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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has B6 not tried HPN-LAX?
Replies: 15
Views: 1970

Re: B6 on HPN-LAX

It'd be a bit hard to leave HPN with a full transcon load. Also, the A320's range may not cut it for them at certain times of the year on the route.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted
Replies: 93
Views: 19682

Re: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted

Anyone know if the B6 LR's & future XLR's will have the "raccoon mask"?

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus unveils three hydrogen concepts
Replies: 142
Views: 12005

Re: Updated: Airbus unveils three hydrogen concepts

Interesting concepts, but I think it all comes down to what the technology looks like by then as well as the cost of said technology.

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First New-Build ATR-72 Freighter Takes Flight
Replies: 39
Views: 7230

Re: First New-Build ATR-72 Freighter Takes Flight

Wouldn't be surprised if Amazon takes a look at these if they want to access areas that are too small for their current 767's/737's.

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs
Replies: 195
Views: 21416

Re: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs

Why would WN open a MIA station if they already have a good sized operation nearby at FLL?

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1335
Views: 155463

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

Does anyone see Amazon picking up some 777F's eventually? This would allow them to both increase capacity (especially with e-commerce continuing to grow) and also allow them to reach Europe as well as Hawaii and deep South America from their CVG base without stopping.

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axes LCY-JFK A318 premium service
Replies: 84
Views: 17296

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

British Airways scrapping its all-business class flight between LCY and JFK and retire the A318 https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/ba-axes-a318-premium-service-that-took-over-concorde-flight-number/139579.article https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/british-airways-scraps-all-business-class-l...

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 533
Views: 68766

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I honestly did not expect this to happen in this immediate-like timeframe.. I thought it would be more of a slower phasing out. JetBlue is effectively leaving Long Beach very shortly. http://otp.investis.com/clients/us/jetblue_airways/usn/usnews-story.aspx?cid=981&newsid=69600 I honestly don't ...

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP
Replies: 62
Views: 6114

Re: The Future of Long Island MacArthur Airport - KISP

desperately need ISP-CLT, ISP-DCA on AA. Also PHL flights have been gone since COVID and are returning August 17th or 18th on AA / Piedmont Would be nice if AA, WN, or F9 adds service to/from Charlotte. From what I've seen on ISP's social media, it's a popular request regarding future routes to/fro...

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 779
Views: 74591

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

LIAT to be liquidated and a new airline formed. “What I’m hoping that we do not have going forward with the new entity, is any squabble over the location of the headquarters,” - PM Gaston Browne https://barbadostoday.bb/2020/06/27/from-all-indication-liat-will-be-liquidated-pm-browne/ I wonder if B...

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 827
Views: 71765

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

Interesting that they're basing some E175's there. The only potential issue I see in some of the flights they may do up there is cargo capacity, especially if the airfield in question can't fit the AS 73G freighters.

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1542
Views: 200537

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Good for both B6 and EWR. But wouldn't this kind of buildup at EWR cannibalize B6's JFK operation?

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri May 08, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person killed by plane on runway at Austin
Replies: 97
Views: 25413

Re: KAUS Fatality

Honestly shocking that airport security didn't catch the person trespassing beforehand.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue May 05, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of Avianca Brasil's A318-122s?
Replies: 15
Views: 2297

Re: Fate of Avianca Brasil's A318-122s?

Those are most likely to meet the scrapper since the A318 is more valuable in parts than it is as a functioning aircraft.

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frontier A321XLR uses
Replies: 13
Views: 1139

Re: Frontier A321XLR uses

Here are a couple of missions I could see F9 using the A321XLR on: - Between the west coast (most likely their LAS focus city) and Hawaii. - Latin/South America from their MIA focus city. - Transatlantic from their PHL focus city (Sort of unlikely with AA). - Transcon between EWR/BOS and LAX/SFO (If...

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Korean Air Be Shutting Down?
Replies: 105
Views: 33278

Re: Will Korean Air Be Shutting Down?

That'd be a huge loss if that happens; especially considering their influence in both SkyTeam and in the country as a whole.

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 293
Views: 69328

Re: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Anyone know if the first B6 frame is in assembly yet?

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19577

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

airlineworker wrote:
AA CLT-HNL.


Bit of a stretch there. US tried that a while back with their 762's I believe and it didn't last long. It'd make more sense to do this particular routing via their LAX and/or PHX hubs.

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to start CHS
Replies: 23
Views: 3248

Re: Silver Airways to start CHS

Interesting addition, considering that B6 also flies the CHS-FLL route. It would be nice to see Silver look at potentially Hilton Head (HHH) as well as maybe Myrtle Beach (MYR) in the future.

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is there room for another airline in the USA
Replies: 42
Views: 4245

Re: Is there room for another airline in the USA

I think honestly, there is room for another player in the US Airline industry. Although, the type of airline that is needed right now is a legacy type instead of another LCC or ULCC (that market is pretty much flooded now).

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Amazon order new freighters ?
Replies: 52
Views: 7423

Re: Could Amazon order new freighters ?

I think they're gonna go for some smaller aircraft (ie: ATR Freighter, C208, etc.) in order to access certain places where their current fleet is too big.

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by MavyWavyATR
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?
Replies: 211
Views: 28891

Re: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?

It's possible, but Boeing is gonna have a tough time coming back IMO. Their credibility is pretty much shattered to this point.

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit sues the DOT
Replies: 28
Views: 6480

Re: Spirit sues the DOT

I honestly don’t blame NK here. They look to have a valid case given the facts.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"
Replies: 217
Views: 39360

Re: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"

That's gonna kill Boeing if Airbus goes through with a -500 stretch.

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 56864

Re: Spirit Airlines to announce major Airbus order

Surprised that they didn't spring for the XLR here (thought they would considering that F9 got some of their own). They could've done some interesting stuff with it potentially. Then again, there's always the possibility of potential order conversions.

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PNG Air to be Launch Customer of ATR 42-600S (STOL) Version
Replies: 25
Views: 6618

Re: ATR 42-600S (Short Take of and Landing) formally launched

On top of the perspective uses stated here already, this could also offer Dash 7 operators (how many of them are left?) a modern day replacement. While on the subject of ATR offering an STOL version, I wonder how long it'll be before certain carriers ask for an 'S' version of the 72?

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by MavyWavyATR
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could combi aircraft work for Bahamasair?
Replies: 8
Views: 2458

Re: Could combi aircraft work for Bahamasair?

Not sure its needed. There are multiple ships that operate between Florida and Bahama islands carrying everything from petroleum to cars, to food and all types of consumer and business goods. That's part of the reason why I came up with my initial thought, especially in particular to the mailboats ...

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by MavyWavyATR
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could combi aircraft work for Bahamasair?
Replies: 8
Views: 2458

Could combi aircraft work for Bahamasair?

Given the kind of environment they operate in as well as numerous things I've seen and read regarding their subpar load factors and constant losses, I figured I bring up this thought. Could Bahamasair have a use for combi aircraft? I feel that they could bring in more profits from the extra cargo th...

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Cutting MLB (Orlando-Melbourne)
Replies: 44
Views: 7256

Re: Porter Cutting MLB (Orlando-Melbourne)

Doesn't surprise me. Besides, I don't think a Q400 was cut out for this kind of route in the first place.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s
Replies: 104
Views: 16169

Re: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s

To me, it doesn't make sense to put seatback screens on the 717's considering the type of flying they usually do (ie: up to 1.5 hours roughly).

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by MavyWavyATR
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 180
Views: 20652

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations

I'm honestly surprised that LGB still has service considering their history of treating carriers poorly (especially B6) when it comes to the noise ordinance.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 709870

Re: First CRJ-550 at ORD

I still think United is crazy only putting 50 seats in a RJ that can fit roughly 70; especially considering that the 50 is split up by the 3 class model.

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by MavyWavyATR
Sun May 05, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 30291

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Honestly surprised that DL hasn't deployed them to EYW yet. Could it make the return trip to ATL with a full load compared to the weight restricted 73G's?

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by MavyWavyATR
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Attracting New Customers?
Replies: 34
Views: 4254

Re: Boom Attracting New Customers?

I just watched a video on Youtube where the host interviewed the CEO of Boom Supersonic. Early in the video they show various models of the Overture aircraft in various airline liveries, including BR, BA, and B6. Are these airlines legitimately interested in Boom? Or are they just entertaining the ...

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA retaliates against NK, ups frequencies on CLT-BWI/FLL/MCO/EWR, plans more growth
Replies: 85
Views: 11179

Re: AA retaliates against NK, ups frequencies on CLT-BWI/FLL/MCO/EWR, plans more growth

Figured they'd do that after NK announced their plans for here. I think honestly at this rate, CLT should just force AA to give up a couple of gates here.

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 871
Views: 109582

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

So now they decide to pull the plug on the A380; Should've been done a couple years ago TBH.

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines adds CLT
Replies: 47
Views: 5442

Re: Spirit Airlines adds CLT

Very much needed here in CLT. Hopefully they'll expand and give AA a run for their money in certain markets in/out from here. Now though...CLT just needs to force AA to give up some gates. Surprised they went with CLT instead of setting up shop at Concord, NC / JQF. I said the same thing when I firs...

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 22542

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... 845754002/
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Just heard that NK is adding a route to CLT from MCO (along with a few others); Much needed IMO. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... 845754002/

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential A220 Routes for Delta
Replies: 47
Views: 4742

Re: Potential A220 Routes for Delta

Here's a good one that could work for them with the A220 (still have a hard time getting used to it): ATL-EYW. It could complement the current 73G flights while replacing the CRJ-700 flights on the route. Also, I believe it can perform better than the 73G when going out from EYW since it could do a ...

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by MavyWavyATR
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS program extended for another 5 years.
Replies: 46
Views: 3643

Re: EAS program extended for another 5 years.

So they're keeping this going huh? I would've cut it years ago (with the exception of Alaska and certain western states).

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 12323

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

You obviously have never lived in NYC before, nor do you use LGA/JFK and EWR frequently ...if ever I suspect. First off, I grew up in Nassau County for 12 years so I had my share of trips through JFK & LGA during the time. Is it time to close LGA - SMH, and put those passengers where exactly? S...

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 12323

Is it time to close LGA?

This was something I've been pondering about for a good bit now. I already know that the PANYNJ and the city itself are pouring truck fulls of money into building new terminals and improving the airport; But in all honesty, I felt they should've just spent the budget into JFK & EWR instead consi...

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First DL A220 painted
Replies: 10
Views: 3338

Re: First DL A220 painted

I don't think it's an actual paint; mainly because the photo looks too similar to this

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by MavyWavyATR
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to start CLT-GDL
Replies: 33
Views: 4017

Re: Volaris to start CLT-GDL

Fantastic news for CLT!! Twice weekly service from a low cost airline that flies to US destinations like Fresno is “fantastic news”??? Wow, there must be even less going on in Charlotte than I thought. It's "fantastic" because CLT needs all the competition that could come in and give AA a...

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 34560

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

The Cseries name sounded better IMO. This is definitely going to take time getting used to.

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by MavyWavyATR
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hilton Head SC - First Day of Commercial Jet Service Today
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

Re: Hilton Head SC - First Day of Commercial Jet Service Today

I know they extended the runway a bit for their E175's, but I'm just waiting for the headlines to roll in IMO. Surprised Delta hasn't announced ATL-HHH. Seems like it would fit their network fairly well. They flew it in the past recently, so they have experience with it. Only problem was that they'r...

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by MavyWavyATR
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 824
Views: 153158

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

This should be interesting if this gets off the ground. Hopefully they can set up a hub in CLT (Someone needs to give AA a run for their money on a larger scale here).

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by MavyWavyATR
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMB175s for Hilton Head Island - AA
Replies: 32
Views: 5670

Re: EMB175s for Hilton Head Island - AA

I can already imagine the headlines (Not the good kind) after the E175's start flying there; hopefully, AA did their homework beforehand.

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