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by KBUF
Fri May 14, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 885
Views: 172413

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Needless to say, hoping for BUF service in some capacity. Fingers crossed!

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by KBUF
Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1780
Views: 220323

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

Excited to see MYR service finally become a reality! My family has a vacation home in the area (and thus we fly down there fairly often), so it'll be great to have another option to get down there.

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by KBUF
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What cities are next for Southwest?
Replies: 31
Views: 2859

Re: What cities are next for Southwest?

Selfishly, MYR is easily at the top of my wish list, since my family has a condo down there.

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by KBUF
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cellino & Barnes Plane Crash
Replies: 26
Views: 7418

Re: Cellino&Barnes Plane Crash

NY Post reporting that a plane owned by Steve Barnes of personal injury lawyers Cellino & Barnes has crashed in a wooded area of Genesee County NY on the way to MHT. Small correction, the plane was actually on approach to BUF en route from MHT: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N965DM/history...

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by KBUF
Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 111
Views: 18419

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBUF/KFLL
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Bills are DL8859. Taking an A333 to FLL this week: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBUF/KFLL

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by KBUF
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 111
Views: 18419

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

Looks like the Jets are taking a UA 772 to BUF tomorrow: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2534/history/20200912/1755Z/KEWR/KBUF EDIT: Bears: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2538/history/20200912/2135Z/KORD/KDTW / https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2539/history/20200912/2150Z/KORD/KD...

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by KBUF
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 53
Views: 8697

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

Quick note that the Blue Jays will be playing their home games in Buffalo instead of Toronto due to the Canadian government denying them permission to play there over COVID concerns: https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29530941/source-blue-jays-play-home-games-buffalo So this in turn (obviously) mea...

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by KBUF
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 213
Views: 11759

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - July 2020

AA (effective Wednesday 7/29) and WN (effective Monday 7/27) are updating their mask policies to require all passengers (with the exception of children under 2) to wear one while onboard. Those who cannot wear a mask for medical reasons will have to find alternate travel arrangements: AA release: ht...

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by KBUF
Sun May 10, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 274288

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

Runway28L wrote:
The June schedule has been updated and it appears that the remaining MD88/MD90s cities will be moved to the following effective June 2:
BUF: B712


Looks like that's only for June, from what I can see. It'll be a B738 from July onward.

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by KBUF
Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 726
Views: 459667

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020-04 ... -S-Flights
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AC suspending all flights to the US starting 42/6. Tentatively scheduled to resume 5/22.
https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020-04 ... -S-Flights

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by KBUF
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 106
Views: 10875

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

I personally haven't flown any routes that could truly be considered "geographically nonsensical" (off the top of my head, the only ones that could be argued are BUF-PHL/CLT-SFO). I know my dad has flown BUF-PHL/CLT-DTW a couple times, as US/AA was cheaper than DL nonstop.

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by KBUF
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown
Replies: 116
Views: 11276

Re: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown

BUF-PIT and SAN-PIT on US are the only ones I can think of.

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by KBUF
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit system outage
Replies: 3
Views: 941

Re: Spirit system outage

Can confirm. Sitting on NK289 at IAG right now. Not a good time right now, needless to say.

EDIT: Pilot just said system is slowly coming back on. Good news, that.

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by KBUF
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PHL Terminal C to B: All post-security?
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Re: PHL Terminal C to B: All post-security?

Nope, all of PHL's terminals (which are really concourses) are connected post-security.

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by KBUF
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57982

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

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/01 ... ia-allred/
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Four teachers from the school have filed a lawsuit against DL over the incident: https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/01 ... ia-allred/

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by KBUF
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 27070

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2 ... -fly-home/
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Bad day for the Cowboys. Not only did they lose to the Eagles, their plane home has been deemed "not viable" to fly: https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2 ... -fly-home/

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by KBUF
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

Bowl game time! Bahamas Bowl Buffalo: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI8741/history/20191216/1556Z/KBUF/MYNN Charlotte: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY4521/history/20191216/1509Z/KCLT/MYNN and https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8601/history/20191216/1636Z/KCLT/MYNN Frisco Bowl Utah...

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by KBUF
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KMBS/KBUF
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Central Michigan at Buffalo: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KMBS/KBUF

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by KBUF
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 274288

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

thewizbizman wrote:
Does anybody have a list of for sure MD90 routes? I got the chance to get on the 88 from ATL to PNS but I am still trying to sneak in an MD90 flight, I really don't want to end up having an equip change, however.


Save for one flight in each direction, ATL-BUF is entirely MD-90 at the moment.

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by KBUF
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blues vs. Blue Jackets cancelled due to plane issues
Replies: 5
Views: 1836

Re: Blues vs. Blue Jackets cancelled due to plane issues

MaranoERAU wrote:
Which airline do the St. Louis Blues use? The article doesn't say.


The Blues use Swift Air.

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by KBUF
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KEWR/KYIP

Buffalo at Miami (OH): https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KBUF/KCVG
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Rutgers at Michigan: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KEWR/KYIP

Buffalo at Miami (OH): https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KBUF/KCVG

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by KBUF
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?
Replies: 94
Views: 19884

Re: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?

spinkid wrote:
Only if both the pilot and copilot had the fish for dinner.


Yes, yes, I remember. I had lasagna.

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by KBUF
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KPHL/KBUF
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Temple at Buffalo:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KPHL/KBUF

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by KBUF
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KBUF/KLYH
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Buffalo @ Liberty
AAY4201, BUF-LYH
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY ... /KBUF/KLYH

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by KBUF
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 22202

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBNA/KDTW

Go Blue!
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Middle Tennessee at Michigan (?):

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBNA/KDTW

Go Blue!

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by KBUF
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 63723

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Here's a fun flight: why is an Allegiant A320 on its way from BFI to ROC? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY8070/history/20190829/1530Z/KBFI/KROC From what I can tell, looks like it was ferried in to operate Flight 2371 to SFB, which was delayed almost 5 hours today: https://flightaware.com/li...

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by KBUF
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with Hotels, smack in the middle of Terminals
Replies: 63
Views: 8128

Re: Airports with Hotels, smack in the middle of Terminals

While neither are connected to their respective airport's terminal, ROC (Fairfield Marriott) and SYR (SureStay by Best Western) both have hotels on the property.

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by KBUF
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guy runs out on tarmac trying to catch his Jetblue flight.
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Re: Guy runs out on tarmac trying to catch his Jetblue flight.

If anyone wants to see the videos but doesn't have an Instagram account: https://www.insta-stories.com/en/stories/todrick (scroll down a bit) From a little detective work (aka I was able to make out the plane's registration (N192JB, for the record) in one of the videos), looks like he was trying to ...

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by KBUF
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 51
Views: 7723

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

Diversions to BUF: UA17 LHR-EWR B763: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL17/history/20190807/1110Z/EGLL/KBUF UA1929 SEA-EWR A320: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL1929/history/20190807/1310Z/KSEA/KBUF UA576 DEN-EWR B752: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL576/history/20190807/1425Z/KDE...

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by KBUF
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 27070

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Cincinnati Bengals: 5Y2007 B762 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI2007/history/20190806/2230Z/KCVG/KMCI Houston Texans: UA2536 B764 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2536/history/20190804/1740Z/KIAH/KGRB Indianapolis Colts: DL8865 B752 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8865/history/20...

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by KBUF
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present
Replies: 84
Views: 12622

Re: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present

ValuJet. A fleet of old, second-hand planes and a shoddy safety record did not make for the best reputation.

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by KBUF
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 96
Views: 18337

Re: Tower Air

The only memory I have of them is their cameo in Liar Liar.

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by KBUF
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 27070

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

For anyone looking on Flightaware/FR24 for charters, keep in mind that there are 2 neutral-site preseason games this year:

Cowboys/Rams at HNL 8/17
Packers/Raiders at YWG 8/22

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by KBUF
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 10058

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

Diversions to BUF, from what I can find:

UA 2337 LAS-EWR B738
WN 1757 DEN-LGA B737
LL 586 CRW-JFK B738

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by KBUF
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL

B6's A321's are mostly used on longer flights, but not all of them have Mint class.

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by KBUF
Fri May 17, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 22329

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

platts wrote:
WN does serve some of the Keurig Dr Pepper beverage brands on its flights, including Dr Pepper, 7-up, Canada Dry, and Mott's, and both WN and Dr Pepper have their headquarters in the DFW Metroplex.


So how long until WN switches to RC Cola? :duck:

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by KBUF
Tue May 14, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA Eagle/PSA Pilot Pulled Off Plane Minutes Before Takeoff, Charged in Triple Murder
Replies: 27
Views: 2506

Re: AA Eagle/PSA Pilot Pulled Off Plane Minutes Before Takeoff, Charged in Triple Murder

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/JIA ... /KSDF/KCLT
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Seems this is the flight in question: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/JIA ... /KSDF/KCLT

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by KBUF
Thu May 09, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: hockey and aviation
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Re: hockey and aviation

The airline varies from team to team. All of the Canadian teams use AC. Some of the US teams use DL, others use charter airlines like Swift and Miami.

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by KBUF
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting at JFK from Delta to Air France.
Replies: 8
Views: 1448

Re: Connecting at JFK from Delta to Air France.

It isn't just T4 for Delta at JFK. Delta also has flights that arrive and depart out of T2. So if you fly Delta to JFK you can arrive at either terminal, which isn't very convenient because, what if you have a connecting flight at JFK all on Delta metal and you have to switch terminal? You have to ...

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by KBUF
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 63723

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

http://buffaloairport.com/BufUp/
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BUF's website has added a page dedicated to the airport's ongoing upgrades: http://buffaloairport.com/BufUp/

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by KBUF
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 768928

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

The FBI has joined the investigation: The FBI has joined the criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, lending its considerable resources to an inquiry already being conducted by U.S. Department of Transportation agents, according to people familiar with the matter. The fe...

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by KBUF
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters
Replies: 125
Views: 12997

Re: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters

Haven't found anything for the women's team yet (I assume they would be flying into BDL, though I suppose it's possible they could be bussing it). And here's the women's team: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY4741/history/20190319/2200Z/KBUF/KBDL EDIT: And here's Michigan to DSM: https://flig...

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by KBUF
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters
Replies: 125
Views: 12997

Re: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ ... /KBUF/KTUL

Haven't found anything for the women's team yet (I assume they would be flying into BDL, though I suppose it's possible they could be bussing it).
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Here's Buffalo's charter to TUL #UBHornsUp: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ ... /KBUF/KTUL

Haven't found anything for the women's team yet (I assume they would be flying into BDL, though I suppose it's possible they could be bussing it).

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by KBUF
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 63723

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

maximairways wrote:
WN is adding BUF-BNA Saturdays only starting in October.


WN 2135 Depart BUF 1:10PM ET, Arrive BNA 2:10PM CT
WN 5389 Depart BNA 12:45PM CT, Arrive BUF 3:35PM ET

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by KBUF
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 768928

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

https://twitter.com/SouthwestAir/status ... 4624829441
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WN has released a statement: https://twitter.com/SouthwestAir/status ... 4624829441

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by KBUF
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual airline sightings
Replies: 80
Views: 10151

Re: Unusual airline sightings

I've seen an SQ 787 at MYR on at least one occasion. Was surprising to see until I remembered that Boeing has a factory down at CHS, and that it was thus a test flight.

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by KBUF
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL8840 Bedord Hanscom to Logan
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: DL8840 Bedord Hanscom to Logan

From what I can tell, it's a repositioning flight. The inbound came in from PHL, most likely carrying the Celtics, who played the 76ers there earlier.

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