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by doulasc
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 114813

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

CMHtraveler wrote:
runner13 wrote:
The last MD80 into BNA just landed.


Last MD80 into CMH just landed as well. Water cannon salute planned for its final return to DFW in about an hour. Good group of spotters on hand to say goodbye.

The flight out of CMH didnt get listed on the final flights map on facebook in the AA MD80 group.

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by doulasc
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 114813

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

This fleet retirement seems to be getting a lot more fanfare than a lot of other recent big retirements. Seems to be bigger deal than when UA & DL retired the 744s a few years ago. In a weird way, everyone knows but isn't directly saying it, its the end of the old AA we all knew and loved that ...

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by doulasc
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Re: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s

If Braniff chose to keep their Boeing 707-327Cs for their LAD that would have given Braniff an all Boeing fleet,727s for domestic,707 for South American and 747 for DFW-HNL.Some parts are interchangable between the 707 and 727.

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by doulasc
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 15999

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

Again, MWAA knew all of this, and they in fact predicted it. The dynamic still holds true today (B6 isn't coming back to IAD anytime soon), the key difference has been UA's decision-making. IAD is still weaker than DCA on local domestic traffic. It seems to me that WN and B6 entered DCA limited. Un...

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by doulasc
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s
Replies: 34
Views: 4694

Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s

I have always wondered why Braniff did not chose their Boeing 707-327Cs for their South Americam routes(aka LAD) rather than Douglas DC-8-62s.Braniff retired their 707s by 1973.I could only imagine if Braniff kept their 707-327Cs for their LAD they would have been upgraded in the wide body look cabi...

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by doulasc
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 25
Views: 3535

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

Maybe JetBlue could add that route but JetBlue gave up on IAD and has no interest in MIA

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by doulasc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 29
Views: 3768

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

maybe JetBlue will come to CVG

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by doulasc
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Boeing 757 and 767 retriement schedule
Replies: 12
Views: 3142

AA Boeing 757 and 767 retriement schedule

In September the MD-80s will all be retired.Which aircraft will be next to leave the American Airlines fleet.The Boeing 757 and 767-323ERs have been slowly leaving the fleet
for several years as newer aircraft are being delivered.When is the 757 and 767s scheduled to be completely retired?

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by doulasc
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL
Replies: 2
Views: 369

My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL

On June 19 2019 I was on JetBlue Flight 719 from JFK-ATL leaving at 259pm,The flight was scheduled to be a Airbus A320 but got a A321 instead and it was all coach seating.I thought A321s were used on longer flights.How often does a A321 fill in on a flight scheduled to be a A320 ? I was staying at t...

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by doulasc
Mon May 20, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida
Replies: 32
Views: 4688

Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida

I hear Amazon plans to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida,How will this affect their hub in Cincinnati? Is Amazon planning on
more hubs around the United sates?

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by doulasc
Sat May 18, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 88
Views: 8171

Re: TWA Hotel @ JFK

I hear you have to have a reservation to go to the rooftop bar and pool,The connie bar.The sunken lounge or the paris cafe or you will be turned away.

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by doulasc
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 944
Views: 135734

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

JetBlue does not seem to be in a expanding mode.They are pulling out of DAB and people said the flights were always almost full.Also they are dropping BWI-FLL/MCO.How is JetBlue doing at PHL for their routes to BOS and FLL.I would like JetBlue to give CMH another try.They also dropped a few routes f...

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5
Replies: 47
Views: 9163

Re: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5

Does anyone know If the 1649A will be outside or inside once it gets reassembled at the TWA Hotel

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why B6 doesn’t fly NYC-DCA?
Replies: 33
Views: 5208

Re: Why B6 doesn’t fly NYC-DCA?

I was wondering when JetBlue drops service to IAD will DCA-JFK be added?

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by doulasc
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 17128

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

September11 wrote:
I just think it is little crazy AA did not put new livery on MD80s.
I wish AA would have done just a few MD-80s in the new paint job.

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by doulasc
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 92373

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

When B6 pulls out of IAD will they add DCA-JFK

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by doulasc
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is JetBlue doing at ATL
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

How is JetBlue doing at ATL

How is Atlanta working out for JetBlue.I was planning in June of 2019 to attend AI2019 convention in Atlanta June 19-22 but first I wnat to fly to JFK and visit the new TWA Hotel.I would fly from CMH-JFK stay a few nights and fly from JFK-ATL,I wanted to fly JetBlue but I am finding for June 18 no J...

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5
Replies: 47
Views: 9163

Lockheed 1649A going to TWA hotel at JFK

A Lockheed 1649A Super Constellation in Auburn Maine is being taken apart and trucked to the TWA Hotel in front of JetBlue's Terminal 5 at JFK airport.It is already painted in TWA paint.Once it gets there what are the plans for the 1649A.static display,used as a cocktial lounge or restaurant?This St...

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by doulasc
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central & East Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5029

Re: Northern Central & East Coast of Florida thread....JAX / UST / DAB / MLB / VRB / GNV

I am wondering how is JetBlue doing at DAB and will MLB be a possibility for JetBlue in the future.

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by doulasc
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio
Replies: 19
Views: 1690

Re: Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio

doulasc I am sorry for all the sarcastic posts on here. I enjoy discussing the feasibility of air service to various communities and I don't see why people need to be so rude in commenting on your post. To answer your question, I don't think Portsmouth is an ideal location to start air service. It ...

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by doulasc
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio
Replies: 19
Views: 1690

Re: Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio

For a glance of Allegheny Airlines' service to Portsmouth (PHM), check out the following link: http://timetableimages.com/ttimages/us/al69/al69-15.jpg By that time, Allegheny (AL) had purchased Lake Central, and AL was flying Lake Central's old Nord 262s into PHM, with flights to CVG and Parkersbur...

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by doulasc
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio
Replies: 19
Views: 1690

Airline service to Portsmouth Ohio

Portsmouth Ohio opened a new airport in 1957 near Minford ohio and Lake Central Airlines started service to the Ohio River town.In 1968 Allegheny Airlines bought Lake central and Allegheny served PHM until 1971 with only two flights to CVG. I am hearing that today a Hotel is being built at PHM and p...

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by doulasc
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 737 fleet in Southwest Airlines
Replies: 8
Views: 1877

The 737 fleet in Southwest Airlines

I have a simple question.Has Southwest retired out their Boeing 737-300 and 500 series and now only have the 700 and 800 series?

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by doulasc
Mon May 07, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana AN-24RV [email protected]
Replies: 1
Views: 920

Cubana AN-24RV [email protected]

That Cubana Antonov AN-24RV was hi jacked to EYW in 2003 and was imponded there.Is that plane still at
Key West or has it been scrapped?

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by doulasc
Sun May 06, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?
Replies: 89
Views: 11016

Re: Why has MCI failed as a hub city?

TWA had a hub at MCI in addition to STL.TWA consolodated at STL and downsize their operations at MCI and ORD.

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by doulasc
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 707 cabin in color?
Replies: 16
Views: 4516

Re: Pan Am 707 cabin in color?

Pan Am never upgraded their 707s or 727-21s to the wide body look.In the USA American Airlines did their 707 fleet and someone told me Western upgraded their Boeing 707-347Cs.Pan Am,TWA and Nothwest orient did not.I am assuming Braniff and Continental did not as their 707s were retired before 1975.

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by doulasc
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair to fly Miami to Bimini
Replies: 4
Views: 1012

Re: Bahamasair to fly Miami to Bimini

I wonder why silver Airways drop the route it was their only service to Miami

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Constellation bar at TWA hotel at JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 2141

TWA Constellation bar at TWA hotel at JFK

I hear there will be a Lockheed 1649A Super Constellation at the new TWA hotel at JFK.I hear it will be the one from Auburn Maine that was used for parts to restore one and I hear that one will be shipped to germany as restoration has ceased.The one that will go to JFK will it be the whole plane or ...

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by doulasc
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines repainting planes
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Spirit Airlines repainting planes

I see Spirit has some planes still painted in the older paint jobs,The older gray and the blue and white which did not last long before Spirit switched to all Yellow.What is the repainting schedule like or are most the ones in the older paint job going to be retired from the fleet soon?

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by doulasc
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan am long haul operations from Miami 1980-1991
Replies: 44
Views: 6591

Re: Pan am long haul operations from Miami 1980-1991

Ionosphere wrote:
Kadish wrote:
Did PanAm to Spain?


They only flew JFK-MAD.

Pan Am flew MIA-SJU-LIS-MAD-FCO through the Mid 1970s.In 1979-1980 a timetable showed Pan Am operated MIA-MAD non stop with a 707.

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by doulasc
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Registration N760 Douglas DC-3 Spirit Of Seventy Six
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Registration N760 Douglas DC-3 Spirit Of Seventy Six

My question is I am finding this registration N760 on two aircraft. A Douglas DC-3 Spirit of Seventy Six owned by Union Oil Co.(or was) and also on a Dassault Falcon 900 EX. Was N760 cancelled off the DC-3 and reassigned to the Dassault Falcon jet.BTW did any of you know that DC-3 actually was in an...

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by doulasc
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last DC-8 flights for Eastern and National
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Last DC-8 flights for Eastern and National

Eastern Airlines retired their DC-8 fleet in 1974.anyone know what the last flight was.
National Retired theirs in 1974 and their 2 stretch DC-8-61s left the fleet in 1975.What were their final flights.
Was this topic ever posted.

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by doulasc
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: silver airways MIA-BIM
Replies: 6
Views: 2090

Re: silver airways MIA-BIM

why did Silver Airways drop Miami to Bimini

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: silver airways MIA-BIM
Replies: 6
Views: 2090

silver airways MIA-BIM

when did Silver Airways drop their Miami-Bimini route,what other airline flies that route.

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by doulasc
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 5700

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

BoeingGuy wrote:
Did National Fly to Naples? I vaguely recall that.
No,National flew into near by Fort Myers.

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by doulasc
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 5700

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

Living in Naples for 33 years, surely flew a variety of planes including plenty of the PBA DC-3s to from MIami and Tampa, Piedmont F28-s to Miami and Tampa and finally Delta commuter jets of some sort to/from Atlanta. The most notable aircraft in my mind to use the Naples airport in the late 80s wa...

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by doulasc
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 5700

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

Naples Airlines flew Martin 404s in 1977/1978 3x to Miami, 3x to Punta Gorda, and 6x to Tampa. It was a division of Provincetown-Boston Airways. The one-way intrastate fare from Miami was $21.00. Did Marco Islands Airlines ever fly there? No, Marco Island had their airport I remember Marco Island A...

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by doulasc
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44645

Re: What's next for Spirit?

Do you see Spirit starting service to CMH or CVG

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by doulasc
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 54201

HAV open or closed

Is Jose Marti airport in Havana Cuba open or closed due to hurricane Irma.

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by doulasc
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA terminals at PHL
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

AA terminals at PHL

I connected in Philadelphia on my last trip from Columbus Ohio to Portland Maine I flew American Eagle I arrived at Concourse C my connecting flight to Portland left out a concourse f and I had to take a bus from terminal C to terminal f I noticed American has terminal A west Terminal A East Termina...

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by doulasc
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Elite fly to MIA or FLL?
Replies: 6
Views: 1096

Re: Will Elite fly to MIA or FLL?

I'm wondering if Airline service will ever start at Lakeland that could be an alternative Airport to Tampa and Orlando

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by doulasc
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are airlines getting rid of their E190's prematurely?
Replies: 68
Views: 23247

Re: Why are airlines getting rid of their E190's prematurely?

Regarding B6, they have already gotten rid of at least one full flight simulator (down to 2 from 3); one fixed based trainer (also used for pilot training) has been deactivated due to the cost of maintaining it. I would say the long-term prospects for the E190 at B6 aren't very good. What will JetB...

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by doulasc
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44645

Re: What's next for Spirit?

any chance Spirit will start service to CMH

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by doulasc
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MIA-VRB-TPA-MIA 1972- Electra and 727-200
Replies: 22
Views: 7161

Re: MIA-VRB-TPA-MIA 1972- Electra and 727-200

why aren't the pictures showing what happened

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by doulasc
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Boeing 757 retirement schedule
Replies: 4
Views: 3782

AA Boeing 757 retirement schedule

I have noticed that American Airlines is retireing their Boeing 757s at a slow pace.When does AA plan on having their 757s completely retired.
most of their 757s were delivered in the 1980s and 1990s.

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by doulasc
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna
Replies: 11
Views: 1777

TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna

We all know that TWA's Boeing 707-131Bs lacked the HF tail Antenna because they were a domestic plane and did not fly overseas like their 331s and 331Bs and Cs.TWA also had the 707-131 non fans which were retired by 1972 and those planes had the HF Antenna.Did TWA fly the 131s overseas sometimes or ...

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by doulasc
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA repaints N951AA 737-823 retro jet
Replies: 16
Views: 5210

AA repaints N951AA 737-823 retro jet

I thought American Airlines would keep the retro Astrojet paint job on N951AA.But it has been repainted in the current paint job.The Boeing 757 that was painted in a retro paint job Is that 757 still in the fleet or has it been retired,My only question is with all the other retro jets in AAs fleet w...

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by doulasc
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MIA-VRB-TPA-MIA 1972- Electra and 727-200
Replies: 22
Views: 7161

Re: MIA-VRB-TPA-MIA 1972- Electra and 727-200

Wow you need to share your story with the sunshine Skies page on Facebook I'm sure they would be interested in it

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by doulasc
Sun May 28, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines at TIX(Titusville/Cocoa Beach)
Replies: 7
Views: 1632

Eastern Airlines at TIX(Titusville/Cocoa Beach)

Was Eastern Airlines the only airline to serve TIX? when did they pull out.TIX was in Brevard County and Eastern also served
nerby Melbourne and Vero Beach.Eastern had limited service to TIX with a few flights.Did any other airline serve TIX.Eastern pulled out of
Vero Beach in 1972.

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by doulasc
Fri May 26, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL

Map I saw was DEC 1974

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