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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: 26
Views: 3296

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: 42
Views: 9056

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: 267
Views: 62736

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: 1838

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: 158692

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: 1740

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: 1740

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: 1740

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: 3309
Views: 505741

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: 5285

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: 434006

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: 434006

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: 44880

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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by flight152
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 3rd Qrt Profit
Replies: 41
Views: 5915

Re: United international announcement by end of October

Oh baby. This on top of their big announcement last week. Could only expect AA and DL to respond accordingly. It seems like business travel was stressed in the message, so I wonder if it's related to more business-oriented routes. New connections to SIN, LHR, or FRA? I don’t remember DL or AA “resp...

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by flight152
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA B739 tail tip incident
Replies: 113
Views: 24027

Re: UA B739 tail tip incident

a318 wrote:
Omg super duper scary!!! Glad everyone made it out of that mess alive


Being a little overly dramatic for no reason

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by flight152
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1313
Views: 299846

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

I wonder if those reviews and resulting schedule changes (or gauge changes) are done quarterly or monthly. With the end of PSP support,traffic falling seasonally and due to Delta Covid, this might be new territory for the majors. Maybe we'll see a migration to the ULCC model of quicker schedule cha...

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by flight152
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR
Replies: 62
Views: 13120

Re: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR

LX321 wrote:
So Airbus planes have a yoke now or was the captain on another plane?


Their physical bodies may have been there, but neither pilot was present.

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by flight152
Tue Aug 17, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform
Replies: 25
Views: 3932

Re: Canada’s Flair Airlines unveils new uniform

canyonblue17 wrote:
Been wearing sneakers at Southwest for more than 16 years.

Yeah and it’s looked bad every single one of those years.

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by flight152
Mon Aug 16, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1313
Views: 299846

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Cmac787 wrote:
N784UA and N785UA PW 777-200 scheduled to exit XMN MX and ferry XMN-GUM-HNL-VCV 17Aug and back into storage


Why 2 stops from XMN-VCV? Seems like a lot for a 777.

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by flight152
Wed Aug 11, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit operational challenges
Replies: 401
Views: 63975

Re: Spirit operational challenges

While there's no doubt about the dreadful experience with Spirit the past week, it is important to realize the reason behind the shit show before randomly tossing out words about not trusting the airline anymore. In fact, Spirit was operating at normal before this operational challenge and is curre...

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by flight152
Wed Aug 04, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing
Replies: 132
Views: 26025

Re: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing

This pretty much violates every industry standard safety protocol in the book. Double yikes.

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by flight152
Sat Jul 31, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 adds EWR Pilot Base
Replies: 64
Views: 10123

Re: B6 adds EWR Pilot Base

Interesting, the Continental and United EWR base covers all three airports I doubt UAL pilots would trade contracts. I doubt my B6 pilot friends would want much of the UAL pilot contract either, least of which being United's airport standby provision. Who knew there was an airline outside the regio...

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by flight152
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New livery for American Airlines?
Replies: 98
Views: 22710

Re: New livery for American Airlines?

Is anyone else surprised American is still taking delivery of the 787-8?

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by flight152
Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 114925

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

ILNFlyer wrote:
DEN2021 wrote:
N772UA is due to depart DEN today (7/15) for VCV.


I presume she is going to the scrapper...


Pretty sure if they were scrapping it they wouldn’t have fixed it to be scrapped.

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by flight152
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production
Replies: 79
Views: 11316

Re: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production

I think they should look at the 900 instead. It still sold reasonably and has good ASM costs. The 700 didn't sell at all for the last 8 years even while still available. Lufthansa had theirs for sale, less than 10 years old, well overhauled and most ended up scrapped because almost noone wanted the...

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by flight152
Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can United Airlines Become Premium?
Replies: 27
Views: 4004

Re: Can United Airlines Become Premium?

UAUA wrote:
https://onemileatatime.com/insights/can-united-airlines-become-premium/


Seems that American Airlines is more premium for now.


Not sure how you’re coming to this conclusion.

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by flight152
Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1313
Views: 299846

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Scarebus34 wrote:
sldispatcher wrote:
Beefier July schedule underway.

Reports on morale amongst employees?

Depends who you ask. Overall, not good.

I disagree with this honestly.

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by flight152
Tue Jun 29, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United confirms order for 200 737MAX and 70 A321neo
Replies: 925
Views: 162163

Re: United Airlines in advanced talks on purchasing 100-150 737MAX

PITFlyer330 wrote:
Has anyone know if the order is only a321neos and not 319, 320s?


No one officially knows anything. We’ll find out in a few short hours.

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by flight152
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL drops Cape Town from JNB-ATL schedule
Replies: 246
Views: 53031

Re: DL drops Cape Town from JNB-ATL schedule

I would think JFK-JNB would be a good option - particularly with SA struggling, if not on the ropes already. UA is already flying EWR-JNB. I think we all know that already. If you already knew that, then it would be pretty obvious ATL would be a better option for that flight, considering the massiv...

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by flight152
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL drops Cape Town from JNB-ATL schedule
Replies: 246
Views: 53031

Re: DL drops Cape Town from JNB-ATL schedule

Makes sense, triangle routes will be less and less attractive as things go back to normal, especially if competitors go for non-stop. I wonder what the numbers look like for the A350 then, its really a testament to the aircraft's capabilities if it can perform duties that were once exclusive to the...

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by flight152
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: La Compagnie adds EWR-MXP & TLV (Via ORY)
Replies: 39
Views: 6351

Re: La Compagnie adds EWR-MXP & TLV (Via ORY)

[threeid][/threeid] Is this a B6 thread or a La Compagnie thread? I don't think United, with its 2 EWR-TLV flights and non stop to MXP is worried. La Compagnie can take the bottom feeders. La Compagnie will take the top feeders, not the bottom ones. Top feeder? Who is going to pay a premium to stop ...

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by flight152
Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23747

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

As a passenger, I am all for it. Why would any sane passenger be for this? Do you like the idea of degraded safety margins in the name of higher corporate profit margins? I honestly do not see it as a degraded safety margin. While the pilot unions might want to sell you that line, it just isn’t the...

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by flight152
Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23747

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

Ufsatp wrote:
Noshow wrote:
I am opposing this as a passenger.


As a passenger, I am all for it.


Why would any sane passenger be for this? Do you like the idea of degraded safety margins in the name of higher corporate profit margins?

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by flight152
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A350XWB at St Maarten (SXM)
Replies: 41
Views: 10016

Re: The A350XWB at St Marteen(SXM)

Why are we still calling it XWB? Just curious?

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by flight152
Sat May 29, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation
Replies: 22
Views: 4120

Re: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation

petertenthije wrote:
seb146 wrote:
5 Americans killed in DC = Republicans block investigations


5 Americans killed? This is a complete lie. Do some research.

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by flight152
Thu May 27, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1568
Views: 339935

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

If United really needs aircraft in the short run, it would indeed be surprising if United wouldn't just order more 787's instead of adding to their fleet complexity by actually taking any A350's. A350 as a lifeline?? Anybody who can pay can get any new widebody in production immediately if they wan...

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by flight152
Thu May 20, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 434006

Re: JetBlue Officially Launching LHR/LGW

TC957 wrote:
Ziyulu wrote:
How likely will they have to refuel on the way back with this aircraft?

Rarely Id'say....The A321XLR has around a 9 hr flight duration.

XLR won’t be around for another 3 or so years.

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by flight152
Wed May 19, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1568
Views: 339935

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Does anybody think united may delay Boston to london to 2022 because JetBlue is doing 2022 now? delay? its never been announced, so technically no delay?! But for me, I never expected this route in 2021 and I really don't expect this route in 2022 either. You must have missed it because United defi...

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by flight152
Thu May 06, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1299
Views: 248007

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

airboss787 wrote:
What is pay like at Avelo? Been hearing Breeze paying crap wages, so compared to them, how is Avelo paying? Haven’t heard much about that!


Avelo is equally bad.

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by flight152
Tue May 04, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby born on SLC-HNL by mother who didn't know she was pregnant
Replies: 53
Views: 7824

Re: Baby born on SLC-HNL by mother who didn't know she was pregnant

avi8 wrote:
sunking737 wrote:
IIRC she was 28 weeks, 7 months along

I’m amazed the baby was able to survive for 3 more hours after being born in an airplane. Fantastic work and amazing job by the doctor and nurses.

Why? There was a time before hospitals existed and somehow the species was able to make it.

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by flight152
Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2371
Views: 310133

Re: Horizon starting ANC-PDX?

Cubsrule wrote:
What does AS pilots’ scope protection look like?

There is none to speak of.

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by flight152
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA adding seasonal IAD-ATH, EWR-DBV and ORD-KEF
Replies: 132
Views: 24013

Re: United intl route announcement Monday 4/19

stl07 wrote:
I hope this ends up being a simple Midwest-CUN announcement after all the speculation

This aged poorly. Why do you think they’d make a big social media event out of a flight to Cancun?

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by flight152
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA flight from Savannah, GA to SFO in... a 77W??
Replies: 7
Views: 3407

Re: UA flight from Savannah, GA to SFO in... a 77W??

Considering it left from SVN and not SAV, I’d say it’s a military charter.

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by flight152
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 119373

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Regarding the lounge situation - UA flyers are used to sub-optimal lounges at EWR and probably don't expect much. I'm assuming that the folks flying J out of JFK on UA are there for network reasons, e.g. UA or *A loyal. I can't imagine a lounge would materially impact the purchase decision. That sa...

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by flight152
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1568
Views: 244044

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

Acey559 wrote:
New vacancy bid opened today. Of particular interest was the specific mention that 767-400 flying will return to EWR and IAD. Categories reopening are planned for sometime next year, but could be sooner depending on demand.

What’s funny is how many on here said the plane would never come back.

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by flight152
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1568
Views: 244044

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

[threeid][/threeid] AA is running bigger RJs st SJT and ABI on some runs so they are not actually "barely supporting" service. Having a second choice is harder but both SJT and ABI, for example, supported DL for years with the DFW hub. 1.2 million over two years for "possible" gu...

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by flight152
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1568
Views: 244044

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

ChaseP wrote:
Storage Update:
N439UA (Airbus A320) entered GYR for storage this afternoon.
N69020 (Boeing 777-200ER) is scheduled to leave ROW on Saturday morning. It will eventually end up in XMN for heavy maintenance.


Any idea why that A320 was sent to storage?

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by flight152
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1267
Views: 158692

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Looks like UA is trying to compete with the F9, NK, and G4's of the world, doing point-to-point flying. At first I thought this was about CLE, but reading the UA press release, its more about Hilton Head and/or Myrtle Beach, SC--we just benefit from this new UA strategy. Those two little places are...

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by flight152
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new summer point-to-point routes
Replies: 116
Views: 16253

Re: United Announces Major Expansion at CVG

I doubt United is just throwing darts at a board here. They have access to travel and demand data from these cities and they’re using that to try to fill some planes that would otherwise be parked or flying empty. Smart move on United’s part. Bravo! The one problem with travel demand data: it is no...

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