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by airportugal310
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 50
Views: 10230

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

Hawaiian is going to come out of this a new business. And, smaller, like all the other airlines. Hawai'i is being VERY serious about covid and the locals do NOT want anyone that's haole around. Facebook is full of pictures of tourists out and about, quarantine breakers, etc. Talks of putting tracki...

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by airportugal310
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 50
Views: 10230

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

One thing that can increase yields is to make the JFK and BOS flights connect with the SYD, BNE and AKL flights. New York to Sydney is really expensive even in J Pre-Corona. Right now only the West Coast flights connect with the Oceania flights. Have JFK & BOS ever been timed to connect to BNL/...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 48
Views: 5103

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

801DM is a sweet looking '75!

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 170
Views: 32652

Re: United potentially moving towards one E145 operator

He said that 15 years ago also, and he was wrong then. The trouble is this. When the business pushes you against a wall, a 50 seater is actually kind of nice to keep your network alive for your highest revenue passengers. You lose the least money with a 50 seater. COVID is surely this type of situa...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Titan A318 Lands on St. Helena
Replies: 27
Views: 11790

Re: Titan A318 Lands on St. Helena

armadillomaster wrote:
Currently a Titan 757 due to land on HLE very shortly. Would love to see that


I see you got the FR24 alert as well lol

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 6946

Re: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020

https://www.aopa.org/advocacy/advocacy- ... g-spar-ads

I recall it being news because of Cape Air's C402 fleet, mostly, when I was living in MA
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It was probably this Cessna related AD that affected twins

https://www.aopa.org/advocacy/advocacy- ... g-spar-ads

I recall it being news because of Cape Air's C402 fleet, mostly, when I was living in MA

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines in this crisis
Replies: 76
Views: 20052

Re: Spirit Airlines in this crisis

I find it hard to understand why it is right to continue to subsidize high paid airline employees to do little or nothing when there are many people who are in far more desperate condition and need relief. Which is not to say that I take joy in the prospect of airline employees losing their jobs, b...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 6946

Re: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020

Sad. Is there any indication of what may have caused it? (with the obvious caveat that the NTSB has not done their work yet and this is speculation) some other aviation blogs have mentioned density altitude and a potentially heavy aircraft...it would have a been high DA in that location, on that da...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Smell of Airline Cabins
Replies: 82
Views: 11962

Re: The Smell of Airline Cabins

I've flown 8 flights in the past 3 months, and airplanes smell like hospital rooms now. And that's not a bad thing, at all, if you ask me...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 48
Views: 5103

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

Angels flying OAK-LGB this evening as UA2511 (739). Always nice to see some new airline tails in Long Beach

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest will not furlough/lay off workers on Oct. 1
Replies: 35
Views: 7371

Re: Southwest will not furlough/lay off workers on Oct. 1

Southwest gets a lot of publicity because they didn’t have to “furlough” any employees, but in the end, they had to reduce their workforce just like other airlines. Therefore, a lot of Southwest employees will no longer have jobs just like a lot of DL/AA/UA employees will not have any jobs. I would...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 929
Views: 121263

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

I wonder how demand in and out of BOS will change with the new measures on the quarantine for out of state travelers. For these to work, some form of authority needs to meet each and every flight (like Hawaii) and document everything for each person (like Hawaii). That doesn't seem likely to be the...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 170
Views: 32652

Re: The whipsaw is starting back up

Live by the sword, die by the sword. With few exceptions, regionals are not in full control on their destinies and depend on the "mother" airline to do it for them. This is the end result, time and time again

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian B77F on fire at PVG
Replies: 93
Views: 29249

Re: Ethiopian B77F on fire at PVG

787SIN wrote:
So they’ll either go for fire sale prices or not at all.


Your pun, whether intended or not, is well-noted!! ;)

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by airportugal310
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1
Replies: 49
Views: 6859

Re: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1

I do not want to start a discussion were the virus came from ect- but What about opening up flights from China to get tourists (or Europe but that is a longer shot) as they have low numbers. Sorry what? You want to open up flights between China and Hawaii? You think you can trust any authority in C...

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by airportugal310
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - July 2020
Replies: 93
Views: 8136

Re: Airlines practicing social distancing in their cabins

In the US currently, four airlines have policies to block middle seats and impose seating capacity limits: Delta, Southwest, JetBlue and Alaska. you can add Hawaiian to that list as well...no one really knows about it because of their size, but still counts https://newsroom.hawaiianairlines.com/rel...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 619
Views: 110319

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

I saw 605JB (Red Sox livery) escape Marana last night to FLL...that was nice to see from this born/raised Massachusetts boy!

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35139

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Regarding LGB, I think WN could reasonably run an operation of ~25x daily flights from there (SMF, OAK/SFO/SJC, LAS, PHX, DEN, maybe HNL or OGG). Breeze does seem like a possibility given their intent to operate from secondary airports. And this is probably unlikely, but to me G4 seems like a bette...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54861

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

HA is restarting LGB mid August with regular 1x daily service to HNL. LGB is a secondary airport and HAL being an airline that flies mostly to primary airports had other priorities. LAX will do for now until mid August. No they are most certainly not coming back to LGB in mid-August... Is HA return...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54861

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I agree that assumptions that HA will leave LGB because B6 is leaving are unfounded. If Hawaiian were relying on JetBlue connections then I would agree, but HA’s schedule didn’t allow for all that many. HA’s multiple daily LAX flights work much better for that. One thing that stands out is that Haw...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54861

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

WN will most likely apply for all 17 slots. If awarded I see. Increase SMF +1 4>5 SJC +1 4>5 PHX +2 3>5 LAS 4 daily DEN 2 daily BWI 1 daily MDW 2 daily HNL 1 daily OGG 1 daily KOA 1 daily HOU 1 daily Flyguy Seems a bit optimistic for LGB in the short term honestly. On the other hand: Everyone who's...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35139

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Yes, because adding in more flights to places where there are already plenty of entrenched carriers is a winning recipe for success You forgot an important point. They're going to be successful because they are going to attract the Virgin America crowd. You know, the ones who made Virgin America wi...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35139

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

From the LGB Airport Instagram page (and maybe its on Facebook too...) Statement from Long Beach Airport Director Cynthia Guidry on today's @jetblue announcement: “We will always be grateful for the investment JetBlue made in our community and the tremendous service they offered our passengers. We u...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35139

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

HNLSLCPDX wrote:
I think adding more places from LAX such as ATL, Hawaii, TPA, BNA, PVR, and SJD could definitely help though.


Yes, because adding in more flights to places where there are already plenty of entrenched carriers is a winning recipe for success

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Evergreen B747-200s disappearance from Pinal Airpark?
Replies: 5
Views: 1722

Re: Evergreen B747-200s disappearance from Pinal Airpark?

Anyone who's seen the DieHard movies know's what happened to N471EV - Bruce Willis had a fight on the wing and set it on fire. Or was that N474EV? :-) https://youtu.be/OXIcaOzFVeQ I believe the plane used in Die Hard 2 was N473EV. That frame was scrapped. It was definitely "scrapped" in t...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Night Rating Anxiety
Replies: 18
Views: 4245

Re: Night Rating Anxiety

Understand the nervousness 100%. Take some time with your instructor to get comfortable and take an extra lesson or two at night if you so desire. Practice with them some things like landing with no nose light, and going to smaller less lit fields. Doing the weird stuff with an experienced body nex...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54861

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

WN to Hawaii from LGB makes ZERO sense when LAX is up the street; that's the EASIEST airport for them to do Hawaii from and they didn't plan on doing it pre-pandemic so you can pretty much count that out now

Why people think LGB is some kind of gold mine is beyond me, and most others here

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Emirates to consider smaller aircraft
Replies: 40
Views: 8702

Re: Official: Emirates to consider adding narrow body aircraft

dfwking wrote:
The article doesn’t say a word about a narrow body. The COO just said a smaller aircraft type. Even the A330neo falls into this category...

Nothing new here.


When did their last A332 leave the fleet?

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A333 and A332 New Interiors?
Replies: 26
Views: 5324

Re: Delta A333 and A332 New Interiors?

Just had a booked LAX-ATL flight in August upgauged from an A321 to an A333...that was a nice find. Will it hold? Who knows, but I'll take it

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by airportugal310
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friend's Weddings ATL-MYR-ATL on Delta
Replies: 1
Views: 1739

Re: Friend's Weddings ATL-MYR-ATL on Delta

Those eggrolls!! I got hungry just looking at them

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 929
Views: 121263

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

VS4ever wrote:
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/291801/korean-air-resumes-boston-service-from-late-august-2020/

I know all things are very fluid, but at least KE are thinking of returning


Positive development indeed

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines ALL 32N on HNL-OGG
Replies: 16
Views: 5303

Re: Hawaiian Airlines ALL 32N on HNL-OGG

cathay747 wrote:
azjubilee wrote:
These flights are not for currency.


You say that with remarkable assuredness, as if you have inside info. Care to elaborate?


He already elaborated in reply 5, if you cared to read things before demanding "inside info". Would you like inside financial info too? :roll:

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by airportugal310
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 469
Views: 56906

Re: Odd flight: GUM-LAX n/s, UA 2797. Anyone with insight shed any details? Currently airborne

UA has been flying LAX-GUM-LAX and SFO-GUM-SFO for at least a month now or so. Cargo flights...mostly military related as I understand it

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by airportugal310
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus threatens to sue airlines
Replies: 104
Views: 20232

Re: Airbus threatens to sue airlines

The used market. It would be worse for Airbus and Boeing if airlines like QR started unloading their fleets onto the used market. Values would fall like a brick. How would that benefit Qatar? It doesn't resolve the contract problem and it doesn't win the case for them in court. Should they then reb...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 929
Views: 121263

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

My parents are scheduled to fly BOS-LIS-BOS toward the end of August on TP. Oddly, their flights are still showing "as booked" on the itinerary (A330neo 620p departure or something similar to what it used to be) but if you try to book the same flight on their website, its now an A321neo de...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus threatens to sue airlines
Replies: 104
Views: 20232

Re: Airbus threatens to sue airlines

Aviation may be very "tight-knit", but if you're a deadbeat...you're a deadbeat. Live up to your end of the bargain, or suffer the consequences.

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA will close FA bases in NRT, HKG, FRA
Replies: 87
Views: 15416

Re: Rumour: UA will close base in NRT, HKG, FRA

LAXintl wrote:
This probably will be party time for some, as many U.S. based members had been calling for these bases to close.


Why do you suppose this is?

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by airportugal310
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Crew Duty Limits During Covid19-flights
Replies: 9
Views: 2961

Re: Flight Crew Duty Limits During Covid19-flights

There may have been two flight crews onboard for destinations that have mandatory 14 day quarantines. At least one airline I'm familiar with are flying to and from Hawaii with two full and complete flight crews and flight attendants to and from the lower 48 states. One crew does the flight to Hawai...

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by airportugal310
Sat May 30, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA is allowed to give hand sanitizer
Replies: 39
Views: 6133

Re: AA is not (yet) allowed to give hand sanitizer

Updated today: Hand sanitizer will be provided in snack bags on flights 900-2199 miles. Served with drinks on flights over 2200 miles. On trays on flights with trayed service. So what about flights less than 900 miles? Don't understand why all flights cannot hand out sanitizers. You didn’t hear? Ap...

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by airportugal310
Wed May 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Safety information cards
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Re: Safety information cards

Wacker1000 wrote:
People would have to actually pick up and read the safety cards for them to be infected with COVID.


An accurate statement if there ever was one!

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by airportugal310
Sun May 24, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Portugal seals final deal with TAP's private shareholders
Replies: 244
Views: 19806

Re: TAP Air Portugal's post COVID-19 crisis

São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro started this week with 3 and 2 weekly flights. before south America, TP should start to shuttle scandinavian tourists (except swedish still trying to get autoimmune) and later germans to own houses in south portugal, before Easyjet and FR will do the same. I wonder if D...

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by airportugal310
Fri May 22, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Portugal seals final deal with TAP's private shareholders
Replies: 244
Views: 19806

Re: TAP Air Portugal's post COVID-19 crisis

The plan must be to retire the 7 A330-200 and keep both the 19 (+2 orders) A330neo’s and all the A321neoLR and respective orders for long haul. For medium/ short haul, we may see a big part of the A320 CEO family going away, only keeping NEO aircrafts and respective orders. Basically it’s speeding ...

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by airportugal310
Fri May 22, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 154243

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

BravoOne wrote:
FWIW, my experience working with former PIA pilots has been extremely positive. This subject has already gone of the rails over on PPrune, so if we can wait to see what has happened without all the negative comments I think we might be bettor for the experience.


Boy...did it ever!

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by airportugal310
Thu May 21, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air loses part of vertical stabilizer in flight.
Replies: 41
Views: 10133

Re: Swift Air loses part of vertical stabilizer in flight.

Definitely a few dents on the leading edge of the horizontal stab from what I can tell...surprised they didn't feel it, at least

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by airportugal310
Mon May 18, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: May 18th, 1920: first official KLM flight: AMS - London
Replies: 9
Views: 1210

Re: May 18th, 1920: first official KLM flight: AMS - London

Assume the Croydon airport no longer exists? Did a quick google map search and see something that appears to have been its existence, but I yield here to the experts

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by airportugal310
Wed May 13, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CS-TEG name
Replies: 10
Views: 1693

Re: CS-TEG name

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-0 ... 340478.htm
with a pic
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16 April 2019 Wings and horizontal stabilizer clipped: being prepared to be sunk in the Gulf of Aqaba
26 August 2019 Sunk near Aqaba, in the Red Sea; to become an artificial reef; wings re-attached

Had no idea!
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-0 ... 340478.htm
with a pic

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by airportugal310
Tue May 12, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1081
Views: 167152

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I think some of us are getting ahead of ourselves here. What makes people think that if there's a recovery only JetBlue will be in a position to do anything? They, like all the other airlines, are going to have less planes, less people and less money when this pandemic is over. I don't think that p...

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by airportugal310
Mon May 11, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CS-TEG name
Replies: 10
Views: 1693

Re: CS-TEG name

dash500 wrote:
There was never a L-1011 named "Viana do Castelo". L-1011s were named after notable portuguese people, not cities. CS-TEG was always "Eça de Queiroz" with TAP Air Portugal.

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Very cool coin!

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by airportugal310
Mon May 11, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: More airlines not following their own social distancing policies
Replies: 20
Views: 2571

Re: More airlines not following their own social distancing policies

I forget airlines never do anything wrong crowd is out . They are not following their own safety guidelines United is flying tons of empty flights everyday. Surely they could have swapped something here to a larger plane to offer more spacing in these times. Or called the people to offer a differen...

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by airportugal310
Thu May 07, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61472

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Flflyer83 wrote:
WN is restarting service to CUN, SJD, MBJ, HAV, and NAS on June 7. PVR is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 8 and the rest Oct. 30.


Would SJO be part of that October 30 start?

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