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by TWA302
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

49 year anniversary of the Cooper copycat at Lambert - https://www.stltoday.com/news/archives/june-you-re-not-going-to-believe-this-a-bizarre/article_1aac5de6-6eb4-5245-a126-7adf324d5eb2.html#1 . I was only one month old but what a story. I remember watching this clip on the news which gives a littl...

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by TWA302
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

So out of curiosity, anyone know what the Omni Air 763 was up to? https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48045818031_1d16c23802_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48045904677_75dba37969_c.jpg She went to DFW after this. Since OY is a huge military charter I can only venture that is was a milita...

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by TWA302
Mon May 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

ATTN Spotters, last chance for a while to snap a 735 coming to town. Sharks charter for game 6. LET'S GO BLUES!!!!!!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/KAI525/history/20190520/1730Z/KSJC/KCPS

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by TWA302
Fri May 17, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Totally out there but there is a new airline called Air Bosnia that has been flying to odder destinations from Bosnia. Now, what's an odd destination that has the most amount of Bosnians besides Bosnia itself? The STL.... Who knows. Are you talking about FlyBosnia? They'd need a bigger plane that t...

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by TWA302
Fri May 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18937

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

In all of the years on this site, I NEVER thought a thread about an airline changing soda brands would grow to 3+ pages of discussion.

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by TWA302
Tue May 14, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Sarasota and Savannah probably are the most likely IMO. The expansion is putting in customs so after that maybe CUN (assuming G4 makes that one of their destinations). None that I have a real strong feeling about though. Still interested to see if they bring LAS back or not. I am a little surprised...

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by TWA302
Fri May 10, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.facebook.com/viajavolaris/photos/sab%C3%ADas-que-en-st-louis-missouri-est%C3%A1-el-monumento-artificial-m%C3%A1s-alto-de-estados/10157056707197682/ Interesting Volaris facebook post from December. It does note a connection but I'm curious why they are highlighting St. Louis. Do they do ...

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by TWA302
Thu May 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Probably take Condor of the running for any potential new International routes.
https://news.sky.com/story/virgin-atlantic-flies-into-dogfight-over-thomas-cook-airline-11715547

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by TWA302
Fri May 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

STLflyer wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
Dallas Stars plane at STL. 767

Image


Are they parked at a gate?


C23 from what I can tell.

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by TWA302
Fri May 03, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
Dallas Stars plane at STL. 767

Image



Image

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I had NO idea how big these unmanned tankers from Boeing were until I saw this video, moving it from STL to BLV. https://www.kmov.com/news/new-boeing-jet-travelling-on-local-highways-to-bring-you/article_6e2717fe-6a27-11e9-9f34-c3918b63cf04.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest domestic flights
Replies: 38
Views: 4110

Re: Shortest domestic flights

The wife and I did the second shortest a while back, which is in Belize. Not sure it is done anymore but Maya Island Air used to fly from Caye Caulker to Caye Chapel. The flying time was right at two minutes for 2 miles.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Load Factor Spreadsheet updated for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yw4fGz1al2nkcjP6_v0cucDmpsxWeA0nRn7LXdgoI2I/edit?usp=sharing The 44% (rounding up) on DL to CVG really stands out. Would this be a route WN could pick up in the near future? Seems like O&D from STL is NOT very g...

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by TWA302
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 7577

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

I remember flying a 732 from TUL-DAL-TUL on 9/11/2002. Remember sitting in the "lounge" sitting area.

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by TWA302
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 33
Views: 5721

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

1st) So, don't you think that a letter from an aviation attorney, who is real, would include the MSN/Tail number of the 762 that is supposed to be the leased aircraft? 2nd) If this is a legit business one of the two IG people they follow, posts nudes. That screams professional. 3rd) Feels like a Nig...

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 353547

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Seanster59 wrote:
United's new livery In a word. Disjointed.


How is it disjointed? It meshes with the brand voice 100%. If you read the rationale in all of the decisions it will help make it more clear.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

With the news that G4 is going to start service to Mexico. What are the odds they add something from BLV?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/allegiant-air-says-its-ready-to-add-mexico-to-its-route-map/

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8700

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

No DFW-KEF was one of the worst routes served by AA.Also like you said loads are good but in general the route was terrible and had a lot of bad reviews. Can you please supply some data/facts for this? Just really would like to see where this info is coming from. According to the DOT it was the wor...

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 66
Views: 8700

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Planes4you wrote:
No DFW-KEF was one of the worst routes served by AA.Also like you said loads are good but in general the route was terrible and had a lot of bad reviews.


Can you please supply some data/facts for this? Just really would like to see where this info is coming from.

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 384944

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

Well, 39 738s just became readily available to someone in need.

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Channel 9 Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 4348

Re: United Ch9?

I found this on another site that is similar to a.net from about a year ago The following aircraft types have "From the Flight Deck" sUA 777-200ERs sCO 777-200ERs sUA 777-300ERs sUA 777-200As (high density, first class only) sUA 767-300ERs sCO 767-400ERs sUA 757-200 (28J p.s.) [sUA A320 an...

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by TWA302
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ERJ 145 status
Replies: 34
Views: 6353

Re: United ERJ 145 status

I am a United flyer based out of STL, which means that I fly the ERJ145 about four times a month mostly to ORD, IAD, and EWR. There are several annoying things about these planes: - Hand luggage must be gate checked - No business class - Economy+ seats don't offer that much extra legroom. Only exce...

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ERJ 145 status
Replies: 34
Views: 6353

Re: United ERJ 145 status

IWMBH wrote:
Which airline is operating the plane in question?


ExpressJet and CommutAir on the EWR-MEM route.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

KCPS isn't a designated port of entry, so they would have to go to STL(or SUS). Well, it must be a POE since the Jets flew into CPS. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ACA7017/history/20190413/1906Z/CYWG/KCPS Winnipeg is a pre-clearance airport, so it my not be necessary in that case. Shows what I...

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Since the Cards are in MTY and they use CPS, are they equipped to handle the return in regards to customs? Their website does not really say. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8890/history/20190411/2210Z/KCPS/MMMY I would assume they are, it is busy enough, if not they could just fly to STL on...

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by TWA302
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Since the Cards are in MTY and they use CPS, are they equipped to handle the return in regards to customs? Their website does not really say.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8890/history/20190411/2210Z/KCPS/MMMY

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by TWA302
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 139
Views: 39039

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

Boof02671 wrote:
https://streamable.com/v7ur3

Hopefully this works, here is video of the damage.


Wow. Looks like they struck the surface and then hit the poles that are under the distance sign. Thanks for sharing

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by TWA302
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where have all the planes gone at JFK?
Replies: 23
Views: 7150

Re: Where have all the planes gone at JFK?

Notice no cars on the highways or roads either.

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 139
Views: 39039

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

This is on the JFK NOTAM's :

!JFK 04/158 JFK RWY 31L 5000FT DIST REMAINING SIGN MISSING 1904110513-1905250200

Probably what they took out. :eyepopping:

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Just because you are a vendor, and your card may work, does not mean you get to wander in closed off areas of the airport. If you have no business there you will be in trouble. If you have no business there and taking pictures you will be in real trouble. Exactly, just because his card technically ...

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Just because you are a vendor, and your card may work, does not mean you get to wander in closed off areas of the airport. If you have no business there you will be in trouble. If you have no business there and taking pictures you will be in real trouble. 100%. If that police officer allowed him ac...

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by TWA302
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

If I didn't know any better that guy made it sound like the whole airport was nearly abandoned. Cinnabon. MMMMMMMMMMM

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Announces 6 New Routes
Replies: 45
Views: 8777

Re: Sun Country Announces 6 New Routes

I like the STL-LAS addition. I looked up fares on WN, SY and F9 Looking at the fares, 9/12 -9/15 SY with a checked bag and seat (basic $13) r/t - $252.61 - Time coming home stinks though on the return, ~7am WN - $346.96 F9 with "perks" bundle - $312.30 (return flight is a connection and le...

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3oznNiWkAA-6RF.jpg So much for the "low and slow" approach to expansion in STL, right? :lol: Looking at the fares, 9/12 -9/15 SY with a checked bag and seat (basic $13) r/t - $252.61 WN - $346.96 F9 with "perks" bundle - $312.30 (return flight is a c...

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

The FY2018 report is out for anyone who is interested. There are some god tidbits on the airport A few are: Southwest added 85 jobs CPE is down to $8.87 (20% drop over 2017) Fuel farm looks to be moving along. https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/public-notices-and-reports/STL-Strategic-Plan-FY...

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think PDX is a good pick up for them over summer. I wasn't sure they would pick up a route that long but with AS dropping it (even with good loads) and with WN getting the loads they do, I think that was an easy one to pick up. They did make a misstep not opening up connections thru MSP/PDX until...

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Air adding Boeing 737-800BCF to fleet
Replies: 4
Views: 1149

Re: Amazon Air adding Boeing 737-800BCF to fleet

That livery looks great on the 738. Former ATA bird too!

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Weekend KK Seafood Extravaganza on AirAsia and SilkAir
Replies: 4
Views: 3188

Re: Weekend KK Seafood Extravaganza on AirAsia and SilkAir

Nice report. Love doing food trips and it looks like it was well worth it.

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think PDX is a good pick up for them over summer. I wasn't sure they would pick up a route that long but with AS dropping it (even with good loads) and with WN getting the loads they do, I think that was an easy one to pick up. They did make a misstep not opening up connections thru MSP/PDX until...

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by TWA302
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14617

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Bring it on. Excited to see how this new venture unfolds. Is it me or does it sound like they are looking to be something similar to WN?

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by TWA302
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I don’t think SY has any long term plans. They definitely won’t build brand loyalty with this type of service. This is why I think NK would be a better option for STL. On a side note, good think STL lost WOW before they folded. What a mess. Why would an airline have anything BUT long term plans? We...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?
Replies: 127
Views: 16708

Re: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?

A cleansheet narrowbody program would cost at least $10 billion, and technological advances would bring only few percent savings in better efficiency. In other words, there has not been a business case for a new cleansheet narrowbody. When engine technology has advanced enough, the time will be rig...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 964
Views: 153991

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Noob question so please don't pounce on me, but is it possible that Indigo pulled out of talks in order to let WOW fold so that they could then swoop in and purchase the AOC and remnants at below firesale prices? I really do not think so. I think they opened up WOW's bank register, laughed, closed ...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight
Replies: 48
Views: 11265

Re: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight

PM wrote:
SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight

SW don't have any 737s. I think you mean WN.


Thanks for your valuable input. I think 99.99999% of us know which airline this is.

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

STLflyer wrote:
TWA302 wrote:
Looks like the Cards will fly this season under the DL8890 flight number. They arrived at MKE early this morning for opening day on Thursday,

They've been on DL8890 for a few years now


Yes, just bringing it back up since opening day is upon us. :thumbsup:

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like the Cards will fly this season under the DL8890 flight number. They arrived at MKE early this morning for opening day on Thursday,

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by TWA302
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

The WN MAX parked at Lambert will be heading to VCV this morning along with all the others parked around the country.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA8703/history/20190323/1310Z/KSTL/KVCV

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Dumb question, but I am sure there is a good answer. Looking at the WQ loads, that has to be rough on the balance sheet to have 48% loads to Los Cabos. I have only flown WN there (via HOU/DEN) but do they get any kickbacks from the tour operators to pay for a certain % of unbooked seats? I’ll try t...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 93119

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Dumb question, but I am sure there is a good answer. Looking at the WQ loads, that has to be rough on the balance sheet to have 48% loads to Los Cabos. I have only flown WN there (via HOU/DEN) but do they get any kickbacks from the tour operators to pay for a certain % of unbooked seats?

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