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by nickflightx
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385700

Re: Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Last return of -29,504FPM... Thats not a good sign...

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by nickflightx
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 99790

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

No fortunately, we have ACARS and datalink but that’s just the ability to receive messages and performance numbers along with preloaded flight plans (just to name a few) but no way to remote control it. Do you think there is a way to safely design a system like that? For example, if the plane was a...

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by nickflightx
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 96
Views: 17131

NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

NFL season is right around the corner, preseason games are starting up next weekend, so its time to start tracking those charters.

Post any NFL charter flight in here so we may all track them.

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by nickflightx
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift
Replies: 34
Views: 7017

Re: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift

Too bad. Flew Xtra before while I was in HS on a band charter. They are a pretty good airline!

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by nickflightx
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL
Replies: 52
Views: 6404

Re: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL

Here she is making her landing into SJC. No trucks, no drama, beautifully lit, and went straight to the gate. Nothing said on freq about what the problem was.
Image

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by nickflightx
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does SFO have a flawed design?
Replies: 45
Views: 9249

Does SFO have a flawed design?

It seems that whenever SFO does something as simple as a runway change, the airport get pretty big delays and there always seems to be diversions. Like just now, they did their runway change and SJC already is getting a diversion not too long after they changed. Is it something with the design of th...

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by nickflightx
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 325505

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

cruiseshipcrew wrote:
N121UA's flight to TUP is being delayed a few days after talking with someone who's in the know. There are several other airframes that are end of life that were flown to VCV that won't be there for long before the scrappers.

What is the reason for the delay, any date that it could possibly leave?

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by nickflightx
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Air Canada incident at SFO
Replies: 82
Views: 49107

Another Air Canada incident at SFO

https://soundcloud.com/user-771239359/oct-23-2017-0400z

They really aren't making a good case for themselves at SFO.
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ACA781 was on final at SFO when the tower instructed him to go around at least 5 times and they still landed.

Audio from tower:
https://soundcloud.com/user-771239359/oct-23-2017-0400z

They really aren't making a good case for themselves at SFO.

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by nickflightx
Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 161
Views: 18852

Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

Frontier recently announced that they will be returning to SJC with 4 routes. Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, and San Antonio. Denver starts Oct 5th, but it looks like Frontier is already here to stay for the long run! SJC just sent out a media advisory saying Frontier will be announcing cities (plural) ...

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by nickflightx
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 195781

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Would also like to point out that in this article: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-emirates-in-talks-for-a380-winglets-438319/ It says this, "This enabled the airframer to quickly manufacture and install a non-flight version of the composite winglet, to illustrate the geometry ...

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by nickflightx
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes
Replies: 173
Views: 18844

Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes

Will be interesting to see what routes they bring! Hoping for more east coast. Maybe florida too. WHAT/WHO: San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Alaska Airlines Vice President – Capacity Planning John Kirby will announce new nonstop cities for Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) to begin fall 201...

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by nickflightx
Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK 77L at SJC
Replies: 27
Views: 3640

Re: EK 77L at SJC

EK has been wanting to add a second flight to SFO on a 773 for 2 years now. Haven't gotten it. Would be a night departure from SFO. So I think theres a good chance they will come down here with a 772.

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by nickflightx
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK 77L at SJC
Replies: 27
Views: 3640

Re: EK 77L at SJC

It was quite the thing to see this plane come in yesterday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q77xEkZ586s The plane will be departing tomorrow, the 27th, at 0730 back to Dubai empty. Team will get on a Delta 757 for the rest of the tour I heard. I wouldnt be too surprised though if EK starts flying he...

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by nickflightx
Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Site Look Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 2405

New Site Look Poll

http://www.strawpoll.me/10485915

Im curious at what others opinions are. So just answer this poll and well see how many actually like it.
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http://www.strawpoll.me/10485915

Im curious at what others opinions are. So just answer this poll and well see how many actually like it.

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by nickflightx
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

RE: Air China Finally Coming To SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flySFO" class="quote" target="_blank">flySFO</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Just did a little...

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by nickflightx
Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

RE: Air China Finally Coming To SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tomassjc" class="quote" target="_blank">Tomassjc</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There's time ...

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by nickflightx
Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

RE: Air China Finally Coming To SJC

Anyone else also find it a little strange that this route is the only flight Air China has from PVG to the United States, even North America.

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by nickflightx
Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

RE: Air China Finally Coming To SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There was a rumor...

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by nickflightx
Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

RE: Air China Finally Coming To SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/psa188" class="quote" target="_blank">psa188</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yes, and I cant edi...

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by nickflightx
Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Finally Coming To SJC
Replies: 40
Views: 8003

Air China Finally Coming To SJC

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160609006187/en/

Looks like the problems they were having are solved. Start date is not September 1st.

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by nickflightx
Wed May 25, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Receives Its First 787
Replies: 37
Views: 9338

RE: Air China Receives Its First 787

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/legacyins" class="quote" target="_blank">legacyins</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The flight ...

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by nickflightx
Wed May 25, 2016 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Receives Its First 787
Replies: 37
Views: 9338

RE: Air China Receives Its First 787

Anyone see them sending this to SJC? I know Air China is having problems with the CAAC on this route, but when they resolve it, they may reapply with this and not an A332.

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by nickflightx
Sun May 15, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China And SJC
Replies: 0
Views: 765

Air China And SJC

Just wondering, does anyone know any new info that we haven't heard about this route? Their proposed launch is only a month away and still no announcement.

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by nickflightx
Sat Apr 16, 2016 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC To Get 3x Week PVG Flight On CA
Replies: 12
Views: 3714

RE: SJC To Get 3x Week PVG Flight On CA

Dont forget ACA, they will be on the ground from 1930 - 0730 and 1250 - 1325.

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by nickflightx
Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Been Diverted Close To Home?
Replies: 31
Views: 5664

RE: Ever Been Diverted Close To Home?

I was on a <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 762 a while back, <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, and diver...

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by nickflightx
Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Charters
Replies: 67
Views: 16044

RE: Superbowl Charters

Team is on a 764 tomorrow... <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></...

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by nickflightx
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Charters
Replies: 67
Views: 16044

RE: Superbowl Charters

I highly doubt they will actually go in the hanger. The biggest thing hanger 7 can hold is a 767, and probably only a -200 as thats what it was built for. It can hold the 762 and 752 at the same time though. I know the Panthers are coming in an A330 on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</ac...

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by nickflightx
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Charters
Replies: 67
Views: 16044

RE: Superbowl Charters

The team charters are coming to <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym>, that was confirmed in an artical a long time ago. <a href="http://blogs.mercurynews.com/purdy/2015/07/04/super-bowl-50-countdown-32-weeks-to-go-the-mos...

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by nickflightx
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Charters
Replies: 67
Views: 16044

Superbowl Charters

So, as the Championship games are today, its time to start planing for the charters. Broncos are already in so we can expect a UAL744 to take them from <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - ...

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by nickflightx
Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China And SJC
Replies: 10
Views: 2012

RE: Air China And SJC

It was a great flight! One of the best ive had! The cabin crew did seem rusty with english for certain questions and the inflight entertainment was glitch but over all really good! <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color...

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by nickflightx
Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China And SJC
Replies: 10
Views: 2012

RE: Air China And SJC

When I flew them, (7/12 and 7/20) it was a pretty full flight both ways in Econ at least, not sure how business looked. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote"...

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by nickflightx
Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China And SJC
Replies: 10
Views: 2012

Air China And SJC

It was a while ago this rumor came up, but has anything ever come out of this. There was something that said Air China would start <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> to <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (P...

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by nickflightx
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Rebrand?
Replies: 9
Views: 9172

Asiana Rebrand?

Did Asiana just announce a rebrand here?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BAs8NHflZlP/?taken-by=asianaairlines

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by nickflightx
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low Flying AC 319 Over LGB On 1-3
Replies: 7
Views: 1629

RE: Low Flying AC 319 Over LGB On 1-3

It couldnt have been a reposition to pick up a team, the plane went off the LAX after.

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by nickflightx
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN Spotters: Pointsettia/Holiday Bowls Charters
Replies: 7
Views: 2051

RE: SAN Spotters: Pointsettia/Holiday Bowls Charters

There should be another GTI 744 going to SAN the 31st, 0700 arrival, 1000 takeoff.

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by nickflightx
Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547
Replies: 29
Views: 9250

RE: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547

It's live on ABC7, it looks like though the nose gear may be sideways, can't tell though.

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by nickflightx
Fri Dec 18, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC Spotter Alert
Replies: 21
Views: 3790

RE: SJC Spotter Alert

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirFiero" class="quote" target="_blank">AirFiero</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That eastern wa...

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by nickflightx
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC Spotter Alert
Replies: 21
Views: 3790

SJC Spotter Alert

Get your cameras ready and be ready to wake up really early! Atlas will be bringing in a 747 to <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> this Sunday. It will be bringing back SJSU from their bowl game. Landing is at 0330, tha...

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by nickflightx
Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fantasy Flights 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2708

RE: UA Fantasy Flights 2015

I saw that depart Saturday and over the radio their callsign was Santa 1. They took a 744 about half way down to <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> along the coast at 15,000ft the whole way! Was really light on takeoff, took 1R and got up before 28L. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%"...

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by nickflightx
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC And A330
Replies: 20
Views: 6784

RE: SJC And A330

We should be able to handle it, its not a curfew problem, HAL44 is just touching down at <acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acronym> right now so <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - C...

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by nickflightx
Sun Nov 29, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China Intends To Begin PVG-SJC
Replies: 33
Views: 8548

RE: Air China Intends To Begin PVG-SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wedgetail737" class="quote" target="_blank">wedgetail737</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Current...

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by nickflightx
Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Returns To SJC
Replies: 19
Views: 6414

RE: Air Canada Returns To SJC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tortugamon" class="quote" target="_blank">tortugamon</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What forum ...

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by nickflightx
Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346 At SFO Remote Stand?
Replies: 14
Views: 4903

RE: LH A346 At SFO Remote Stand?

She left last night at about 6:30 as DLH4T3, apparently on 3 engines. I heard it was the number 3 engine that was having problems and that it wasnt getting fuel.

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by nickflightx
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Stuck In Airport
Replies: 48
Views: 12759

Family Stuck In Airport

https://gma.yahoo.com/family-survives-week-week-airport-living-091922616--abc-news-topstories.html

Just saw this, and wow this is crazy! Going on 50 days!

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by nickflightx
Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Soon To Lose The AA MD-80
Replies: 26
Views: 8019

LAX Soon To Lose The AA MD-80

SJC still has them and last I saw, we will lose them in December

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by nickflightx
Sat Oct 24, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC Spotter Alert
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

SJC Spotter Alert

Just a heads up for those who don't know, JA873A will make her first appearance at <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> tomorrow. Here's the dates she will visit <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (...

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by nickflightx
Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcement
Replies: 102
Views: 16777

SJC New Route Announcement

I see in the artical that it says the A340-300 will be replaced by the A350. Wonder if that means upgrade soon.

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by nickflightx
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcement
Replies: 102
Views: 16777

SJC New Route Announcement

WHAT/WHO: San José Mayor Sam Liccardo, Assistant Director of Aviation John Aitken and a special guest will announce details of first-ever nonstop service to one of the top international destinations requested by Silicon Valley travelers. WHEN: Friday, October 16, 2015 - 9:00 a.m. – media arrival and...

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by nickflightx
Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 787-9 Enters Revenue Service
Replies: 20
Views: 12060

RE: BA 787-9 Enters Revenue Service

Cant wait to see her at SJC!

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