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by gdg9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2020
Replies: 216
Views: 31281

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2020

Quick question - AA is planning to resume 4x weekly LAX-SYD in November. UA already running SFO-SYD I understand... daily cap supposedly of 375 pax a day into SYD... are only Australian citizens/nationals allowed to enter Aus? Reading a bit on the AUS embassy page, seems that way but just curious. ...

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by gdg9
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2020
Replies: 216
Views: 31281

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2020

Quick question - AA is planning to resume 4x weekly LAX-SYD in November. UA already running SFO-SYD I understand... daily cap supposedly of 375 pax a day into SYD... are only Australian citizens/nationals allowed to enter Aus? Reading a bit on the AUS embassy page, seems that way but just curious. T...

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by gdg9
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA
Replies: 160
Views: 24141

Re: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA

What about certain airlines not taking Charleston 787s due to supposed inferior quality, trash/tools left on board etc, if that was true. Why can't the 787-10 be built in Washington? The center fuselage of the 787-10 is made in Charleston and is too large to transport by rail or DreamLifter. The 78...

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by gdg9
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA
Replies: 160
Views: 24141

Re: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA

What about certain airlines not taking Charleston 787s due to supposed inferior quality, trash/tools left on board etc, if that was true.

Why can't the 787-10 be built in Washington?

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by gdg9
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 350
Views: 87557

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

Going to be odd next time at Myrtle Avenue and not seeing these 747s approaching in the distance.

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by gdg9
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Group Makes a Big Announcement and Shift In Their Strategy
Replies: 70
Views: 21044

Re: Aeroflot Group Makes a Big Announcement and Shift In Their Strategy

I can understand the change from a Russian domestic travel point of view, but the only brand that is well known internationally is Aeroflot. The SSJ are used to serve various smaller airports in central and eastern Europe, these will suffer from the change to Rossyia. O&D traffic originating at...

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by gdg9
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 85
Views: 10544

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

May 2020:

Edmonton YEG 27,463
Kelowna YLW 6,805
Ottawa YOW 8,921

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by gdg9
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir 777-300 to EL SALVADOR 09JUN
Replies: 25
Views: 4103

Re: EgyptAir 777-300 to EL SALVADOR 09JUN

UA was running a repatriation flight if I'm not mistaken to PTY within the last week. It was mentioned on the Embassy page.

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by gdg9
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker makes the day for a WN FA
Replies: 37
Views: 10501

Re: Doug Parker makes the day for a WN FA

I boarded an AA flight once and saw Herb Kelleher sitting up front, whisky in hand.

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by gdg9
Fri May 29, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR
Replies: 96
Views: 24382

Re: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR

Skyliner Aviation has this: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=2 A7-AMA and A7-AMB to CNF and to Delta in Q3. Three other QR A350s also on the move (A7-AQA/B/C) but listed as not for DL. A7-AMA/A7-AMB are the frames originally built for LATAM. These are two of the four air...

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by gdg9
Thu May 28, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR
Replies: 96
Views: 24382

Re: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=2

A7-AMA and A7-AMB to CNF and to Delta in Q3. Three other QR A350s also on the move (A7-AQA/B/C) but listed as not for DL.
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Skyliner Aviation has this: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=2

A7-AMA and A7-AMB to CNF and to Delta in Q3. Three other QR A350s also on the move (A7-AQA/B/C) but listed as not for DL.

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by gdg9
Thu May 28, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 316
Views: 54464

Re: British Airways route updates

BA are running 787s now LHR to DFW cargo only. I was told they fly with two sets of crew... after landing the other crew takes over and they all fly back. No overnights. Not to Dallas - they've been nightstopping the whole time. Only round-trip crewed flights are the PEK & PVG cargo flights and...

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by gdg9
Wed May 27, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 316
Views: 54464

Re: British Airways route updates

Hard to see DFW being dropped, as others had said hub to hub. Plenty of people will want to take BA on the LHR-DFW sector rather than AA; I know I have the last few times. I doubt they will let AA handle all the 3 or 4x daily flying, they should want at least one if for nothing other than 'prestige'...

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by gdg9
Thu May 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 61561

Re: Air France to retire A380 fleet effective immediately

VV wrote:
MrBren wrote:
So sad, the A380 is so quiet compared to the noisy 777s.


And it will be even quieter on the ground, in storage.


That made me laugh!

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by gdg9
Sat May 02, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Impact on Commercial Aviation
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Coronavirus Impact on Commercial Aviation

Ah, good point. Math never was my strong suite. I did =SUM(B2-C2)/C2 I think, which is what I use on the daily TSA pax stats, of course they are using the newer first and older in second column, so there you go, being a dimwit, I did it backwards on this!. EDIT - Redid the numbers so now all 50% ish...

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by gdg9
Fri May 01, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Impact on Commercial Aviation
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Coronavirus Impact on Commercial Aviation

Brief (40 page) PDF I put together on the impact of the coronavirus on commercial aviation. Quick history of past issues, a timeline of the coronavirus, financial looks, and so on. Not sure if I'm allowed to add here but I suppose if not it will be deleted. Thanks for taking a look and I welcome sug...

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by gdg9
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration
Replies: 316
Views: 53527

Re: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration

I don't see why the Australian government, or any government, would bail out an airline that was majority foreign owned?

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by gdg9
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread
Replies: 333
Views: 68426

Re: Interjet Now Cannibalizing Its Airbus Fleet according to Bloomberg

How does Interjet survive? They were on perilous ground before. If they do manage to live on, its only as a very small domestic carrier?

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by gdg9
Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 85
Views: 10544

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

https://ylw.kelowna.ca/business/facts-statistics
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YLW Kelowna March 104,948 down from 193,715 March 2019. -45.82%

https://ylw.kelowna.ca/business/facts-statistics

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by gdg9
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated February 2020 Loads
Replies: 0
Views: 461

DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated February 2020 Loads

Here are the estimated load factors for the foreign carriers at DFW for February 2020. Obviously February is typically a slower month, and of course this month we have the full effects of the coronavirus crisis beginning to set in. March and April numbers will be very ugly, I'm afraid. I checked OAG...

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by gdg9
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 85
Views: 10544

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

In fact the YOW Airport Authority said only 120 pax departed from the airport this past Wednesday. 12 flights operated that day, so an average of 10 pax per departure. A normal Wednesday at YOW in March or April would see about 7,000 enplanements and 110 departures. When I see these numbers I wonde...

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by gdg9
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 525

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads

Air France seems likeliest to drop as that was seasonal and only completed one year. BA for sure will return. LH has been around for ages, as has KE and both have performed well overall. JL has had great loads. QF seems committed as they had planned to at least run DFW on 787 and not A380. QR and EK...

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by gdg9
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 525

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads

I can't remember but that sounds right. I'm pulling their stats off OAG, so a late equipment sub wouldn't show. For BA, EK, I can use the Source sites at least. That's why they are estimates lol. Never 100% but usually I think somewhat close. I've had one or two airlines ask how am I getting these?

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by gdg9
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 525

DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads

Here are the estimated load factors for the foreign carriers at DFW for January 2020, the last full month before the effects of the coronavirus kicked in. Pretty good numbers overall for January, which is typically a pretty slow and lightly traveled month. Volaris added their additional destinations...

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by gdg9
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 85
Views: 10544

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

February 2020:
Kelowna (YLW) 173,517
Toronto Pearson (YYZ) 3,606,000

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by gdg9
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF
Replies: 67
Views: 12990

Re: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF

Are the Y4 MLM-PDX,SEA,SMF flights vacation charters? I don't see them on the Volaris site or in OAG yet.

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by gdg9
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Domestic Widebody Subs from Suspended China Service
Replies: 58
Views: 12706

Re: US Domestic Widebody Subs from Suspended China Service

I would hazard a guess that the U.S. has not seen this much domestic widebody service in many, many years.

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 85
Views: 10544

Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

Might as well start a thread for 2020 monthly reports.

Ottawa YOW January
278,250 Domestic
61,877 U.S.
66,255 Intl
406,382 total

https://yow.ca/en/corporate/airport-authority/passenger-volume

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by gdg9
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Philadelphia 33,018,886 +4.2
Orlando MCO 50,613,072 +6.1

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32090

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

YWG lost 94 passengers from 2018? That is incredible, plus or minus, for an airport to be in the millions and have the change in final numbers be under 100!

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... ight-year/
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AUS Austin at 17.3 million, although exact numbers not posted on their site.
https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... ight-year/

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by gdg9
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

I could have sworn there was a court order requiring LAX to begin closing gates at 75 MAP in order to control size. Obviously they have pushed past that number in the last four years. 2015 74,936,256 2016 80,921,527 2017 84,557,968 2018 87,534,384 2019 88,068,013 In my annual spotting trips to LAX ...

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by gdg9
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

That original figure for Kamloops caught my eye, but I didn't know it was (so far) off. Seems like the OP wasn't careful enough in his original figures. I suggest that everyone include links with their figures. Here's where I got mine for SYR--see the last page. https://syrairport.org/wp-content/up...

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by gdg9
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32090

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

Some airports i notice include FBO traffic, non-revs etc in total counts. Perhaps StatCan only counts rev pax? Just a guess, I'm not Canadian I just visit 3-4 times a year.

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by gdg9
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

So an update, I've muddled up SNA above. It's 10.7 million. SNA 10.7 million https://www.ocbj.com/news/2020/feb/05/jwa-2019-107m-passengers/ LGB 3.6 million https://www.ocbj.com/news/2020/jan/29/lb-airport-traffic-down-8-2019/ We can add Brisbane BNE at 24,114,864 https://www.bne.com.au/corporate/pa...

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by gdg9
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Here is a log I've been keeping from various airport websites, news reports, etc showing airport passenger traffic in 2019. Please add whatever you may have. I wasn't able to get the percentage changes for all ports and some obviously give round numbers rather than exact. Ishigaki Japan ISG 35,500,...

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads
Replies: 34
Views: 3279

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads

With HOU being larger than DAL, I wonder how the two compare with HOU/IAH vs DFW/DAL in total passengers, keeping in mind that DFW is a larger hub for AA than any UA hub, which UA seems to be spread out more at SFO, EWR and ORD. Also, I'm guessing O&D numbers vs connecting would get a slight no...

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

I like how you put Sanford but not MCO lol MCO hasn't released their finals yet SNA is not at 16.6 mil. Should that be 10.6? Agreed - 10,656,986 https://www.ocair.com/newsroom/news/airportstats Well with 230 I'm sure I've made a few typos, happy to get them cleared up. I've seen a few people say XY...

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Here is a log I've been keeping from various airport websites, news reports, etc showing airport passenger traffic in 2019. Please add whatever you may have. I wasn't able to get the percentage changes for all ports and some obviously give round numbers rather than exact. Airport Country Code Pax P...

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

musman9853 wrote:
I like how you put Sanford but not MCO lol


MCO hasn't released their finals yet

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

DELETE _ DUPLICATE

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Here is a log I've been keeping from various airport websites, news reports, etc showing airport passenger traffic in 2019. Please add whatever you may have. I wasn't able to get the percentage changes for all ports and some obviously give round numbers rather than exact. Airport Country Code Pax P...

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by gdg9
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Nashville is at 18.2 million. Has AUS released their numbers? Ahh, OK, I see whereI I muddled BNA up - https://www.flynashville.com/about/Airport%20Data//122019TrafficReport.pdf it is saying FY and I assumed it was calendar year for December like most other reports I had read. I see now it is 18,27...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads
Replies: 34
Views: 3279

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads

One thing I am surprised though is why AF or KL can't make DFW work year round. Does KLM have the available slots/aircraft? Is there enough demand for more Paris flights after AA’s new double daily summer and 10x weekly winter CDG flights? KLM ran DFW for a few years from 2008 and then a few more s...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Here is a log I've been keeping from various airport websites, news reports, etc showing airport passenger traffic in 2019. Please add whatever you may have. I wasn't able to get the percentage changes for all ports and some obviously give round numbers rather than exact. EDITED 524PM CST - I had K...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32090

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

9252fly wrote:

I suspect your numbers for YKA must be incorrect, 615,786 would be believable.


Ahh - yes, typo. Kamloops was 361,586. Sorry. Corrected above post.

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32090

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

Halifax YHZ 4,188,443 a slight dip from 2018. https://halifaxstanfield.ca/2020/02/halifax-stanfield-proudly-serves-four-million-passengers-third-consecutive-year/ Hamilton YHM "Last year, 955,373 passengers travelled through Hamilton International representing a 32% growth over 2018, 60% over ...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads
Replies: 34
Views: 3279

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated December 2019 Loads

Remember last year LH was going to upgauge to the 346. It was either because they lost a frame or because AA started/added additional frequencies to DFW-Munich as the reason they pulled the plan. I was going to mention LH's short lived A346 plans at DFW but you beat me to it. They did bring it in a...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Here is a log I've been keeping from various airport websites, news reports, etc showing airport passenger traffic in 2019. Please add whatever you may have. I wasn't able to get the percentage changes for all ports and some obviously give round numbers rather than exact. Airport Country Code Pax Pe...

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by gdg9
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics
Replies: 207
Views: 32090

Re: Canadian Airports 2019 statistics

Halifax YHZ 4,188,443 a slight dip from 2018. https://halifaxstanfield.ca/2020/02/halifax-stanfield-proudly-serves-four-million-passengers-third-consecutive-year/ Hamilton YHM "Last year, 955,373 passengers travelled through Hamilton International representing a 32% growth over 2018, 60% over 2...

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