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by ytib
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 56
Views: 9012

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

When I was looking at NYC-SFO/LAX Flights I noticed that a lot of DL and UA flights are widebodies and all AA transcons are all A321 can you tell me why AA is the only US3 that doesn’t fly widebodies on Transcon? The A321 configuration used for this flight is geared for the premium passenger and wi...

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by ytib
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches
Replies: 46
Views: 9315

Re: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches

I just did a T5 to T3 transfer last month (around 7pm). Buses were lined up and it took about 7 mins to get between the terminals. There are times when it is quite easy with the bus service. Customs was a mess but with Global Entry it was a breeze. For me it was easier than taking the overcrowded tr...

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by ytib
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1058
Views: 109819

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Southwest has very big expansion plans for BNA after the completion of the new Concourse D. Negotiations with the airport authority and American Airlines to relocate AA gates are progressing. Ultimately the plan is for Southwest to have all the gates in both Concourses C&D. They also have very ...

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by ytib
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Definition of Airport Closing Time?
Replies: 17
Views: 1965

Re: Definition of Airport Closing Time?

SNA is pretty strict about noise, and all occurrences which happen out of the window are reported and available for review on their website. Right now the latest details are from May 2019. This will show if they were pre-approved for the out of normal operations window flight. https://www.ocair.com/...

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by ytib
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest Airport in US with long haul service
Replies: 25
Views: 1963

Re: Smallest Airport in US with long haul service

Kona to Tokyo (NRT)

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by ytib
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight equipment assets
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: Flight equipment assets

The airlines don't own all of their aircraft as they are on lease. Instead it would show on the income statement as Aircraft Rent or Lease since it is a monthly obligation to a lessor. The lessor is the one who would have the aircraft as an asset on their balance sheet. Sun Country up until recently...

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by ytib
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant purchases naming rights for new Raiders stadium in LAS
Replies: 12
Views: 1731

Re: Allegiant purchases naming rights for new Raiders stadium in LAS

Damn... that naming rights deal couldn’t of been cheap. Surprised a ULCC would fork over that kind of money. How is this surprising? They have a market cap of $2.3 Billion and reported a profit for 66 consecutive quarters (16 1/2 years). http://ir.allegiantair.com/news-releases/news-release-details...

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by ytib
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 77
Views: 11543

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

izbtmnhd wrote:
I’m curious about ANC-RDB. Is it going to chartered service or is there something up with mine?


It is a charter service they have been doing was quite some time as the airfield PADG is owned by the mine.

AS9671 is the outbound flight number, with AS9672 on the return.

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by ytib
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA Terminal Power Outage Aug 02
Replies: 8
Views: 1286

SNA Terminal Power Outage Aug 02

Currently there is a power outage in the terminal at SNA. Ground stop in place for aircraft heading to SNA, does not apply to GA flights. https://abc7.com/travel/flights-diverted-after-power-outage-at-john-wayne-airport-/5439292/ TCSCC 018 SNA/ZLA 08/03/2019 CDM GROUND STOP CTL ELEMENT: SNA ELEMENT ...

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by ytib
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsuitex new 8 August
Replies: 36
Views: 4259

Re: Jetsuitex new 8 August

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... 98-20-0955

Footnote 2 in the filing.
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MO11 wrote:
Gulfstream500 wrote:
MO11 wrote:
It is rebranding as JSX Air.


They’ve been using the hashtag for a while on their Facebook. Where did you find this?


DOT filing.


https://www.regulations.gov/document?D= ... 98-20-0955

Footnote 2 in the filing.

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by ytib
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles
Replies: 95
Views: 7888

Re: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles

I’m a big fan of the reusable metal containers, but I wish they made it a little easier. Some airports it’s a breeze to find water fountains with a refillable bottle spout, others it’s impossible. Or there is one, but it’s concourse A and you’re flying out of E. Not sure how SFO is, but hopefully i...

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by ytib
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas BNE-LAX-JFK flight question
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Qantas BNE-LAX-JFK flight question

http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigat ... protection
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For the option through YVR, they would go through US Customs at YVR and not EWR.
http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigat ... protection

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by ytib
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights diverted to Dulles IAD yesterday
Replies: 16
Views: 2677

Re: Flights diverted to Dulles IAD yesterday

Hello. I work next to Dulles airport and I noticed while driving yesterday after work 2 United flights (787-10 and 777-300) aircraft approaching Dulles airport around 5PM. I checked Flight Radar on my phone and it showed the 2 flights were supposed to land at EWR. Also Flight Radar showed that Luft...

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by ytib
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS - MAX and NEO
Replies: 8
Views: 1632

Re: AS - MAX and NEO

RetiredNWA wrote:
What exactly is (are) the question(s)you are attempting to ask? Your title, and, your rambling paragraph are barely intelligible.


I believe the OP is asking should Alaska continue to take the NEO aircraft from Airbus and not be a 100% Boeing fleet in their mainline fleet.

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by ytib
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 266
Views: 41932

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

But isn't HND a slot controlled airport? So from where are the additional slots coming? They were awarded 5 additional pairs in May 2019 from the DOT to go along with what they currently offer to HND. https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/us-department-transportation-proposes-us-airlines-and...

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by ytib
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 105
Views: 12934

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

I live now on what was Runway 35L. I would love to see an overlay map of Stapleton with the airport versus Stapleton of today. It would be so interesting to see what now resides on where the concourses were, etc. Of course only the Control Tower remains, now the Punch Bowl Social Club. I was curiou...

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by ytib
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 4546

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

They did? I'm elite with DL and still find myself wrapped in the worst security lines imaginable at the airport for the most part. Then you should pay attention - you get heavily discounted CLEAR membership if you're a Delta elite, and it's free if you're Diamond. Last time I checked it was $80...?...

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by ytib
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 4546

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

Pardon my ignorance, but what is the difference/advantage to Clear vs TSA Pre Check? I think Clear would become much better value if it can be used for plane boarding, but that gets it to my point at the beginning. There are other applications being applied for Clear other than TSA security. Hertz:...

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by ytib
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Ground Stop 7-29-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 6036

Re: AA ORD Ground Stop 7-29-2019

This is the current Advisory for ORD. ATCSCC 081 ORD/ZAU 07/29/2019 CDM GROUND DELAY PROGRAM CTL ELEMENT: ORD ELEMENT TYPE: APT ADL TIME: 1736Z DELAY ASSIGNMENT MODE: UDP ARRIVALS ESTIMATED FOR: 29/1736Z - 30/0259Z CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 29/1600Z - 30/0259Z PROGRAM RATE: 66/45/54/76/76/88/88/114...

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by ytib
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do any FBOs use jetways?
Replies: 25
Views: 5349

Re: Do any FBOs use jetways?

Multiple FBO's have them, few use them. PASC-Deadhorse, Alaska. Deadhorse Aviation uses one for North Slope charters. Fairly busy as well. There are a few more, but I can't recall them at the moment. That’s odd that Deadhorse has one, I don’t even think they use jetbridges for the commercial flight...

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by ytib
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 105
Views: 12934

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

I knew this project was going to turn into a massive Clusterf^&k the first time I saw the announcement. I still think the entire Great Hall project to put most of the space post-security is incredibly ill-conceived and I hate that I might ultimately be proven right. The only real benefit would ...

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by ytib
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33668

Re: WN to close EWR

well? What did he expect? For WN to go there and everybody would just DROP who they were flying and flock to WN? n some cities? WN is Not a big deal and they'll have to earn their "Stripes" like everybody Else. Maybe they could have started at LGA or Westchester county. since they like of...

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by ytib
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15269

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) Yep, not looking real promising is it? I know that the competition on SAN-SFO -- UA and WN -- are upwards of ~8 r/t daily! AS currently is offering ~6 r/t so the Sept count is a new all-time low. Maybe they're doing an extra batch of interior re-dos on the 'Bu...

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by ytib
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport/Lounge Gyms
Replies: 7
Views: 773

Re: Airport/Lounge Gyms

https://thepointsguy.com/guide/best-airport-gyms/
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The Hilton at Chicago O'Hare does a $20 day pass.

SFO has two Yoga rooms [https://www.flysfo.com/content/yoga-room]

There are a few others as mentioned in this post by TPG, including the mention of YYZ prior to this post.
https://thepointsguy.com/guide/best-airport-gyms/

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by ytib
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa
Replies: 22
Views: 6161

Re: Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa

It was owned in the past by Southwest and the Bank of Utah is now the owner as of 5/31/2018. This is also a 1996 -300 series so a later build as well.

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by ytib
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No service to F70?
Replies: 7
Views: 2367

Re: No service to F70?

Im sure theres a simple reason for it, but any reason why Temecula has no commercial service? Pechanga resort, and a good amount of San Diegos sports teams play at pechanga arena. Im honestly surprised Allegiant doesnt serve it. Pechanga Arena is located right by SAN. This is just naming rights on ...

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by ytib
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13514

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

n92r03 wrote:

Also, are there not restrictions for DCA for the annual fireworks show that begins at appx 21:00?


9:00PM - 9:45PM there are DCA restrictions as well for the fireworks

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by ytib
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?
Replies: 83
Views: 12568

Re: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?

Delta is still recruiting Singapore based staff, so that gives some hope that it'll be around for a while longer. What type of staff? Is it for the positions that handle flight operations? Or are they office-based customer service positions? If it's the first, then yes...SIN will still be flown to ...

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by ytib
Tue May 21, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Greater Seattle Airport
Replies: 111
Views: 11794

Re: New Greater Seattle Airport

I have to wonder if the trains are past their shelf life and capacity. Possibly time to reconfigure connect the North and South satellite into one large satellite with a bridge and a train. The option to walk or use moving sidewalks and avoid the train is nice, especially if the train breaks. I may...

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by ytib
Tue May 21, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: President Trump Using 757?
Replies: 19
Views: 5371

Re: President Trump Using 757?

And don't forget the 757 can get off smaller runways, its got a big wing and a lot of power compared to the size of it. There Was a reason it was used into places like Aspen when the 757 wasn't. Do you mean the 757 versus the 747. Also it was only in December when the first 737 landed in Aspen, but...

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by ytib
Sun May 05, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12208

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

If I were in charge, I'd move F9 to C with WN and all of the non-affiliated carriers (AA, DL, AS, NK, SY, etc) to A. This would make things more convenient for O&D pax and be a heck of a lot cheaper than building large linear concourses on either side of the Jeppesen Terminal. This wouldn't rea...

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by ytib
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where do each of the US3 have airport lounges?
Replies: 10
Views: 1638

Re: Where do each of the US3 have airport lounges?

AA: https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/clubs/admirals-club-locations.jsp UA: https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/airport/lounge/locations/default.aspx DL: https://www.delta.com/us/en/delta-sky-club/locations AA Flagship: https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/clubs/flagship-lounge.jsp ORD,...

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by ytib
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?
Replies: 40
Views: 4297

Re: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?

8 seconds is extremely important if you are a professional bull rider and can make a huge difference.

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by ytib
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 82
Views: 12164

Re: United MCO hub?

From the Orlando Sentinel: (Oct 31, 1991) United Airlines' opening today of a hub in Orlando offers more choices to travelers and could be a growth catalyst for the airport. The new hub, where passengers change planes, gives United a greater presence in the Southeast and enables it to tap the heavy ...

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by ytib
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4975

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

Does JetSuiteX use North Field for takeoff/landing at OAK since the FBO is on that side of the airport?

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by ytib
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Baseball Charter Repostioning Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 3741

Re: Question About Baseball Charter Repostioning Flights

Where in the world are the Sox staying in Detroit? PTK is nowhere near the ballpark. DTW is a hell of a lot closer. Birmingham, MI But why. Wouldn't they want to be closer to Comerica Park? They have been staying at this hotel in Birmingham, MI for quite some time. Another example is just about eve...

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by ytib
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10851

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

There are still plenty of transcon Airbus flights. The issue with the view above is the way AS has their schedule you have inbound flights from the east coast which land around 10pm on the west coast, these are the non-redeye flights which left in the morning and then do a turn thus they are showing...

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by ytib
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Baseball Charter Repostioning Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 3741

Re: Question About Baseball Charter Repostioning Flights

The last few days this is what United has done for the White Sox. As the team wants to be close to their destination a little more money in some instances would be cheaper than going to a different airport. Remember time also costs money, and the distance from their ballpark in Chicago to MDW is muc...

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by ytib
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 139
Views: 18418

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Latest on the terminal construction and the concrete issues: https://www.denverpost.com/2019/04/20/dia-terminal-concrete-delay/ "May 2023 is the most recent projection made by Great Hall Partners for completion of the final phase of the $650 million-plus project, as disclosed this week in a mon...

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by ytib
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue's Oakland Experiment
Replies: 48
Views: 7690

Re: jetBlue's Oakland Experiment

Is UA completely out of OAK now? Yes, they left in 2012. Leaving WN the only airline on the DEN-OAK market which I fly frequently. There is no need to go to SFO when your destination is Bay Farm Island in Alameda. https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/04/09/united-airlines-ending-service-from-oakl...

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by ytib
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do sports charters sometimes use BED at Boston?
Replies: 18
Views: 2239

Re: Why do sports charters sometimes use BED at Boston?

It's quite common for sports charters for baseball, hockey or basketball to use smaller airports which can handle their aircraft. As mentioned above, it is really what is closest to hotels Tampa Area - PIE Seattle - BFI Kansas City - MKC Cleveland - BKL Earlier this season the Chicago White Sox play...

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by ytib
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iceland Air LUX-KEF-BWI/BOS early 90s
Replies: 37
Views: 3563

Re: Iceland Air LUX-KEF-BWI/BOS early 90s

In 1984 I flew ORD-KEF-LUX on the DC8 as part of a 4 week European vacation, we even did the stopover in Iceland on the way home.

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by ytib
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA - Majors/Legacies & Minors/ULCC & Regionals & Boutique/SmallCarriers
Replies: 44
Views: 2723

Re: USA - Majors/Legacies & Minors/ULCC & Regionals & Boutique/SmallCarriers

some small items

United is UA, not UL
Horizon also operates E175 in addition to Q400
Hawaiian ceased operating the 767 in January
Under charter you may want to add SwiftAir

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by ytib
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters
Replies: 122
Views: 10889

Re: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters

Duke WQ 734 IAD-RDU https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ1392/history/20190401/0130Z/KIAD/KRDU (school paid?) Michigan State: SY 738 IAD-LAN https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8601/history/20190401/0200Z/KIAD/KLAN Here are some NIT final flights: Lipscomb: Elite CRJ BNA-EWR https://flightawar...

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by ytib
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Highest altitude US airports with airline service?
Replies: 7
Views: 2433

Re: Highest altitude US airports with airline service?

FLG (Flagstaff) is up there at 7,014.

Beechtobus is correct, TEX is the highest with commercial flights. Only Leadville has a higher elevation (9,927') for all airports in the US.

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by ytib
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to drop YYJ in September 2019
Replies: 56
Views: 8941

Re: Delta to drop YYJ in September 2019

http://www.victoriaairport.com/non-stop-destinations
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Capn wrote:
What cities does WS serve from YYJ?


Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Kelowna
Seasonal: Cancun, Puerta Vallarta

http://www.victoriaairport.com/non-stop-destinations

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by ytib
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142033

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

:checkmark: I would place my bets on 321LR order + Mint 2.0 announcement. Not sure if specific routes would be announced immediately though. I would say that BOS-London is the obvious first market, but I would imagine B6 management is closely watching Brexit (which could happen on March 29th). It m...

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by ytib
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN at MDW meltdown?
Replies: 65
Views: 10786

Re: WN at MDW meltdown?

hOMSaR wrote:
It's extremely windy in Chicago today. That might be part of the issue.


Just a little wind...

KMDW 241353Z 28027G46KT 10SM BKN026 OVC031 01/M03 A2944 RMK AO2 PK WND 30046/1348 SLP975 T00111033 $

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by ytib
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow at PHX?
Replies: 29
Views: 5543

Re: Snow at PHX?

KFLG: 7000'
KPHX: 1086'
KTUS: 2643'

KLAS: 2181'

KABQ: 5312'
KSAF: 6348'

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