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by arfbool
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Taking a look at what I think their west coast strategy can look like a few years. Looking strictly at Cali airport for now. First the secondary airports: BUR - 2x A321N to JFK does really well and 1x A320 to BOS does poorly. I would assume those stay as is and they will add a flight to EWR since t...

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by arfbool
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35542

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

What corporate travel is happening these days? At my company, every meeting has been moved online indefinitely. Site travel is rare.

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by arfbool
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35542

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Exactly. People on here are acting like Jetblue is new to LAX (been there since 2009), and new to the airline business and competitive markets in general (obviously not.) The object is not to simply force LGB passengers to use LAX instead, but to grow at an airport they've been trying to grow at for...

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by arfbool
Fri May 22, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13L Takeoffs today at JFK
Replies: 18
Views: 3090

Re: 13L Takeoffs today at JFK

Also check NOTAMs for any closures. Currently 13R/31L and 31R/13L are both closed.

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by arfbool
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I also see JFK-PSP being offered 2x weekly with the last service on 5/31. I think there's too much over-analysis happening on here, not waiting for the smoke to clear. They've obviously been trying to make large schedule changes quickly and made some errors which are stabilized now.

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by arfbool
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time for an Emirates IPO?
Replies: 23
Views: 4459

Re: Is it time for an Emirates IPO?

I suppose private investment is possible, but IPO, with full public disclosure of finances, earnings forecasts, an underwriter to determine the value of the company and how to price the shares, all during an industry-wide global crisis of pandemic proportions with no clear answer to any of these que...

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by arfbool
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Today's 2359 JFK-BUR is on N946JL, a Mint-configured aircraft. 2358 cancelled and replaced by 8058. We've seen this trick last month. Is Mint coming to BUR one day? Is the A21N ever coming back?

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020

phllax wrote:
Only 1 321ceo flight operating 358 or 2358 has made it non-stop, and it looks like it was operated with a Mint configuration, with those not sold. Everything else has stopped for fuel.


Thanks. I don't understand this neo boondoggle. Is N2038J still sitting at the airport somewhere?

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by arfbool
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 148 LAS-CDG diverts
Replies: 10
Views: 4864

Re: DL 148 LAS-CDG diverts

Hi Eamondzhang, thanks for the reply. You are correct, it is still sitting in LAX now; however, I think you may be thinking of the two flights in the wrong order. The DL148 diversion occurred on January 9th. The aircraft then flew several more missions until the 14th, when the Shanghai flight retur...

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by arfbool
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Speaking of MINT, is this some kind of conspiracy, a MINT plane scheduled for B62359 tomorrow? I'm lost. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N964JT/history/20200120/1402Z/KJFK/KBUR Doesn’t appear you can buy a seat on it either. Return flight is JBU8058...which is interesting. The original flight 2...

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by arfbool
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N96 ... /KJFK/KBUR
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Speaking of MINT, is this some kind of conspiracy, a MINT plane scheduled for B62359 tomorrow? I'm lost.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N96 ... /KJFK/KBUR

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by arfbool
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

What's going on with the A21N fleet? #38 has been in Burbank since Friday night, where it does not belong, and #27 hasn't moved since Wednesday from JFK (per Flightaware). A21N Burbank flights have been suddenly switched backed to core 321ceo, and are 2/2 in stopping in Salt Lake City on the return.

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by arfbool
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020

Rats my flight next week was changed to a ceo and I wasn’t notified. I just looked at my seat online and it’s been switched.

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by arfbool
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020

Capped on the westbound...did not expect that.

N2038J flew in but did not fly out. 703 positioned from LGB to operated 2358 yesterday, afaict.

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by arfbool
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2020

Is N2038J (A21N of B6) stranded at Burbank for some reason?

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56843

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

The arrogance of some posters on this thread is absolutely breathtaking. Nobody should be subject to having jet fuel dumped upon them, let alone children. Aviation has a responsibility to do better. Dumping fuel is barbaric in the best of circumstances. We as an industry should be focusing on design...

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by arfbool
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I'm curious now so I'm clicking through the Jetblue website looking at the JFK-BUR flights. (Someone out there has a better way to do this) and bam! here's a core A321CEO on March 8th!

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by arfbool
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1222
Views: 189609

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

BUR continues to be the strongest performer among the non-mint transcons. Would be interesting to see if they would put mint here in the future considering that they are already scheduling in all-core A321NEOs here. MCO transcon continues to be a huge bloodbath. The neo only operated 3 times in Dec...

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by arfbool
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The standard departure out of IKA when flying towards UKBB would be straight out. Using the FR24 Data it looks like the aircraft did an early turn. As it is not known so far that there has been communication between the aircraft and the controllers, one might think that the crew did the turn for so...

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by arfbool
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Are there any other causes for loss of ADS-B? For example, is the FR24 data crowd-sourced? Was there any other kind of interruption to their stream involving their equipment?

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Close up of all the FlightRadar24 data showing only when the plane was on the runway or in flight. I don't think this reveals anything new from what we were able to tell initially when the crash was first reported.

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

I will caution that the FR24 non-granular plots use sparse data points that are smoothed out, which can be extremely misleading because it looks very smooth, which is usually accurate for a normal flight. But for a catastrophic incident, the granular data can paint a very different picture. Hopeful...

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Departures: Imam Khomeini Int'l Airport (Tehran) [OIIE] Ident Tail Type Destination Departure Estimated Arrival Time Arrival IRM120 EP-MNV A343 Istanbul Airport (IST / LTFM) Wed 11:40AM +0330 Wed 02:01PM +03 Wed 02:01PM +03 IRM63 EP-MMF A310 Dubai Int'l (DXB / OMDB) Wed 11:25AM +0330 Wed 01:34PM +04...

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Ukraine reported that the crash had been caused by an engine failure rather than terrorism or a missile attack. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7863359/Ukrainian-passenger-plane-carrying-180-people-crashes-near-Tehran-local-media.html Engine failures don’t cause planes to crash in a fire b...

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

What are some factors/evidence so far that either support or refute the engine failure theory? ADS-B data completely normal until loss of contact I will caution that the FR24 non-granular plots use sparse data points that are smoothed out, which can be extremely misleading because it looks very smo...

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by arfbool
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296518

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

The Concorde and AA191 ended in fiery crashes soon after takeoff. So both theoretically and realistically an explanation other than bombs or missiles is possible. AA191 left an engine on the runway; Concorde was on fire from the instant it left the runway. From the Flightaware data, the Ukraine jet...

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by arfbool
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25664

Re: Safety of Flying over The Middle East

I have to correct myself. I looked at a bunch of other EK flights from North America including up to a month before the assassination, and while they do tend to fly over Iran mostly, occasionally they choose a route that avoids Iran by flying just outside the border. This must be due to some technic...

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by arfbool
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy
Replies: 99
Views: 13007

Re: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy

Addressing some earlier comments about Southwest check-in, if your itinerary originates with a flight that gets significant feed from other sources, you will have been pre-empted by everyone who checked in on time for their first segment plus all the early birds and A listers. For example, if you ar...

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by arfbool
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25664

Re: Safety of Flying over The Middle East

Considering only the Russians and Americans have shot down civilian airliners, I think you’ll be alright. That’s not even close to true. EK 216 (LAX-DXB) has detoured around Iran each of the last 2 days. Not sure if they purposely detour it though. Every time I've done EK216, we've never gone over ...

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by arfbool
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy
Replies: 99
Views: 13007

Re: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy

If they’re serious about basic economy and competing straight away on price then it’s about time they start listing on the meta fare search engines.

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by arfbool
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25664

Re: Safety of Flying over The Middle East

Malayil wrote:
Considering only the Russians and Americans have shot down civilian airliners, I think you’ll be alright.


That’s not even close to true.

EK 216 (LAX-DXB) has detoured around Iran each of the last 2 days.

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by arfbool
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254171

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

No they are running 2 flights with mint, another all-core A321 and another A320. Capacity on this route is doubling year to year. While I'm sure DL was a large part of their thought process here, I think the end product here is AS will cut back since they are not as committed to Cali transcon marke...

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by arfbool
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254171

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

The ramp where they are parking at BUR has recently been reinforced to allow greater then 180,000 limits. OK, so the issue was never the ramp. In the Burbank thread trueblew says the ramp was upgraded last Spring but the documents were out of date until now. That means we still don't know why B6 23...

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by arfbool
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Hence why I included "very-short-term" ... as in a day or two. I'm booked on the neo in January. That's a bummer if they have to sub a plain 'ol 320. If they do I hope they don't pull a last minute cancellation / redirection to Long Beach. Update: The internal document I was shown has bee...

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by arfbool
Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254171

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

No, it’s not. They can land just fine. But they can’t get out with pax, bags, and gas, due to a ramp taxi weight limit of 180,000 lbs. Yes, it is. They can land find under dry runway conditions, when the runway is considered wet, it’s a 30,000lb+ hit on landing. This is why it’s heading there tomor...

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by arfbool
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

N2002J an A21N is flying B6 359 (JFK-BUR) right now, destined for A9. The disparity between Airbus equip and B6 equip code is pretty odd. If a NEO shows up on our schedules it's designated a 3N1, presumably the N replacing the 2 to indicate the NEO engine. The MINT 321s show up as 32S for sharklet,...

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by arfbool
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

N2002J an A21N is flying B6 359 (JFK-BUR) right now, destined for A9.

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by arfbool
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254171

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

It looks like the 321neo won't be operating the BUR turns as planned. She's too heavy for the terminal ramps. What about 321ceo? This whole thing is confusing. Both DL and UA have ran 752 service from the BUR ramp. Don’t know about weights much with the ac, but correct me if I’m wrong a 752 transco...

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by arfbool
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

PHX is a popular place to tech stop out of BUR. it's an hour-long flight, the FBO is located right at the southwest end of the southern-most runway and you can complete a gas n go in about 20 minutes. B6 wouldn't go to the FBO if they stopped in PHX, they would go to their terminal as they have to ...

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by arfbool
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

I agree. A tech stop could have been a viable (very-)short-term strategy while they consider their options. No part of a tech stop on a daily basis is viable when it comes to passengers paying a premium to fly from BUR. Lets assume about a 112k empty weight, plus 47k in payload (200 pax @ 195 lbs e...

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by arfbool
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

BUR does indeed have a max weight of 180,000. I just looked it up. Not sure how B6 allowed that mistake to occur once already (or maybe it wasn't full on the trial run?) but they have been known to make operational SNAFUs. If I told you they once had to turn a plane around on an inaugural South Ame...

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by arfbool
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

BUR has a max taxi weight of 180,000lb. A loaded A321NEO flying a transcon weighs in a bit higher than that. Oops. The plane was there once in November and is scheduled again throughout January. Not buying that explanation. BUR does indeed have a max weight of 180,000. I just looked it up. Not sure...

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by arfbool
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

As far as I have heard yes. The aircraft N2016J an A321neo was used on her maiden flight and the first scheduled flight of a 321 by B6 into BUR. Mid December on the JFK flights are strictly 321. Interestingly she went back to JFK and sat idle for a day and a half. I’ve been told that it was a one o...

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by arfbool
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

The first regularly scheduled 321 operating at Burbank , a B6 NEO tail number N2016J, on her maiden voyage, just touched down. There have been 321 ops before as sports charters for the Arizona Diamondbacks operated by USAirways when playing the Dodgers, but no regularly scheduled service. It will b...

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by arfbool
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL one engine return to LAX
Replies: 84
Views: 19601

Re: PAL one engine return to LAX

Anyone with a pro tip on a replacement engine incoming flight?

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by arfbool
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions
Replies: 189
Views: 12398

Re: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions

Arrived at LAX Sunday night around 8:30pm at TBIT and LAX-it was a complete disaster. The dedicated bus lane was working and the shuttle came quickly and ran express to the exit until it got stuck in traffic trying to enter the Uber lot. The main loop was experiencing extremely heavy traffic as wel...

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by arfbool
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions
Replies: 189
Views: 12398

Re: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions

Arrived at LAX Sunday night around 8:30pm at TBIT and LAX-it was a complete disaster. The dedicated bus lane was working and the shuttle came quickly and ran express to the exit until it got stuck in traffic trying to enter the Uber lot. The main loop was experiencing extremely heavy traffic as wel...

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by arfbool
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2018/2019
Replies: 218
Views: 29868

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

The first regularly scheduled 321 operating at Burbank , a B6 NEO tail number N2016J, on her maiden voyage, just touched down. There have been 321 ops before as sports charters for the Arizona Diamondbacks operated by USAirways when playing the Dodgers, but no regularly scheduled service. It will b...

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by arfbool
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions
Replies: 189
Views: 12398

Re: Updated: Chaos at LAX with new TNC restrictions

Arrived at LAX Sunday night around 8:30pm at TBIT and LAX-it was a complete disaster. The dedicated bus lane was working and the shuttle came quickly and ran express to the exit until it got stuck in traffic trying to enter the Uber lot. The main loop was experiencing extremely heavy traffic as well...

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by arfbool
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of wildfires on aviation
Replies: 13
Views: 1974

Re: Impact of wildfires on aviation

My flight B6 358 flew very close to the Saddleridge fire at maybe 5000 or 6000 feet. There's a photo below. Last year, our approach path from the Bay Area usually goes directly over where the large fire was burning in Box Canyon between Simi Valley and Calabasas (I can't remember the name of it). W...

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