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by TWA302
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Counting 99 WN flights for M/Th/F in the week of July 13. Guessing at some point we get over 100 a day again this month.

Let’s hope it holds up.

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by TWA302
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

This will just make you say what if... ______________________________ Vasu Raja, Senior Vice President of planning at AA had an interview with Plane Business Banter. From the PlaneBusiness Banter interview with Vasu PBB: Then there was all the debt. All the ill-will from the near-bankrupty in 2003....

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by TWA302
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

This entire privatization ploy gets crazier every day. First it’s back after it was dead. Then it turns out Rex can still get paid back if they rush out the next proposal. Spencer wants it written out of the next deal and Reed says this: Reed said the consultants deserved to be repaid if a lease de...

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by TWA302
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

T18 wrote:
By the way anyone who can't read the above post dispatch article and gets squiggles for letters, just copy and paste that into a word processor and like magic it become legible.


Yeah, that or refresh the browser, when text pops up stop the browser by hitting the X in chrome toolbar and presto! :-)

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by TWA302
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

48 years ago, the DB Cooper 2.0 attempt at STL. Almost movie-like especially with McNally's girlfriend hijacking Allen Barklage and his helicopter. Not a well known story but for some reason I find it fascinating, and that McNally is out of prison. https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/stltod...

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by TWA302
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to relaunch as PLAY
Replies: 163
Views: 29682

Re: WOW Air to relaunch as PLAY

Has there been any indication on which cities they are going to fly to? It is in the article: "It is not known where Play will fly. The company’s original plan was to start regular flights to Copenhagen, Berlin, London, Alicante, Tenerife and Paris. Later, the plan is to start flights to North...

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by TWA302
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

They just won't let this go! https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/backers-of-effort-to-privatize-st-louis-airport-to-submit-signatures-forcing-november-vote/article_2f9d4363-2f12-5d02-b208-91779c274535.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1 So it will make the ballot in November, but...

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by TWA302
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone able to explain this? https://twitter.com/tpc_stl/status/1271795062712696833 Its the LA Chargers owners private jet at Downtown Airport. Seems to have been sitting there overnight judging by the photos also. A long way for some maintenance work on a small private aircraft surely? I would gam...

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by TWA302
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

WN at STL is 2nd. Just under 80%Great to see. WN at nearly 90% capacity for DEN in July...wow https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EakkskkUEAAb-8P?format=jpg&name=4096x4096 This definitely shows the strength of WN and their financial position. It also shows the strength of STL's location. It also shows ...

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by TWA302
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone able to explain this? https://twitter.com/tpc_stl/status/1271795062712696833 Its the LA Chargers owners private jet at Downtown Airport. Seems to have been sitting there overnight judging by the photos also. A long way for some maintenance work on a small private aircraft surely? I would gam...

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by TWA302
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

The airport tweeted out they had more passengers this past weekend than any weekend since March 13-15. That means they had more passengers than a weekend that overall across the network averaged about 531K per day and last weekend was 404k average per day. Did they share a number? I'm lazy today an...

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by TWA302
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow, Air Namibia A330 at LHR
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: Wow, Air Namibia A330 at LHR

Repatriation flight that looks like it was delayed from 5/27

https://www.osac.gov/Content/Report/6a4883e2-bca6-4329-9e2a-18c6e3e04117

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by TWA302
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whatever happened to Air France Vacances?
Replies: 20
Views: 4212

Re: Whatever happened to Air France Vacances?

Found an print advertisement from 1980

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by TWA302
Wed May 27, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Country for a cares act exemption at STL. So that means they won’t be running routes for awhile. Not sure what it means long term. PDX was one also so not surprising we got one since that was our summer route. G4 got one for SPI DL for Peoria. Updated their schedule. Return pushed back a month ...

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by TWA302
Wed May 27, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

New privatization proposal. For me personally it is hard to see how the math or timelines work out in the deal. Especially in the current state of travel. ____________________ A large union and NAACP branch plan to force a public vote that could revive an effort to privatize St. Louis Lambert Inter...

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by TWA302
Tue May 26, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Passenger numbers out for STL in April. Down 95.9% on Month - Total 55,066 Down 39.6% on Year Air Cargo up 1.3% https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/stl-2020-ytd-air-traffic-activity-report/2020.4-YTD-Jan-Apr-ATAR.pdf Wow. 96%. That is staggering. I really thought that WN, even with as reduced ...

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by TWA302
Sun May 24, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Whoa doggie those Ts are expensive. Maybe you don't have a financial connection to the site yet, but . . . they ought to give you commissions. And yes, I also ordered one. In other news I had the strangest dream last night of hopping a war weary 747 from St. Louis to Chicago on a whim with a deceas...

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by TWA302
Fri May 22, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 153105

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

Link to twitter with a video clip from a security camera. Plane was losing height quickly. Prayers for the victims and their families. Sad day. https://twitter.com/GFarooqi/status/1263858937138483200?s=20 I see deployed landing gear. Good eye. If you pause and zoom in at :04 you can clearly see all...

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by TWA302
Fri May 22, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 153105

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

Link to twitter with a video clip from a security camera. Plane was losing height quickly. Prayers for the victims and their families. Sad day.

https://twitter.com/GFarooqi/status/1263858937138483200?s=20

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by TWA302
Wed May 20, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

On WN369 ECP-STL. Total of 30 people on the flight. Drove the wife down last week and now on the way back. ECP was dead as a doornail. REALLY creepy compared to what I saw in mid-March.

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by TWA302
Tue May 19, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

atrude777 wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
STL-EWR on UA starts back up tomorrow. 1x a day. E175


Booked to 37 Passengers.

Blocking 7 seats, the front row in F and the back row in Economy.

48% Load Factor on Day 1 of return to NYC, I have to say is not bad at all.

Baby Steps!

Alex


Where do you find this info?

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by TWA302
Tue May 19, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
STL-EWR on UA starts back up tomorrow. 1x a day. E175


I was checking the RT price, not bad! $397 basic economy with one day. I also saw the bundle option for club access for $30. Does anyone know if that is a new thing?

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by TWA302
Thu May 14, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall
Replies: 176
Views: 23659

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

KFTG wrote:
They aren't going to furlough 7000 pilots.


Why not? Larger companies with a stronger revenue bottom line (in the travel industry) have done the same thing furloughing more. Never say never. DL will do whatever it takes to stay afloat. I hope they don't but anything is possible.

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by TWA302
Thu May 14, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Got stir crazy so I went up to the airport today and took some pics.

GoJet/TSA hanger has a bunch parked.
Image


Pretty impressive all planes that sport the new UA colors already.

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by TWA302
Sun May 10, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
AA seems to be parking 737-800s at STL. 15 on the ground. More coming tomorrow. Probably doing some maintenance also.


That's the most AA planes on the ground at STL since 2009! I guess TUL has enough work with all of that metal down there.

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by TWA302
Wed May 06, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

March numbers for @flystl are out. Passengers down 53% on the month Down 18% on the year. Cargo up 14% https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/public-notices-and-reports/2020.3-YTD-Jan-Mar-ATAR.pdf I guess the uptick in cargo is a good thing. Should be able to release April soon. Not much to calcu...

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by TWA302
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

This week's OAG massacre is out. Good Lord. I don't even know how to begin making sense of the WN ups and downs. I do see the AS STL-IND add though.
https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1445235

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Since we don't have much to talk about right now, reported a few days ago that Lambert will benefit from a $60 million grant to can be used to pay employee salaries, utilities or airport development. https://www.kmov.com/news/lambert-airport-to-receive-nearly-60-million-in-federal-grant-money/articl...

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by TWA302
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... b-ATAR.pdf


And then the shit hit the fan........
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Jshank83 wrote:
February stats, which will be the last positive ones for awhile.

Up 3.3% on the month
Up 3.6% on the year

Cargo up 20%

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... b-ATAR.pdf


And then the shit hit the fan........

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Are any birds parked here? There is an AA 737-800 that has been on the ground for a week. Another that has been on the ground a couple days. They technically get signed up for flights but they keep getting cancelled according to Flightradar24. So we will see how long they stick around. If AA runs o...

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by TWA302
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery
Replies: 60
Views: 15017

Re: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery

Wow, the clouds! Interesting livery, here is a shot of it approaching Miami Int'l. https://i.gyazo.com/5455b4801bb8e771d3f5b7ecf292d335.png You win a.net today. Thanks for the laugh. Much appreciated. :lol: :lol: :lol: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by TWA302
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9195

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Since AA is moving many aircraft to TUL, anyone have photos?

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Final 2019 numbers for BLV

Due to a great month of December it ended up on passengers for the year.

Up for Month 18.85%
Up for Year: 0.46% or 1,992 passengers

Total Passengers: 303,801


What was their goal on pax % increase last year?

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Heard WN cuts go thru tonight. I’ll see what it looks like tomorrow.

*insert "hang onto your butts" gif here. *

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Air Canada also cut for at least the first 2 weeks of April, guessing that will be extended.

I'd bet 6/1 and it is just starting. Am I crazy in thinking they'll shut down all air/rail/bus for 3-4 weeks?

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by TWA302
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 3266

Re: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

I actually think that’s a really good idea thinking outside the box GK and friends shoul really look at getting a smaller aircraft and continue their legendary service on the smaller aircraft with two WN FAs and 2 WN pilots...(Call it what you want Luv connection, Luv express use something like the...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

This WN extension tomorrow could be interesting. But I’m guessing it will be pretty boring. Probably too far out for them to plan big network changes due to the last week. Not seeing any new routes. Did notice that the 2nd daily SEA was just seasonal and goes back to 1 daily. SLC not coming back. B...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

So why was the morning AA flight cancelled to LAX today but not the one tomorrow? Seems kinda odd. No clue. Mx issue? Maybe wait and see tomorrow morning if 453 is again cancelled. I am flying to ECP tomorrow. I have a list preferred with companion. My wife is A 20. My daughter checked in 15 minute...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182254

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

crjflyboy wrote:
I wonder if the covers corporate jet travel as well

Well I was supposed to go to Amsterdam next week via corporate jet (a corporate partner owned jet) and it has been cancelled as of 15 minutes ago. The message stated that we would not be allowed to return to the US under the nee new restrictions.

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Arguably needed. The original parallel runways were too close together for simultaneous take-offs/landings during certain conditions. TWA at the time was running over 500 flights a day. When the weather went south, so did operations. At the time, no one could foresee the demise of the hub, so YES i...

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by TWA302
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

atrude777 wrote:

but we do have Panda Express, Starbucks, Taco Bell about 2-3 min away from the airport down the Highway.

Alex



Ahh nothing screams local fare like PE, Starbucks and Taco Bell :stirthepot:

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by TWA302
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

How many people fly daily to Canada in general? Can we get another flight besides to Toronto? Our Yoda of numbers, Jshank83 might have those figures. I would love to have YVR back. TW served YVR and YYZ until 2001. Did both flight many times for hockey games. If I remember the YYZ was operated by T...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Plans Munich to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
Replies: 12
Views: 2490

Re: Bamboo Airways Plans Munich to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Nice. Since VN has more or less a monopoly for VN-Germany they should be able to make some money with these routes. If they survive that long! Im still a bit dubious on their financials. They have already suspended S.Korea which was a big market for them. Im sure it won't be back to normal for a wh...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

OzarkD9S wrote:
stl07 wrote:

Tecnams were in STL today from Veterans Memorial airport


I'm going to book STL-MWA-STL for an out-and-back next month. Not very often us STL folk get to try a new a/c before most of the world.


Gonna do the same. Pretty cool plane. Excited.

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Still don't get why people try to do this while in the air: AA2300 DFW-ORD diverts due to PAX trying to open door. https://www.kmov.com/news/passenger-tried-to-open-door-during-american-airlines-flight-diverted/article_80c99842-5dc3-11ea-9641-a3f451c3b8b3.html I guess what made me excited is that I...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Still don't get why people try to do this while in the air: AA2300 DFW-ORD diverts due to PAX trying to open door. https://www.kmov.com/news/passenger-tried-to-open-door-during-american-airlines-flight-diverted/article_80c99842-5dc3-11ea-9641-a3f451c3b8b3.html I guess what made me excited is that I ...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Of course. If your C-level folk are making astronomical sums of money, do you really want them losing productivity by having to fly commercial when they could be flying direct on a private jet with an environment more conducive to getting things done? Private jets aren't cheap, but there's a certai...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Does anyone know the Amazon flights arrival/departure times? I've yet to see one. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ABX3941/history/20200228/0044Z/KBWI/KSTL GB flights https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI3036/history/20200226/1931Z/KCVG/KSTL 5Y flights And an odd 5Y one that landed today https...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62028

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Numbers for January are out for STL Passengers are Up 3.9% Cargo up 18.7% Not bad considering the max was flying last January and not this one. https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/public-notices-and-reports/2020JanAATSPubRel.pdf Those are good numbers. Good cargo numbers. The Amazon flights we...

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