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by Falcon Flyer
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747
Replies: 42
Views: 6362

Re: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747

Any details on the rumored employee flights at LAX 10/16-17?

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air (7F) Facebook Live Event @ 1200 EDT today (October 12)
Replies: 17
Views: 2018

Re: First Air (7F) Facebook Live Event @ 1200 EDT today (October 12)

I like the new colors, a little Avior-ish, but it's sharp. I will miss the tails too.

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by Falcon Flyer
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots & FAs on 'Long-Haul' Private Flights?
Replies: 23
Views: 6744

Re: Pilots & FAs on 'Long-Haul' Private Flights?

The Global Express I fly does have a crew rest area and is pretty functional. We use 3 pilots for any legs above 10 hours, on occasion we'll pre-position pilots for crew changes if the trip is multi-leg, and the passengers are on a tighter schedule. Earlier this year we did the US West to South Afri...

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by Falcon Flyer
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines, aka Family Airlines application
Replies: 15
Views: 3382

Re: DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines, aka Family Airlines application

Well this certainly won't keep them from proceeding forward.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air last 757 in service
Replies: 33
Views: 5773

Re: Allegiant Air last 757 in service

Flightaware has often been incorrect, there were a few times when I was trying to catch them in Vegas that a flight showing a 757 was actually an MD80 and vice versa. That being said, it shows 901 and 904 were flown to Stuttgart, AR in Aug'16 and Nov'15. 902 and 903 to Victorville in March of this y...

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: P4-XTL Crystal 77L
Replies: 3
Views: 1417

Re: P4-XTL Crystal 77L

Interesting route of flight. Looking at the last return and the track log, flightaware is showing it actually landed MIA, not OPF. Can anyone there confirm?

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA2169 enroute to KFLL
Replies: 20
Views: 6964

Re: BA2169 enroute to KFLL

And I had totally forgotten about FI. Going back through my pics, I had one of a 757 there. Thanks to the both of you.

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA2169 enroute to KFLL
Replies: 20
Views: 6964

Re: BA2169 enroute to KFLL

I don't recall Icelandair ever serving South Florida, when did they serve FLL? I do remember seeing Martinair, Hapag Lloyd, Transwede, Blue Scandinavia and Air Belgium, among others, over the years at FLL, along with those previously mentioned.

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by Falcon Flyer
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: UHPP Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky photography
Replies: 1
Views: 648

UHPP Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky photography

Anyone attempt spotting or shooting at UHPP? Possible 5 to 7 day work trip there sometime this fall.

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue May 16, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash at Teterboro
Replies: 52
Views: 16020

Re: Crash (?) at Teterboro

wjcandee wrote:
PS: I'm not sure I understand why Teterboro is now closed until 6pm tomorrow...

According to NBAA, TEB is open to arrivals at this time. It was open to departures a few hours ago.

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by Falcon Flyer
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India B744 at WAW Today
Replies: 4
Views: 1439

Re: Air India B744 at WAW Today

I also noticed an El Al 747 flew YYZ-WAW on 4/19 and WAW-TLV on 4/26 as ELY3568. Special charter?

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by Falcon Flyer
Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ-bizjet emergency landing (video)
Replies: 2
Views: 856

Re: SRQ-bizjet emergency landing (video)

It's a Westwind.

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by Falcon Flyer
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to fly VX A320s through 2024, will take all A321neos
Replies: 108
Views: 21428

Re: AS to fly VX A320s through 2024, will take all A321neos

Is sub-leasing out the airbus fleet something AS would consider? I understand it would be a lot of capacity to replace in a relatively short amount of time but could it be an option?

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International Air Bahama
Replies: 5
Views: 864

Re: International Air Bahama

My first trans-Atlantic flight as a kid late 70s. Started on a Luxair F-27 from GVA to LUX, then the DC-8 to Nassau, then an Eastern L-1011 to Miami. Way back was the DC-8 to LUX and a Luxair Caravelle to Le Bourget. Talk about being hooked.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 and B738?
Replies: 11
Views: 3105

Re: G4 and B738?

Or could have been World Atlantic, I'm pretty sure they also did some Allegiant trips in the past.

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by Falcon Flyer
Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy AA Eagle flight 9816?
Replies: 12
Views: 2770

Re: Envoy AA Eagle flight 9816?

Positioning flight to operate a FLL-Guantanamo charter using a Miami based aircraft. Eagle has been doing it off and on for a while.

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Texas Airline
Replies: 21
Views: 5267

Re: New Texas Airline

http://www.txairshuttle.com/
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Texas Air Shuttle. Also using King Airs, don't know if they're still around. Unless they renamed themselves. I think it would be a tough sell, membership or not.

http://www.txairshuttle.com/

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by Falcon Flyer
Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orion Airways?
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Orion Airways?

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/orion-tra ... 00262.html

But more exciting is the fact that Boeing has apparently resurrected the 727...
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http://finance.yahoo.com/news/orion-tra ... 00262.html

But more exciting is the fact that Boeing has apparently resurrected the 727...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avior A340-300s ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1568

Avior A340-300s ?

The latest issue of Aviation Letter is showing c/n's 199 (F-WJKP) and 201 (F-WJKM) as destined for Avior. Can anyone confirm or elaborate? Planned use?

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon May 09, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Vs Global Express Across The Pacific
Replies: 9
Views: 9082

RE: 787 Vs Global Express Across The Pacific

I can't speak for the 6000 but I fly the classic, and not that flightaware is always accurate but if you compare the flight plans listed above, the 787 was flight planned at 486kts whereas the Global was planned at 452kts. That would make a difference over that long a flight. For longer legs like th...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Opportunities
Replies: 3
Views: 872

RE: Phoenix Opportunities

I've been flying between <acronym title="Jackson - Jackson Hole (JAC / KJAC), USA - Wyoming">JAC</acronym> and <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> about 6 to 9 times a year since 2007 and it really surprised me that US couldn't ma...

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada To Order Up To 75 CS300 Jets - Part 1
Replies: 216
Views: 29151

Air Canada To Order Up To 75 CS300 Jets - Part 1

Great news, and hopefully the start of orders rolling in. But wasn't it both Air Canada and Westjet management that recently said the Cseries "didn't work" for them? Why make that statement when you were clearly in the middle of negotiations for the order?

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX
Replies: 93
Views: 14313

Norwegian To Start Paris CDG-FLL, -NYC, -LAX

French Business <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> Network <acronym title="Mobile - Downtown (Brookley Field / CGAS) (BFM / KBFM), USA - Alabama">BFM</acronym>-TV attributing the report to La Tribune. Article in French. Was it only a matter of time? Wasn't there talk of an operat...

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by Falcon Flyer
Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kalitta To Diversify Fleet With 767s
Replies: 42
Views: 13594

RE: Kalitta To Diversify Fleet With 767s

Kalitta/AIA has also used the L1011 for passenger flights in the past.

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GLO Adding VPS Service
Replies: 7
Views: 1480

RE: GLO Adding VPS Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SunsetLimited" class="quote" target="_blank">SunsetLimited</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>They probably use the IATA code ...

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russell Crowe Fuming At Virgin Australia
Replies: 55
Views: 16095

RE: Russell Crowe Fuming At Virgin Australia

He just needs to drink a big cup of STFU. Then ask the families of the crew of UPS 6 and others how they feel about the lithium batteries issue.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 18446

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

Eastern DC10-30
British Caledonian A310-200

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio
Replies: 44
Views: 21355

RE: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mir" class="quote" target="_blank">Mir</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Only visibility is controlling for determining whe...

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio
Replies: 44
Views: 21355

RE: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio

The Hawker 700 (and subsequent models) do not have a fuel cutoff position on the throttles, strictly full power or back to idle. In order to shutdown the engines, separate levers (called <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> cocks) on the lower part of the center quadrant need to...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air To Start Seaplane Operations From FLL/MPB
Replies: 8
Views: 2206

RE: Cape Air To Start Seaplane Operations From FLL/MPB

Excellent, I was thinking (and hoping) it was just a matter of time before someone jumped back in.

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1
Replies: 261
Views: 33889

Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1

NAC is also rumored to have a part. They have been operating <acronym title="San Bernardino - International (Norton AFB) (SBD / KSBD), USA - California">SBD</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI), USA - Washington">BFI</acronym>-<acronym title="Bois...

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by Falcon Flyer
Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Plane On Fire In FLL
Replies: 106
Views: 35001

RE: A Plane On Fire In FLL

Any idea which "partner airline" operated the subservice mentioned in the press release?

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by Falcon Flyer
Sat Sep 19, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 732's Still Operational
Replies: 40
Views: 8969

RE: How Many 732's Still Operational

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/treebeard787" class="quote" target="_blank">treebeard787</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Sierra Pacific still operates two ...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 6
Replies: 267
Views: 21393

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 6

Interstate Leasing aircraft are operated by Swift Air out of Phoenix. They started flying Cuba charters a while back and have started an extensive program of vacation flying out of the Northeast and Midwest to the Caribbean. They are also operating Choice Aire scheduled flying out of <acronym title=...

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kaiser Air
Replies: 8
Views: 1828

RE: Kaiser Air

Professional Pilot magazine has an interesting piece about the company, their 121 and 135 operation along with the FBO side. It's a solid company.

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue May 26, 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BizAir - Carlsbad CA Based Airline Serve LAX & LAS
Replies: 82
Views: 10735

RE: BizAir - Carlsbad CA Based Airline Serve LAX & LAS

Who is the source of the aircraft? The only current US 328jet operators I can think of are Ultimate Jet Charters and Key Lime Air.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon May 11, 2015 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 733's/735's: How Many With Evolve/Wifi?
Replies: 18
Views: 3293

RE: Southwest 733's/735's: How Many With Evolve/Wifi?

There are already several -300s in the new colors.

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by Falcon Flyer
Sun May 03, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Falcon Air & Lakeland
Replies: 13
Views: 3540

RE: Falcon Air & Lakeland

Page 1 of the article. <acronym title="Springfield / Chicopee - Westover ARB / Metropolitan (CEF / KCEF), USA - Massachusetts">CEF</acronym>, <acronym title="Baton Rouge - Metropolitan / Ryan Field (BTR / KBTR), USA - Louisiana">BTR</acronym>, JAN or <acronym title="Huntsville - International / Carl...

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by Falcon Flyer
Sun May 03, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Falcon Air & Lakeland
Replies: 13
Views: 3540

Falcon Air & Lakeland

Saw this article about scheduled service out of <acronym title="Lakeland - Linder Regional (LAL / KLAL), USA - Florida">LAL</acronym>. <a href="http://www.theledger.com/article/20150420/NEWS/150429937?p=2&tc=pg" target="_blank">http://www.theledger.com/article/20150420/NEWS/150429937?p=2&tc=...

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Ice Storm Update?
Replies: 69
Views: 9584

RE: DFW Ice Storm Update?

Just watched an AA 787 depart the west side as AAL9766 to STL with green wings.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Centurion Air Cargo Resumes Freighter Operations
Replies: 12
Views: 4177

RE: Centurion Air Cargo Resumes Freighter Operations

Didn't Centurion operate the 747s during the UPS push? I saw at least 2 flying out of Harrisburg and Louisville last week.

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Dec 02, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baltia Airlines Receives Iata Code
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

RE: Baltia Airlines Receives Iata Code

Along with the ICAO 3 letter code BTL and "Baltia Flight" callsign. Is it just me or is this operation totally bush league? When was the last time a start-up issued press releases about being issued identifiers? They're so desperate to prove that they're legitimate.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Mexican MD-80 Freighter In Service!
Replies: 20
Views: 8014

RE: New Mexican MD-80 Freighter In Service!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DiamondFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">DiamondFlyer</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I meant hadn't heard those rumor...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran/DL 717 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6106

RE: Airtran/DL 717 Question

4 of them flew into Phoenix-Goodyear Saturday morning within about 40 minutes of each other with Airtran calligns.

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?
Replies: 22
Views: 4361

RE: Biz Jets More Dangerous Than Commercial Aircraft?

I can assure you that flying with the same person for any length of time does absolutely not contribute to a lax cockpit environment. While there are always exceptions to the rule, I've been at my flight department 10 years, flying with the same person 90% of the time and from day one, as well as cu...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Jet Crash In Moscow
Replies: 69
Views: 26100

RE: Biz Jet Crash In Moscow

Now being reported on Bloomberg TV here in the US.

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by Falcon Flyer
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Fleet And Livery
Replies: 31
Views: 10660

RE: Pan Am Fleet And Livery

Also, at least one 747SP got the billboard livery. The 737-400 also got the billboard livery after the Carnival Air Lines merger in '96/'97.

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by Falcon Flyer
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Air Cargo To Acquire 767-300F, Fly To LAX
Replies: 10
Views: 9412

RE: Aloha Air Cargo To Acquire 767-300F, Fly To LAX

Plus Kalitta has been flying a 747-200 on what looks to be a 5/6 times per week trip <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</...

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by Falcon Flyer
Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Rolls Out New Livery - Yellow Bird
Replies: 146
Views: 31319

RE: Spirit Airlines Rolls Out New Livery - Yellow Bird

My head hurts. I don't suppose there's any chance that this is a one-off scheme.

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by Falcon Flyer
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country In Estonia?
Replies: 10
Views: 5270

RE: Sun Country In Estonia?

I noticed that too, isn't it somewhat of a downgrade of what typically does the longer press flights?

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