Looks like the plane was doing a 180 turn at the end of the runway for takeoff when it happened I flew on VB last week PVR-TIJ and for the a.net community not familiar with the current operation at PVR, the airport is currently resurfacing the taxiway leading to the threshold of runway 22. Because ...Jump to post
[ 600s are flying in the states I am not debating that. I am debating MO11's claim that the -600 was certified by the FAA to fly in the states back in 2013 which is not true. It was certified in 2019 as my last post says. The "600 version" is a commercial designation for a modified -500; ...Jump to post
600s are flying in the states
Someone already did = Silver Airways and got the -600 certified with the FAA so any US carrier can add it to its AOC now The "600 version" was certified by the FAA in 2013. Do you have evidence of that? The following article dated January 15, 2019 says something different: https://viconso...Jump to post
GSP psgr wrote:I think somebody will eventually bite on new build ATR42s-my money would be on a UAX carrier out of Denver probably.
This past May 2020 I booked a TAP flight scheduled for next February 1(JFK-LIS), in hopes that restrictions would be lifted(I’m an American citizen). I’m doubtful this will occur. But as of today, TAP is not willing to waive the change fee for moving the trip to later in 2021. Really, TAP?!? You’re...Jump to post
I love trivia questions!!!!!!! how about CONTOUR => IATA: LF ICAO: VTE CALLSIGN: VOLUNTEER which operates flights as public charters sold and operated by parent company Contour Aviation as a direct carrier flying E135's and E145's configured with 30 seats. https://www.contourairlines.com/en-us Cont...Jump to post
Yes my nephew works for Delta and I worked for United. So What? I do not wish JSX any Ill at all and i came up through the regionals so I have a soft spot for them. But? What is so righteous about what they're doing that they can't do it from the Terminal? And what gives them "Special" Di...Jump to post
$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) For a forum w...Jump to post
How can AA hit 86% Load Factor in JFK if all their flights are limited to 85% capacity for social distancing? :scratchchin: They will probably justify saying it is based on LID... then your true LF is lower (based on aircraft capacity). LF numbers don't say much unless you show other metrics: ASM's...Jump to post
How can AA hit 86% Load Factor in JFK if all their flights are limited to 85% capacity for social distancing? :scratchchin: The flights are not limited to 85% capacity. They're packing the planes when possible, except for blocking one seat in F for the #2 FA and possibly one in the back for another...Jump to post
Load Factors today DFW 63% ORD 57% JFK 86% PHL 50% MIA 57% PHX 64% CLT 64% https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1265731330664542209 Pretty impressive How can AA hit 86% Load Factor in JFK if all their flights are limited to 85% capacity for social distancing? :scratchchin: They will probably justify ...Jump to post
Does anyone know what's left from 4O's Airbus fleet?
The Sukhoi fleet shows 4 active frames (last flights):
XA-VAS - 8MAY 4O2662 MEXGDL 08:00-09:25
XA-PPY - 7MAY 4O2059 MIDMEX 15:35-17:50
XA-DAS - No Data in the last 7 days
XA-VER - 5MAY 4O2177 MTYMEX 14:55-16:35
Aerodynamic submitted letter to DOT asking for a 180-day waiver on dormancy provisions. Says they are working towards and remain committed to a resumption of operations however the COVID-19 situation has added new obstacles in their efforts which necessitates the dormancy waiver. OST-2014-0114 I wo...Jump to post
Looks like the DOT is going to require Spirit to start flying to Albuquerque NM 3x weekly and Birmingham AL and Macon GA 1x weekly as part of its minimum service requirement. I don’t recall spirit ever operating to those cities. https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/2020-04/CARES%20Fin...Jump to post
I believe F9 is one of if not the most cash profitable airlines of all the US Airlines. I am no expert but I think F9 will survive this and might actually recoup pax faster than other airlines will. Not at $78 r/t PDX-MSP. I just got an email from one of the online sites. Another had F9 to SFO &...Jump to post
tapairbus370 wrote:Well I guess this thread won´t have any news for some time ........
Well all of the DUT/ANC flights are zero'd out in Sabre... so if they aren't cancelled, then they have the busiest in-state route in Alaska right now. There is availability between ANC and DUT on 4/6 7H764 operated by a DH8. Looks like they will not fly on Sat, Sun and Thu during the month of April...Jump to post
I don't blame Ravn for reducing their schedule to the minimum. How can you make money if the following restrictions are in place? Travel within Alaska Effective March 28, 2020 all in-state travel between communities is prohibited (whether resident, worker, or visitor) unless travel is to support cri...Jump to post
The Barbados House of Assembly has voted to transfer BB$3m (US$1.48) from the Consolidated Fund to LIAT in order to keep the airline flying. The country is currently in a 2-week lockdown from 28 March with all non-essential businesses closed and a curfew imposed from 8pm to 6am. $1.48 million is pr...Jump to post
[twoid][/twoid] Using the current interline agreements can be a solution that will just need SPAs (Special Prorate Agreements) for each city pair. Not easy to implement but can be a solution. SPA's can't be ticketed in isolation- there needs to be an issuing carrier sector attached to make a through...Jump to post
I don't think this will be approved but if it does, it won't be codeshare, since it will take two or three months to implement with all the testing that needs to be done. Using the current interline agreements can be a solution that will just need SPAs (Special Prorate Agreements) for each city pair...Jump to post
Does anyone seeing Interjet flying in 2022? Even if they get some help to stay afloat i can't see that being anything but temporary. Yes, THIS government will not let them go belly up. In my opinion, the current administration (government) will let Interjet go belly up for several reasons: First, I...Jump to post
Standard Danish unemployment benefits. Nothing permanent. Nothing special. Don't try to compare it to Italy's nationalization of AZ where the Italian taxpayer will pay the salaries of employees working for a structurally insolvent airline. I am not trying to compare it to Italy, I am just stating t...Jump to post
And for what? Where does the Italian government think that AZ is going to be flying? One thing to save 11000 jobs, but SAS is reducing their staff by 90% coz no one is buying tickets. Totally baffles me that this AZ saga goes on and on. Yet the Danish government just guaranteed that all SAS employe...Jump to post
No chance, I as a UK Tax payer refuse to pay for these failing airlines, if they crash they crash. That is business. There won't be much left of the UK if the government lets all industries collapse. The airline industry touches so many other industries and they will all suffer. Just talk to the pr...Jump to post
MIflyer12 wrote:Props are dead in the U.S. passenger market. Dead, dead, dead. You might as well try to get passengers to spread dog poop on their morning toast.
I saw an UP 735 land in FLL on Wednesday which got me thinking... after reading the last post, now I understand why.Jump to post
alasizon wrote:TUL-PHL/PHX/MIA are more likely before we get to LGA from TUL in my opinion.
I tried looking this aircraft up on Airfleets.net, but nothing comes up for YV502T. FlightAware shows the flight, but not being a premium member, no registration is available. FlightRadar24 looked at me like I was high. What is the actual registration of the plane? Actual registration is YV502T. Ar...Jump to post
dcajet wrote:GIG will be F0's second international destination, it already flies to Asuncion ASU, in Paraguay.
It was available for around 4 or 5 hours. By the time I started searching for flights, CX was closing the premium buckets for all flights from HKG to JFK/EWR, SFO, YVR and a couple other spokes in North America for the entire booking window (330 days). I tried to get a booking confirmed several time...Jump to post
It is a performance issue due to elevation, weather variability, an approach through mountainous terrain and challenging take-off procedures due to the mountain in front of the runway. The 757 is able to fly the longer flights with less restrictions (MIA, EWR, ATL, JFK...)Jump to post
I’m scheduled to fly LAX-OGG after Christmas on the following flight:
UA454 LAXOGG 4:00p-8:06p 7M9
My original flight was a 5:45p LAX departure operated by a 738 that got axed two weeks ago. I was moved to UA454 which is now operated by a 7M9 along with UA417 LAXOGG
777PHX wrote:I'm dieing to know who. It isn't one of the big established guys because the pilots' union would lose their minds.
And as far as I'm aware, there are no US airlines hiring foreign nationals, at least not in any sort of significant numbers. I know of one commercial airline based in the US that is actively hiring foreign nationals in what can be called a significant number (more than 20) mostly from Central and S...Jump to post
All 2 planes it’s received thus far? There are 6 MAX's in the fleet Flew it from MIA to LGA. Absolutely the worst plane ever in this configuration. Extremely tight and cramped cabin, tiny bathrooms. Not a plane you want to fly on when covering any significant distance. Bathrooms are the same UA has...Jump to post
Interjet should have gone public (IPO) back when AM and Y4 did it. After becoming a public company, they should have focused on signing extended strategic partnerships with airlines that have significant operation in key US, Canada and Latin Markets where they fly, enhanced their frequent flyer prog...Jump to post
That seems like an excellent idea. The only problem would be that SJC has shorter runways, so running a 77L from there may be difficult. SJC's runways are 11,000ft (3,353m) long. EK flies FLL-DXB which should be 300+ miles shorter from FLL's 9,000ft (2,743m) runway and they don't seem to have probl...Jump to post
AeroMexico is not the only Mexican Airline with aircraft registered in both USA and Mexico. Volaris also has aircraft registered in both countries. VivaAerobus has a couple of frames registered in IreleandJump to post
I flew on one of their 767's last night (TF-ISP) and I can say that the product is quite good. The cabin interior looks great and the planes don't show their actual age. In their in-flight magazine it says that they brought 2 new recruits in 2017 (2x B767s) and they expect delivery of several Boeing...Jump to post
Cunard wrote:The Mexican low cost airline INTERJET also operate the Sukhoi-SSJ-100-95B-Superjet-100, they ordered thirty aircraft of which 22 are in service with another 8 yet to be delivered.
There's a lot of cheap ERJs and CRJs in the boneyards. My guess is they'll start there. Not sure of their bank accounts however. 6 months ago (Sep 2016) Silver Airways was acquired by Versa Capital Management LLC, a private equity firm based in Philadelphia, PA. I assume they are the ones backing u...Jump to post
>AAG will be offering 76 seats per day (on the E75) between SAN and MEX. Those will be filled with local VFR, leisure and business traffic from SAN, as well as by connections and (undoubtedly) thru/direct service from SEA, PDX, SJC or even perhaps FAT. MEX-SAN should be within the E175LR range in n...Jump to post
Chinese might need VISAs to visit the US, but the Mexicans do not, even with our current president. Mexican citizens need a visa to enter the US, even if it is only to transit. Mexico is not a Visa Waiver Program country. I double checked after reading wedgetail737's comment, and it seems that Mexi...Jump to post