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by jmc1975
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 360
Views: 79190

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Delta350 wrote:
I think they have a chance at BHM

Not from BUR

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by jmc1975
Sat Apr 03, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1256
Views: 229300

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

The first ex BA Cityflyer E170 (G-LCYE) has nearly completed its journey to MCN for maintainace prior to entering service with Envoy. The aircraft that had been in stored in WAW since 7th May began its journey on 25th March flying from WAW to NWI. The aircraft remained on NWI until yesterday when i...

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by jmc1975
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1104
Views: 158649

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

something like CLT-DUS/STR/HAM may be more likely to be on a 321XLR. but FRA and MUC will be staying. CLT is unique in how well it's able to serve those two cities for AA While DUS and HAM could work from CLT with the XLR (I do not mention STR on purpose) I think that it would be smarter to serve t...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"
Replies: 52
Views: 7642

Re: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"

I was unaware that not seeing Speed was possible Saw it on Aeroflot in 1995 flying between JFK and SVO, going both directions on the 767’s main IFE screen (no PTVs back then). Airplane explosion and all! On a longer flight, they could run a double feature: The High and the Mighty, followed by Fate ...

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by jmc1975
Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"
Replies: 52
Views: 7642

Re: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"

Antarius wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
~*SPOILER ALERT*~
For those who have not seen this 1994 movie.


I was unaware that not seeing Speed was possible

Saw it on Aeroflot in 1995 flying between JFK and SVO, going both directions on the 767’s main IFE screen (no PTVs back then). Airplane explosion and all!

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by jmc1975
Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 232650

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Since DEN-FLG has been upgauged to a CR7, could we expect DEN-PRC to follow suit?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1256
Views: 229300

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Does anyone know how the 170s are going to be configured with 65 seats? Are they going to keep them at 9 F seats and just take out a row of Y seats? If so, that should make at least half of the Y cabin as MCE seating. 9F/56Y so the first five or six rows of Y will be MCE. Your information is inaccu...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1100
Views: 120724

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

If WN ever wanted to serve Vancouver, wouldn't they just fly to YVR? Not really. WN has never served Canada, so the added time and expense of filing and government approval would not be worth it given the limited cross-border demand for their product at YVR. Keep in mind, YVR was well-served (pre-C...

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by jmc1975
Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1100
Views: 120724

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

Next 5 cities should be TYS, ROC, SYR, MSN & XNA. Possibly a DAY resumption would get mixed in. That would fall outside their expansion pattern of Anything but areas east of Colorado and north of South Carolina. Everything has been west or south. By the way, WN already serves ROC. My bad on ROC...

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by jmc1975
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1100
Views: 120724

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

Next 5 cities should be TYS, ROC, SYR, MSN & XNA. Possibly a DAY resumption would get mixed in.

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by jmc1975
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 84
Views: 10127

Re: Fort Worth Engineering Firm gets DFW Term-C contract

Is the southernmost portion of Terminal C going to get a more permanent structure instead of the existing glorified modular structure?

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by jmc1975
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope Francis visit to Iraq
Replies: 35
Views: 8030

Re: Pope Francis visit to Irak

Isn’t the pope also supposed to be going to Iran to meet with Ayatollah soon?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future African Opportunities for Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 1780

Re: Future African Opportunities for Airlines

Africa and, more specifically sub-Saharan Africa, is expected to double in population by 2050, with nations like Nigeria leading the charge. It seems like there will be a lot of new demand for flying inside Africa but also to Asia, Europe, and the Americas. What will be the strongest hubs or player...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1100
Views: 120724

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

BZN is a good add. Lot of growth there and about time they get more service. Where do you see that they’re adding BZN? There was a separate thread about it but it disappeared. If it’s true, it sounds worthy of its own thread, instead of sifting through this generic Southwest thread. BZN would be in...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1100
Views: 120724

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

slider wrote:
BZN is a good add. Lot of growth there and about time they get more service.

Where do you see that they’re adding BZN?

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by jmc1975
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15583

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

AntonioMartin wrote:
When's ANA and Emirates coming???

Being a OneWorld hub, it would more likely be JAL & Qatar.

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Sees Object While Flying in New Mexico
Replies: 27
Views: 11612

Re: AA Flight Sees Object While Flying in New Mexico

Saw this today from 'The Drive': https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39367/airbus-encountered-unidentified-fast-moving-cylindrical-object-over-new-mexico Probably flying over Area 51... ;) Nowhere near Area 51 :shhh: C’mon man! Look...they were flying over another state that begins with the lette...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15583

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

Are there any updated statuses or photos of the work being done at:

-T4 S1 concourse
-Skytrain extension
-Apron area of the former T2
-Roadways/parking areas

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by jmc1975
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1104
Views: 158649

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

[photoid][/photoid] Unfortunately, other than the Colombia, Chile, SNA, UVF/PLS adds, these are all Eagle. BOS-JAC probably will be 1-2 weekly A319 or A320. Its almost 2000 statute miles. LAA A319 seems to be AA's preferred equipment into JAC - never seem a 320 scheduled FWIW. An A320 would be subje...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 802
Views: 91597

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

With the recent terminal expansion at IDA and AA’s newly-announced IDA-PHX/DFW routes, how likely would AS be to start a daily E175 on IDA-SEA? I agree that AS adding IDA-SEA nonstop service using an E-175 might be a possibility with IDA being the largest market in Idaho without nonstop service to ...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15583

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

At this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised to eventually see a PHX-XNA route using an Envoy E175. That would be interesting, however COS, RAP, ICT, MSO, FCA, SDF & PIA may come first. I didn’t mention COS, RAP & ICT because they all have been adds the past couple years, but I fully agree they wo...

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by jmc1975
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 802
Views: 91597

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

With the recent terminal expansion at IDA and AA’s newly-announced IDA-PHX/DFW routes, how likely would AS be to start a daily E175 on IDA-SEA?

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by jmc1975
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15583

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

At this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised to eventually see a PHX-XNA route using an Envoy E175.

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1104
Views: 158649

Re: AA launching MIA-TLV/PBM/LIT

Corpsnerd09 wrote:
What happened to "we can't make money on TLV" and now they got 3 flights a day during the biggest travel downturn in history?

Keep in mind that AA cut TLV in the Kirby/Nocella era, before their exit to UA.

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 360
Views: 79190

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Any proposed livery yet?

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by jmc1975
Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1256
Views: 229300

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Read: Expect Republic to take over some of that E145 flying out of NYC The new (to AA) 65-seat 170s will be taking over whatever the -145 routes were. Republic apparently has 22 DL E170s and it was reported that Republic is shifting 22 jets to AA. Same jets? Or, some other combo of YX jets? Aren’t ...

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by jmc1975
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected
Replies: 49
Views: 6898

Re: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected

Was he waiting for his connection to Krakozhia?

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by jmc1975
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golden Days at DFW
Replies: 126
Views: 10265

Re: Golden Days at DFW

Some rare finds back in the 87-89 timeframe (my time there) that were great to see: Thai and Korean 747s BCal DC-10-30s AA 747 SPs LH A340-200s And I’ll second the DL L10s. There might even have been a -500 in the mix, but not sure about that. Mea culpa on the LH A340-200s. That was later in the 90...

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330214

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

What is the rationale behind having DFW-EUG/SGU/YUM/SBP/MRY/STS while neglecting DFW-ROC/ALB/SYR/PVD/ROA?

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by jmc1975
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 157121

Re: WN adding SBA & FAT in Q2 2021

gauchojon wrote:
USTraveler wrote:
Lots of people in these towns need to go south of the border a lot.

Ugh Really ?

Absolutely! However, most of these towns are closer to FAT, thus explaining the historically robust level of service to secondary Mexican markets.

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA
Replies: 50
Views: 8998

Re: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA

Surprised AA just didn’t dump Mesa in the move to simplify their regional partner makeup.

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by jmc1975
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65653

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

AA is adding once daily LIT service on an Envoy 175 eff 12/17 - 1/4. Departs LIT 1540 Arrives PHX 1750 Departs PHX 1945 Arrives LIT 2320 WOW thats unexpected, I wonder with Envoy if there are other routes/destinations from PHX now? LIT is a sizable E175 MX base for Envoy. I assume the crews would b...

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 90734

Re: British Airways flight lands in Lahore after 40 years

Any idea on the state of the toilets on that flight? Very odd question. Not that odd if you've ever experienced a flight to or from the subcontinent. I’m a little perplexed as well. I’ve heard about Delhi Belly when leaving the Indian subcontinent, but going there, does the status of the toilets ma...

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223758

Re: American Airlines Considers Adding Freighters

Their older 772s converted would be the economically most feasible.

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by jmc1975
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Crew Base in Hawaii?
Replies: 77
Views: 11553

Re: Southwest Crew Base in Hawaii?

Would not be surprising to see WN close Hawaii altogether. It was one lowest RASM operation in the network pre-Covid.

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by jmc1975
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Love Bites
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

WN Love Bites

I seem to remember in the 1980s, Southwest served their peanuts onboard in packages entitled "Love Bites". Soon after in 1988, the popular rock band Def Leppard had a worldwide #1 hit entitled "Love Bites". It appears that the "Love Bites" labeling on Southwest's peanut...

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by jmc1975
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330214

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I’ve flown PHX-PRC on Mesa many times in the 90s and early 2000s when it was America West Express on Beech 1900s. You are correct and there is practically no local demand for the flight, but there are several other factors that would make the argument for a spoke from PHX challenging in today’s lan...

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adds DTW-HOU effective 3/11/21
Replies: 30
Views: 6364

Re: Southwest adds DTW-HOU effective 3/11/21

Isn’t that city pair also known as the Lee Greenwood Express, along with JFK-LAX?

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by jmc1975
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330214

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I've never been able to understand why PHX-PRC doesn't seem to work as a spoke from the PHX hub. HP ran it for a while at least with their regional arm, but I don't think US ever did, and AA never has since the merger with US. I know PHX-PRC won't work local-market alone as it's been tried by Great...

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by jmc1975
Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330214

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Two things: does anyone know why AA doesn’t fly PHX-PRC? And does anyone know how the PHX-SGU flight is doing? I've never been able to understand why PHX-PRC doesn't seem to work as a spoke from the PHX hub. HP ran it for a while at least with their regional arm, but I don't think US ever did, and ...

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by jmc1975
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PBI 1970’s & 1980’s
Replies: 16
Views: 2825

Re: PBI 1970’s & 1980’s

Is it just me, or does it appear that the PBI terminal was only built out to about 2/3 of its full design? Symmetrically, it looks like there should be wing on the east side.

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by jmc1975
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Re: UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?

Per IMDB's list of filming locations, the movie was filmed at a variety of locations in Switzerland, a few spots in Arizona, and at the MGM lot in Culver City, CA. Could it possibly be a UA DC-10 landing in Switzerland? If not, maybe just stock footage that they grabbed. I haven't seen it. https://...

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by jmc1975
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Re: UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?

cedarjet wrote:
Where can we see the movie?

Sorry! I meant to attach this to the OP.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WZNbxRl9vA&t=5301s

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by jmc1975
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

UA DC10 in 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" Which airport?

Just finished watching the 1979 movie "Love and Bullets" starring Charles Bronson. Starting at 1:27:25, there is a United DC10 landing in what is supposed to be PHX. However, the mountain range to the right of the screen does not appear to be Tempe Butte, nor any other mountain range aroun...

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by jmc1975
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65653

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

Is there any press release from AA regarding PHX-LAP/LTO service, or are those new routes still rumored?

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by jmc1975
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330214

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 jmc1975
Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 65653

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

New route for Boutique but not for AA; for years there have been Eagle flights between PSP and PHX for those not wishing or able to drive. I booked one for someone back in 2018; I think it was on a CRJ200. Looks like these days Skywest is flying a CRJ700 on the route. PHX-PSP has been a long time r...

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by jmc1975
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO Kelly - If Things Don’t Improve, This Just Can’t Continue”
Replies: 69
Views: 14244

Re: Southwest CEO Kelly - If Things Don’t Improve, This Just Can’t Continue”

He is right. At some point the country and it's leaders need to have common sense and realize that mask wearing, social distancing, closed offices, partial occupancy, etc.will do far more damage than COVID does. And this goes well beyond the airline industry. I see it in the technology sector. Unde...

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by jmc1975
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 740759

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

The huge downside to renaming threads like this is that the press release should be the original post. It’s ridiculous to have to fumble through numerous posts and pages just to find the lousy press release. Can somebody please start a fresh thread on this?

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