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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to launch Miami
Replies: 11
Views: 1974

Re: Air Transat to launch Miami

jfk777 wrote:
How many Canadians go to Miami-Dade ? Broward seems more their type of place. Unless these flights are bringing and taking home cruise passengers.


Hundreds of thousands a year.

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by MAH4546
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Expands California->Florida (LAX-TPA/RSW, SFO-RSW)
Replies: 47
Views: 7348

Re: UA Expands California->Florida (LAX-TPA/RSW, SFO-RSW)

Alaska flies LAXRSW. California-Ft. Meyers is grossly overserved with three dailies. Let’s see. Should we take points away for incorrect spelling? :razz: Ft. Myers. As was mentioned in another post, RSW the gateway to Naples, Marco Island, Sanibel/Captiva Island and even up Charlotte Harbor/Punta G...

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by MAH4546
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Expands California->Florida (LAX-TPA/RSW, SFO-RSW)
Replies: 47
Views: 7348

Re: UA Expands California->Florida (LAX-TPA/RSW, SFO-RSW)

RSW is the gateway to a whole swath of upscale but not overpriced Florida Gulf Coast, including Fort Myers proper, Naples, and Marco Island, home to a large and very popular JW Marriott resort, among other hotels. This is definitely the kind of place I can see UA's frequent flyers in LAX and SFO ta...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 852
Views: 88816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I think they were able to start RDU on a 757 to build demand to where it is now. They also have some AA feed. CLT is a huge AA hub AA has never flown a 757 on Raleigh-London. North Carolina has strong business demand to London and Missouri does not. Pharmaceutical demand from Raleigh and banking tr...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19019

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

also be pointed out NK while FLL-based has been more focused on growing MCO in the state in the last two years or so than FLL - but by virtue of WN and B6 falling away somewhat, NK's market share has increased at FLL. Not entirely accurate. NK is much bigger at FLL in summer 2021 than it was in sum...

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA launches 13 new routes from AUS
Replies: 96
Views: 15248

Re: AA launches 13 new routes from AUS

I’m shocked to see OKC. Even more shocked to see TUL. But AA has built a pretty good network out of OKC at a time when WN got stagnant. WN has already responded to Breeze in OKC, will be interesting to see if they respond to AA. And I never thought I’d say one carrier is responding to another in OK...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 291489

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

A lot of these adds are only for very few select days around Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Years. Stuff like OKCTPA, MIAPIT, COSSAT and others, they'll only operate a small handful of round-trips.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1479
Views: 253036

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Well, just because you announced them, doesn't mean you actually have to fly them. I'm sure things will get trimmed along based on bookings. With DFW literally right up the road, this doesn't make any sense for them to expand like this. I agree with that. AA's network planning team is making some i...

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces PDX expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 11557

Re: AS to start PDX-TPA

AS will be up to five departing flights on select days during the winter season. And with 4 out of the five flights leaving between 7:30 am and 10:00 am, it's going to be a busy operation for them in the morning. Have you seen the way they've been cutting back all those routes they announced? They ...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247096

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

With the AA partnership and AS cuts around Bay Area, here is my thoughts on why a SFO focus city makes sense for JetBlue. The first part is to show that AA has a decent sized ff base in the Bay Area by looking at SFO/SJC local market share.  It's important to note that while UA does dominate SFO, i...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

I suspect AA will announce something tomorrow in response to Spirit. Some of it could be stuff that was already in works, but they’ll want to announce it more quickly,

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19019

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

Wow!!!! An airline lauches a station with 28 daily flights from the start. Very very ambitious specially with their largest base serving the same market. Speaking of Colombia (NK's largest international market at least by No. of destinaitons) it seems they don't want the local LCCs to expand into M...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19019

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

This is getting nuts. Miami's traffic numbers have already fully recovered to pre-COVID and now this. And the number of airlines competing on some of these routes now from Miami is also nuts. Only two of the routes are new for Miami - ACY and MYR. The rest all already have at least two airlines. An...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19019

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

No STL or MCI. Odd. Maybe more SoFLA traffic skews towards FLL? Midwest prefers Tampa/Ft. Myers/Gulf Coast. The coasts prefer Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. While the local markets on something like STL-South Florida is often larger than STL-RSW/TPA, remember there's a lot more two-way traffic from Miami th...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

I'm hearing Alaska is coming - daily to Seattle and Los Angeles. I'm also hearing Royal Air Maroc is coming back, too. And Neos to Milan. And yes I think we will see Delta move forward with some smaller scale expansion - I'm guessing the delayed Orlando and Tampa flights, resuming Havana, and adding...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19019

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

This is getting nuts. Miami's traffic numbers have already fully recovered to pre-COVID and now this. And the number of airlines competing on some of these routes now from Miami is also nuts. Only two of the routes are new for Miami - ACY and MYR. The rest all already have at least two airlines. And...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami

Galwayman wrote:
Very surprising, had heard this was a very marginal route , probably more suited to an A321XLR once it has the legs ...good luck to EI


This is a bulk tourist route. The A321LR would be an absolute disaster. They need the A330s capacity for the lower yields.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami

Phen wrote:
Interesting that it currently shows 332 - I had expected the 330-200s would not be brought back into service. Perhaps it will yet be reassigned to a 333.


Actually it just shows "330" in the schedule listing, so you're probably correct that it's a 333.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

My mind is blown at some of the capacity airlines have been throwing at Miami lately. Copa Airlines is now operating nine flights a day to Panama City! On top of the daily to Fort Lauderdale. Viva Colombia is flying as many as four flights to Medellin on some days! It's nuts. None of that existed pr...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Aer Lingus Relaunches Miami

Aer Lingus will once again fly to Miami after having discontinued service as a result of COVID. Service will start on December 17th. Schedule loaded online but not bookable yet. EI 141 DUB 1310-1750 MIA WeFrSu 332 EI 140 MIA 1935-0855+1 DUB WeFrSu 332 It seems like international demand is picking up...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/21: Sunshine after the rain
Replies: 273
Views: 26294

Re: Irish 6/21: Sunshine after the rain

Miami wrote:
Hearing Aer Lingus may return to Miami this December.
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Confirmed. Resumes in December, should be bookable soon.

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1277
Views: 159345

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I didn’t see an “Anchorage Thread” so I put this here... I just found this video of someone who made a hotel review for downtown Anchorage: https://youtu.be/g24JDXbC6hk Question is this, I know ubers/Lyfts are hard to come by in Alaska. Do they have good public transit to and from the airport? Uber...

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by MAH4546
Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 68
Views: 8188

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

TK added an extra three weekly flights each to Miami and SFO to launch in less than two weeks. Very unusually, the new ISTMIA flights are a redeye, leaving Istanbul at 1240am and arriving in Miami at 6am.

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by MAH4546
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Avianca has applied with Colombian aviation authorities to fly 5x a week between Miami and Cucuta, Colombia.

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by MAH4546
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 9226

Re: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021

Great to see it official. Perhaps not a coincidence, but Qatar immediately has increased MIADOH to 3w this week and will go to 5w in July (original plan was 2w through June, then 3w July through end of a October). Miami’s recovery post COVID has been unreal. It lost very few non-stop connections, ga...

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Supposedly MIA is now pretty close to 2019 traffic levels and will exceed that monthly volume by next month. Despite much long-haul flying still not having returned.

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by MAH4546
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1479
Views: 253036

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

MIA-Paramaribo (PBM) starting up August 3 on the A319. 5:30pm - 11:30pm MIA-PBM 1:45am - 6:05am PBM-MIA Not the greatest times, though I'm sure many will tell me how this is a "great" schedule. For Surinam, it’s fine. In Latin America (and Guyana and Surinam), this is normal. You and I ar...

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by MAH4546
Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Air Transat is returning to Miami after a two decade absence. Service starts December 14th, 3x a week to Montreal. Increase to 4x a week February 19th. A321. Qatar Airways is boosting Miami as well. Currently operating twice a week and was supposed to increase to 3x a week in July. Now it is increas...

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by MAH4546
Tue May 25, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 9226

Re: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021

Great news. I had originally heard this would replace Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Not sure if still the plan, but Emirates had a press release saying Orlando would come back June 1st (or 2nd?) and now Orlando has been zero'd out for June (still available for July).

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by MAH4546
Mon May 24, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 852
Views: 88816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

How in the world do both Charlotte and Raleigh have non-stop direct service to London but neither St. Louis or Kansas City do? Makes no sense. There is a huge hole over the middle part of the country when it comes to that service: https://thepointsguy.global.ssl.fastly.net/us/originals/2021/05/Scre...

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by MAH4546
Thu May 13, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1479
Views: 253036

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Imo, AA will seek to use its JV/alliance partners and hubs to an ever greater degree as it operates its own metal to fewer destinations. 1) I think they will cut LAX-HND and focus on DFW-NRT/HND for the Japan flying. In April, the LAX flight 169/170 only operated for like 2 weeks and then AA pulled...

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by MAH4546
Wed May 12, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Despite long haul traffic still lacking, MIA is now seeing roughly 80% of traffic levels compared to a year ago. Excellent.

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by MAH4546
Wed May 12, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet
Replies: 122
Views: 13244

Re: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet

I just came back from Belize on Sunday. Nice place. United seems to have the market tied up from the US, so to speak. When I was leavign there were three United aircraft on the ground. Looks like the serve from Houston, Chicago, Denver, Newark and maybe LAX? Newark is seasonal I think, not sure abo...

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by MAH4546
Tue May 11, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How upset are airports that spent massive $$$ on a380 infrastructure?
Replies: 68
Views: 12759

Re: How upset are airports that spent massive $$$ on a380 infrastructure?

How many airports that saw A380s are unlikely to ever see them again? In the US, ATL/BOS/ORD/DFW/HNL/IAH/LAX/MIA/JFK/SFO/IAD all saw regular A380 operations. ATL will probably never see regular A380 ops again, and I would say the same is likely true for IAH/DFW/MIA/BOS. British Airways resumes A380...

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by MAH4546
Mon May 10, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and UA to swap gates at SEA; DL to build new SkyClub on A and vacate South Satellite
Replies: 102
Views: 15214

Re: DL and UA to swap gates at SEA; DL to build new SkyClub on A and vacate South Satellite

Yes...DL has announced plans to start daily service on the SEA-RNO and SEA-FAT routes 1X daily. But keep in mind that DL doesn't have near the gate space as AS does. It wouldn't surprise me if some gates are removed from the S-Concourse to make more room for widebody aircraft, especially if DL vaca...

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by MAH4546
Thu May 06, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 271
Views: 35933

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

Glad to see the sleeping giant (AA) has finally awoken! I was starting to have my doubts that this airline was ever going to ramp up operations again at PHL. These largely aren’t new routes. Just routes that are resuming - presumably at that. PHL underperforms the other large AA hubs in terms of ho...

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by MAH4546
Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 291489

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

JetBlue and Spirit and others don’t have that issue. They are all flying midweek schedules. Spirit and JetBlue pretty close to 100% of their domestic flying pre-COVID. AA out of Miami is flying more than 100% of their domestic schedule per-COVID. South Florida domestic demand is through the roof an...

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by MAH4546
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 291489

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

SAT-FLL is in the June schedule.... Thank you. You are right. Service has been reduced from daily to Sa and Su only. SAT-FLL was reduced to Weekend only service with a bunch of other markets since last Fall because of the pandemic and lack of cuisine ship traffic. But if you listen to the B6 fans t...

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by MAH4546
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American eyeing AUS, BNA, & RDU for expansion
Replies: 87
Views: 12263

Re: American eyeing AUS, BNA, & RDU for expansion

The reasonable thing to do in this conversation is probably to add MIA and DTW to the conversation. If we do that, AA's advantages are secondary Mexico Though for clarity, adding MIA doesn't grant them secondary Mexico at all, DFW (already mentioned) does though. In fact, I'm not even sure they ser...

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by MAH4546
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

More new Southwest flying.

Fort Lauderdale gains daily to Chicago-O'Hare and Cleveland on June 6th.

Miami gains daily to New Orleans on June 6th and Saturday to Columbus, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Milwaukee on June 12th.

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by MAH4546
Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247096

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

AS have practically abandoned LAX-South Florida and cut LAX-TPA, so B6 can add one more flight to FLL/MIA (if resources allow) and add LAX-TPA on its own metal in response (again, if resources allow). AS has not cut LAXTPA. It's simply a seasonal service like most of their Florida-California flying...

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by MAH4546
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American eyeing AUS, BNA, & RDU for expansion
Replies: 87
Views: 12263

Re: American eyeing AUS, BNA, & RDU for expansion

The reasonable thing to do in this conversation is probably to add MIA and DTW to the conversation. If we do that, AA's advantages are secondary Mexico Though for clarity, adding MIA doesn't grant them secondary Mexico at all, DFW (already mentioned) does though. In fact, I'm not even sure they ser...

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by MAH4546
Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 28672

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021

Here's what i think MCO could see: DAL- SFO/BNA/AUS UAL- JFK /MKE/DCA B6 - MINT to LAX and flights to LAS/SAN WN - PDX Mint to LAX is not going to happen. I don't see why not, if PBI can get it and they aren't even a focus city I don't see why Orlando can't get one Mint flight PBI is part of South ...

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by MAH4546
Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 28672

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021

I'm wondering what 2022 will look like for MCO. Summer vacation is a right around the corner and Orlando is packed with tourists and will stay busy for the rest of the year since it's Magic Kingdom's 50th. Do any of y'all have predictions for Fall 2021 and beyond? Here's what i think MCO could see:...

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by MAH4546
Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 209
Views: 28672

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021

What kind of operation is AA running having planes launching from Airside 1, 3 & 4? As far as I know, they're using all of the 50 gates, half of the 30 gates, a couple of 20 gates and a couple of 90 gates. NK uses 10's, 20's, 30's, and 90's as well. Probably running out of real estate. AA has g...

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by MAH4546
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Geminijets101 wrote:
MAH4546 wrote:
Geminijets101 wrote:
EK2629 MIA-DXB? What is the reason of this flight?


Emirates runs regularly scheduled cargo service to Miami.


It’s civilian though. A6-ENM


Yes, they operate many cargo flights with passenger planes at the moment.

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by MAH4546
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2021

Geminijets101 wrote:
EK2629 MIA-DXB? What is the reason of this flight?


Emirates runs regularly scheduled cargo service to Miami.

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by MAH4546
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 201
Views: 22293

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2021

New York airports finally posted data, so here is a listing of the 50 busiest airports in the lower 48 states in 2020. Despite the pandemic, MSY maintained it's position in the 37th spot. RSW was the best performer with a 41.5% drop in passenger traffic. LGA was the worst performer with a 73.48% dr...

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by MAH4546
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA adding seasonal IAD-ATH, EWR-DBV and ORD-KEF
Replies: 129
Views: 21893

Re: United intl route announcement Monday 4/19

AVENSAB727 wrote:
IAH-TLV, IAH-CDG, IAH-GYE


Can’t add IAHGYE. No available frequencies.

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by MAH4546
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247096

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Regarding the -XLR, I do wonder if some current neo orders should be converted to such for 200-seat frames, in addition to 24 J seat frames...200-seat frames being primarily for South America routes from FLL or MCO. If they go to deep South America - which I doubt will ever happen - they need the s...

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