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by wnflyguy
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

WN made A lot of drastic changes to Grow Hawaii in January and free up aircraft to keep the remaining network covered. From everything I'm hearing Spring and Summer there hopeful the MAX8 and MAX7 will be back in service and reinstall many of the un-Seasonal and seasonal Cuts . Plus grow the network...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

This schedule is Bananas. Pull the MAX or don't pull the MAX. Maybe they know something Boeing and the FAA doesn't. Hahahahaha. I know they had to make cuts because of the MAX grounding and 7377NG retirements they can push back but this schedule extension looks like they took the dart board from the...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 184
Views: 23573

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

I don't see WN adding a 2nd fleet type organically. If 2020 brings further MAX delivery/grounding delays I see WN buying someone with another fleet type. My money would be on JetBlue. They Brings in a much better percentage in 3 of the biggest markets into the WN network plus takes away competition....

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by wnflyguy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

With WN's schedule being on Thursday (Aug 15th)... On Thursday the schedule release will include increased Hawaii flying and CZM. Flyguy IF this is all true, then it appears that WN is now treating Hawaiian expansion just like any other added flying -- new flights and routes will just quietly show ...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

With WN's schedule being on Thursday (Aug 15th) I am assuming they plan on removing the MAXs from the schedule at the same time All MAX aircraft have been removed from the current flight schedule out for sale. On Thursday the schedule release will include increased Hawaii flying and CZM. A lot of s...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

With WN's schedule being on Thursday (Aug 15th) I am assuming they plan on removing the MAXs from the schedule at the same time All MAX aircraft have been removed from the current flight schedule out for sale. On Thursday the schedule release will include increased Hawaii flying and CZM. A lot of s...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 7939

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

hiflyeras wrote:
Growth is somewhat dependant on 737MAX deliveries...all NG aircraft orders have been completed so from here out it's the 7M9 with 37 on order.


Can they increase Horizon E175 fleet size to free up more main line for new markets in the Midwest and Eastern seaboard?

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 812
Views: 118210

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Big Rumours swirling around that because of WN departure from EWR B6 will Kill low yields and capacity At LGB.
LGB-OAK,SMF,SJC,RNO,PDX will all be axed and aircraft will be used to increase EWR marketshare.

Ya I know
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33644

Re: WN to close EWR

tmu101 wrote:
I never understood why Southwest never gave Stewart airport a try.

It was on the radar until ALB swooped in with it's Duel Jetways for WN.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 85
Views: 12652

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

Anyone know what going on with ParkOne next to T1. A lot of construction for something that's being torn up soon.

Flyguy?

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sounds like all the new Hawaii flights will start on November 3 for Both LIH and ITO with 4 HNL-LIH, 4 HNL-ITO . HNL will gain 1 SAN-HNL , 1 SMF-HNL. HNL-OGG 4>5 daily.

CZM on March 1 with 1 daily HOU and 1 MDW Saturday only, 1 BWI Saturday only.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N772SW is at the end of it's life cycle. Repair enough to Sale to a 3ed party. But with WN high usage it almost do for a complete Costly overhaul. Cheaper to let it sit and retire at this point. As for MAX related 180 Daily cancellations has stopped now it's on a reduced rerelease schedule. Any canc...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 69587

Re: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread

So Rumors coming out that Richard Branson will likely be investing and teaming up Dave. MOXYby Virgin?
Thoughts? Could it work?

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7552

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

b777900 wrote:
Any update on WN to Toronto?...


BUF.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.
Replies: 28
Views: 3953

Re: Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.

In 1994 I was working on the Ramp for WN on my morning Shift at LAX. Dan P and myself had just brought the first 6 carts of Mail from the post office to the morning originators at Terminal 1 when the Earthquake struck. It's was surreal watching everything shake and Roll. It sounded like a Freight ru...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Looks like the next schedule release has been pushed back from July 10 to August 8. Last time they moved it back up a bit but we will see what happens this time. Probably waiting for more clarity with the MAX I believe July 29 the EU supposed to come out with it's safety and training requirements f...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8226

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

JetBlue should try IAH-LGB.
Why not try a LGB-IAH-FLL-IAH-LGB or a MCO-IAH-LGB-IAH-MCO Rotation.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii
Replies: 20
Views: 7517

Re: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii

Filling the AS Hawaii void is in the new Sun Country wheelhouse.
I wonder if Spirit Could make BLI work?
Or Frontier?

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 812
Views: 118210

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Harvey-Milk-Terminal-1-first-look-pictures-sf-14047873.php So JetBlue is moving into SFO terminal 1. this part confused me. Southwest Airlines and JetBlue will move into the new space in July with six gates. It's hard to imagine WN and B6 fitting their operatio...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines retro jet?
Replies: 20
Views: 3680

Re: Southwest Airlines retro jet?

seb146 wrote:
I miss air traffic.

Anyway, there are two, apparently. N714CB and N711HK. My question is: When will they come up with a TranStar retro jet?

Never.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3291

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

They are in the process of redoing the 7 vacant gates in terminal A which will bring them to 15 gates in LAS.
In 2020 I've heard there adding SNA,RNO,TUS,COS and ABQ.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 409
Views: 45781

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

Boeing should have at least did 757NG years ago vs the Everything on the 737 path.
Even today it could have added New MAX engine technology to the 757 giving it lower fuel cost and more range.
Hopefully the 797 is the true replacement.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9521

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

With This on going MAX grounding I don't Even know why WN didn't just publish a flight schedule until January it could operate Without the MAX. It's losing a lot of customers and their loyalty with this add and take away approach. Someone dropping the ball at WN. Kinda embarrassing because it's not ...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41401

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

BNA-SNA on DL would be an oddball route for sure, I doubt this is true. Who knows. Nashville is looking for another reliever LAX flight. Didn't WN just launch BNA-BUR today? I'm pretty sure they'd launch BNA-ONT/SNA before DL would get enough A220's to launch the route. Actually WN was on track to ...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41401

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

Rumor over at SNA is that DL will add 1 Daily SNA-BNA A220 and 1 Daily SNA-BOS Red eye A220 in April 2020.
(Why April? SNA calendar year seat Allocation is April-April)
I'm gonna guess same aircraft with daily rotation.
Morning departure BOS-SNA-BNA-SNA-BOS(Red Eye).

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5930

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Rumor is NK is coming to SNA in 2020. 3 SNA-LAS 1 SNA-SJD Flyguy LAS I can see inline with their recent additions in California, but I think SJD is a huge stretch. AS dropping International from SNA. The airport shopping around for another airline to add international flights. Sources say NK taking...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5930

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Rumor is NK is coming to SNA in 2020.
3 SNA-LAS
1 SNA-SJD

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 812
Views: 118210

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

JetBlue will use 16,17,18 in SAN.
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23455

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

DL 3 LGB-LAS on FRI,SUN,MON
2 LGB-LAS on Tue,Wed,Thu,Sat.
Question is will WN stay in the LAS market less than daily flying?

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 30, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sounds like LGB going to stick with 4 SJC,4 SMF and 4 OAK M-F with S/S 2 LAS, 3 OAK,3 SJC and 4 SMF.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 29, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Doesn't the entire MAX fleet have to undergo mods for the software change before entering service again? Since the MAX7 is a completely new aircraft that hasn't been put into service I'm gonna guess maybe it can get introduced before the MAX8 gets the ok to fly again. Long speculation Is that the f...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 28, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Midwestindy wrote:
Reminder that the schedule extension is on Thursday


LGB Increases 6>12 permanent slots.

Now guessing time for Hawaii additions.
4 LIH-HNL
4 ITO-HNL
4>5 HNL-OGG
2 HNL-SAN
1 HNL-SMF
1 HNL-ONT

Possibly first MAX7 lines since delivery date in first week of July 2019.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 24, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13776

Re: WN announces service to ITO

HNL and it's 4 gates will MAX out quickly.
ITO plentifully open gates will bring an alternative connecting hub for WN in Hawaii to the mainland.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 20, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23455

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

I can see DL adding
2 SEA and 1 ATL.
LGB-SEA Skywest E175
06:45-10:00
15:00-18:00
SEA-LGB
11:00-14:00
18:00-21:00
LGB-ATL A220
21:30-04:45+1
ATL-LGB
18:30-20:30

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 20, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42041

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

It B6 found itself up for sale it would definitely not be bought buy AlaskaAir.
If Anyone is buying JetBlue it will be Southwest.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 18, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 53
Views: 5744

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

jbpdx wrote:
lightsaber wrote:

I'm facinated by this thread as I really want to see LGB to Florida options. We will have similar discussions on that.


I think I remember JetBlue LGB-FLL. No?


Yes 3ed Time wasn't a charm.
LGB Florida will probably never happen again.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 16, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I see the next schedule release has now been moved UP to May 30th after being moved back to June from mid may originally. Must have a better feel for when the MAXs are coming back? Everything from yesterday sounds like only 1% of the MAX8 fleet will have built flying lines for sale. The remaining a...

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 16, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 139
Views: 18402

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Sounds like WN will increase it's gates to 37 and have around 48 RON aircraft.
Once the 16 other gates are opened almost every WN cities will have a Daily or weekend only DEN nonstop with the exception of probably LIH,ITO,PLS and NAS.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 15, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 139
Views: 18402

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

WN to build a 100 million dollar 3 aircraft bay hanger in DEN.
DEN will soon be come its Largest station with Flights and Gates.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 15, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13776

Re: WN announces service to ITO

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 15, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13776

Re: WN announces service to ITO

My Guess on the ITO Schedule. .............................07:00 HNL HNL 08:00 ______10:00 OAK HNL 12:00 ______12:50 HNL HNL 15:25 ______16:25 HNL OAK 19:00 ______20:00 HNL HNL 20:25........................... Flyguy Some one sent me a counter guess. Predicts starting December 15 2019 Fun to share....

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by wnflyguy
Sun May 12, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13776

Re: WN announces service to ITO

My Guess on the ITO Schedule.
.............................07:00 HNL
HNL 08:00 ______10:00 OAK
HNL 12:00 ______12:50 HNL
HNL 15:25 ______16:25 HNL
OAK 19:00 ______20:00 HNL
HNL 20:25...........................

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 11, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orange County, CA Aviation Thread (SNA) - 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 2388

Re: Orange County, CA Aviation Thread (SNA) - 2019

KSNA has a “Private Terminal”...2 as a matter of fact. Atlantic Aviation has been there for years. Why does the LA Times article not mention this? And only 50 GA flights per day? Have you been to SNA? Always very busy with biz jets, piston, helicopter traffic. It’s one of the busiest in this regard...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 07, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 719
Views: 115165

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Chicago has a third airport it's called Gary, Indiana.
Even with it's runway expansion Nobody wants to treak past MDW.
Peotone is a waste of energy by a wind bag of a politician. Prime example why Term limits are needed.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 06, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Anyone know what is going on with the next Southwest schedule release. Was May 23rd, then jumped to May 29th and now it jumped all the way to June 20th. Guessing MAX related? But they are only going to have 5 months for sale here soon. Seems like they should put out some kind of schedule between no...

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 06, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 393
Views: 45873

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

They’re getting all of D, and might be giving back C13 and C14 to AA since their losing C2, C3 for the new IAB. BNA doesn’t need 6 international gates, and I’m thinking at least 4 will be common use between AA, DL, and potential new carriers. I could see WN moving some of the Caribbean stuff that i...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 04, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 240
Views: 35437

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

In related news at PAE, Aviation Day for 2019 will not happen. :hissyfit: I have talked to one person whose theory for the cancellation is that commercial service can't be worked around for the air show. However, I'm skeptical about this because Boeing would still conduct flight ops during prior Av...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 04, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest starts Interisland service
Replies: 86
Views: 15422

Re: Southwest starts Interisland service

With the Southwest seat layout & The Phoenix heat I doubt PHX-Hawaii is doable in a 737-8 due to ETOPS requirements. WN small Sub fleet of 737-MAX7 ETOPS will bring in cities like PHX,LAS and DEN without payload restrictions. WN can use the 800NG To Hawaii but I've been told the estimated seat ...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 04, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest starts Interisland service
Replies: 86
Views: 15422

Re: Southwest starts Interisland service

WN will never beat HA at the inter island flight game and they know it. What WN brings to inter island flights is affordable fares back to the Hawaiian people. Hawaiian will drawl the inter island business pax with its frequency. WN catering to the Island hopping tourist. First week of flights have ...

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