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by TWA302
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March. Haven't been on WOW before, BUT you need to go to the food and fun fest. http://www.foodandfun.is/ . It is AMAZING! If you go during this, ensure you book tables waaaaaaaaaay in ad...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Fort Leonard Wood https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://centreforaviation.com/news/us-dot-receives-proposals-from-three-airlines-for-eas-contract-at-fort-leonard-wood-837779&ved=0ahUKEwinw42v18jdAhXOz1MKHUOlA9kQxfQBCCUwAA&usg=AOvVaw1ywtJ_L6P8kmaKLoN1rQX_ I...

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN rolls out free texting onboard
Replies: 38
Views: 3885

Re: WN rolls out free texting onboard

“According to the other site...” huh? This vagueness obviously doing no one any favors. I assumed he was referring to Flyertalk. Sure enough this thread has more information and some screenshots of the UX portal. https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/southwest-airlines-rapid-rewards/1930684-free-messagin...

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3867

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

One thing that will help answer this is in the article below. The lucrative cargo business which the 763 and 772 are perfect for on many routes from MIA to South/Central America.

https://www.aircargoweek.com/american-airlines-cargo-investing-heavily-south-american-facilities/

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by TWA302
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

[threeid][/threeid] Yeah that looks to be part of the marketing incentives promised to WOW. There was even a nice full-page ad about STL a few months back, if I can find it. I like the travel blogs. Neat idea. As others state, we “don’t have tourism” yet we have a ton to do here. I know we aren’t Ch...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Meh, I wouldn't look into it too much at the moment; I would imagine there's a bit more flux with charters. Besides, even if Apple stops it, WN will still have service (and have it when it's used most often). I emailed he airport about it recently. Got this response. Montego Bay has not been added ...

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf


What airline is “city gate” shows c27 & 28?

Edit... nm. Looks like operational but open gates available for use.
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Jshank83 wrote:
Sun Country is going to use C27.

Gate Diagram for reference.

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf


What airline is “city gate” shows c27 & 28?

Edit... nm. Looks like operational but open gates available for use.

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Probably true (and I never really thought it would be us) but nothing in the thread is concrete except for one guy who might not even have read the route map correctly and announced there is a press conference when there hasn't been a confirmation of such. I found an article saying pit will be laun...

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by TWA302
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Looks like the "Midwest City" for EI is going to be MSP

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403655&p=20705913#p20705913

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by TWA302
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

And aer lingus would be on a narrow body and would end up just being a connection point like KEF When WOW announced their STL service quite a few people at my company asked me about them as I am "The Travel Guy" at least when it comes to flying. Interestingly enough, it wasn't London, Par...

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I'm just glad I'm thought so highly of over here. LOL!! There's one thing BNA has that STL doesn't, tourism. That alone fills up any seats that aren't gobbled up by business traffic. Their LF through the summer for BNA was at 95% so in reality, it doesn't get much better than that. I think that spe...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 16293

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - atl/orl

Judge1310 wrote:
Wasn't this news from yesterday?


Yes, barely (2300 EDT). Since it hasn't been discussed why is that pertinent?

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Not to get too far off track from aviation but imo the metro issues are a little overblown. Are there security issues, of course, but I have seen stats that you are more likely to be injured/die riding in a car from the airport than on the metro. I've seen my share of shady situations on it but I n...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Cape air adding extra weekend flights to Decatur. Obviously won't be big numbers but good to see. https://herald-review.com/business/local/extra-weekend-flights-to-st-louis-among-cape-air-s/article_950bf4b0-b2ba-531e-b46b-cf4559c44ddc.html "They see that there's an increase in passengers that ...

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW loads KEF-MCO eff 18 Dec
Replies: 14
Views: 2225

Re: WOW loads KEF-MCO eff 18 Dec

From what I have read, some of the 321LR will be delivered in Q4 so maybe this will be one of the routes? Would assume so. Any chance they use one of the A330s?

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19274

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

Prost wrote:
If it helps, I speak jive.


You win .

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by TWA302
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Wonder if it is this one? Qatari VIP. 2nd visit to Boeing?
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by TWA302
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Jshank83 wrote:
Anyone know why there was an all white A330 parked over on the boeing side of the field today?


Does it have a silver vertical stripe between L1 & L2 that wraps the fuselage?

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 375
Views: 30654

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

I really wish they would re-start STL-PDX. Those flights, from the LF numbers I have seen were in the the Low/Mid 90's!

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 98
Views: 15018

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

An aircraft with what 70 seats has two air marshals? That was the first thing that jumped out at me as well! Maybe there's some sort of risk-assessment algorithm determining how, where, when, and the number of these guys get onto planes, right? I mean "random" doesn't really make much sen...

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by TWA302
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Air (Bahamas) receives Jets
Replies: 10
Views: 1508

Re: Western Air (Bahamas) receives Jets

Very nice video. Great production quality! Their name and logo are a big confusing. It doesn't exactly say "BAHAMAS!". It reminds me of something that should be based in the Western USA. Struck me too. Strange brand/livery for sure. Once I saw the side of plane, I was let down. Hoping so ...

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?
Replies: 24
Views: 5003

Re: Are people allowed to do this ? (pic)

Plane is owned by former Pan Am employee Frank Martin who lives in California. Looks like he has had it for a while. I am sure his former employer is fine with it :lol:

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I'm really liking all this new service on LCCs like F9, G4 and SY to Florida from STL over the past 2 years or so. The prices are set much lower than the big Florida carriers like WN, AA (who are, btw, lowering their prices) and the variety of destinations is vast. They are really breaking the &quo...

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Who else thinks this is a complete joke? Look at the "salaries" and rates that are going to be paid to people and the hourly rates for lawyers! Unreal.
https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2018/08/15/lambert-airport-privatization-advisers-set-for-big.html

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by TWA302
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

stl07 wrote:
Also, vote for card B!


B? That gave me seizures just looking at it!

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by TWA302
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93437

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

All it will take is someone whose psychotic break leads them to fly the plane into a stadium or a building instead of taking a joy ride and crashing into a forest, and all this will change. What if a pilot decides to do this? How would you want to prevent that? With a security code? If you really w...

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by TWA302
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93437

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

To the post above about blaming ATC for apparently not dispatching authorities to stop the aircraft on the ground before it even took off..... I get what you’re saying, but we have no idea what was going on. There is a very good chance they DID dispatch authorities as soon as they noticed something...

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by TWA302
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I would even argue the business claim. That is a large segment of BNA traffic. STL isn’t that big of a market for DL so just forget that. If a TATL launches from STL to Europe (WOW notwithstanding) there will be incentives involved. That’s a fact. It’s not about being a “fanboy”. It’s about wanting...

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by TWA302
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I never heard anything about it coming this week. I would be a little surprised if it is. PGA is taking all the news cycle and the airport is even using ther stage all week for performances. So I kind of doubt the this week (although I would be happy to be wrong) In other news Sun Country will be u...

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Are u sure it was this week? If you are, then the only news is that it is not aer lingus. So I am doing the math on this. If and I mean BIG IF, EI decides to do DUB-STL, the 321 NEO will be right at the edge of performance. STL-DUB is 3,921 miles. Airbus says the 321 NEO range is 4,000. I can't see...

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So does anyone have any news on the new Europe destination/airline launch from STL that was rumoured to possibly be announced this week? Are u sure it was this week? If you are, then the only news is that it is not aer lingus. So I am doing the math on this. If and I mean BIG IF, EI decides to do D...

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by TWA302
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Stuff the airport is doing for the PGA champ. I fly out of C for the first time in forever this week, so I am excited to check some of it out. http://www.kmov.com/story/38815200/lambert-airport-rolls-out-red-carpet-for-pga-championship-visitors Holy crap, people volunteer to work the tournament? Se...

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by TWA302
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

[threeid][/threeid]

usxguy wrote:
I wonder if Elite Airways will ever announce service to STL <grins>


I just woke up and might have a little grey hair, but I don’t get it.

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://kmox.radio.com/articles/spirit- ... ga-flights


I had a hunch they would have a "slight" increase in traffic.
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Jshank83 wrote:
Spirit is expecting an extra 1000 flights due to the PGA Championship next week.

https://kmox.radio.com/articles/spirit- ... ga-flights


I had a hunch they would have a "slight" increase in traffic.

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights delayed at ORY after violent fist fight
Replies: 10
Views: 3237

Re: Flights delayed at ORY after violent fist fight

Good Lord, that was unreal. Looks like some delays and a few cancellations.

https://www.airport-orly.com/departures.php

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is Southwest N772SW?
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

Re: SOUTHWEST N772SW

There are at least two other topics that discuss that it was retired. Suggest go back and search for your answer instead of starting another new thread. Just for kicks I tried a bunch of different searches to try to find the threads and couldn't. I think its been awhile since the topic was discusse...

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United
Replies: 17
Views: 3875

Re: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United

More Waterskis in the sky is fine by me!

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

AF1 is on finals now https://www.liveatc.net/get_asx_feed.php?mount=kstl2 Live stream on the STL FB page https://www.facebook.com/flystl/videos/2290188444341667/ ***Edit, looks like he arrived in the C-32!*** I just was getting on here to say that isn't the normal 747. It's a 2 engine. Probably bec...

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1088
Views: 79974

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

AF1 is on finals now https://www.liveatc.net/get_asx_feed.php?mount=kstl2

Live stream on the STL FB page https://www.facebook.com/flystl/videos/2290188444341667/

***Edit, looks like he arrived in the C-32!***

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 539
Views: 64060

Re: STL Air Service Discussion

http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2017/10/1 ... oween.html


Will be going to this! It is a cool event!
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stl07 wrote:
Haha, my flight instructor told me about this, never thought it would make national news
http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2017/10/1 ... oween.html


Will be going to this! It is a cool event!

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Island Air to Cease Operations
Replies: 183
Views: 22448

Re: Island Air files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The article talks about the WN announcement starting HI service. Quote “Somebody’s got to take a look and see just what is going on here. Why there was a demand for their airplanes back the very day that Southwest announces they’re coming to Hawaii?” he said. “Island Air is by far the lowest-cost in...

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caracas Airport - Abandoned planes
Replies: 12
Views: 7039

Re: Caracas Airport - Abandoned planes

In the first link the all red ones are probably ex SBA birds. Man they have those things packed like sardines on that remote parking spot!

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners look shorter in real life
Replies: 38
Views: 6163

Re: Airliners look shorter in real life

This thread reminds me of the Airbus A3 https://i.pinimg.com/736x/e8/1d/38/e81d3898109b1de58afdc870ccda6fb1--strange-photos-commercial-aircraft.jpg Please PLEASE tell me this thing actually exists for real. :lol: In all seriousness, I have seen this aircraft on Google Earth, at Heathrow of all plac...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - Vietnam Airlines sign JV
Replies: 8
Views: 1460

Re: Air France - Vietnam Airlines sign JV

Some tourism numbers by country for September. http://vietnamtourism.gov.vn/english/index.php/items/12188

Just WAITING on those directs from the US.

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by TWA302
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help, my golden escalator is stuck.
Replies: 20
Views: 4181

Re: Help, my golden escalator is stuck.

The logistics behind his travel is mind blowing. The trip to Japan in March was 2 golden escalators, 10 aircraft, 500 limos & 1200 luxury rooms for four days. Crazy, but hey...what ever makes his escalator go up.. errr. down.. wait... :-)

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hef's plane
Replies: 33
Views: 9147

Re: Hef's plane

I saw it at STL a lot of times. Must have been hell on the air conditioning, though. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac3/Exec%20Aviation/Douglas%20DC-9%20Playboy091.jpg Found a photo of it :-) "One of the earliest examples of the "big jets" as executive aircraft was Hugh Heffner's ...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 539
Views: 64060

Re: STL Air Service Discussion

More and heavier charters add to STL’s bright cargo prospects https://www.ajot.com/news/more-and-heavier-charters-add-to-stls-bright-cargo-prospects I really wonder what cargo came all the way from Bulgaria to STL in that 748? http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ABW9764/history/20170912/1610Z/KSTL/L...

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who flies planes owned by engine manufacturers?
Replies: 10
Views: 2900

Re: Who flies planes owned by engine manufacturers?

CarbonFibre wrote:
GECAS = General Electric Capital Aviation Services. Nothing to do with the engine side of things.


Not entirely true, since GECAS is a subsidiary of General Electric and part of the joint venture with Safran/CFM. So there is a relationship and association there.

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to SGF
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: Southwest to SGF

I am sure that they have considered it but probably will not happen. Here is an encouraging article about growth at SGF from May. http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Springfield-Branson-National-Airport-on-track-to-reach-one-million-passengers-in-2017-424432354.html Quote from the article: "As for ...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI thread - 2017
Replies: 100
Views: 8542

Re: MCI Happenings

Correct me if im wrong but how are MCI passengers going to connect in STL if the only airline that serves the route is Southwest? Unless you're are thinking people are going to drive 5+ hrs. What about the likes of Norwegian Air or Condor or even LEVEL? Could they be contenders to start a flight to...

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