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by flight152
Fri Sep 30, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce DUB-CLE
Replies: 57
Views: 10204

Re: Aer Lingus announce DUB-CLE

cledaybuck wrote:
Vicenza wrote:
cledaybuck wrote:
Presumably, he has to come back from Europe if he flies there.


Of course, but then should be stated the opposite way lol! Also, Dublin is not the only US pre-clearance airport, and Europe is a big place.

It's the only pre-clearance in Europe.

Incorrect. SNN also has pre clearance.

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by flight152
Thu Sep 29, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ian
Replies: 179
Views: 32622

Re: Hurricane Ian

aemoreira1981 wrote:
Now Ian is expected to make a second landfall in South Carolina. How many Dreamliners are at CHS that can’t be flown out?

Wind gusts forecasted to 35 knots. I think they’ll be fine.

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by flight152
Sun Sep 25, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Life as a Pilot
Replies: 20
Views: 3888

Re: Life as a Pilot

Thanks all for the replies! I have learned not to have tunnel vision stubbornness for my career. I guess I can have ERAU and DL as an end game, but can use other programs and things as stepping stones, or as backups if my end game doesn’t work out. Thanks all for the wealth of information. I don’t ...

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by flight152
Wed Sep 21, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

That isn’t what the article says. It says: So it’s a pie in the sky aspiration, not really something that is on any roadmap at the moment… As was London at one time. All this article is pointing out is JetBlue looking a a map and thinking what it would like to do with its planes. Nothing wrong with...

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by flight152
Sun Sep 04, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Purchase of Eight Additional 767s
Replies: 60
Views: 11801

Re: UPS Purchase of Eight Additional 767s

md11sdf wrote:
I don't understand why Louisville's 'hometown airline' has not launched the 767-400ERF into production..

That’s not exactly how that happens.

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by flight152
Sat Aug 27, 2022 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1746
Views: 336667

Re: Southwest Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

phllax wrote:
Now that there’s an ample amount of ETOPS birds on property, do you think they will start using them in the Caribbean so they can use the WATRS routes?


WATRS isn’t ETOPS, just class 2 nav.

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by flight152
Tue Aug 16, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is there no fourth concourse beside the third concourse at EWR Terminal C
Replies: 5
Views: 1880

Re: Why is there no fourth concourse beside the third concourse at EWR Terminal C

ddaly241 wrote:
Is there a reason why there’s no fourth concourse at Terminal C where the UA jets are parked? It would be a good idea to build a fourth concourse so that it would reduce congestion for UA flights.


There’s literally no space.

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by flight152
Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777-200ERs Keep Soldiering On
Replies: 122
Views: 26304

Re: 777-200ERs Keep Soldiering On

A 777-200ER can't match the CASM or range of a 787-9 but that doesn't make them functionally obsolete, no more than a 321neo makes every 321ceo obsolete. Regularly refresh interiors and AVOD do a lot to cover aircraft age. What made the 777-200ER avoid obsolescence compared to other models, like th...

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by flight152
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 2086
Views: 545505

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

I am sure he does but of the 20 frames UA bought, 6 have already been parted out—4 in Tupelo and 2 in Marana. With apologies to CALTECH, another of the ex-WN frames (N7711N) that UA acquired has flown to TUP for part-out. No apology needed. Will not declare a part-out as such, until it is seen that...

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by flight152
Sun Aug 07, 2022 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Case/Niche for 737-MAX10 ?
Replies: 78
Views: 10991

Re: Business Case/Niche for 737-MAX10 ?

Noshow wrote:
Is this even a real issue

Real issue, many airlines even move to single type or very few type fleets. Like Southwest, Air Baltic, Ryanair. JetBlue. Southwest likes the MAX 7.


They like the Max 7? Because they’ve flown so many?

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by flight152
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 2086
Views: 545505

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

That is true but the B gates at IAH do often accept the 175. B North can accept 175s and there is an ongoing project to configure more B South gates for the 175. For a new concourse, B South is an abomination. You're both right — I meant B South. I don't fly through IAH nearly as often as I used to...

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by flight152
Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2024
Views: 525393

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

For shorter haul flights, people don't want to get to their homes or check into their hotels at 2 am. For longer haul flights, say you push EWR-LIS's departure from 8:35p to 10:35p. That pushes LIS-EWR's arrival from 1:05p to 3:05p. Or EWR-MXP's departure from 7:15p to 10:15p. That pushes MXP-EWR's...

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by flight152
Fri Jun 24, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meltdown at Austin, Tx.
Replies: 23
Views: 7988

Re: Meltdown at Austin, Tx.

Moosefire wrote:
Meltdown sounds a but dramatic

Not really. At one point there was a ground stop for inbound traffic, after that a delay program with an average 188 minute delay. Sounds pretty bad to me.

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by flight152
Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 682
Views: 165994

Re: Norse LGW to FLL MCO ONT SFO RFD BWI

PITFlyer330 wrote:
flight152 wrote:
PITFlyer330 wrote:

Because jetblue


Um. What?


These are all unserved from LGW

Jetblue does BOS


First, JetBlue hasn’t started anywhere to London from Boston, and even if they did serving it with a narrow body Airbus isn’t putting enough of a dent in the market to keep anyone out.

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by flight152
Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 682
Views: 165994

Re: Norse LGW to FLL MCO ONT SFO RFD BWI

PITFlyer330 wrote:
georgiabill wrote:
Shocked no BOS


Because jetblue


Um. What?

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by flight152
Thu Jun 16, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 404
Views: 102097

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2022

dfwjim1 wrote:
DEN wants to attract more international service so how about trying to get flights to and from Brazil, Chile, Argentina...etc

Great idea! Why not flights to Tahiti, Australia and Egypt too!

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by flight152
Thu Jun 09, 2022 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US CDC issues Monkeypox travel warning
Replies: 39
Views: 9929

Re: US CDC issues Monkeypox travel warning

Pi7472000 wrote:
We need the mask mandates brought back on airplanes and everywhere else. This is highly transmissible and masks are a key mitigation tool to save lives and slow the spread.


You’re totally incorrect. It’s not “highly transmissible”.

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by flight152
Mon Jun 06, 2022 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

doulasc wrote:
Is JetBlue planning on any new cities and routes

They can’t handle the routes they already have.

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by flight152
Wed Jun 01, 2022 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate
Replies: 88
Views: 9806

Re: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: Lets do it. A mask is a simple and easy measure to help protect each other And its much more than just about the airplane. People spend hours in close quarters at airports. And aircraft are not immune from transmission with ample documented cases of onboard outbreaks. So how a...

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by flight152
Tue May 31, 2022 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta emerging from the pandemic as a smaller airline?
Replies: 39
Views: 9662

Re: Is Delta emerging from the pandemic as a smaller airline?

...but they are not stronger. They eliminated employees and infrastructure to save money during the pandemic but now that lack of employees and infrastructure means they cannot operate the published schedule much less grow to meet the unexpected increase in demand. FINANCIALLY stronger. If you end ...

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by flight152
Sun May 29, 2022 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 2086
Views: 545505

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

boeingatchs wrote:
Scheduled to leave VCV tomorrow for RTS:
N774UA (HD config) to ORD - first rev flight 528/30 to SFO
N793UA (Polaris) to SFO - first rev flight 2145/30 to ORD
N227UA (Polaris) to SFO - first rev flight 2655/30 to EWR


What’s the total back after all those?

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by flight152
Thu May 05, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Mandatory Rest for Flight Crews
Replies: 160
Views: 27178

Re: California Mandatory Rest for Flight Crews

You would be very wrong about a shortage of pilots. (At least in the US) There is no shortage, the was a halt on hiring during covid, a pilot entering a company takes time to get them online. There is a delay between hiring a pilot and getting them online. This rule will only apply to pilots employ...

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by flight152
Thu May 05, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Mandatory Rest for Flight Crews
Replies: 160
Views: 27178

Re: California Mandatory Rest for Flight Crews

I'm guessing cost and finding available pilots. If they're already struggling now to get pilots for their flights under their current flight schedules, adding relief pilots to flights that short would make that even worse since they aren't going to magically obtain extra pilots out of thin air. The...

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by flight152
Mon May 02, 2022 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue bids 3.6B for Spirit
Replies: 992
Views: 156322

Re: JetBlue bids 3.6B for Spirit

Somehow, conveniently, B6 keeps forgetting to mention that DoJ is suing them and AA (AMR) to stop the NEA. And at the same time, the NEA is part of this "superior" offer. Who's the Counsel for B6? https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-sues-block-unprecedented-domestic-alliance...

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by flight152
Mon May 02, 2022 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue bids 3.6B for Spirit
Replies: 992
Views: 156322

Re: JetBlue bids 3.6B for Spirit

Oh JetBlue. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride.

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by flight152
Sun May 01, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to start paying F/As during boarding
Replies: 135
Views: 20548

Re: DL to start paying F/As during boarding

I'm amazed that it was legal what Delta was doing before. In any other industry when you are required to report to work, your pay starts. Not terribly familiar with the industry I’m guessing? That’s pretty much how it’s always been done by almost every airline (at least in the US) and yes, it’s leg...

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by flight152
Tue Apr 05, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

July 19 BOS-LGW Dep 6:37p Arr 6:35a (+1) LGW-BOS Dep 12:15p Arr 3:02p Aug 22 BOS-LHR Dep 6:32p Arr 6:30a (+1) LHR-BOS Dep 8:25a Arr 11:13a Interesting to note, they both depart Boston within 5 minutes of each other. Unless they’re leaving from opposite ends of the terminal that’s going to create lo...

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by flight152
Sat Mar 19, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

11C wrote:
[url][/url]
flight152 wrote:
Abeam79 wrote:


That’s a dream not really rooted in reality.

Can you enlighten us as to why EWR100 is not rooted in reality?


Newark is tapped out. There’s a reason why those former Southwest slots are being fought over. JetBlue just can’t add flights as they please, the slots have to come from somewhere.

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by flight152
Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

Abeam79 wrote:
tphuang wrote:
heard they would like to target @100 departures from ewr


That’s a dream not really rooted in reality.

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by flight152
Wed Feb 23, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 404
Views: 102097

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2022

jplatts wrote:
Is G4 going to remain at A West at DEN, or is G4 going to be moved to different gates at DEN?

There are some more adds that G4 could make out of DEN such as DEN-AUS/FLL/GRR/HOU/IND/LAS/BNA.

Oh yeah. Because those are totally underserved markets.

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by flight152
Sun Feb 20, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top domestic routes within 1780 mi by Q2 2021 PDEW's not served nonstop by AA/DL/UA/AS
Replies: 54
Views: 9570

Re: Top domestic routes within 1780 mi by Q2 2021 PDEW's not served nonstop by AA/DL/UA/AS

Interesting list. For domestic narrowbody service, I see a lot of long, thin routes that would a) barely even support E175 service with only 45 PDEW or b) because of distance, could only be served by a mainline aircraft. IAH-BUF/GEG, as an example, on this list stands out for these reasons. Barely ...

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by flight152
Mon Feb 14, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair B753 - end of service?
Replies: 18
Views: 7907

Re: Icelandair B753 - end of service?

United still has a few ex-Continental 752s and 753s that are RR powered. So if they (United) eventually decide to get rid of those, demand for pax travel through Iceland picks up again and Icelandair decides they do want more used 757s, maybe they will consider adding ex-Continental 757s. Of course...

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by flight152
Sun Feb 13, 2022 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1393
Views: 282340

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2022

56% of JB flights delayed today? Why?

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by flight152
Wed Feb 09, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airbus off the pavement in ATL on Feb 6
Replies: 21
Views: 8670

Re: Delta Airbus off the pavement in ATL on Feb 6

With all the mud, which has hit (minimal the right) them, overhaul of the jet engines? Probably just a good power wash, then a boroscope to look for damage. If all good, off it goes! Let us hope for the bird. I am not a specialist fo jet engines so... Hope? No hope needed. The plane will/was be rep...

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by flight152
Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 121
Views: 28140

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Cathay is offering bonus payments to pilots as an incentive to get more planes in the air. https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/cathay-pacific-offers-5000-bonuses-to-pilots-to-keep-flying This is not a bonus. The salary is productivity based, with the closed loop rostering there is a period ...

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by flight152
Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 2024
Views: 525393

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Off the top of my head you missed -
ORD-YXU
DEN-YMM

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by flight152
Sun Jan 02, 2022 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 240
Views: 57447

Re: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Is anyone else surprised this airline is still operating?

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by flight152
Sat Jan 01, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2022
Replies: 481
Views: 148896

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2022

When was the last 787 delivered?

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by flight152
Thu Dec 30, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 75519

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

Good thing they fired those pilots. That should really help the safety culture! (Sarcasm if you can’t tell)

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by flight152
Wed Dec 29, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US3 Airline Pilots Scheduling
Replies: 12
Views: 2292

Re: US3 Airline Pilots Scheduling

Airlines0613 wrote:
. Recently had a friend mention one of the US3 doesn’t use seniority for scheduling, but wanted to ask some of the airline pilots here to see if it was true. Thanks!

That is absolutely not correct. They all honor seniority in one way or another.

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by flight152
Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1267
Views: 168069

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

avtcle wrote:
Good week for United in CLE

CLE-FLL & RSW to 2x daily from 1x daily beginning 12/16

CLE-LAS & PHX daily service begins 12/16

CLE-NAS Saturday service begins 12/18

Customs will be busy on Saturday. UA NAS-CLE, CUN-CLE. F9 CUN-CLE. NK CUN-CLE.

NAS is pre clear.

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by flight152
Tue Dec 07, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway
Replies: 15
Views: 1968

Re: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway

Why yes i am. Why do you ask? Palwaukee, yup. DuPage, yup A major big city airport with lots of traffic -- no way. Why would there be a difference? KPWK or KDPA can have lots of traffic, too, with much being student pilots. At a very minimum I would be considerate enough to not add work load to ove...

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by flight152
Tue Dec 07, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway
Replies: 15
Views: 1968

Re: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway

Nothing serious. No one hurt. He was doing touch and goes ??? At MDW??? I don’t see what the problem is. Are you a pilot? Why yes i am. Why do you ask? Palwaukee, yup. DuPage, yup A major big city airport with lots of traffic -- no way. Because you’re far more likely to do touch and goes at MDW the...

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by flight152
Tue Dec 07, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway
Replies: 15
Views: 1968

Re: Single Engine Piper Overshoots MDW Runway

bob75013 wrote:
Nothing serious. No one hurt.

He was doing touch and goes ??? At MDW???

I don’t see what the problem is. Are you a pilot?

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by flight152
Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 524741

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

[threeid][/threeid]

ADent wrote:
dc10lover wrote:
I think the 737max will mainly replace the 737-700's and not so much new routes.

Yes, true.

But a few of those 737-7s will be used for new routes. Denver to Hawaii for example.


I’m highly skeptical the max 7 will be feasible doing DEN- Hawaii.

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by flight152
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Engine Out Diversion
Replies: 17
Views: 5558

Re: Alaska Airlines Engine Out Diversion

The barking dog sound is the hydraulic pumps working. Perfectly normal on an Airbus. https://thepointsguy.com/news/why-airbus-planes-sometimes-bark/amp/ Uh, not exactly. Yes it is. I was a trainer on the Airbus when we got them at US. It’s totally normal to sound like a barking dog. The “barking do...

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Boof02671 wrote:
The barking dog sound is the hydraulic pumps working. Perfectly normal on an Airbus.

https://thepointsguy.com/news/why-airbu ... -bark/amp/


Uh, not exactly.

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by flight152
Tue Nov 16, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 448834

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Abeam79 wrote:
Nicknuzzii wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
At Newark…all international B6 departures moving to Terminal B as of today


Nice. Any words on slots, gates, move, or future schedule?

From what I heard. growth, growth, growth


Definitely seems, optimistic optimistic optimistic.

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by flight152
Sun Nov 07, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 448834

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

chrisnh wrote:
Should we have expected flight numbers and times for the BOS-LHR route by now?


It’s been announced. Oh, you mean JB and not UA. My bad. :lol:

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by flight152
Sat Oct 30, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAnother Meltdown
Replies: 289
Views: 47192

Re: AAnother Meltdown

American Airlines has managed to cancel nearly 500 flights today network wide. I'm at CLT but thankfully flying Delta. Agents are blaming weather but also handing out hotel vouchers. Even if it is weather, if you are moved onto a flight the next day (which I'm sure many people have been), I've alwa...

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