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by airportugal310
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Flight 324 Odd Route
Replies: 12
Views: 2818

Re: Jetblue Flight 324 Odd Route

Thank you everyone for this. I was actually on B6 1498 from DEN-JFK. The LAX flight arrived 1 minute before us. Our landing pattern was pretty unique and I believe Flight 324 had that Virginia curve to line up as well. I just wonder why the route was put so southern in the first place if weather wa...

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by airportugal310
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interference / Pranks on ATC
Replies: 10
Views: 2020

Re: Interference / Pranks on ATC

The ole Guard shenanigans...

"meow"

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by airportugal310
Tue Sep 28, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of England's Energy Crisis on UK Aviation
Replies: 42
Views: 5018

Re: Impact of England's Energy Crisis on UK Aviation

Wonder how they are supplying the ground support vehicles? Do they batch diesel into the jet pipelines? A lot of Diesel GSEs can run on Jet Fuel, the 2 fuels are close in specs. This is repeated often here, and while they are "close" to each other on the distillation scale, the two fuels ...

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by airportugal310
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson
Replies: 52
Views: 9071

Re: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson

In my memory at least, he is one of the few living celebrities to have his own Logo Jet. The only one that comes to mind right now is Taylor Swift with Air Asia.................Russell Wilson has a great reputation, but imagine the nightmare that would unfold if some huge negative PR scandal involv...

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by airportugal310
Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kukes airport, Albania - future or will it close ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4921

Re: Kukes airport, Albania - future or will it close ?

As an Albanian myself, this is what i can tell you: this airport is nothing more than a vanity project by our beloved corrupt government. The airport was built with minimal expenses and infastructure, and was extremely rushed just in time for this year's elections. Air Albania was forced to operate...

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by airportugal310
Fri Sep 03, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft at Gander on 9/11/2001
Replies: 36
Views: 9396

Re: Aircraft at Gander on 9/11/2001

A little surprised that the C5 and C141 (presumably USAF?) were diverted there...surely no risk of hijack there

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by airportugal310
Mon Aug 30, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Aleutian Airways SAAB 2000
Replies: 13
Views: 2687

Re: First Aleutian Airways SAAB 2000

Looks slick!

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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 24, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FBO/General aviation terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 2404

Re: FBO/General aviation terminal

I believe that Pentastar Aviation at PTK has one Based on this August 2018 photo, it doesn't appear to have one...unless its a recent addition or was removed prior https://www.google.com/maps/place/Pentastar+Aviation,+LLC./@42.6621342,-83.4298578,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1sAF1QipPf6m_LQnRUnE7J8...

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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FBO/General aviation terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 2404

Re: FBO/General aviation terminal

I believe that Pentastar Aviation at PTK has one Based on this August 2018 photo, it doesn't appear to have one...unless its a recent addition or was removed prior https://www.google.com/maps/place/Pentastar+Aviation,+LLC./@42.6621342,-83.4298578,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1sAF1QipPf6m_LQnRUnE7J8...

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by airportugal310
Fri Aug 20, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Returning to ORH (Worcester), Will Fly to LGA
Replies: 53
Views: 6337

Re: Delta Returning to ORH (Worcester), Will Fly to LGA

F27500 wrote:
Worcester is like that ugly friend .

The pretty girl (MASSPORT/Logan) makes the guy (the airline) who wants to date her find another guy to go out with the ugly friend (Worcester) if they wanna get anywhere.


A great analogy, if there was one!

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by airportugal310
Fri Aug 20, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Returning to ORH (Worcester), Will Fly to LGA
Replies: 53
Views: 6337

Re: Delta Returning to ORH, Will Fly to LGA

Milford guy here. Born/raised. Would rather go to BOS; Framingham Logan Express pretty much solves the issues for me. Still have to drive into Worcester and then the city streets to the airport negate any real advantages. Just a personal thing...different strokes for different folks.

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by airportugal310
Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR
Replies: 62
Views: 12798

Re: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR

Will this mean EWR will get the infamous LAS taxiway ground markings with the squiggly lines? How interesting. I never knew about this. It seems to be gone now though, google maps satellite imagery shows it has been removed but the outline of it is still visible. Why did they remove it? Did someone...

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by airportugal310
Mon Aug 09, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 18 Unruly Teenage Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight
Replies: 81
Views: 18502

Re: 18 Orthodox Jewish Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight

Kicking someone off a plane because they responded to a request to switch seats? Good Grief. I've switched seats often so other people could sit together, and once we asked another if they would switch so my wife and I could sit together. That's standard practice. There's a rule against that? I'd l...

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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to bring back (some) regulation
Replies: 121
Views: 10414

Re: Time to bring back (some) regulation

another thread brought to you by so-called "aviation enthusiasts"...wonderful

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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is it? Old Luggage Container?
Replies: 29
Views: 3617

Re: What Is it? Old Luggage Container?

https://goo.gl/maps/tGP9y4bLve5cQKqM6

I think that's it here in the playground
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https://goo.gl/maps/tGP9y4bLve5cQKqM6

I think that's it here in the playground

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 958
Views: 195460

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

theres an Avelo 738 flying into LGB tonight from MFE... is this a military charter? or maybe a sign of whats to come? Most likely military charter and nothing more. Arrived at LGB around 11:40p and left for BUR a little after 1am. Flew migrant children in when the originally scheduled Kaiser 737 ha...

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by airportugal310
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta goes up against American, JetBlue in 6-route Boston boost
Replies: 26
Views: 7403

Re: Delta goes up against American, JetBlue in 6-route Boston boost

Should be plenty of passengers to go around, at least...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd UA routing using 777
Replies: 5
Views: 3150

Re: Odd UA routing using 777

Adding to the above...anytime you see a flight to RIV that isn't Amazon/Prime Air, its a military-related movement to or from March ARB

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 89255

Re: 737 Cargo in water at HNL

My apologies, I missed the part in the ATC exchange where they said the other wasn't running too good. It's still not impossible that they would transmit that after shutting down the wrong one, but makes it more unlikely. No worries, it took a few different dissections of the recordings to even cal...

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by airportugal310
Tue Jun 29, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man jumps out of moving plane at LAX
Replies: 25
Views: 8525

Re: Man jumps out of moving plane at LAX

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/man-fa ... ne-at-lax/

On meth, no less
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And yet it turns out he was, in fact, a whack job...

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/man-fa ... ne-at-lax/

On meth, no less

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Helicopter Pads
Replies: 11
Views: 2123

Re: LAX Helicopter Pads

https://www.lafd.org/sites/default/file ... -Reg10.pdf


Learned something very cool today...thanks!
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ytib wrote:
Los Angeles has building code requirements which require helipads on buildings over a certain height.

https://www.lafd.org/sites/default/file ... -Reg10.pdf


Learned something very cool today...thanks!

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA #664 return on June 8
Replies: 7
Views: 3693

Re: AA #664 LAST NIGHT

jjbiv wrote:
Diversion was caused by a passenger disturbance.


That didn't take them all that long...

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by airportugal310
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mainland to Hawaii and Covid Test Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Re: Mainland to Hawaii and Covid Test Questions

The secondary COVID tests, provided free by the state, are largely gone. Maui is no longer doing them, I believe (it was a trial run to try and see if the spike in Maui was due to tourists...). That said, and I cannot stress this enough: make sure your test is the right test and approved by the Stat...

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by airportugal310
Wed May 19, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Re: Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP

"What goes around, comes around"...as the old saying goes. Or as I like to say, "live by the sword, die by the same sword"

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by airportugal310
Fri May 14, 2021 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Wants Sky Club Volunteer Work
Replies: 71
Views: 7817

Re: Delta Wants Sky Club Volunteer Work

This is what we do at Delta. We pitch in in extreme situations to help get the job done, to the benefit of our customers and coworkers. Obviously it can be a difficult concept to grasp in a more adversarial corporate culture. Lol completed expected from you. It’s a difficult concept to grab for tho...

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by airportugal310
Wed May 12, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL wins JD Power award for best North American airline
Replies: 44
Views: 6553

Re: DL wins JD Power award for best North American airline

How much weight does this survey have? It's really about advertising power - I nor others that I know (friends or family) have ever purchased products/services because of JD Power Award influence. As an AS employee, congrats to DL! They have made it their priority to win it from AS for years now. I...

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by airportugal310
Tue May 11, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 488
Views: 87576

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

clrd4t8koff wrote:
DL was being incredibly cheap and got caught with their pants down after the AA announcement.


"Greedy" comes to mind

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by airportugal310
Thu May 06, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 252
Views: 45050

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

Favre4 wrote:
EX - DELTA BIRDS


At least you know that they were very well-maintained

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by airportugal310
Mon May 03, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luggage drops from open compartment mid-flight
Replies: 29
Views: 7037

Re: Luggage drops from open compartment mid-flight

Have heard of this happening (or nearly happening) on certain twin's with wing lockers and nose door compartments...like a Cessna 402 and the like. On a commercial jet? New one to me...usually a few pretty good safeguards. Guess anything is possible

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by airportugal310
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big SAT Announcement Tomorrow 04/21
Replies: 90
Views: 17246

Re: Big SAT Announcement Tomorrow 04/21

This might come as an (oddly?) massive surprise to the avgeek crowd or the spotty boi crowd here, but there are those of us present on a.net that are VERY integrated into our respective airlines that know things you’d all kill to know. And sometimes we drop you breadcrumbs. Think about that with res...

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by airportugal310
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?
Replies: 37
Views: 7575

Re: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?

Florida is a mess with Tstorms today. Hours of delays. I wish my airline were as proactive as Southwest. They like to keep people sitting in the terminal for eight hours...and then cancel when the crew times out. Oh well... 9 hours for me yesterday waiting for B6 from PVD to PBI. They knew several ...

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by airportugal310
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines @ CVG (4/7)
Replies: 7
Views: 2301

Re: Hawaiian Airlines @ CVG (4/7)

DaCubbyBearBar wrote:
Maybe the Raiders are playing the Bengals... LOL!! On Twitter it was said that they are testing a new navigation system


That is correct. Don’t ask me what system it was (I know but won’t reveal, unless the Twitter already said it)

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by airportugal310
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Charter
Replies: 4
Views: 2082

Re: UA Charter

Anaheim Angels from LGB to TPA. Ferried in from LAX

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by airportugal310
Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2893
Views: 427293

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Southwest is literally the LAST airline to the party when it comes to pre-clearing passengers to Hawaii. Everyone else has been doing it for over a month now...

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by airportugal310
Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL
Replies: 202
Views: 26452

Re: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL

The idea that HA wants to compete with WN is laughable. Hawaiian is not the Walmart of airlines, and doesn’t aim to be that I know of. They’ve always charged a premium relative to their peers. And let’s not forget that Southwest is the newcomer to Hawaii. They have to compete against EVERYONE. But s...

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by airportugal310
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Flight 86 (HNL-MCO) Inaugural Flight enroute
Replies: 58
Views: 9064

Re: Hawaiian Flight 86 (HNL-MCO) Inaugural Flight enroute

The crews need a rest period, and there's no real need to get the plane turned around quickly during a period of dramatically reduced passenger traffic. The 25 hour layover gives plenty of time for crews to get their rest and operate the plane’s return flight to HNL. The alternative means having to...

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by airportugal310
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 8664

Re: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight

So I actually am a doctor and have helped on a B6 flight where someone choked on a starburst flying on Halloween and then had bronchospasms There is a pretty set standard that all the airlines follow. The flight attendants are I believe all BLS trained so they know the basics. Medical personnel on ...

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by airportugal310
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)
Replies: 149
Views: 21963

Re: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)

And now you have. But a truly-safe system has redundancy precisely to account for this possibility (or a mistake). And since PEOPLE are involved in the process, there will always, inevitably, be a screwup. Which is why in the cockpit you crosscheck. Better start including time for the captain to go...

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by airportugal310
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113636

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

I am of two minds with the communication. Yes it was a little stressed, which showed, but it was a high workload situation and with high terrain ahead they did need a turn quite quickly so the communication was necessary. But whilst it was a little unclear it did not affect the outcome. I am consta...

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by airportugal310
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241429

Re: UA announces BOS-LHR

I just love this place. People who "love aviation" come on an online forum and bitch whine moan and bitch some more when an airline starts services somewhere. Must be a hit at parties.... The arm chair network planners indeed must be a huge hit at parties, explaining how they have more in...

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by airportugal310
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 241429

Re: United Adds SNA-HNL

Someone upthread has mentioned on numerous occasions of "HA studying B6's A321neo operational data"...why would they even need to do that? They have their own fleet of A321neo's to pull data from. Additionally, and without a doubt, have their own performance people that can easily figure o...

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by airportugal310
Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 131
Views: 16580

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021

A little fact:UA was founded and started at BUR. I looked up histories for both UA (and CO to make sure I wasn't missing something) but can't find mention of BUR in either's past. Can you elaborate on BUR being where UA was founded? Sorry. I had my memory backwards, getting older sucks. It was the ...

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by airportugal310
Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 131
Views: 16580

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021

nine4nine wrote:
A little fact:UA was founded and started at BUR.


I looked up histories for both UA (and CO to make sure I wasn't missing something) but can't find mention of BUR in either's past. Can you elaborate on BUR being where UA was founded?

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by airportugal310
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Average number of cycles for aircraft tyres ? Who are the main suppliers ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3969

Re: Average number of cycles for aircraft tyres ? Who are the main suppliers ?

Sometimes if you get a write-up for a nosewheel shimmy, both tires will be replaced to save time. Easier than trying to figure out which tire(s) is out of whack and take a bigger delay as a result. Not saying its the right way, just saying its one way...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published
Replies: 191
Views: 83206

Re: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published

Those pics in the report and the appendices are rough to look at it...especially when you consider it was the last thing some pax saw before their untimely demise

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honolulu woman sentenced after intentionally severing FAA communication lines
Replies: 24
Views: 5421

Re: Honolulu woman sentenced after intentionally severing FAA communication lines

She didn't get sentenced, she got probation for messing with people's lives.... unbelievable She was sentenced to probation. Sentencing doesn't always mean prison. If she had 28 years in, she's no spring chicken and the loss of her retirement benefits is a bigger hit than anything else. She'll be w...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1798
Views: 343495

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

JetBlue has filed a complaint with the DOT saying its having difficulty in obtaining suitable slots in the UK. The airline has been unable to secure slots at LHR or LGW airport for its proposed transatlantic operations. Carrier urges the DOT to apply pressure on the UK for them to waive historic sl...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Bowl Flyover 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4657

Re: Super Bowl Flyover 2021

Yes you can. Just filter to "K35R" or something like that. I've been also able to track E-6Bs and RC-135s while they're CONUS as well. Indeed. Don't know what changed, but in addition to that you can see the C5's flying around among the one's you list above. Kind of nice to see something ...

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by airportugal310
Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 488
Views: 87576

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

Found this on boston.com but AA is flying a Saturday BOS-HHH from April 10-May 29 on E-175. https://www.boston.com/travel/travel/2021/01/13/american-airlines-new-service-boston-hilton-head This is all about golfers. South Carolina is not warm enough to go to the beach in April. Haven't seen the bag...

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