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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 791
Views: 157791

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: 7248

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: 3092

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: 86792

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: 8413

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: 2076

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: 3644

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: 569

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: 2234

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: 7669

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: 6439

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: 271
Views: 49060

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: 238
Views: 38839

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: 6840

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: 17031

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: 7455

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: 2278

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: 2035

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: 2536
Views: 341281

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: 26239

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: 8977

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: 8611

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: 21618

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: 112772

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: 239543

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: 239543

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: 127
Views: 15363

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: 127
Views: 15363

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: 3893

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: 76218

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: 5361

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: 1577
Views: 288574

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: 4555

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: 271
Views: 49060

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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by airportugal310
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33107

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

delta767 wrote:
How is there not any backup system for this? Airlines have it. Ridiculous. At DFW, just deplaned MCO. Delayed four hours.


I'm sorry...what do airlines have that "backs up" the ATC center going OOS?

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by airportugal310
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Feeling nostalgic about 747s. Who’s have you flown?
Replies: 139
Views: 14066

Re: Feeling nostalgic about 747s. Who’s have you flown?

Not a single person here flew on a TP 747...granted they didn’t fly them very long either

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by airportugal310
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33107

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

I’m at DFW now & this is something else. Our inbound a/c is “ somewhere on the tarmac.” The GA just lost it mentally. The rebooking center is about 200 people deep. AA’s inability to recover operationally is on full display. Meanwhile it appears as though Spirit is quickly getting planes on &am...

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by airportugal310
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 744 G-VLIP Turning Back
Replies: 10
Views: 4426

Re: Virgin 744 G-VLIP Turning Back

Was in LAS today on a quick day trip for work...saw it parked at the terminal awaiting further action. Definitely nice to see something different like that

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by airportugal310
Fri Dec 11, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 160428

Re: 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 b...

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by airportugal310
Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 698
Views: 99141

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

This thread and the constant predictions within it have a strong habit of aging very poorly. The comical nature of it all is what keeps me coming back for more

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by airportugal310
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy (MQ) Off a Taxiway in DFW
Replies: 14
Views: 4747

Re: Envoy (MQ) Off a Taxiway in DFW

Sooner787 wrote:
What the heck? Did one of the pilots drop their sunglasses while taxiway? LOL


Not if they were Pit Vipers!

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by airportugal310
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 83
Views: 10150

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2020

Indeed it is, I guess their B6 partnership had something to do with choosing MCO. The SE U.S. was really the only hole in their network so it’s nice to see. I guess they will probably use Airside 1 in the interim and then switch over to Terminal C when it opens in late 2021/2022. I think that's a f...

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by airportugal310
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 698
Views: 99141

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

HAL is adding OGG: https://newsroom.hawaiianairlines.com/releases/hawaiian-airlines-begins-ticket-sales-for-nonstop-service-between-honolulu-and-austin-ontario-and-orlando I can say with almost certainty that WN is going to respond with an OGG flight too . Thoughts? Southwest is really good at bein...

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by airportugal310
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most dated concourse areas in the US?
Replies: 46
Views: 4443

Re: Most dated concourse areas in the US?

E gates (T2) at HNL...absolute woof. It doesn't match the rest of the airport in decor, and is just random concrete walls thrown together in some parts

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by airportugal310
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 48896

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

10% HARD savings is clearly what WN management wants, not some SOFT 10% that looks good on paper but may or may not come to fruition

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by airportugal310
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very disturbing interaction between ATC & Pilot...
Replies: 35
Views: 12549

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

Pilot needs a 709 ride stat...

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by airportugal310
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why so many KSEA - KAEX flights?
Replies: 2
Views: 1213

Re: Why so many KSEA - KAEX flights?

Likely Patriot Express flights shuttling military members and families to/from AEX (and to other points)

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by airportugal310
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 College Football Charter Thread
Replies: 218
Views: 21715

Re: 2020 College Football Charter Thread

Hawaii on a Hawaiian A321 to face Fresno State: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N205HA/history/20201022/2230Z/PHNL/KSMF Did no one explain to Hawaii that one of the beauties of a charter is you can usually fly into an airport very close to your destination, and that FAT is fully capable of hand...

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by airportugal310
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Flight 8888 TPA-DFW Today
Replies: 6
Views: 1475

Re: DL Flight 8888 TPA-DFW Today

World Series...being played in Arlington. Likely carrying the Rays

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by airportugal310
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion
Replies: 266
Views: 47317

Re: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion

My understanding was that HNL/Honolulu was to begin in the coming week...is that not the case any longer?

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