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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question regarding United Website
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Re: Question regarding United Website

I just looked at it and everything looks fine. Maybe just a glitch?

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 11267

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

The SF 49ers had some fun today. N789UA ferried from SFO to SJC to take the 49ers to EWR to play the Jets. However, the plane went tech after it landed in SJC. The team had to bus up to SFO and fly out as UA2501. At least they were lucky enough to get a new 77W, but they were 3 hours late. Aircraft...

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51971

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

chrisair wrote:
KLMatSJC wrote:
Need to make a stop in Quartzite and poke around the airport and the stored aircraft there. But otherwise, a terribly boring drive.


You mean the dirt strip with two or three planes collecting dust?

Yes it's something like that. I've heard there are some other planes around the city too.

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by KLMatSJC
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 447
Views: 91390

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

Does anyone know if there is going to be a 777 retirement flight? Also, are there any domestic 777 flights (maybe any one-off's) scheduled between now and retirement? Would love to get on this bird in DL colors one last time. The final scheduled domestic flight was a few weeks ago on September 5th....

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by KLMatSJC
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Adds PSP-BOI/RNO/SJC
Replies: 41
Views: 4430

Re: Alaska Airlines Adds PSP-BOI/RNO/SJC

It was really just a matter of time until SJC-PSP was announced, especially with WN now coming in. I thought it would have happened a few years ago.

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245385

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Didn't US/HP serve these routes once upon a time? I know US did Guaymas at one point with Dash-8s. I don't believe so. AS has flown to LTO from LAX for a while now, but I think the last La Paz flight might have been on Aero California in the 2000s, again, to LAX. That Guaymas flight was actually ar...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245385

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Didn't US/HP serve these routes once upon a time? I know US did Guaymas at one point with Dash-8s. I don't believe so. AS has flown to LTO from LAX for a while now, but I think the last La Paz flight might have been on Aero California in the 2000s, again, to LAX. That Guaymas flight was actually ar...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 11267

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

The SF 49ers had some fun today. N789UA ferried from SFO to SJC to take the 49ers to EWR to play the Jets. However, the plane went tech after it landed in SJC. The team had to bus up to SFO and fly out as UA2501. At least they were lucky enough to get a new 77W, but they were 3 hours late.

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3162
Views: 547165

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

UAinAUS wrote:
E145XR:
N16112 (ex-AX) exited fleet, stored at IGM
N11199 returned to flying with CommutAir

Any reason some XR's are going out before the others?

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by KLMatSJC
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51971

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

cathay747 wrote:
it's still a BORING drive!

Need to make a stop in Quartzite and poke around the airport and the stored aircraft there. But otherwise, a terribly boring drive.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)
Replies: 225
Views: 26953

Re: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)

Nicknuzzii wrote:
KLMatSJC wrote:
lostsound wrote:
B6 & millennials go together like two peas in a pod & LAX draws a lot of them.

Millennials fly the cheapest option.


I have never met a millennial willing to fly frontier...

I haven't met a person of any age that enjoys flying ULCCs.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 11267

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

I got word that the 49ers will be using a 772 and a 738 this year.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)
Replies: 225
Views: 26953

Re: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)

lostsound wrote:
B6 & millennials go together like two peas in a pod & LAX draws a lot of them.

Millennials fly the cheapest option.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the next international airline to launch flights to Pakistan?
Replies: 7
Views: 1034

Re: What is the next international airline to launch flights to Pakistan?

yulexpansion wrote:
After UA's extensive international announcement, do you really believe they would announce Pakistan? They've shown their cards on ORD-DEL/SFO-BLR

No chance

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by KLMatSJC
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?
Replies: 18
Views: 1802

Re: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?

Whoa, holy s*it never seen this site before. There are a ton of other routes I wanna check out as well. Thank you so much for this! THANK YOU for that website! HOLY CRAP! This will now be may fail-safe/fallback when I can't get a reg. # for my flight log! Never knew of this site before. Wow. This w...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 11267

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

KBUF wrote:
Can't find charters for the Cardinals (@SF)

They are using an Atlas 744. They will be flying to SJC today.

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by KLMatSJC
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SA2985 - CHC to JNB - ETOPS
Replies: 13
Views: 2422

Re: SA2985 - CHC to JNB - ETOPS

This is why you have 4 engines 4 long haul!

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50814

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

Lootess wrote:
Tech sector can just take the drive up to SFO from Mountain View, Menlo Park, or Cupertino.

Helps a lot too that most of these airlines already have corporate contracts with UA.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50814

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

So why did the video show LAX and DEN?

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50814

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

I think I see SFO-YUL on there.

Another one shows SFO with "GMT" and a 767-300ER. So I'm guessing it's a European city that's GMT+0, which could be: KEF, SNN, MAN, EDI, or LIS. I'd be willing to be it's MAN.

Very surprised to see LAX on here.

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by KLMatSJC
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

I visited Perris a few years ago (having contacted them weeks beforehand); staff were happy to show me around, but the vibe i got from them was that they weren't interested in accomodating paying avgeeks who just wanted to fly but not jump out. The DC-9-20 would be amazing (only 10 or 20 built for ...

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by KLMatSJC
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245385

Re: AA Announces DAB-DFW/PHL

So someone at route planning is an ERAU alum? :duck:

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by KLMatSJC
Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL
Replies: 9
Views: 4688

Re: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL

zeke wrote:
KLMatSJC wrote:
Sounds like a compressor stall


What did it sound like, a series of pops ?

From the first link:

Witnesses say shortly after takeoff, they heard loud booms over downtown Honolulu and saw flashes of light coming from what looked like the plane’s engine as it flew over Oahu.

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by KLMatSJC
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 808
Views: 84155

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
I do find it interesting they are still flying to SMF but not the other 3.

WN was flying to both OAK and SJC, daily. Looks like the service was just cut though. OAK stopped on Friday, while SJC stopped yesterday. Must been coinciding with Labor Day.

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by KLMatSJC
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Issues with 737 MAX Rebranding?
Replies: 67
Views: 8788

Re: Issues with 737 MAX Rebranding?

DALMD80 wrote:
if the media makes a big deal of the rebranding when it's re-certified to fly, then I think people will freak out.

And then everyone will forget a week later.

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by KLMatSJC
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL
Replies: 9
Views: 4688

Re: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL

Sounds like a compressor stall

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99010

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
I would be shocked if any of the PSP flights will be nonstop east of Denver. I would guess heavy Oakland, SMF, sea, PDX

I could possibly see weekend service to DAL and/or MDW, but your point still stands.

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by KLMatSJC
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs
Replies: 195
Views: 21375

Re: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs

Pre-COVID I thought the Sonny Bono Concourse was already operating at max capacity during peak season (obviously it probably won't be this season)? I thought most of the work being done right now was being done on the ticketing building, not the regional concourse? It's been awhile since I've been ...

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by KLMatSJC
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Passenger Opens Emergency Exit
Replies: 62
Views: 9970

Re: Another Passenger Opens Emergency Exit

The 737 has hydraulic exit doors that open upward (as opposed to removable plug doors) That wasn't always the case, was it? Didn't it used to be that the windows opened inward and you were meant to rest the window on the seat while you made your way out? Strikes me as a rotten idea, given the chaos...

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

So glad to see that ROW has been spared. As has been said many times throughout this thread and other news sources, ROW really stands out as having the most to lose of all the 15 cities that AA announced would be suspended. JLN and SUX have also been spared due to being EAS and I dont understand wh...

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: Updated: Spirit Airlines adds SNA

Well they still fly to BUR and ONT. SNA definitely makes sense as a destination (definitely not as a focus city as some were suggesting). This is airliners.net. We love rumors :) B6 (pulled from the OAG changes forum posted today as well) shows the following decreased for both BUR and ONT. B6 JFK-O...

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: Updated: Spirit Airlines adds SNA

What part of "LAX will be their primary base of operations for Los Angeles County" includes adding 7 routes from LAX and dropping LGB service means "Add SNA route" Speculation is cool and all but the facts were there, and there is enough rumors in this post to be a tabloid magaz...

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: Updated: Spirit Airlines adds SNA

[quote="tphuang"NK get most of their bookings up close. I'd expect pricing to be in the sub $20 range O/W once we get closer. I'm surprised they only announced schedule of 1x to start off.[/quote] It's only 1x to LAS. There's still 2x to OAK (which was seemingly left off their live-stream).

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: New Airline Annoucnement KSNA

OzarkD9S wrote:
$242 seems pretty steep for an intra-Cali flight unless that is r/t, even then....

That looks like it is essentially a full-fare ticket. If they really charge that much, they won't last until the end of the year.

Spirit officially confirmed now by the airport (as if it wasn't obvious)

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airports have the most destinations from another state?
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: What airports have the most destinations from another state?

One of your three western hubs SLC, DEN, or SEA going into California would probably have the most separate destinations. Any hub for that matter. I'm not sure about current flights, but in 2019, eight cities in California were served from ATLANTA. SAN, LAX, SNA, ONT, BUR, OAK, SFO, SMF You missed ...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's N861DN Squawked 7700 5xLast Wk
Replies: 23
Views: 6437

Re: Delta's N861DN Squawked 7700 5xLast Wk

Has it only been 5x this past week? It seems like it's been 2-3 times per day for a few months now.

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by KLMatSJC
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: New Airline Annoucnement KSNA

lostsound wrote:
Perhaps Breeze will make SNA a focus city for point-to-point routes as a cheaper way of operating out of LA. I could see them build demand via vacation/Disney travel with the right marketing.

Lots of room and slots at LGB for this if they really wanted to.

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by KLMatSJC
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 300
Views: 12804

Re: New Airline Annoucnement KSNA

Jetblue is my guess, but Volaris could be in there as well.

Hawaiian makes sense, but I don't know if a full A321N can get to HNL.

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by KLMatSJC
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could Cubana codeshare with a US airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 1035

Re: Could Cubana codeshare with a US airline?

AntonioMartin wrote:
But is it really bad loads or the US government's restrictions?

Bad loads. They were applied for, flown, and then cut very quickly when no one flew them.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could Cubana codeshare with a US airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 1035

Re: Could Cubana codeshare with a US airline?

AntonioMartin wrote:
GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Not a chance, what advantage is there to the US carrier?

Passengers from domestic Cuban destinations that they cannot fly to?

Look how many routes routes to secondary Cuban cities have been cancelled in the past few years due to bad loads.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319 - 25 Years since 1st Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 3664

Re: A319 - 25 Years since 1st Flight

I actually got to meet Steven Udvar-Hazy a few months ago and got to talk about the creation of the A319 and other aircraft that he has brought to aircraft companies. Definitely a great dude to talk aviation with! Tell us more! Don't leave us hanging! I just talked about the A319 and the 77W and th...

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319 - 25 Years since 1st Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 3664

Re: A319 - 25 Years since 1st Flight

I actually got to meet Steven Udvar-Hazy a few months ago and got to talk about the creation of the A319 and other aircraft that he has brought to aircraft companies. Definitely a great dude to talk aviation with!

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Boeing use the "Max" name again?
Replies: 41
Views: 3356

Re: Will Boeing use the "Max" name again?

Boeing had a press release this morning saying that Enter Air will be purchasing four 737-8 aircraft. However later on, it does say that it is part of the 737 MAX fleet. I think this could be the shift in brand for Boeing that was inevitable.

Perfect timing for this thread.

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3162
Views: 547165

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Two new UA (OLD) Air Tran/Southwest B737-700's, delivered to UA in April and May, flew from PAE to ROW for storage today - UAL aircraft nose numbers 3758 (N15758) and 3759 (N17759) I also didn't see where nose 3757 (N18757) left PAE, but it did on June 26th KPAE-KROW as well - UA2707, so all three ...

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by KLMatSJC
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Calling all Non-pilots
Replies: 22
Views: 2322

Re: Calling all Non-pilots

If you love being in the air, a flight attendant position could work

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HA service to GUM, GUM-LAX/SFO non-stop, UA monopoly?
Replies: 7
Views: 1147

Re: HA service to GUM, GUM-LAX/SFO non-stop, UA monopoly?

Since the pandemic, UA HAS been flying GUM-SFO-GUM on the 773 or 772 eliminating the HNL stop. I've seen them several times on Flightradar Those are cargo flights. Due to regulations in some Asian countries, UA crews do day trips between there and Guam instead of at that city. There's more informat...

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by KLMatSJC
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HA service to GUM, GUM-LAX/SFO non-stop, UA monopoly?
Replies: 7
Views: 1147

Re: HA service to GUM, GUM-LAX/SFO non-stop, UA monopoly?

Since the pandemic, UA HAS been flying GUM-SFO-GUM on the 773 or 772 eliminating the HNL stop. I've seen them several times on Flightradar Those are cargo flights. Due to regulations in some Asian countries, UA crews do day trips between there and Guam instead of at that city. There's more informat...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35204

Re: Express jet rumor

dstblj52 wrote:
When ExpressJet is liquidated who do you think is going to place bids for the e145 sims they are selling


You also have to remember that the Legacy 600/650 shares a cockpit with the 135/140/145, so someone like FSI might pick them up.

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35204

Re: Express jet rumor

Considering they're owned by UA, that's highly unlikely. The Mana Air holding company, controlled by Subodh Karnik, owns them. UA has a 49% stake. You believe that UA doesn't actually own and control ExpressJet and that Mana Air is merely a construct to obfuscate that fact? Bingo. I believe it is d...

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by KLMatSJC
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 35204

Re: Express jet rumor

Considering they're owned by UA, that's highly unlikely.

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