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by airtrantpa
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 90
Views: 11646

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

Jouhou wrote:
timpdx wrote:
Why would they give up on their biggest asset: minutes to the Strip? There isn't a large US airport closest to its biggest asset than LAS.


Um. BOS. It's actually in the city it serves.


How about SAN?

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by airtrantpa
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?
Replies: 10
Views: 2225

Re: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?

Was it a new plane? New airbus planes from mobile go there to have IFE installed. There is no scheduled service for BFE....er i mean lake city. (There aint nothing there but trees and banjos)

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by airtrantpa
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?
Replies: 10
Views: 2225

Re: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?

Was it a new plane? New airbus planes from mobile go there to have IFE installed. There is no scheduled service for BFE....er i mean lake city. (There aint nothing there but trees and banjos)

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by airtrantpa
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-RDD
Replies: 90
Views: 11311

Re: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-

I was told many years ago by a member of the executive suite at JetBlue that TPA was their worst performing Florida city. Since then smaller cities like SRQ and DAB have come aboard so TPA may no longer be worst. But 2 daily JFK TPA in January does say a lot I was thinking the same thing. When FL w...

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by airtrantpa
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers to VIE - why not?
Replies: 18
Views: 3041

Re: US Carriers to VIE - why not?

Well i think u answered your own question with VIE being saturated with LCC service. OS flies to a lot of the major cities here, there probably isnt a lot of demand for 2 carriers to serve the route. Do we k ow what the Load factors are on the routes? Im guessing low 70% range. If its that low for o...

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by airtrantpa
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 200 Destinations for KDEN
Replies: 34
Views: 4445

Re: 200 Destinations for KDEN

I wonder how long G4 will keep the AVL-DEN route seems like such an odd city pair to me Just announced that it will be seasonally resumed early next year, in February. Must have done reasonably well. This is probably a result of a lot of people from the Northeast retiring to this region of NC who m...

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by airtrantpa
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywork goes bust
Replies: 32
Views: 4949

Re: Skywork goes bust

Pe@rson wrote:
The curse of Airliner World strikes again!



I said the same the same thing abkut airways in the mid 2000s thy did wonderful articles on hmy harmony, Aloha, Zoom, etc and within 3 months they shut down

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by airtrantpa
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ohio lost hubs
Replies: 23
Views: 1425

Re: Ohio lost hubs

How about southeast at rickenbacker(spelling) (Columbus) besides PIE wasnt that there "focus" city

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13831

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

Aer lingus to DUB hopefully, id love to sre VS to EDI/GLA but thats just a pipe dream. But all probably id say BOG is nore than likely

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 98
Views: 15015

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

I thought the am has to i troduce themselves ti the crew before boarding begins

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA leave JFK?
Replies: 42
Views: 5178

Re: Will AA leave JFK?

727LOVER wrote:
Does anyone think BA will moved over to T8?



Would make a lot of sense for them to do so and leave T7 to AS and others.

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 200 Destinations for KDEN
Replies: 34
Views: 4445

Re: 200 Destinations for KDEN

I wonder how long G4 will keep the AVL-DEN route seems like such an odd city pair to me

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines starts A380 Jeddah service in W18
Replies: 8
Views: 1790

Re: Malaysia Airlines starts A380 Jeddah service in W18

I though MH was getting rid of the whale. Guess i was wrong

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by airtrantpa
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?
Replies: 24
Views: 5003

Re: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?

Id plaibt my future eclipse 500 in song colours... I can dream cant i?

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by airtrantpa
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.
Replies: 56
Views: 11881

Re: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.

Now if they could only get one of those down I-4 to TPA, without it being a diversion...*sigh* I agree. VS 747 G_VFAB "lady Penelope" and i have a live hate relationship. She used ti be a regular on the ramp during diversions to TPA plus she alsways seemed to take the Buccaneers to LGW. I...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?
Replies: 113
Views: 8679

Re: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?

Edinburgh is a global tourism destination. Nobody in their right mind will go to Manchester on holidays. End of story. Totally agree. Manchester is horrible place. Edinburgh is my absolutely favourite place on the planet. Especially this time of year. I cant wait till next year as ill be playing th...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: any chance of SY expanding in MIA or MCO
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: any chance of SY expanding in MIA or MCO

Well they just expanded TPA, i dont see MIA. FL had service to MIA but couldnt rrally do anything to make it work, thats why most LCC use FLL. If im not mistaken MIA is expensive to operate in if your IATA code isnt AA, and the high cost of ops their doesnt work well with lcc business model

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AVL airport authority approves incentive for NK
Replies: 0
Views: 295

AVL airport authority approves incentive for NK

https://wlos.com/news/local/asheville-r ... t-airlines
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Well with less than a month to go before service starts to TPA MCO and FLL, looks like NK is getting 875K. I thought it might take more then that to lure another airline here.


https://wlos.com/news/local/asheville-r ... t-airlines

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by airtrantpa
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best airline call signs
Replies: 84
Views: 6270

Re: Best airline call signs

Critter....valujet
Citrus.....airtran
Speedbird...BA
Cactus......HP
Scooter....scoot

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by airtrantpa
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Southwest
Replies: 71
Views: 10087

Re: Airbus and Southwest

Wasnt there tslks about 10 yeara ago about wn looking the ejets? I distinctly remeber seeing a pic of ine here that someone drew or embraer made up. It was long ago i just cant remeber all the details

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service
Replies: 37
Views: 4021

Re: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service

Here we go again. Simply put demand. The demand just isnt there. If it was there would be a non stop. Yes jax has a lot of people but most of it is really spread out and is basically in thr middle of nowhere. I have nothing against jax, i worked tdy several occasions up there in my FL days. Most pax...

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by airtrantpa
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 60
Views: 7094

Re: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

Is Tampa Bay still using DL?

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by airtrantpa
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy
Replies: 168
Views: 11376

Re: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy

Chalk me up as to one who does not know who this no-name 'pop star' is. Never heard the name in my life. Pretty sure she shouldn't be treated any differently than anyone else. I totally agree. When i was working tkt counter in TPA for FL the rapper soulja boy who whatever( i dont care if its spelle...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........
Replies: 16
Views: 3834

Re: Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........

According to TPA facebook page the aurora borealis plane will land here. I'm pretty stoked. I wish I knew how to post a link to there FB page. I am not offended by your grammar. Why people nit pick on that stuff I will never understand. However, your signature is slightly off: the first commercial ...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........
Replies: 16
Views: 3834

Re: Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........

Well for Lufthansa its inaugural flight, a water salute was performed but was rather pathetic as the fire trucks were so far away the water didn't even reach the aircraft, was likely because of the JAL 787 incident. Sadly a 2100 arrival is useless, the following days departure will be interesting W...

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by airtrantpa
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........
Replies: 16
Views: 3834

Iceladairs, TPA inaugural service will be with........

According to TPA facebook page the aurora borealis plane will land here. I'm pretty stoked. I wish I knew how to post a link to there FB page.

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by airtrantpa
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does cargo travel in domestic planes like American Eagle and United Express?
Replies: 11
Views: 2340

Re: Does cargo travel in domestic planes like American Eagle and United Express?

IirC airtran jet connect (air Wisconsin transported fish out of tpa

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by airtrantpa
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maho beach-goer tries to hit plane with ball
Replies: 88
Views: 15443

Re: Maho beach-goer tries to hit plane with ball

This seems like it should be a non-issue. If an airplane can fly through a 15 pound turkey, a half pound beachball should be a piece of cake. Sure not smart, but if anything its a safety issue for the guy who threw the ball throwing his arm out! I remember a dime going through a 737 engine at TPA w...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36976

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

I see WN added a weekend TPA-DTW flight, I don't think WN has ever done DTW, only FL from my knowledge. Nope, it's a first for WN. I was the gate agent for inaugural FL flight (tpaDtw) back in 2007. Had a whopping 7 pax on board. To celebrate (weights and balance issue) put all the pax up in busine...

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by airtrantpa
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36976

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

Tampa is always going to be mid level airport. The city does not have the demand as Orlando and Miami. There is not much business' headquartered there. The sports teams are not very good so they don't draw out of town travelers to see games. The only amusement park is Busch Gardens which is right i...

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by airtrantpa
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Original Republic airlines question
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Re: Original Republic airlines question

Thank you all for the responses.

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by airtrantpa
Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Original Republic airlines question
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Original Republic airlines question

My mom and I flew republic just after I was born in march 1982, from Pasco, WA PSC. To MSP, (she thinks it could have been Seattle first). So my question is what did republic fly in PSC I Mar 1982?

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by airtrantpa
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue, Spirit, or Southwest ever start MIA?
Replies: 18
Views: 3144

Re: Will JetBlue, Spirit, or Southwest ever start MIA?

WN pulled AirTran out of MIA as late as 2012...I can't see that they'd be banging down the door to get back in anytime soon. As for the others listed, the big question is...Why? They already serve the same market. ;) :duck: Our load factors at MIA sucked. MIA underperformed for FL and WN wasn't goi...

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by airtrantpa
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historic photo - last PAX Boeing 747
Replies: 13
Views: 5564

Re: Historic photo - last PAX Boeing 747

Doesn't LH still fly pax 747,DL UA still have 747ops infact I'm taking a DL 744 LAX-DTW on sept 5. That's a 747 service from LAX. I know the queens time is sadly coming to a close, but I don't get the while last 747 bit.

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by airtrantpa
Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire at JFK Terminal 4 panda express
Replies: 12
Views: 3383

Fire at JFK Terminal 4 panda express

Source http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Panda-Express-Fire-Kitchen-at-JFK-Airport-Smoke-Terminal-4-431601623.html Apparently terminal partially evacuated. I don't get how you can partially evacuate a building either you evacuate or dont. What flights were boarding in the vicinity? Anyone know?

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by airtrantpa
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9s A319s
Replies: 7
Views: 3202

Re: F9s A319s

I don't see 319's staying long. Heck they scrapped the 318 after just shy if two years of service. As some speculated I think they will convert the 319 to 321 orders. Is it me or do the 319's seem to be disappearing lately the only 319's I've seen are in G4 colours. In addition to Frontier, there a...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9s A319s
Replies: 7
Views: 3202

Re: F9s A319s

I don't see 319's staying long. Heck they scrapped the 318 after just shy if two years of service. As some speculated I think they will convert the 319 to 321 orders. Is it me or do the 319's seem to be disappearing lately the only 319's I've seen are in G4 colours.

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by airtrantpa
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 8239

Re: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?

Plenty of people from the MAN catchment like to go to St Petes, Clearwater and Tampa. While it accounts for a large chunk of the traffic, it's not all about the house of the mouse. Agree its not about the mouse. In Dunedin where I live 74% of population is said to have Scottish roots, the whole tow...

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by airtrantpa
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Announcement?
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

Re: Southwest Announcement?

Probably a sharkweek sponsored plane

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 8239

Re: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?

This would be great, since I head to Edinburgh every year to ply the bagpipes in the mother country. I would love a TPA-EDI/GLA flight, that will never happen so I guess TPA-MAN would have to suffice.

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest planes in state liveries
Replies: 33
Views: 4793

Re: Southwest planes in state liveries

I think they should do one, in all 50 states since their ol.slogan was a symbol of freedom, or feel free to move about the country.

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at PIE? (St. Pete-Clearwater)
Replies: 17
Views: 2367

Re: What's going on at PIE? (St. Pete-Clearwater)

Didnt TZ have LAX,LAS flights? I think I remember trying to book a Lax-PIE flight back in 02 ,coming home for leave from the navy in SAN. I ended up booking DL because I wanted to fly on a 767. I remember hooters air service but they flew to weorf destinations, I knee theyd fail sooner than later. O...

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant announces 3 new cities and 28 new routes
Replies: 47
Views: 9950

Re: Allegiant announces 3 new cities and 28 new routes

Would like to see PIE-GPT, I know SY flies this for the beau rivage. When FL ran TPA-GPT we dubbed it the wheelchair express. The flight was always full, we always thought itd be upgraded to a 73G. I remember once TRS1901 left TPA with 9 aisle chairs, 19 wheel chairs, 12 scooters, we took a delay on...

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas reveals names for aircraft on 787 fleet
Replies: 71
Views: 12333

Re: Qantas reveals names for aircraft on 787 fleet

They might as well have thrown "captain kangaroo" into the list

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Mighty 757
Replies: 191
Views: 27289

Re: The Mighty 757

I do believe Song had the best livery to ever grace a 752 Oof! You would be the only one! ;) Compared to Deltaflot and Ron Allen, it was a breath of fresh air. I wish the whole fleet had received Song paint. :-) Yeah, that lime green pretty sweet. Even the pink,(I was disappointed when they painted...

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN BA Plane Change; Permanent?
Replies: 2
Views: 943

Re: SAN BA Plane Change; Permanent?

They are switching to the 744 later this year.

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by airtrantpa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rutaca goes bankrupt
Replies: 14
Views: 3234

Re: Rutaca goes bankrupt

Given the state of the Venezuela economy, this may just be start. Ive never flew them, but I love the fact they flew 732's

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