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by ytib
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/11/2020:RELATIVE QUIET;9K Cuts Routes;DL AM Swaps,Drops AUS-CVG;BA/WN/NK Cuts;UA New Routes
Replies: 52
Views: 10383

Re: OAG Changes 8/11/2020:RELATIVE QUIET;9K Cuts Routes;DL AM Swaps,Drops AUS-CVG;BA/WN/NK Cuts;UA New Routes

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... -2960-0192
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Chuska wrote:
Yes, UA's addition of ALS does mean SkyWest got the EAS contract. Effective Oct. 1 ALS will get jet service for the first time ever. Boutique got the boot.


EAS Docket for ALS: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... -2960-0192

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by ytib
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2638
Views: 476637

Re: United Adds IAH-ABI/CHA, DEN-ALS/RST/SUX

Houston to: Abilene - 2x daily flights from October 21 Chattanooga - 1x daily flight from October 1 Denver to: Alamosa - up to 2x daily flights from October 1 Rochester (Minnesota) - 1x daily flight from October 1 Sioux City - 1x daily flight from October 14 All on the CRJ-200. https://thepointsguy...

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by ytib
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10
Replies: 29
Views: 4979

Re: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10

Are people not reading the comments above? It’s confirmed - UA to DEN 1x Daily on a CR2, starting 10/1 Which... opine note, is a very nice add in the middle of this pandemic. Only a matter of time until DLH gets DEN service too IF DLH wants to do a revenue guarantee like RST they could probably fin...

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by ytib
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10
Replies: 29
Views: 4979

Re: RST (Rochester, MN) New Air Service Announcement 8/10

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This was for a flight to a western hub (eg. Denver)
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They did receive SCASD money earlier this year.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421963&start=50

This was for a flight to a western hub (eg. Denver)

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by ytib
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 371
Views: 45173

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Im in denali right now and the town is packed with out of towners. I imagine lots of folks trying to cram in. An august vacation after sitting on the sidelines since March waiting to see I asked someone I know who lives outside of Kenai how the tourism is this summer. He said it is about the same a...

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by ytib
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axes LCY-JFK A318 premium service
Replies: 84
Views: 17114

Re: BA axes LCY-JFK A318 premium service

Wonder if B6 is looking at this... Sure leaves an opening for them with the 220s coming A220s with lie-flats? Because, sure, a carrier the size of B6 needs another small sub-fleet. That'll improve utilization, alright. LCY-JFK has long been a bit 'fragile' has it not? Among the first LON-NYC servic...

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by ytib
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21783

Re: EWR New Terminal One

With the new terminal coming online, AA is slated to have an Admirals Club built. (From what I understand, AA and UA will have clubs built in the new terminal) With this new partnership with AA, will B6 fliers who will fly on Mint have access to the club? Or will they build their own? Just wonderin...

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by ytib
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 244
Views: 38016

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks for the updates.

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by ytib
Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 57974

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

AS needs to get e175s on ENA and HOM before FLOAT launches I don't see that happening. With no TSA at either of those it would be too much of a hassle to bring that in there like they do in Cold Bay. Also can the runways even handle a E175? I'm sure the locals would love having that type of service...

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by ytib
Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 57974

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

AS needs to get e175s on ENA and HOM before FLOAT launches I don't see that happening. With no TSA at either of those it would be too much of a hassle to bring that in there like they do in Cold Bay. Also can the runways even handle a E175? I'm sure the locals would love having that type of service...

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by ytib
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 244
Views: 38016

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.flydenver.com/great_hall/ab ... _dashboard
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The airport has put together a dashboard for the Great Hall construction project.

https://www.flydenver.com/great_hall/ab ... _dashboard

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by ytib
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ravn Alaska closing its doors?
Replies: 160
Views: 23114

Re: Ravn Alaska closing its doors?

Ravn Air Group will go to the auction block after declaring bankruptcy: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2020/06/25/alaskas-biggest-rural-airline-will-go-to-the-auction-block-after-declaring-bankruptcy/ Auction to be held after the 4th holiday. Who is Float Shuttle? https://www.floatshuttle...

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by ytib
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska
Replies: 76
Views: 12216

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

Does Horizon fly ANC-SEA or does this mean a new crew base? According to the Anchorage daily news they will be flying the E175 SEA-ANC. https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2020/06/22/alaska-airlines-will-use-smaller-jets-on-anchorage-seattle-flights-and-other-in-state-routes/ From the article: "Al...

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by ytib
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska
Replies: 76
Views: 12216

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

I wonder if there will be some SEA-Alaska routes that will be E75s as well, to connect the aircraft over. I imagine it will be a small fleet out of ANC. I can see some SEA-JNU/FAI/SIT type of routes. Maybe even some of the milk runs, but maybe not. AS has a pretty well oiled and subsidized machine ...

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by ytib
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska
Replies: 76
Views: 12216

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

JohnAudiR18 wrote:
is it Horizon operating the flights or SkyWest?


Linked article states Horizon.

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by ytib
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What would it take to revive an aircraft stored at a museum?
Replies: 19
Views: 3031

Re: What would it take to revive an aircraft stored at a museum?

Simple answer is a major overhaul check. In the case of the Spirit of Delta, It would be likely the most expensive 767 HMV ever. Both engines would need to be replaced with serviceable engines. Pretty much every rotable component would need to be replaced with a serviceable component. Every avionic...

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by ytib
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reasoning behind PSA/US merger
Replies: 17
Views: 2104

Re: Reasoning behind PSA/US merger

All of West Coast airlines got killed. It sucked, Air Cal, PSA, Reno Air. It was merge and kill. Sure opened the market wide for WN. WN also purchased a west coast airline in the 90's. Morris Air. They were a charter airline from 1984-1992 and in 1992 became a 121 operator, which lasted all of two ...

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by ytib
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 132
Views: 14494

Re: The future of LaGuardia

I think ewr after this is over will naturally be gaining some of the business demand that currently flows to lga. A lot of people that live in NJ and works in Manhattan will be able to work from home. Ewr will be a lot more convenient for them. I work at EWR. The real game changer here would be the...

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by ytib
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 833
Views: 115885

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Isn’t the new runway going to be finished and commissioned this year? Why update this now if that is the case? Charts are updated numerous times throughout the year, thus to keep current they submit the changes as they come online. https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/aero_data/NFDC_...

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by ytib
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/7/2020: JULY SHANKED;AA Exits ORH;AS Adds BOI-SFO,Drops MSY-SFO,SAN-SBP/SMF;NK Out of AVL;F9 PHLMCO 6x/day
Replies: 94
Views: 14846

Re: OAG Changes 6/7/2020: JULY SHANKED;AA Exits ORH;AS Adds BOI-SFO,Drops MSY-SFO,SAN-SBP/SMF;NK Out of AVL;F9 PHLMCO 6x

Also the more I think about it, EWR-MYR with 3x daily from NK and 3x weekly from F9 is going to be flying very empty. As a comparison, ACK, a much more popular destination for New Yorkers, is only getting 1 middle seat capped E90 a day in July. Cheap fares from F9 and NK can stimulate demand to MYR...

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by ytib
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?
Replies: 115
Views: 13084

Re: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?

Who is it then? Home Depot is the largest company, but the majority of their workforce is not in Georgia. Coca Cola, Aflac, UPS and The Home Depot employ more ppl in the state. Delta comes in fifth. No they dont, Delta are top? As of Dec 2018 the top employers in Atlanta were... 1. Emory University...

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by ytib
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?
Replies: 115
Views: 13084

Re: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?

A second airport would be small and most likely would end up like PAE in Seattle. Limited number of flights operated mainly by the incumbent carrier in the region.

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by ytib
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1327 (FAI-SEA) diverts to YXY
Replies: 35
Views: 6174

Re: DL1327 (FAI-SEA) diverts to YXY

JNU is way too difficult, particularly for pilots who may be unfamiliar with the approach and a plane with mechanical difficulties. Hence, they chose YXY. Makes no sense. Unless the weather was bad they have a localizer approach. The cirus club flies it every year Juneau requires special training, ...

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by ytib
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions
Replies: 236
Views: 38932

Re: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions

A few observations about WN's route map in the near future: 4) Not sure what is going to happen to their Hawaiian operations. The long ETOPS legs back to LAX and OAK are low-yield routes with many FF's flying their families on cashed-in points they have accumulated. The redemption of points to Hawa...

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by ytib
Mon May 25, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342984

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Looks like the slowdown may lead to quicker construction at LAX, SLC and LGA. https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air-lines-lax-salt-lake-city-airport-renovation/?navtid=More-1 It doesn’t appear that specifics are mentioned for SLC, but I read somewhere recently (I believe on this board) that SLC a...

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by ytib
Wed May 20, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago River Flooding Causes Willis Tower (United Airlines HQ) to lose power.
Replies: 45
Views: 8008

Re: Chicago River Flooding Causes Willis Tower (United Airlines HQ) to lose power.

this is but another reason to NOT let go of the Elk Grove to move to rove facility. all comes down to how much you're willing to spend in duplicate costs for 'safety'. Is any sane person arguing we should go back to 3-person crews to fly widebodies in case two pilots get sick? what makes you think ...

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by ytib
Tue May 19, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver airport seeks to accelerate concourse projects by up to $560 million
Replies: 21
Views: 3292

Re: Denver airport seeks to accelerate concourse projects by up to $560 million

Bummer to see the Pena Blvd expansion construction will most likely be pushed out. It was already taking a good amount of time to complete the needed upgrades all the way to I-70 and this will just make it longer.

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by ytib
Sun May 17, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 244
Views: 38016

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

DEN1895 wrote:
Airfield Construction Update:

Its has been a few months since the last update, some projects have changed quite a bit, while others look pretty much the same.


Thank you for providing the updates. It has been nearly 3 months since I have last been at the airport, so this is appreciated.

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by ytib
Sat May 16, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 747
Views: 117531

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

If DL orders this year, it will be an order for an unidentified customer until 2022. :stirthepot: Now sure how plane purchases work - can DL sign an MOU with A or B, with the price locked, in, but do no firm anything but the price until the finance improves? (Even the down payment) They could do th...

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by ytib
Sat May 09, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC-CDB loaded on AS, starts 5/16
Replies: 38
Views: 4511

Re: ANC-CDB loaded on AS, starts 5/16

Here is the DOT approval for adding the CDB stop as part of the ADK EAS service. Full document: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2000-8556-0248 Decision The Department will approve Alaska Airlines’ request, which meets the three conditions necessary for approval under authority assigne...

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by ytib
Sat May 09, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1105
Views: 173972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Filing earlier this week by JetBlue https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2020-0037-0134 Request for Service Level Exemption (CARES Act) - Five Additional Western Points (ABQ, BZN, PSP, RNO, SMF) One of their arguments for SMF is comparing it to the Hawaii service which has been allowed to ...

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by ytib
Thu May 07, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TTN Runway limitations
Replies: 17
Views: 1859

Re: TTN Runway limitations

It has to do with the strength of the runway. Not all runways are built the same, thus a larger plane could sink through the surface based on the weight. TTN: https://www.airnav.com/airport/KTTN LIH: https://www.airnav.com/airport/PHLI For each runway you will see the max weight the runway can handl...

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by ytib
Wed May 06, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is RAVN Alaska's Capacity Needed
Replies: 19
Views: 1549

Re: Is RAVN Alaska's Capacity Needed

We can look at the EAS details to see if DUT or is not an EAS city. https://www.transportation.gov/office-policy/aviation-policy/essential-air-service-reports I am surprised that YAK and CDV are the two receiving the highest amount of money, especially compared to PSG and WRG. Yes PSG and WRG do hav...

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by ytib
Sat May 02, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 444
Views: 56198

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

tphuang wrote:
This is once a decade opportunity for B6 to get more gates at LAX.


What would JetBlue do with all these new gates at LAX?

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by ytib
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QUESTION: The origins of hub-and-spoke
Replies: 49
Views: 7586

Re: QUESTION: The origins of hub-and-spoke

I may be wrong, but when I hear about hub-and-spoke, Bob Crandall comes to mind with what he helped implement at American following deregulation. Hi, Bob Crandall started implementing the hub-and-spoke model at DFW in 1981. More about that here: https://www.airporthistory.org/dfw-rebuild-1.html The...

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by ytib
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ravn Alaska closing its doors?
Replies: 160
Views: 23114

Re: Ravn Alaska closing its doors?

It would seem to me that if ever there was a community that required essential air service it would be Dutch Harbor. Dutch harbor doesn’t need essential air service. It made enough money that Alaska airlines was purchasing 100 seats a day each way from Penair. It’s a huge market. In fact it’s the h...

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by ytib
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 57974

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

Is southeast going to go down tow. Daily milk run? I've heard JNU will get down to basically the milk runs. AS61: SEA-JNU-YAK-CDV-ANC AS66: ANC-CDV-YAK-JNU-SEA AS64: ANC-JNU-PSG-WRG-KTN-SEA AS65: SEA-KTN-WRG-PSG-JNU-ANC The above are all EAS routes. (https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/fil...

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by ytib
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping
Replies: 152
Views: 25181

Re: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping

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aemoreira1981 wrote:
As for Ravn Alaska...are they done?


Just a handful of cities left.
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by ytib
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newark Airport Future
Replies: 199
Views: 21965

Re: Newark Airport Future

ddaly241 wrote:
KFTG wrote:
People are saying it will be bulldozed.


Wait what's going to be bulldozed?


The link provided was a suggested plan from an outside group (regional transportation think tank). In that "plan" everything would be bulldozed, including the new terminal 1, and they would do a midfield build.

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by ytib
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Sending 777s to SEA This Summer?
Replies: 22
Views: 5059

Re: United Sending 777s to SEA This Summer?

Really tragic situation for just so many. the economic fallout is gonna be real. Juneau and Skagway and are not places you can drive too, with no cruises it will be devastating for restaurants ,shops the whole towns. I can't even see cruises back in 2021 summer unless there is a vaccine . Skagway i...

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by ytib
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134228

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

This will be very good for AS and AA. And DL is not sitting idly by. There will be a response to this. 1) Look for a select partnership with WN on specific routes. 2) Also, remember, not all Asian carriers are satisfied in their respective alliances. Someone is going to jump. 3) Deal teams are very...

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by ytib
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XFL Charters
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: XFL Charters

I'm wondering if Miami Air has the contract for the league. I say this since two flights last week were operated by Miami Air. Sun Country had a charter the first weekend. It was between St. Louis and Dallas. https://twitter.com/SportsAviation/status/1226263903870636034 Otherwise you may be correct...

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by ytib
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is American Airlines overloaded by bureaucratic Staffing?
Replies: 14
Views: 2657

Re: Is American Airlines overloaded by bureaucratic Staffing?

State and Local Affairs is quite significant for all the airlines. From working with the local entities to get more for less, as well as all those SCASD grants written for specific airlines. A quick Google search finds they exist in many areas for Delta and United. United just had an opening for the...

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by ytib
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: UA Gains 24 of 39 New DEN Gates
Replies: 285
Views: 40149

Re: OFFICIAL: UA Gains 24 of 39 New DEN Gates

I don’t believe DL ever had a Sky Club at DEN prior to a few years ago, but the rest is correct. And yes, UA definitely needs to expand and renovate their existing clubs in B. They had a Crown Room in C. I think it was in the mezzanine. It closed in 2008 along with several other clubs. I believe th...

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by ytib
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Avoiding Pushback
Replies: 20
Views: 3914

Re: Avoiding Pushback

There are a few airports in Alaska which do this type of operation. (CDV, YAK, PSG and WRG) They get two flights a day on Alaska Air with 737 equipment. In Anchorage a lot of the 747's which flow through also park in places on the ramp where they can just taxi out as well. This is not the case with ...

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by ytib
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196897

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm sure this is a training flight, but geez who routed this? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/FDX1311/history/20191213/1230Z/KBNA/KMEM Not that unusual. Probably had empty cargo space and was routed that way in order to be close to major areas and could drop in on short notice to grab excess ca...

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by ytib
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Enters Canada With MSP-YVR
Replies: 26
Views: 3713

Re: Sun Country Enters Canada With MSP-YVR

Saturday i traditionally the busy day for cruise ship arrivals & departures in Vancouver. So Saturday makes sense in that regard, Wednesday on the other hand? There are some heavier days on Wednesday's in Vancouver for the upcoming 2020 cruise ship season. Sunday and Monday are always high volu...

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by ytib
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetlines sues Neeleman for $27m: alleges financing interference
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: Jetlines sues Neeleman for $27m: alleges financing interference

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Being discussed in Jetlines thread.

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by ytib
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DEN- How much can it grow?
Replies: 120
Views: 13935

Re: DEN- How much can it grow?

[ The current solution to the train is to add more trains to the system to make them come more frequently, right now the system runs 6 trains arriving every 2 minutes. Starting at the end of 2020 the airport will start receiving additional train cars to increase the system to 8 trains arriving ever...

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