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by TripleA
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't WestJet updated its logo on its website yet
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Why hasn't WestJet updated its logo on its website yet

I apologize if this has been discussed already or if it's in the wrong category, but I've noticed that it's been several months since WestJet rolled out its new livery, yet they still are using their old logo on their website. And when you click on their fleet page, the photos of their planes are st...

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by TripleA
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 825
Views: 57047

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

PHX MSN was announced yesterday as well (internally as at least), opb by Mesa. Vasu Rajah had indeed stated PHX HNL last year experienced operational issues and they were evaluating alternatives to the 330. Because loads are were high they were certain a WB would return but possibly a 777, I guess ...

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by TripleA
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 825
Views: 57047

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

And the IFP-PHX flight only lasted for 5 flights. Yeah I saw that. Apparently they're saying it's just a "temporary suspension". IFP hasn't had the best luck in securing scheduled service (aside from the charter flights). As far as I can tell (IMHO) Laughlin is a drive market from both PH...

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by TripleA
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 11238

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2019:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

Nice to see FLG getting additional service, although with the the recent expansion of UAX routes out of DEN, it's not too surprising.

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by TripleA
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 825
Views: 57047

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I know this isn't related to PHX, but I just saw that Elite also ended its Cal Jet flights between CLD and LAS in April. The funny/pathetic thing though, is that the Cal Jet site is still up and advertises for the flights, yet when you click the drop down to choose the destination there aren't any l...

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by TripleA
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 825
Views: 57047

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Don't know if this has been posted yet but apparently Elite Airways already canceled that flight to RST. Did it ever even start? :lol: And the IFP-PHX flight only lasted for 5 flights. Yeah I saw that. Apparently they're saying it's just a "temporary suspension". IFP hasn't had the best l...

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by TripleA
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 825
Views: 57047

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Don't know if this has been posted yet but apparently Elite Airways already canceled that flight to RST. Did it ever even start? :lol:

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by TripleA
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 58773

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Reading through these comments I have to wonder how some of you stood flying back in the early 2000s or earlier. IFE is nice but good grief people it's not the end of the world if you can't have it for several hours. It's amazing to me how much we've come to rely on technology for entertainment. And...

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by TripleA
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's new branding
Replies: 116
Views: 19741

Re: AA's new branding

Honestly, I think that the livery itself looks great, especially on the regional jets. I just don't think they did that good of a job carrying over the branding from the aircraft to inside the airports such as signage at the podiums and ticket counters. I'll be honest though, I think the same of Sou...

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by TripleA
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's new branding
Replies: 116
Views: 19741

Re: AA's new branding

While the new branding behind the ticket counters isn't perfect it works with their current logo. Besides I think it looks much better than what they had before. New: http://i1248.photobucket.com/albums/hh488/chrisrgood1/american-airlines-ticket-counter-at-bwi-international-airport-usa-GN75H1.jpg O...

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by TripleA
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 retirement
Replies: 205
Views: 33384

Re: Southwest 737-300 retirement

N383SW on its way to Victorville right now

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by TripleA
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 retirement
Replies: 205
Views: 33384

Re: Southwest 737-300 retirement

I apologize if this has already been answered but does anyone know when the new Arizona One plane will be rolled out? Looks like N383SW just made its last revenue flight from DAL to SAT. :cry:

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by TripleA
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA markets not served from DFW
Replies: 106
Views: 11137

Re: AA markets not served from DFW

Well if you're talking about any city/town in the lower 48 then that could be a lot. If we're talking about mid-size cities then that could narrow it down a bit. Of course I guess that also depends on what your definition of mid-size is. Whether we are talking cities like Toledo or Providence with s...

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by TripleA
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 retirement
Replies: 205
Views: 33384

Re: Southwest 737-300

ScottKBUF wrote:
As of now, through FR24, it appears seven more are headed off to VCV tonight.

385, 396, 397, 601, and 627 are currently airborne.


Looks like Arizona One is still hanging on for now. It's a shame to see the Classics go.

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by TripleA
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no AA service at HRL?
Replies: 16
Views: 2850

Re: Why no AA service at HRL?

Edit: I guess it makes sense to have BRO and MFE as they are almost 70 miles apart. But having HRL in the middle just seems like too much as it's not very far from either one.

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by TripleA
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no AA service at HRL?
Replies: 16
Views: 2850

Re: Why no AA service at HRL?

Worth noting is that HRL is the only airport in the region Southwest does serve. Not that American is afraid of Southwest, but with three clustered airports within about 70 miles there probably isn't a strong need for American to squeeze into the middle one (HRL) with Southwest and United. I have t...

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by TripleA
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA paint status
Replies: 38
Views: 6033

Re: New AA paint status

Don't know about all the regional but we had an Air Wisconsin aircraft in YOW the last couple of days still wearing US Airways Express colours. Though i suspect it might be going over to UA colours in the near future. Correct, all of the ZW fleet is leaving within the next ~7 months. Are there stil...

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by TripleA
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest planes in state liveries
Replies: 33
Views: 4793

Re: Southwest planes in state liveries

Will Southwest add Georgia One, New York One, and/or Ohio One planes? Southwest has a lot of daily flights to these three states, but currently does not have special livery planes for these 3 states. I wouldn't be surprised to see a Georgia plane since ATL is a focus city, but they usually only mak...

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by TripleA
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest planes in state liveries
Replies: 33
Views: 4793

Re: Southwest planes in state liveries

Will Southwest add Georgia One, New York One, and/or Ohio One planes? Southwest has a lot of daily flights to these three states, but currently does not have special livery planes for these 3 states. I wouldn't be surprised to see a Georgia plane since ATL is a focus city, but they usually only mak...

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by TripleA
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest planes in state liveries
Replies: 33
Views: 4793

Re: Southwest planes in state liveries

They already retired the old California One. The new one is N943WN.

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by TripleA
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: PHX heat this week between 115-and 120 anad affect on air travel

I doubt the PHX - IFP flight will be operating on time (if at all) Tuesday seeing as the high in Bullhead City is supposed to be 125!!!

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by TripleA
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: June 14 - last scheduled UA 747 from NRT
Replies: 26
Views: 5419

Re: June 14 - last scheduled UA 747 from NRT

N174UA now showing VCV-MEI (Meridan, MS) ?? New scrapper facility, along with TUP (Tupelo, MS)? Google maps and street view doesn't indicate many aircraft sitting around... Wonder why it went to VCV for a few hours? Hope they save one for Fleet Week SF in October, and any word on a Museum donation?...

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by TripleA
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest VS Spirit (Low Cost VS Ultra Low Cost)
Replies: 79
Views: 12196

Re: Southwest VS Spirit (Low Cost VS Ultra Low Cost)

Spirit Airlines and the other ULCC airlines in the US - Frontier and Allegiant - basically nickel and dime their customers to death. As someone else pointed out there's a reason Spirit's planes have the "Bare Fare" written on their engines. Because the basic fare covers your seat. If you w...

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by TripleA
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Astrojet with logo off center
Replies: 18
Views: 8208

Re: New AA Astrojet with logo off center

I was just looking at some photos of some old 727-100s in the AstroJet colors and the logo on the tail was indeed off-center. So maybe that's why they painted it like that on the new one.

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by TripleA
Mon May 22, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New NYPD Livery
Replies: 33
Views: 7722

Re: JetBlue New NYPD Livery

I looked at it again, looks they JetBlue strategically placed it so that the JetBridge will cover the Shield up http://i.imgur.com/W3nTCNT.jpg Am I mistaken? The jet bridge normally doesn't go to the starboard side. That said, it should have been a large shield on the stabilizer, similar to ship 61...

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by TripleA
Wed May 10, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup
Replies: 48
Views: 9048

Re: Pax On UA Flight Supposedly Forced To Pee In A Cup

If she does have a bladder condition then I do feel bad for her, and this would be very embarrassing. But, since she obviously is well aware of it, why didn't she just go before final descent? Even if she didn't need to go, she should've gone anyways just to be safe. I thought it was pretty clear th...

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by TripleA
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!
Replies: 63
Views: 6958

Re: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!

Wow that's crazy to think about! I still remember flying on AWA and SWA 737-200s between PHX and AUS in the early 2000s when i was little and always being so amazed at the clamshell thrust reversers. Even though the 737-100/200 is vastly different from the 737NG and the upcoming MAX, all versions of...

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by TripleA
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 34118

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

From what I've seen, it appears that the majority of people who are mad at United about this are the crazy feminist types that are trying to turn this into some sort of "women oppression". Meanwhile, I'd say the comment sections on most new sites seem to show that the majority of people ag...

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by TripleA
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska vs United's response on rows with missing window
Replies: 18
Views: 3044

Re: Alaska vs United's response on rows with missing window

I know on some of the Mesa CRJ-900s, it seems the rows forward of the overwing exits in Economy have misaligned windows. Also, depending on the configuration, the last row on the right side is missing a window. I don't think SeatGuru mentions the misaligned windows ahead of the wings though.

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by TripleA
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD-PIB? Why??
Replies: 16
Views: 2810

Re: AA ORD-PIB? Why??

Two questions, is this the only point-to-point fight in AA's system? And also, can you book a flight between just MEI and PIB? Just curious.

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by TripleA
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW: AA gets serious about Terminal F; Renovations to Terminal C in lingo
Replies: 87
Views: 16356

Re: DFW: AA gets serious about F; Renovations to C in lingo

Without having been to DFW in years, what is the thing that makes C so bad compared to A and B? Those were the original terminals, right? Shouldn't A, B, and C be in a similar condition? Also, will F be in the same, rectangular shape as D? Or a semi-circle like the rest? I got to spend a LOT of tim...

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by TripleA
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?
Replies: 70
Views: 13327

Re: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?

I always thought it was strange that smoking was ever allowed on commercial aircraft . In todays world I totally agree. However go back 40-50 years and most adults smoked. I think if they had of banned smoking on aircraft in the 1950-60's they would of had difficult selling tickets, at least on rou...

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by TripleA
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?
Replies: 70
Views: 13327

Re: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?

Well according to Wikipedia, in the U.S. the ban began with domestic flights under 2 hours in 1988, and it was completely banned on all flights (domestic/international) in 2000.

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by TripleA
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did American Eagle retire their Saab 340's so young?
Replies: 49
Views: 8804

Re: Why did American Eagle retire their Saab 340's so young?

Did some of the AE Saabs stored in Abilene get sold? I seem to remember there used to be twice as many stored there as there are now.

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by TripleA
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports as Movie Locations
Replies: 58
Views: 2843

Re: Airports as Movie Locations

Chicago O'Hare in both Home Alone movies. Also Dallas/Fort Worth was mentioned in the first one and I believe the Paris Orly scenes were also filmed at ORD.

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by TripleA
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will PBI eventually be named Trump International Airport?
Replies: 38
Views: 4759

Re: Will PBI eventually be named Trump International Airport?

Considering Palm Beach County is a pretty liberal county, I would say the chances are slim. And like others have said, first we have to see what kind of president he turns out to be.

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by TripleA
Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

It appears Great Lakes has ended its PHX to PRC flight. So now they just fly to Page. PHX-PRC was there just to link the orphan PRC-LAX run with the rest of the system (through PGA to DEN). Half of the PRC service has upgraded to Brasilia, the other half is due in March. Meanwhile, the PRC Beech wi...

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by TripleA
Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

It appears Great Lakes has ended its PHX to PRC flight. So now they just fly to Page.

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by TripleA
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

PHX-EUG is back according to the OAG thread as well as PHX-MFR. I think these were expected by most. Bittersweet on the PHX-EUG as it was cut back in '08 right when I started school in EUG lol. Also, PHX-FSD is now year round. Interesting to note per the OAG thread AA's PHX - BOS service goes up to...

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by TripleA
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 sisters kicked off Allegiant flight prevented from seeing dying father
Replies: 104
Views: 14478

Re: 2 sisters kicked off Allegiant flight prevented from seeing dying father

What's interesting is reading the comments from the public on the CBS News site; they're running about 20-1 in favor of the airline. And I don't blame them. It sounds to me like the plane had already been pushed back. What I'm gathering from the story is that the woman got up after the plane had pu...

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by TripleA
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA ever operate Dallas to Flagstaff?
Replies: 27
Views: 3159

Re: Will AA ever operate Dallas to Flagstaff?

Flagstaff has an 8500 ft runway. Are you telling me thats a problem with a E170/1755? it's only a 741nm flight from DFW. For alternates PHX-FLG is 104nm diversion, GUP-FLG is 143nm diversion. Both were served by Frontier in the 70's by 737-200's. GUP can serve as an alternate. So explain why a 741n...

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by TripleA
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA ever operate Dallas to Flagstaff?
Replies: 27
Views: 3159

Re: Will AA ever operate Dallas to Flagstaff?

I know it's all hypothetical at this point but if they did have a plane RON they would have to make some sort of upgrade to the Terminal as there is already a PHX flight that RON and I'm not sure the holding area could accommodate passengers for two flights at once. While the Terminal at FLG is nice...

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by TripleA
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA ever operate Dallas to Flagstaff?
Replies: 27
Views: 3159

Re: DFW-FLG

If anything I'd assume that FLG would get an LA connection. I agree with this. I live in Flagstaff and could easily see an FLG-LAX flight. Especially with NAU here and all of the students from California that attend it (as well as the fact that many Flag residents are from Southern California). Hor...

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by TripleA
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Somebody just uploaded a photo two days ago of a US Airways Express Mesaba Saab 340 at PHX back in February 2011. Anybody have any idea why that was here?

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by TripleA
Sat Dec 10, 2016 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA planes that will not get the new paint job.
Replies: 31
Views: 8062

Re: AA planes that will not get the new paint job.

I doubt you have to worry about the American Retro 737 going away, especially with Parker in charge. The man seems to love those retro liveries, hence the reason they've launched several news ones (i.e. AirCal, Reno Air, TWA, etc).

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by TripleA
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Start Adding Scimitars To 73G Fleet.
Replies: 38
Views: 8073

Re: WN To Start Adding Scimitars To 73G Fleet.

Ugh why.. :cry: Maybe I'm in the minority here but I don't think the scimitars look good. The blended winglets look much better in my opinion. Also I too had heard they were going to quit putting them on the -800s as they didn't see them to be worth it.

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by TripleA
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Ok thanks guys! Also I was wondering, does anyone know how the load factors of that Roswell flight are? I'm just kind of curious about it. I saw a flight going there leave the other day at it was being operated by a CRJ-200. If I'm correct aren't only ROW and SGU seeing the 200s now?

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by TripleA
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 73334

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Sorry if this has been discussed but what was up with all of those Southwest planes parked west of T2 a couple days ago?

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by TripleA
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Mesa's CRJ-200 N407SW
Replies: 9
Views: 2726

Re: Question About Mesa's CRJ-200 N407SW

It use to be a SkyWest plane. I believe they are testing it for Bombardier for max cycle/hours limits... and by having it also keeps Mesa pilot base rates lower... So...they are basically just keeping it until it kicks the bucket? Once that happens do you think Mesa will buy another CRJ-200 so they...

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by TripleA
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Mesa's CRJ-200 N407SW
Replies: 9
Views: 2726

Question About Mesa's CRJ-200 N407SW

I have a question about N407SW, which is Mesa's sole CRJ-200 that they keep around for pay reasons and as a spare. I've seen a lot of people on this site say that that plane, nicknamed "Caspar" has lots of issues. So my question is, if it's really in that bad of shape, why are they still a...

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