MW4ewW4G_Yz2e4j1mXxnwOcZbGEVMLOyelEENJbb5SHM_g191JXRv4...

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by flyiguy
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying on B1900D?
Replies: 24
Views: 2448

Re: Flying on B1900D?

I remember my 1st ride on a B1900, was TPA to EYW. The hump in the floor was interesting where the landing gear retracts into. Also unless you’re in the last row middle, you’ll have an Aisle and Window seat.

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by flyiguy
Thu Jan 28, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines WN 4Q Earnings 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Southwest Airlines WN 4Q Earnings 2020

• Fourth quarter net loss of $908 million, or $1.54 loss per diluted share • Excluding special items1, fourth quarter net loss of $761 million, or $1.29 loss per diluted share • Annual net loss of $3.1 billion, or $5.44 loss per diluted share • Excluding special items, annual net loss of $3.5 billio...

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by flyiguy
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus A320NEO landing with nosegear at 90 degrees at BSL
Replies: 28
Views: 5318

Re: Pegasus A320NEO landing with nosegear at 90 degrees at BSL

I’d say Airbus needs to reassess their nose landing gear struts on their A320 fleets and sub fleets. This seems to be to coincidental. But that’s just my thoughts.

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by flyiguy
Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 157065

NEW & Resumption SWA Routes announced today

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/book-today-southwest-airlines-spring-and-summer-schedules-take-off-bringing-customers-new-airports-and-nonstop-routes-across-the-map-301190605.html IAH-BNA, DAL, DEN, MDW, and MSY begins 4/12 JAN-ATL, BWI, and HOU begins 6/6 LGB-DAL, HOU, MDW, RNO, and STL be...

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by flyiguy
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very disturbing interaction between ATC & Pilot...
Replies: 35
Views: 12392

Re: Very disturbing interaction between ATC & Pilot...

I don’t know how old the video is but that plane, a Cessna 172P crashed ( prop struck the runway ) in Maui on June 6, 2018!

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by flyiguy
Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO: ‘The ship is taking on water’
Replies: 241
Views: 48582

Re: Southwest CEO: ‘The ship is taking on water’

Rumor mill is there will be a station closing announcement on Tuesday the 10th!

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by flyiguy
Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 83
Views: 9884

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2020

Has anyone else noticed the 80 gates have been walled off? I'm assuming it's for maintenance and a jet bridge change? We have LHR, now it's a waiting game to see when it actually is going to start. They have been for a while now. GOAA did that to keep having to clean the portion the Intl airlines w...

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by flyiguy
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger elevates altercation, involves DL Captain with no mask
Replies: 88
Views: 10596

Re: DL Captain with no mask has altercation with passenger

Oh come on, you're just stirring the pot here. You're a captain and should be aware that if the captain was involved, that means it was escalated to him after ground staff were unable to deal with the problem. You're claiming the captain belittled the passenger by calling her a child, then go ahead...

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by flyiguy
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 157065

Re: WN starting service to MTJ (Montrose/Telluride, CO) eff. 12/19/2020

WN starting service to MTJ effective 12/19/2020. Departure for WN as they usually launch routes on sundays. This is in addition to PSP and MIA staring 11/15/2020. I received an email stating starting dates as such. MIA service BWI 4x daily HOU 4x daily MDW 1x daily TPA 3x daily The 4x to BWI and HO...

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by flyiguy
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs
Replies: 209
Views: 26883

Re: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs

I think with their no bag fees, lower prices and minimal fees there will be a huge influx of flyers moving to WN over AA if they can get approved to move the FLL flights to MIA for HAV service.

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by flyiguy
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any possibility of WN service to the USVI post-COVID-19 pandemic?
Replies: 4
Views: 828

Re: Any possibility of WN service to the USVI post-COVID-19 pandemic?

STT was planned but delays with the MAX and now Covid-19 put a halt on lots of expansion destinations.

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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: 33
Views: 8806

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: 4620

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: 18242

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: 6982

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: 1500
Views: 46565

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: 12758

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: 2693

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: 4628

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: 41231

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: 41231

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: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325115

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: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325115

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: 5185

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: 3449

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: 35482

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: 4165

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: 46329

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: 3901

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: 1570

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: 15117

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: 14471

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: 3049

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: 20943

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: 11886

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: 50564

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: 21085

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: 18219

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: 4784

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: 18219

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: 3772

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: 888

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: 5431

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: 3002

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: 3325

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

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

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