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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Because their policies have worked so well, roll eyes. Welcome to your spike Hawaii. Funny California is mentioned. How'd those draconian measures work for them. Oh, they spiked just like those non draconian states Florida and Texas and are now dipping just like those beaten down by the media state...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

I did find this, but there isn’t much here, let alone a Jan 1 date listed for pushback. https://www.kitv.com/story/42452087/hawaii-governor-warns-of-travel-plan-delay-as-cases-spike There’s every indication the Sept 1 reopening of tourism isn’t happening. In fact it was just reported the Governor e...

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by WaywardMemphian
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 250
Views: 35130

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

https://ir.allegiantair.com/news-releases/news-release-details/allegiant-travel-company-second-quarter-2020-financial-results Wow..... "June bookings were a significant contributor to this reduction, with several days in June exceeding prior year booking levels. In fact, June bookings resulted...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 250
Views: 35130

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

https://ir.allegiantair.com/news-releases/news-release-details/allegiant-travel-company-second-quarter-2020-financial-results Wow..... "June bookings were a significant contributor to this reduction, with several days in June exceeding prior year booking levels. In fact, June bookings resulted...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Q2 result
Replies: 22
Views: 4661

Re: WN Q2 result

Another dramatic loss for a US Airline. But they cut their cash burn almost in half which is a good thing. - Looks like WN intend to keep operating as many flight as possible even if it keeps cash burn up. Can anybody tell me why ? 'Stealing' potential customers away from the US3? Yep, In these tim...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55044

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

July 16 2020: 706,164 2,716,828 25,99 % Related new cases + 75,000 in the US. The spike in Northwest Arkansas has nothing to do with air travel. It started at meat processing plants and went from there. We also have a large Marshallese community with their known health issues, it has been been abso...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146400

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

I am so not excited about a new entrant into the US market during the worst times in history. I suppose they're somewhat committed but the writing seems like it's on the wall for them. And this whole 'everything by app' idea...I can't wait to see their gate when the poop hits the fan with a mechani...

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines Q2 2020 earnings thread
Replies: 128
Views: 14641

Re: DAL Q2 2020 earnings thread

What I found truly amazing is that 15,000 employees agreed to take an early retirement. The number doesn’t include the pilots, that’s still being determined. At AA in flight service, when early retirement was offered early on during COVID-19, only 875 or so flight attendants took it, despite many m...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney and airline partners
Replies: 34
Views: 5087

Re: Disney and airline partners

Why would Disney want to Partner with budget airlines. It’s not a budget vacation at all. 100% Some people are surprised at the number of Disney resorts where rooms start around $400 per night and many rooms top out well above $2000 per night (way more for luxury multi-room suites), as well as the ...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14085

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

I was in MEM 2 weeks ago. The Terminal B re-do is coming along nicely, the glass walls were completely up on the first section, and in process on the far out gates. Gave me a good idea of what the final product will look like. For anyone flying in or out of MEM this month, you might want to note th...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14085

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

Why is it that this thread barely gets any action while the Nashville thread is almost always trending? I don't get it. We need to step it up guys. Outside of the Covid frieght boom and the Southwest add of Phx, not much is happening. I will say there's some good photos of the new B concourse on th...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

SteveXC500 wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
WN updated their july and august schedules today. Lots of flights added back in to July.


Is there a summary of these changes anywhere?


It will be shown this Sunday's update thread that is worth the membership cost, lol.

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65635

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

Just from what I see here in NWA, numbers are spiking and folks don't seem to care. It is getting busier and busier and people are bitching about the curtailed hours at the states still being in effect. Texas cases are rising and they are still going to stage 3. Last week my wife was exposed and tes...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 41549

Re: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,

[twoid][/twoid]AA's debt downgraded to B-, from B. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/american-airlines-credit-downgraded-to-b--at-sp-the-lowest-rating-among-its-airline-peers-2020-06-03 This is highly speculative (risky) debt. The credit rating agency said the outlook on the rating, which is now si...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri May 29, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

I would like to see them add some of the "non WN" style places like BIL FAR FAT TYS etc while somewhat slow and able to grab any of the folks flying from there that usually use the carriers that are shrinking those places' options. Have the people and planes available but would take time ...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu May 28, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

I see MEM/PHX added, my MEM wishlist for WN is now MSY, STL, LAS, OAK, FLL, not in that order

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by WaywardMemphian
Sat May 23, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions
Replies: 236
Views: 38906

Re: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions

Bentonville is now the 5th fastest growing city in America. Northwest Arkansas is now projected to top 1million in time for 2045. Throwing a 737 on DAL, DEN, PHX or LAS, STL or MDW and ATL or BNA would be taking advantage of opportunity. Since they think some flights will only be 45% capacity, stick...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed May 20, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65627

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

WN has scheduled additional IND-ATL/TPA/MCO flights for Memorial day weekend. Looks like CMH-RSW/ATL, BNA-TPA, MKE-TPA, BUF-TPA, and likely more are also seeing at least one additional flight this weekend I think there are a fair amount of extra flights added to florida like you say. I think they a...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu May 14, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 41549

Re: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,

My opinion DL is safe. If UA goes, for ORD AA will pick up the slack. Maybe B6 grows there. DL will want IAH for a south central Texas hub. DEN southwest and Frontier could pick up the slack. LAX Delta expands. SFO perhaps AA could take over. EWR and IAD would probably be picked over. If it was AA-...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed May 13, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 41549

Re: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,

I could see AA going under and WN and DL moving in to DFW to pick up the pieces and it would certainly alleviate the Love Field Saga. Southwest could expand PHX to cover most. In a post AA world, Would Southwest finally get a smaller planes to back fill some major AA stations like TUL and XNA? I cou...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri May 08, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vintage WW2 era planes to flyover Arkansas Cities
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Vintage WW2 era planes to flyover Arkansas Cities

To honor the frontline workers here in Arkansas... A team of pilots, including Steuart Walton, chairman of the Arkansas Economic Recovery Task Force, will embark on a one-day, 15-city flyover of the state Saturday (May 9) with a fleet of World War II-era aircraft to pay respect to those who died fro...

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9700

Re: Fleet parking lot pictures

Delta has lots of birds (70+) parked at BYH(former Blytheville/Eaker AFB)

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 615
Views: 110497

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

CPHGuard wrote:
Don't you think Boeing are done, messing with +40 year old airliner designs, to revamp outdated technology?
The track record isn't exactly stellar.

Meet the 50 year old F-15, sure it isn't any thing like the original but neither is the 737.

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by WaywardMemphian
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 615
Views: 110497

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

Right now, Boeing is not in a position to spend billion of dollars on new airplane developments. Sure it is. How much do you think they could spend over the next 12 months? They don't need to look at expensing $5 Billion on Day 1. Boeing is still selling fighter jets and not at loss. The USAF has b...

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by WaywardMemphian
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147787

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Boeing couldmgave had the C Series.for pocket change and knowing them would have still killed it off to protect the Max.

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines in this crisis
Replies: 76
Views: 20120

Re: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) is worth a look during market crisis, despite risks

I am going to go against the grain here. From looking at beaches in Florida, it looks like Spirit customers will be the most eager to travel :duck: Millions of people out of work and unable to pay mortgage or rent would indicate that there's not going to be much demand for leisure travel. Millions ...

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7758

Re: WTI Oil price goes negative

With demand so low and US output capability, You'll start to hear talk of banning imported oil to the US if prices don't stabilize muy pronto. The end of the line Unleaded pipeline terminals are selling unleaded for as low as 12 cents a gal as it has no where else to go.

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by WaywardMemphian
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7758

Re: WTI Oil price goes negative

I just filled up my car and was paid $40 There arw places in Arkansas that regular unleaded is below $1 and premium is $1.39(usually ethanol free). In normal markets between $1.19 and $1.29 regular can be had with ease. I completely filled up my F140 with under a quarter tank for under 25 bucks las...

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by WaywardMemphian
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7385

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport

ojjunior wrote:
WaywardMemphian wrote:
A cousin saw this in real time and sent video of it. It was massive


Care to share?



It was a facebook post and it is set to private

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by WaywardMemphian
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7385

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport

A cousin saw this in real time and sent video of it. It was massive

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil at $20/bbl. What does it mean for the 747 and A380?
Replies: 71
Views: 11136

Re: Oil at $20/bbl. What does it mean for the 747 and A380?

Don't think anyone would be interested to give them a new lease of life. The reason we are in low-oil prices is that we also have a low demand (extremely low at the moment) and given that we probably will move into a recession, I don't think anyone will bring them back ones the Coronavirus has been...

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by WaywardMemphian
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Attempts to Block Being Acquired (?)
Replies: 24
Views: 6213

Re: Spirit Attempts to Block Being Acquired (?)

Given the economic havoc that is and will be brought upon the economy air travel isn't going to rebound for years. Few will have the money to fly to Disney for vacation, even on $39 fares. The ULCC business model will either collapse or be scaled back in size. Airlines will cut capacity by untold n...

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to Restart Washington State Aircraft Production
Replies: 144
Views: 19071

Re: Boeing to Stop Washington State Aircraft Production

Folks, isn`t it a wise thing to do at this moment ? What Boeing will gain if thousands of there high skilled workers die ? Nothing at all ! This has to be a joke, thousands you say. I didn't know folks at Boeing plants were all in their late 60s, 70s, and 80s. For all the death in Italy, they are a...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146400

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

Polot wrote:
WaywardMemphian wrote:
...and nearly free money to loaned .

Not anymore, at least for the aviation industry.


They aren't saddled with existing debt, quite a difference than the big 3.

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146400

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

It is shaping up to be a perfect time to start up, dirt cheap fuel, great deal on planes, major competition above and below you model in disarray, a new found labor pool and nearly free money to loaned .

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 474
Views: 58003

Re: Will airlines operate cargo only fleets again?

https://dailymemphian.com/section/busin ... 9-positive
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I read about American using a 777 for frieght only ops from DFW to FRA to shuttle supplies to US troops, first time in over two decades.

Here is an article on FedEx,

https://dailymemphian.com/section/busin ... 9-positive

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by WaywardMemphian
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146400

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

Jet A will be cheap, they'll be pent up demand especially if a solid treatment is found much less a vaccine and the pilot shortage may not be much of an issue

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No VS A340s left at LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 15770

Re: No VS A340s left at LHR

Well the good news is, after the mass hysteria is over and people have had enough and start living again, the Airlines left standing may find Jet A at $1(US) a gallon. It's already over 30% down from this time last year.

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182696

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

Today, there have been three diagnosed cases in Iceland of COVID19 infections that are imported FROM the United States. He's doing everyone a solid then? I guess. I wouldn't be terribly surprised if the tables turn completely over the next weeks and the US takes over the role of the global COVID19 ...

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by WaywardMemphian
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182696

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

hvusslax wrote:
Today, there have been three diagnosed cases in Iceland of COVID19 infections that are imported FROM the United States.


He's doing everyone a solid then?

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by WaywardMemphian
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14085

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

What is going on with United at MEM? They had been running some mainline on IAH, DEN, EWR. But now it is all rj-45 except for a couple of E175 to DEN. It's completely unacceptable to run 50 seat jets in a market where every other airline serving that city runs mainline equipment. Losing market shar...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14085

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

Seems DL is trying to become the "legacy" airline of choice for the mid-south region. Sort of like how DL operates in the upper midwest. Considering the gains AA had made in MEM as it evolved in to an O&D airport, It is more like Delta decided to stop neglecting a once loyal station t...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14085

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

https://www.flymemphis.com/NewsDetails?newsid=5318


Must have finally got out that someone else was going to pick it up, AA perhaps.
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BOSMEMFlyer wrote:
I'm over the moon! BOS-MEM is back on DL!

https://www.flymemphis.com/NewsDetails?newsid=5318


Must have finally got out that someone else was going to pick it up, AA perhaps.

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.
Replies: 45
Views: 8258

Re: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.

Love the way people talk as if (perhaps) two per cent of the global population dying is no big thing. Or that we should all relax because as long as you're younger and have no existing conditions, you'll be fine. Quite apart from the fact that that's been proven wrong, I'd just suggest we pause and...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.
Replies: 45
Views: 8258

Re: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.

The Corona Virus has already bypassed both SARS and MERS and I think we will see big numbers before it goes down again. . But still a long, long way to go to catch up with the 2009 Swine Flu Just to reiterate: On January 15, 2010, the CDC released new estimate figures for swine flu, saying it has s...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182696

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

United has suspended SFO/XNA till at least Oct 1st. United has suspended Northwest Arkansas Airport? For coronavirus? Gesh this thread is getting simply crazy without documentation. EVEN if United did it, follow it up with a link of proof. Lighten up https://talkbusiness.net/2020/03/united-airlines...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.
Replies: 45
Views: 8258

Re: Possible COVID-19 infection at Boeing Everett plant.

Remember when Swine Flu was supposed to decimate the world? From April 2009 to Feb 2010, 55 million Americans got it, 250,000 were hospitalized and over 10,000 died. We did not cancel March Madness, comic con, music festivals, drop our Disney plans, hole ourselves up in the house , so on and so for...

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by WaywardMemphian
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182696

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

United has suspended SFO/XNA till at least Oct 1st.

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