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by KarlB737
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 College Football Charter Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 584

Re: 2020 College Football Charter Thread

Courtesy: USA Today

United Airlines accused of favoring young, white, blond attendants for NFL, MLB flights

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/airline-news/2020/09/13/united-sued-over-claims-nfl-flights-staffed-young-blond-crews/5784594002/

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by KarlB737
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 138
Views: 16279

Re: The future of LaGuardia

The pictures look amazing. http://www.salamancapress.com/news/state/walsh-construction-celebrates-unveiling-of-laguardia-airports-new-terminal-b-headhouse/article_1fbe78c4-5a9d-5e50-b597-c8c32b101f24.html With regard to the link above I get this message: Sorry, the page you're looking for cannot be...

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by KarlB737
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airbus A380 Turns 15 Today (April 27)
Replies: 201
Views: 22384

Re: The Airbus A380 Turns 15 Today (April 27)

Courtesy: Airways Magazine

Final Airbus A380 Rolls Out Of Assembly

https://airwaysmag.com/industry/airbus/final-a380-rolls-out-of-assembly/

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by KarlB737
Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35192

Re: Express jet rumor

I’ve heard that express jet might be partnering up with another airline. Has anyone heard anything? I saw this awhile back if it's any relevance: Courtesy: Aviation Pros United Cuts Ties to ExpressJet in Favor of CommutAir https://www.aviationpros.com/airlines/news/21148611/united-cuts-ties-to-expr...

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by KarlB737
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any possibility of WN announcing new nonstop routes out of DAL in the upcoming 8/13/2020 schedule extension?
Replies: 25
Views: 3079

Re: Any possibility of WN announcing new nonstop routes out of DAL in the upcoming 8/13/2020 schedule extension?

jplatts wrote:
Is WN likely to announce any new nonstop routes out of DAL in Thursday's schedule extension?


Why add "new nonstop routes" to your suggested cities only to have them fly practically empty and lose even more money.

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by KarlB737
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: The Detroit News Detroit Advances Plan To Close City Airport Runway, Clear Neighborhood "The city's 2019 proposal drafted by New York-based consultant Avion Solutions Group called for "five keystone elements." Those included the closure of the smaller 3,700-foot-long runway,...

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by KarlB737
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many active NAMC YS-11s are left?
Replies: 14
Views: 4034

Re: How many active NAMC YS-11s are left?

Flew on YS-11's with Piedmont and Mid Pacific. Because it was a bit bigger, it felt like a better ride compared to CV-580 and FH-227. I flew several times on the Piedmont YS-11 from CVG to BKW in the mid 1970s. Sometimes on that route we would make a stop at CRW then proceed on to BKW. I had no obj...

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by KarlB737
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many active NAMC YS-11s are left?
Replies: 14
Views: 4034

Re: How many active NAMC YS-11s are left?

Whatever happened to the YS11s that Piedmont had?

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by KarlB737
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Cape Air was awarded the EAS contract for Manistee, they will be flying to Chicago O’Hare three times daily on the Tecnam P2012 Is this to duplicate the service to MDW or to replace it. Two airlines to the same city from this small market seems odd unless you factor the international links out of O...

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by KarlB737
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Fox Business Channel

Delta Air Lines Bans Coronavirus Masks With Exhaust Valves On Flights

https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/delta-air-line-bans-masks-exhaust-valves

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by KarlB737
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Airways Magazine

The Future Of Air Travel In The Age Of COVID-19: Route Networks, Hubs, Scheduling, And Connectivity

https://airwaysmag.com/industry/the-future-of-air-travel-in-the-age-of-covid-19-route-networks-hubs-scheduling-and-connectivity/

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by KarlB737
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Public Charters said the pilot they hired for the B1900 backed out and they had to hire and train another one. Once he is trained they will need to decide if they will start with less than daily service or wait until they hire another pilot. If we look at FlightAware it appears the B1900 is now fly...

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by KarlB737
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11704

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

Courtesy: Fox Business Channel

United Airlines Says More Than 6,000 employees Take Severance Packages After $1.6B Loss

https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/united-airlines-says-more-than-6000-employees-take-severance-packages-after-1-6b-loss

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by KarlB737
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Aviation Week

U.S. Air Travel Recovery Stalls As COVID-19 Cases Rise

https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/us-air-travel-recovery-stalls-covid-19-cases-rise

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by KarlB737
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Fox Business

Delta, Southwest Draw Strong Demand For Pilot Early Departure Deals

https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/delta-pilots-union-volunteer-buyout-package

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by KarlB737
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Aviation Pros

American Airlines Prepares to Send Out Layoff Notices to Workers

https://www.aviationpros.com/airlines/news/21145999/american-airlines-prepares-to-send-out-layoff-notices-to-workers

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by KarlB737
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Aviation Pros

United Airlines to Lay Off Hundreds of Employees at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport This Fall

https://www.aviationpros.com/airlines/news/21145659/united-airlines-to-lay-off-hundreds-of-employees-at-cleveland-hopkins-international-airport-this-fall

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by KarlB737
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 314676

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Courtesy: Airways Magazine
Free Flight Changes for US Travelers Upon Boeing 737 Max Return

https://airwaysmag.com/industry/free-flight-changes-us-travelers-boeing-737-max/

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by KarlB737
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 314676

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Courtesy: Airways Magazine
FAA Completes Boeing 737 Max Recertification Flights

https://airwaysmag.com/industry/faa-completes-boeing-737-max-recertification-flights/

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by KarlB737
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 314676

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Courtesy: Airways Magazine

FAA Requires Boeing 737 MAX Wire Shields Inspection

https://airwaysmag.com/manufacturer/faa-737-max-wire-shields-inspection/

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by KarlB737
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 126
Views: 29036

Re: United Air’s Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

KRIC777 wrote:
The US needs another budget airline?


He maybe thinking that if one or two current airlines fold then he will already be up to the plate.

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by KarlB737
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: The Hill.com

American Airlines Says It Will Fill Planes To Capacity Starting July 1

https://thehill.com/homenews/504674-american-airlines-says-it-will-fill-planes-to-capacity-starting-july-1

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by KarlB737
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Permanent layoffs have hit Swissport at GRR.

Courtesy: MLive

Company cuts 55 jobs at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2020/06/company-cuts-55-jobs-at-gerald-r-ford-international-airport.html

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by KarlB737
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Airport Fined $33.5M For Noise Violations
Replies: 21
Views: 2963

Denver International Airport Fined $33.5M For Noise Violations

I remember when hush kits came our way for the 727s and that kinda took care of that. Since that time I don't remember complaints coming forth on this issue. As new engine technology came engines naturally became quieter. So what's the beef? Maybe forum members in the Denver area can enlighten the r...

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by KarlB737
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 314676

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Boeing To Fly Max FAA Certification Flight THIS Month. ALSO: Congress Draft's FAA/Boeing Bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KEMeODLnQ8

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by KarlB737
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/21/2020:August Under Fire;AA Adds DFW-MYR;F9 Builds CVG;DL Drops LAS-LGB/PDX/SAN/SJC/SNA;UA Out of SMX
Replies: 64
Views: 13118

Re: OAG Changes 6/21/2020:August Under Fire;AA Adds DFW-MYR;F9 Builds CVG;DL Drops LAS-LGB/PDX/SAN/SJC/SNA;UA Out of SMX

DL ABE-ATL AUG 3>1.0[3] DL ABE-DTW AUG 3>2[3] DL ABQ-ATL AUG 3>2[3] DL ABQ-LAX AUG 3>2[3] DL ABQ-MSP AUG 1.0>0[1.0] DL ABY-ATL AUG 3>2[3] DL AEX-ATL AUG 4>2[4] DL AGS-ATL AUG 9>6[8] DL ALB-ATL AUG 4>2[4] DL ALB-DTW AUG 4>3[4] DL ALB-MSP AUG 1.0>0[1.0] DL AMS-BOS AUG 2>1.0[2] SEP 2>1.0[2] OCT 1.7>1....

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by KarlB737
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: Aviation Pros Flint Bishop Airport Director, Nino Sapone’s, Full Statement on the DOT’s Approval of Delta Airlines’ Request for Exemption "So, what does this mean going forward? One thing it doesn’t mean is that the airline is gone forever. This is a suspension in service, and not ne...

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by KarlB737
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: Aviation Pros Flint Bishop Airport Director, Nino Sapone’s, Full Statement on the DOT’s Approval of Delta Airlines’ Request for Exemption "So, what does this mean going forward? One thing it doesn’t mean is that the airline is gone forever. This is a suspension in service, and not nec...

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by KarlB737
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Fox Business

Delta Rolling Out Coronavirus Testing For All Employees

https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/delta-rolling-out-coronavirus-testing-for-all-employees

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by KarlB737
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380904

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Courtesy: Airways

Delta Begins Progressive Return Of Aircraft To Service

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-return-service-covid19/

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by KarlB737
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: Aviation Week CARES Act Flexibility Leads Delta To Suspend Service To 11 U.S. Cities "The 11 markets that will temporarily lose Delta service are: Aspen, Colorado (ASE); Bangor, Maine (BGR); Erie, Pennsylvania (ERI); Flint, Michigan (FNT); Fort Smith, Arkansas (FSM); Lincoln, Nebraska...

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by KarlB737
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380904

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

FNT is being removed from the schedule in the 6/13 schedule load along with the other suspended stations. Courtesy: Aviation Pros Flint Bishop Airport Director, Nino Sapone’s, Full Statement on the DOT’s Approval of Delta Airlines’ Request for Exemption "So, what does this mean going forward? ...

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by KarlB737
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Aviation Week CARES Act Flexibility Leads Delta To Suspend Service To 11 U.S. Cities "The 11 markets that will temporarily lose Delta service are: Aspen, Colorado (ASE); Bangor, Maine (BGR); Erie, Pennsylvania (ERI); Flint, Michigan (FNT); Fort Smith, Arkansas (FSM); Lincoln, Nebraska...

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by KarlB737
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57786

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, May 2020

889091 wrote:
Where is Boeing going to park these new frames?


This is the best unanswered question of the week.

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by KarlB737
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57786

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, May 2020

par13del wrote:
since the FAA has not yet re-certified the MAX, nothing has been done, so we continue to wait.


And yet the production line has been restarted.

Courtesy: Airways

Boeing Resumes 737MAX Production

https://airwaysmag.com/manufacturer/boeing-resumes-737max-production/

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by KarlB737
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Fox News Channel

Delta Air Lines Working To Avoid Furloughing 2,300 Pilots

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/delta-air-lines-avoid-furloughing-2300-pilots

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by KarlB737
Sun May 31, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57786

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, May 2020

Doesn't it strike you as odd that 737MAX production is to be restarted to a limited degree and yet there is no report on any software correction. What am I missing?

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by KarlB737
Sun May 31, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: Lansing State Journal

Feds: United Airlines Can Temporarily Suspend Service To Lansing Airport

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/2020/05/29/united-airlines-expected-halt-lansing-flights-through-september/5282451002/

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by KarlB737
Mon May 18, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Is the B-52 still a worthy bomber for our fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 5718

Re: Is the B-52 still a worthy bomber for our fleet

1st, I'm in no way a hater of the B-52 I'm typically fascinated with most of our military aircraft now and in the past. This should tell you a lot. Courtesy: YouTube U.S. Air Force Install New Engines on the B-52 Bomber to War Preparation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF8yB-cAvY0

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by KarlB737
Mon May 18, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to start an airline?
Replies: 25
Views: 1581

Re: How to start an airline?

I am a university student with plans to start an regional airline. I was thinking of starting with props operating from a 1st tier city to 2nd/3rd tier cities that are not served in Europe. The only thing is I don't know where to start as a university student. I've looked hard and have found nothin...

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by KarlB737
Thu May 14, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Signs 5 Year Lease To Add Gary Airport To Its Cargo Network
Replies: 15
Views: 3405

Re: UPS Signs 5 Year Lease To Add Gary Airport To Its Cargo Network

jetblueguy22 wrote:
getting cans to and from ORD is probably a nightmare during the morning and evening due to traffic.


This addition to GYY also surprises me because of the short distance to another UPS hub - RFD.

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by KarlB737
Thu May 14, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Signs 5 Year Lease To Add Gary Airport To Its Cargo Network
Replies: 15
Views: 3405

UPS Signs 5 Year Lease To Add Gary Airport To Its Cargo Network

It has been ages since I have posted anything regarding GYY. Not since the lengthening of the main runway I believe. This caught me by surprise but I am pleased that they can add this as a victory for the region. Apparently UPS found some reason to make this move and have signed a 5 year lease with ...

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by KarlB737
Tue May 12, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: The Detroit News Lawmakers Want Delta's Request To Stop Kalamazoo, Lansing And Flint Flights Grounded "Delta has asked the U.S. Department of Transportation for permission to drop the Michigan airports and six other small airports in other states because the airline says the number of...

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by KarlB737
Thu May 07, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255494

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Courtesy: Fox News

Frontier Airlines scraps plans to charge passengers for keeping middle seat empty

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/frontier-airlines-scraps-plans-middle-seat-charge-keepempty

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by KarlB737
Mon May 04, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1195
Views: 260783

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
My over/under is that things with have to be extremely awful and terrible for DL to outright retire its entire 752, 753, 763, 764 fleets. This represents so much capacity,...............


With this much fleet slashing you have to wonder since no one has brought it up yet what cities might be cut.

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by KarlB737
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: old planes still flying
Replies: 31
Views: 5931

Re: old planes still flying

I just watched this complete two and a half hour flight in a Nolinor CV-580. The presentation was detailed and the video was excellent. This is not always the case. At all times the pilot was explaining everything. You could tell he really enjoys flying the CV-580. They had about 4 or 5 cameras insi...

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by KarlB737
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN asks TWU for concessions
Replies: 83
Views: 14170

Re: WN asks TWU for concessions

Corpsnerd09 wrote:
Looks like WN asked their union for concessions..............


How about a 100% pay cut for that pig Gary Kelly for starters. That would be a refreshing change.

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by KarlB737
Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 14767

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2020

Courtesy: Lansing State Journal $10M To Help Offset Losses At Capital Region International Airport "More than $10 million from the federal government will help sustain Lansing's Capital Region International Airport during the novel coronavirus outbreak." https://www.lansingstatejournal.com...

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