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by flyoregon
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 6975

Re: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020

TTailedTiger wrote:
Very sad. I absolutely hate light twins and the FAA's foolish decision to not require one engine have enough thrust to continue safe flight. I would much rather have an engine failure in a single engine piston than a twin.


PA32 is single engine

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by flyoregon
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 6975

Re: Piper PA-32 Fatal Crash in Utah Neighborhood, 25 July 2020

Density altitude was my first thought. The field elevation at U42 is about 4600 feet, and air temperature at the time of the crash was about 92F. The home base of the aircraft appears to be in Virginia, and most of the recent flights are in Virginia and North Carolina per flightaware records. It ar...

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by flyoregon
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

NWAESC wrote:
Right? I was thinking about when it was QX and OE, and the choices were a Dash or J31.

Those were the days....

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by flyoregon
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

I can remember when your choices out of RDM were PDX or SEA.... Not just that, but it was on Q200s or E120s. I remember it was exciting news when they finally got a Crj-200 to SLC, then the weekend service to DEN around 2005! Now they have flights all the way to Chicago, the majority of flights are...

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by flyoregon
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

7/5 OAG: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1448667 AA LAX-PDX SEP 3>2[3] AA LAX-RDM SEP 1.0>0.7[1.0] AA EUG-LAX SEP 2>1.5[2] AA LAX-MFR SEP 1.0>0.7[1.0] AS LAX-RDM MAR 1.0>2[1.0] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[1.0] AS RDM-SFO MAR 1.0>2[0.4] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[0.9] AS RDM-SJC M...

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by flyoregon
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 183
Views: 45460

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

Here is a recent aerial view from SLC website, looking northwest.. The structural work for Phase 1 is pretty much complete. https://www.slcairport.com/assets/cmsimages/TRP/Progress-Gallery/Aerial-June-2020.jpg source: https://www.slcairport.com/thenewslc/rebuild-progress-gallery/ New terminals look...

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by flyoregon
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska
Replies: 76
Views: 12211

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

I could see PDX-ANC or even PDX-JNU with the E175s. Is FAI too far?

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by flyoregon
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone know if Western Global is still doing the cargo flights on behalf of ANA from Tokyo? Seeing an Atlas Air 744 inbound from NRT right now wondering if Atlas is replacing WGA

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by flyoregon
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 361
Views: 55227

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

HNLSLCPDX wrote:
Since UA/OO pulled out of SGU-LAX, would love to see AA or especially AS come in and try it. SGU airport director specifically mentioned SEA as a market he’d like to see added. Would be nice to see a LAX-SGU-SEA type flight added.


I would guess DL would start that before AS would

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by flyoregon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10888

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

from BOI, PVU, RNO, GEG... We will return to having five carriers with one-stop services HNL/OGG-BOI/SLC/RNO/GEG. HA is not going to win as the sixth carrier in the market. IMHO, they need to (continue to) look at secondary West Coast destinations, non-HNL/OGG destinations, and then secondary-to-se...

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by flyoregon
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Flightradar24 has a Delta A359 (DL8962) inbound to PDX from Hill AFB Utah (HIF)

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by flyoregon
Sun May 31, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

From this morning's OAG thread - **FI KEF-PDX JUN 0.7>0[0.7] JUL 0.7>0[0.9] AUG 0.7>0[0.9] SEP 0.6>0[0.5] OCT 0.4>0[0.4 Looks like Icelandair is not coming back this summer. Anyone know if Condor is still going to operate at PDX this summer? My hunch is that in 2021, PDX will have the following int...

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by flyoregon
Tue May 26, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

At some point DL will be forced to decide on PDX-HND, and probably sooner than they’d like. Not saying it will even be this summer, but at some point the USDOT will require airlines to fly their awarded HND slots, else lose them to a competitor. International travel may stay down for a while, but D...

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by flyoregon
Thu May 21, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Airport to Close Existing Concourses as new ones open
Replies: 66
Views: 8837

Re: SLC Airport to Close All Existing Gates in September

Delta is in the process of rebalancing it's network For a Post pandemic fallout and SLC just gave them the ultimate gift. This is a gamble to save the airport $300 million dollars on construction cost. But in 5yrs time will SLC just be a sparkling version of CVG of times past? Good luck. Flyguy Why...

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by flyoregon
Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks, two of my C category were missing, must have made an error & lost info. I have TZ & WN for MDW, AA, AS, DL, NK, NW & UA for ORD. Am I missing anything you can think of? What years did TZ serve Portland? Also, did the newer National that hubbed in Las Vegas using 757s ever fly to...

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by flyoregon
Thu May 21, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

RWA380 - I did not see any of the Chicago airports on your PDX list. Also, SW flew PDX-SFO in 2018 for sure. Took the flight a couple times on my way to DAL. Thanks, two of my C category were missing, must have made an error & lost info. I have TZ & WN for MDW, AA, AS, DL, NK, NW & UA f...

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by flyoregon
Thu May 21, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

NWAESC wrote:
Just to tie the last couple of posts together... o think PDX-COS was on Western Pacific? Their commuter was Mountain Air Express (MAX), which is where at least some of QX’s 328’s went.


The livery on MAX looked a lot like the current JSX look

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by flyoregon
Wed May 13, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

I looked for any kind of information on the service last night, schedules, etc, but really the only thing that comes up is the glider A332 in 2001. Anyways, here are the two photos: 0208702,0209406 I seem to recall from searching many years ago that Air Transat also ran YYZ-BUF-CUN. Here's a couple...

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by flyoregon
Wed May 13, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

I looked for any kind of information on the service last night, schedules, etc, but really the only thing that comes up is the glider A332 in 2001. Anyways, here are the two photos: 0208702,0209406 I seem to recall from searching many years ago that Air Transat also ran YYZ-BUF-CUN. Here's a couple...

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by flyoregon
Wed May 13, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Sure! I wonder if there wasn't more that one stint of service? I say that because I was at a different airport from 99-early '01, and my (admittedly vague) memory of them being in PDX was from before that. I'll have to do some more digging- you've definitely got my curiosity piqued! Maybe so! The A...

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by flyoregon
Wed May 13, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

YVR-PDX-CUN & reverse. IIRC, it was never more than twice weekly & lasted one winter season. I have no idea what season, but in the 90's IIRC. Had to be mid-to late 90's? For some reason, I'm thinking 95-96. I can remember seeing it on the ramp/at the gate, but everything else is pretty vag...

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by flyoregon
Wed May 13, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Does anybody remember specific about Air Transat’s PDX-CUN flight with A310s? How long did it last, schedule, why Air Transat of all airlines?

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by flyoregon
Mon May 11, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Any insight of Icelandair and Condor this summer if they will re-start at all? What about Volaris?

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by flyoregon
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre
Replies: 109
Views: 19636

Re: OAG Changes 4/26/2020: Saturday Night Massacre

There is a liability component to that, as well. What happens when your critical staff is quarantined because someone on the plane with them was sick? Employees suing when they get sick, we already know that large meeting and conventions are done for the year, at least, due to the risk. And airline...

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by flyoregon
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MoL - leaving middle seat empty " idiotic "
Replies: 79
Views: 11500

Re: MoL - leaving middle seat empty " idiotic "

What do they propose to airlines (most regionals) that fly airplanes like any RJ, Q400, or A220 in a 2x2 or 2x3 configuration? Just fly them with 50% load factors?

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by flyoregon
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

It’s amazing...probably 20 years of progress at PDX has been wiped away because of the pandemic. Service levels remind me of the late 90’s/early 00’s. Even worse, IMHO. No Intra-Oregon flying is being done x PDX-PDT. Only NW n/s service is GEG, SEA & BOI. AS looks a lot of it's late 80's presen...

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by flyoregon
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Since Alaska has all but abandoned PDX, I won’t be renewing my Alaska Airlines/Bank of America Visa card. Our planned nonstop to Puerto Vallarta (where shutdown is lifted on 1 May) would now be a 27-hour flight with connection. Now I have to shift all my autopays back over to Fred Meyer MasterCard....

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by flyoregon
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: COVID-19 Fleet Storage Locations
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

COVID-19 Fleet Storage Locations

Looking to find out where airlines are storing their fleets during the COVID-19 situation. I know that Alaska and United have some parked at PDX, Southwest has 30+ at PAE. Where else are airlines parking planes that aren't being used?

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by flyoregon
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian A350 in SLC
Replies: 31
Views: 8924

Re: Ethiopian A350 in SLC

There’s a Latam 763 inbound from LIM (LP2548) scheduled to arrive 1811 today

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by flyoregon
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Alaska Airlines is cutting capacity by 70-80% in April, May, June & beyond will be based upon demand. https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2020-03-25-Alaska-Airlines-announces-schedule-reductions-and-other-changes-to-conserve-cash Further the release announces CEO is working for free until end of Sep...

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by flyoregon
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

jbpdx wrote:
PDX Portland International Airport
February 2020 passenger traffic


(compared with February 2019)

Domestic. + 3.1%
International. + 10.0%
Total. + 3.4%


Before the world came to a halt.

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by flyoregon
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8120

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill

I'm no airline, and certainly don't have the revenue nor the expenses that any of the airlines have, but in the 3 years that I've had my business in aviation, I've made it a habit to set aside 15% of revenue to ensure there's some cushion for times like this. I'd be able to stay "open" if ...

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by flyoregon
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Just doing some poking around & it looks like SY had dropped RDM off their route map. https://www.suncountry.com/route-map Did anyone hear about it? I'm flying there tomorrow, I'll check it out. In addition I see SAT is gone from PDX & a few other cuts, I bet SY is still trying to figure ou...

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by flyoregon
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Just doing some poking around & it looks like SY had dropped RDM off their route map. https://www.suncountry.com/route-map Did anyone hear about it? I'm flying there tomorrow, I'll check it out. In addition I see SAT is gone from PDX & a few other cuts, I bet SY is still trying to figure ou...

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by flyoregon
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Not sure of how much interest this is, but I'm looking at flights to Denver in July, and at least on 7/10, UA is running a 757-300 on the 5:15am departure. On another note, YYZ is gone from the Air Canada .pdf timetable that's effective through May 17th, but couldn't find anything to corroborate th...

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by flyoregon
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 7501

Re: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020

The new concourse A sure is a lot of terminal space for only six gates. They almost look like wide body gates according to the renderings. Is the new concourse going to have customs and immigration? Definitely concur that the gate space is quite big for only six gates. Plus, a 30,000 square foot co...

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by flyoregon
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

https://cdn.portofportland.com/commission/Feb20_AG_Final-Comb.pdf Starting in April the POP is planning to construct 16 additional RON spots adjacent to the CC-E extension...Building 7505 (Hangar A) and 7527 (Business Aviation Terminal or BAT), will be demolished............ Scroll down to page 28 ...

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by flyoregon
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

PDX Portland International Airport 2019 Full Year Passenger Traffic A disappointing year at PDX. Many airlines are to blame, especially the ULCCs and Aeroméxico. Domestic. 19,059,318. +0.2% International. 832,047. -3.5% Total. 19,891,365. 0.0% How was it a disappointing year? Things are holding ste...

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by flyoregon
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

There was a segment on KTVZ last night regarding a Redmond City council meeting where the future of RDM was discussed. The airport director mentioned expanding the terminal to include more restaurants and shops as well as adding jet bridges. In its current configuration, I can't imagine jet bridges...

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by flyoregon
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

I just read in another thread on a-net that PGL, the parent company of LOT Polish Airlines, is acquiring Condor. PGL is expected to order additional widebodies with some for Condor and some for LOT in the near future. It isn't known if it will be Boeing or Airbus yet. While this answers the longer-...

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by flyoregon
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

With all of the growth RDM has seen in the last couple of years, how likely would it be that AA adds DFW (with incentives I'm sure)? Doesn't sound unlikely to me at all. It would be a good (albeit, long) E-175 route. The 175 would be perfect. As far as length, AS does PDX-DAL/MSP/MCI on the 175 and...

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by flyoregon
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

With all of the growth RDM has seen in the last couple of years, how likely would it be that AA adds DFW (with incentives I'm sure)?

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by flyoregon
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like JSX is opening shop in Portland. A couple new job postings for PDX on the JSX website as of yesterday.

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by flyoregon
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 423
Views: 83310

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

On January 3, 2020, California Pacific filed documents with the Department of Transportation towards resuming flight operations. This time only the Carlsbad base will operate. https://paxex.aero/2020/01/california-pacific-airlines-launching-again/ When will they just accept defeat? When the old man...

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by flyoregon
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Delta routes out of ANC right now
Replies: 12
Views: 4031

Odd Delta routes out of ANC right now

Noticed a couple odd routes from ANC today, likely diversions. Wondered if anyone had additional info on it.

Right now there’s a 763 going to Alexandria LA with a 752 going to ANC from Alexandria plus another 763 from JFK to ANC all with 89XX or 88XX flight numbers

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by flyoregon
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 467
Views: 61398

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

My predictions for 2020: Alaska doesn’t go PDX-BWI year round, adds nothing. American doesn’t make PDX-PHL year round. American doesn’t add PDX-MIA. JetBlue doesn’t add PDX-FLL. Spirit, Frontier continue to back-burner Portland. Delta adds PDX-MIA, PDX-BOS. Condor survives. DL and BA coexist on PDX...

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by flyoregon
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 183503

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Shame to see Icelandair scaling back PDX. I don’t think they will pull PDX all together only because of Alaska, but I have been hoping for year round, even 2-4x weekly, but with BA, might be harder. Although I do believe FI targets a different demographic than BA does which is why I think they’ll st...

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by flyoregon
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX
Replies: 148
Views: 28567

Re: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX

You think DL is just going to roll over? I doubt it. I guess it depends on how much O&D there is on the route, and whether they think that the LHR slot could generate more benefit on another route. The vast majority of the Delta flight is O&D. The route has been doing well as evidenced by t...

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by flyoregon
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 183503

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

SANFan wrote:
Congrats PDX! A new int'l flag carrier coming to your beautiful city next summer!

I haven't seen the details yet -- daily? Equipment? Year-round?

bb


Launching June 2020 with a 787 (doesn’t specify 788 or 789) 5 times per week year round!

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by flyoregon
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 183503

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

British Airways LHR-PDX confirmed: https://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/2019-319/11920?ref=Home Very exciting and long overdue IMO! A few have jumped on PDXPOL for giving “false” information and spreading unwarranted rumors. While there are a lot of rumors on this forum in...

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