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by N628AU
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1040
Views: 107465

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

https://twitter.com/dougkreulen/status/ ... 12033?s=21
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BNA Leadership meeting with AA today. Interesting their quote about more AA service coming at a time where the new fleet service agreement would end Envoy handling in BNA.

https://twitter.com/dougkreulen/status/ ... 12033?s=21

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by N628AU
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1290
Views: 196944

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Jo8338 wrote:
That’s not correct; N938UW and N939UW are ex HP birds and still flying. They are from 1994.


No, both are ex-US -2B7 models. Former N625VJ and N626AU.

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by N628AU
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2147
Views: 268035

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

We are getting trolled by this dude from PHX.

Right???

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by N628AU
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167478

Re: Forbes: after building Dallas, AA focuses on CLT

The renovation doesn’t fix the issues with the terminals and airfield layout which were fine in the 80s/90s days of Piedmont and old US. Only thing they can do now except a total raze and rebuild is to add cross field taxiways where 5/23 currently is to eliminate some of the conga lines along with t...

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by N628AU
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 167478

Re: Forbes: after building Dallas, AA focuses on CLT

The renovation doesn’t fix the issues with the terminals and airfield layout which were fine in the 80s/90s days of Piedmont and old US. Only thing they can do now except a total raze and rebuild is to add cross field taxiways where 5/23 currently is to eliminate some of the conga lines along with t...

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by N628AU
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night
Replies: 77
Views: 19434

Re: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night

[photoid][/photoid] He was nasty, as is the case with most ATC in the US in/around major airports. They are generally rude, unhelpful, hysterical, and cause crashes to happen. The only good controller I’ve seen/heard so far was Patrick Harten who helped US Airways 1549. As an airline pilot that's f...

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by N628AU
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 35845

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Boof02671 wrote:
NWAESC wrote:
The F/A campaign is DOA. Look for some movement as soon as the AFA is able to campaign in earnest.

And the AFA has failed three times. And there is even a Facebook group “No Way AFA”



Well if there is a Facebook group then it’s all over.

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by N628AU
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 35845

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Boof02671 wrote:
AS the employees do the work, they generate the revenue.


Y’all don’t figure out how to get this operation in gear there won’t be any work left to do.

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by N628AU
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 35845

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

I am aware of that, but you don't know what is going on behind the scenes. Doug is also CEO of the company, and there is plenty about the operation that middle management (Managing Director Level) keeps away from senior leadership in order to make themselves look good. A lot of middle managers are ...

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by N628AU
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 35845

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Doug and his team have/are destroying AA. It’s the employees who generate the revenue, not the executives. Wrong. It’s the customers that generate and provide the revenue. The company and labor have to share in the blame for operational mess that AA is right now, and the cash cow is in the process ...

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by N628AU
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: No Strobes in CLT?
Replies: 14
Views: 3487

Re: No Strobes in CLT?

I’m assuming you were on an Airbus? L-US (don’t know about AA) Airbus has a ground switch. The strobes come on once the gear leaves the ground. Helps the pilots with night vision so the flash doesn’t flare off the ground back into the flight deck.

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by N628AU
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 21538

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

Y’all know if this were an AA767 of the same vintage diverting this whole forum would be up in arms about how they need to go to the desert to chopped up immediately and AA is endangering the world population by continuing to fly them. Also Doug Parker should go to prison for not retiring them fast...

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by N628AU
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 21538

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

Y’all know if this were an AA767 of the same vintage diverting this whole forum would be up in arms about how they need to go to the desert to chopped up immediately and AA is endangering the world population by continuing to fly them. Also Doug Parker should go to prison for not retiring them fast ...

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by N628AU
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reconfiguration of CLT terminal into ATL-style layout?
Replies: 13
Views: 1901

Re: Reconfiguration of CLT terminal into ATL-style layout?

I don’t recall where but I have seen renderings of exactly this. Runway 5/23 is stated for closure and eventually there will be multiple concourses running E-W with the 4 parallel runways going N-S. Probably 20 years down the road?

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by N628AU
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 147765

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

If someone isn’t going into RDU because of the Deta Focus operations there, they certainly aren’t building a hub at BNA with the Southwest operation here. BNA will never be a true hub again and the city is better off for the competition.

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by N628AU
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Aircraft Utilization
Replies: 21
Views: 3844

Re: WN Aircraft Utilization

On a trip right now on WN booked a month out for a family of 5. BNA-MCO-BNA round trip. Was $3K. 175 seats on a B38M all full on the way out. Let’s say I was $50 more than average (was booked Wanna Get Away fare), and the average fare was $250 on that leg. Revenue on the trip works out to $43750 for...

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by N628AU
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 147765

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Airport is VFR tonight but winds are gusty over 20 knots direct crosswind to the 2s/20s. Only 20 degree crosswind to 13/31 though, so if an approach had too much crosswind they should just change the runway unless it was unavailable for some reason. No other reason to divert.

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by N628AU
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential New AA routes from CLT
Replies: 104
Views: 9997

Re: Potential New AA routes from CLT

[list=][/list] I agree, my last 4-5 inbound flights took 15-20 minutes to reach the gate. CLT operationally was never meant to handle the number of flights assigned to it. Luckily a ton of money is being pumped into CLT to accommodate current and future growth Which is only going to make the airfie...

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by N628AU
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 636
Views: 116309

Re: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

BroadwayLimited wrote:

WorldTraveler was a poster at this site back in the day that had a very, and I mean very, heavy pro DL slant.[/quote]

What happened to WorldTraveler?[/quote]

He was permanently sent to the cornfield and apparently has a new IP address and username of atl100million.

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by N628AU
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville embarks on a 1.2 Billion Dollar renovation.
Replies: 68
Views: 7070

Re: Nashville embarks on a 1.2 Billion Dollar renovation.

This plan is to be in place by 2035. 19 years is a long time to build this out. The metro area will be at least 50% bigger by then.

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by N628AU
Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 1
Replies: 294
Views: 38118

Re: What's Going On In Nashville?

http://flynashville.com/news-and-media/ ... mbers.aspx
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May was a record month, with over 1.17 million passengers going thru BNA. Beats the record that stood since 1992 at the peak of the AA hub.

http://flynashville.com/news-and-media/ ... mbers.aspx

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by N628AU
Thu May 19, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, ANC To MIA - Ever Flown?
Replies: 20
Views: 6348

RE: AA, ANC To MIA - Ever Flown?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KFLLCFII" class="quote" target="_blank">KFLLCFII</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border=...

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by N628AU
Thu Dec 31, 2015 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Plane Slides Off The Runway At ORD
Replies: 19
Views: 16763

RE: United Plane Slides Off The Runway At ORD

Listening to cockpit recording in the first link they clearly state they are in the overrun and braking action was nil. Seems pretty cut and dry aside from analyzing what information the crew had and how they performed at hitting the TDZ, approach speeds, etc.

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by N628AU
Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Offers CSeries To N. American Carriers
Replies: 254
Views: 36130

RE: Bombardier Offers CSeries To N. American Carriers

Both <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> need a 100 seat mainline jet to compete with the 717 <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has locked up, especially planning for fuel prices and system growth 5-10 years ...

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by N628AU
Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flies Non-ETOPS Equipment To HI
Replies: 170
Views: 35999

RE: AA Flies Non-ETOPS Equipment To HI

Cover up means taking a direct action. For example if someone were to go back and destroy, alter, or delete data and records to prevent someone looking from finding the truth. For example wiping a file server with classified data. Stopping self reporting only puts the onus on another party to find o...

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by N628AU
Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adding LGA-CAK/JAX/MEM And CLT-SGF
Replies: 23
Views: 9775

RE: AA Adding LGA-CAK/JAX/MEM And CLT-SGF

Those codes could be errors. <acronym title="Pisa - San Giusto / Galileo Galilei (PSA / LIRP), Italy">PSA</acronym> always used <acronym title="Air Koryo (North Korea)">JS</acronym> (old name was Jetstream) and Piedmont used <acronym title="Air Dolomiti (Italy)">EN</acronym> (old name Henson Aviatio...

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by N628AU
Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion
Replies: 227
Views: 30872

RE: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDUDDJI" class="quote" target="_blank">RDUDDJI</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0...

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by N628AU
Fri Jun 19, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Of DAL Asks Feds What To Do About DL
Replies: 223
Views: 24349

RE: City Of DAL Asks Feds What To Do About DL

DL really doesn't have much of a leg to stand on here. They had plenty of flights in the market with a DFW hub and left on their own. Now they want something given to them that other carriers built. Laughable.

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by N628AU
Mon May 11, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest Gear Collapse LAX
Replies: 34
Views: 11679

Skywest Gear Collapse LAX

Fox News is showing a Skywest CRJ200 operating as UAX disabled on a runway with an apparent L/H MLG collapse or failure to extend. Flight aware showing and LAX ground stop in effect for inbounds.

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by N628AU
Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Have Put In Desert 800 Aircrafts In A Yea
Replies: 18
Views: 11900

RE: Airlines Have Put In Desert 800 Aircrafts In A Yea

This article was written in 2009.

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by N628AU
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlantic 757 Diversions Feb. 21
Replies: 254
Views: 29700

Atlantic 757 Diversions Feb. 21

The argument of a connection vs a diversion isn't compeltely accurate. If you are connecting between a medium sized city in Europe to one in the US (think <acronym title="Oslo - Gardermoen (OSL / ENGM), Norway">OSL</acronym>-<acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA ...

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by N628AU
Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches A321LR Aircraft
Replies: 226
Views: 43355

RE: Airbus Launches A321LR Aircraft

I have taken plenty of Airbus flights, a good aircraft. But 7 hour legs in 30 inch pitch in a plane that already can't get out of its own way to climb above weather due to the wing on cross country legs? Kill me now.

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by N628AU
Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Bound Fuel Stops This Week Ex: DL5693 Mspyvr
Replies: 8
Views: 3885

RE: West Bound Fuel Stops This Week Ex: DL5693 Mspyvr

Seattle had a ton of fog. Three diversions the other night from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> to <acronym title="Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI), USA - Washington">BFI</acronym>. 2 <acronym title="United...

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by N628AU
Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Fleet Upgrade Plan
Replies: 62
Views: 13280

RE: AA/US Fleet Upgrade Plan

Why does everyone find a need to have a PTV on every aircraft? i can understand international, but for domestic? Most <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> routes are 1-3 hours with mid continent hubs in <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">D...

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by N628AU
Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planned Regional Pilot Sickout
Replies: 86
Views: 15591

RE: Planned Regional Pilot Sickout

Seems to be a very gray area from a legality standpoint. The most anyone can do is probably get an injunction, but against who? Usually sick outs/slow downs/work to rule are individual groups within a single carrier. This being more of an industry wide deal it would be more difficult to hold someone...

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by N628AU
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why PHL Needs This Expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 2845

RE: Why PHL Needs This Expansion

Landed about 630PM in <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> last night, and saw a US A319 taxi out, hold, begin a takeoff roll, abort the roll, return to the end of the runway, wait and depart again. It was bound for <acronym title="Cha...

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by N628AU
Wed May 28, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL & AS: The Battle Of The Press Releases
Replies: 103
Views: 13667

RE: DL & AS: The Battle Of The Press Releases

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EricR" class="quote" target="_blank">EricR</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That remark ranks up ...

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by N628AU
Mon May 12, 2014 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2
Replies: 173
Views: 14157

RE: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2

The subleases to <acronym title="Rio Sul (Brazil)">SL</acronym> and Seaport are simply being terminated. Not sure what the time frame is on those leases or the notification period. It is not a true divestiture. They simply cannot use the gates for the time period of the settlement agreement with the...

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by N628AU
Sun May 11, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2
Replies: 173
Views: 14157

RE: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2

Here is the legal rub: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is not giving the gates up, they cannot use them for the period of the DOJ settlement which is ten years. AAs lease runs past that period, and is simply subleasing them to <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym>. AAs ...

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by N628AU
Wed May 07, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2
Replies: 173
Views: 14157

RE: Virgin America Gets Dallas Love Gates Part 2

Since there is already a sublease in place, for the city to reject the sublease with <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym>, could be construed as the city being arbitrary and capricious, which is the grounds <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="ACES (Colo...

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by N628AU
Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Slots From AA/US Merger
Replies: 216
Views: 27667

RE: DCA Slots From AA/US Merger

Not jumping to defend <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> here, but Terminal 1 at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> was originally a single carrier terminal, for <acronym title="Pisa - San Giusto / Galileo Galilei (PSA / LIRP...

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by N628AU
Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Opinion On How AA Handled Reno Air Aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 2808

RE: Your Opinion On How AA Handled Reno Air Aircraft

Reno was a good little airline, just got gobbled up. I remember them even running J31/32 in Reno colors for a brief time out of <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym>. My girlfriend in college worked with them for years aft...

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by N628AU
Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List Of AA/US Paint Shops
Replies: 9
Views: 5785

RE: List Of AA/US Paint Shops

US has also used GWO for paint in the past.

The first US birds in the new colors will be the Star Alliance A319 aircraft as they leave Star on 3/31 and need to remove all the connection by then.

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by N628AU
Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carriers At Lynchburg, VA (LYH)
Replies: 19
Views: 4584

RE: Carriers At Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Piedmont would have only flown as UA Express on a US code share. The US flights through the early 2000s were flown as US Airways Express/CCAIR combining Jetstream 31/32 and DH8 aircraft.

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by N628AU
Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Orders 60 E175 And 30 CRJ900 Jets
Replies: 97
Views: 23341

RE: AA Orders 60 E175 And 30 CRJ900 Jets

I started in the US family in 1997. We had 76 seat RJs with FC back then. They were called F28s and flown by mainline. Oh how times have changed.

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by N628AU
Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN: Will Bid "Aggressively" For DCA Slots
Replies: 89
Views: 9730

RE: WN: Will Bid "Aggressively" For DCA Slots

Southwest, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, and the cities info Dallas and Fort Worth entered into an agreement in October of 2006 to repeal the restrictions at <acronym title="Dallas ...

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by N628AU
Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Strikes Back At Delta
Replies: 298
Views: 42297

RE: Alaska Strikes Back At Delta

Stock analysts are wrong all the time. If they could truly time the market everyone that followed their advice would have cash levels like Warren Buffett.

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by N628AU
Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pearl Harbor Vet Denied Boarding On UA LAX-HNL
Replies: 157
Views: 23658

RE: Pearl Harbor Vet Denied Boarding On UA LAX-HNL

41 bumped passengers is ridiculous. I wonder if it was simply fuel (in which case they need I reevaluate which aircraft are on this route ), or was there also some sort of <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> limitation hurting the ability of the ...

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by N628AU
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McAdoo: AA Loses $70 Million On JFK-LAX Route
Replies: 88
Views: 20745

RE: McAdoo: AA Loses $70 Million On JFK-LAX Route

You can't look at routed in vacuums. Obviously the financials will change on this route in the next year , you have to look at the benefit in corporate contracts and elite <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> loyalty routes with service like this bring. Just think if all the publicity <acro...

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