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by jbpdx
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.
Replies: 137
Views: 18012

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

Delta PDX-BOS will eliminate JetBlue's pathetic commitment to the route.

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by jbpdx
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 100
Views: 12054

Re: AA CLT growth

Can't AA add CLT-YVR? if PDX can handle one daily CLT-PDX by AA, I'm sure YVR can do the same. Also YVR has preclearance so no need for international gates. AA PDX-CLT is consistently late. Not sure what the on-time percentage is but it has to be dismal. One example from a few weeks ago: Portland, ...

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by jbpdx
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread
Replies: 82
Views: 14291

Re: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread

If I had to guess, I’d say the avatar feature has been disabled intentionally. It’s not anything that needs a “fix”.

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by jbpdx
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

ANA787 wrote:
Looks like DL is adding 2x daily PDX-LAS to help feed PDX-HND. What else could we see DL add from PDX? I feel DL should jump into PDX-DEN since AS continues to ignore this market.


DL should start MIA-PDX also to feed HND but also to fill a key unserved route.

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by jbpdx
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

The LAS shuffle at PDX. In the past few weeks F9 starts route, NK trims one, now DL starts route and adds two.

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by jbpdx
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces San Luis Obispo from PDX & SAN
Replies: 85
Views: 7637

Re: AS announces San Luis Obispo

phxa340 wrote:
AS needs to serve SAN frequent fliers and they have proven to not be a reliable partner destination wise.


If you want to see a glaring example of inequity in destinations, look at SEA-PHL and PDX-PHL:

SEA-PHL: 2 daily AA, 2 daily AS
PDX-PHL: 0

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by jbpdx
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Hawaiian has ~$550 each way Portland-Auckland in mid-Oct, connect in HNL.

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by jbpdx
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

There is a thread on A net talking about BA expansion. My friend at PDX told me that BA has been talking with the Port and intends to fly LHR to PDX year round with a combination of 788/789 aircraft. Obviously I cannot say his name or position, so this is unconfirmed and you will have to take it fo...

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by jbpdx
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Delta has deals to London in mid-October. I couldn’t resist and am heading over for a quick trip.

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by jbpdx
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Thanks for posting, that's very interesting stuff. Because I happened to be looking at the July EUG numbers before coming over here I will post a summary of those as well: Also note that UA has crept above 40% market share and AS below 20% for, I think, the first time in a very long time (maybe eve...

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by jbpdx
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX Portland International Airport July 2019 (comp. to July 2018) 1,982,480 passengers (-2.9%) Year-to-date: 11,386,986 passengers (0%) Domestic: -2.7% International: -7.4% [International decline attributable to Aeromexico pullout.] Condor. +28.4% Icelandair. +2.2% Delta. +7.9% Volaris. +25% Sun Co...

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by jbpdx
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

No progress on making PHL, BWI or IAD year round. The less than seasonal PDX-PHL and PDX-BWI nonstops have ended without AS, AA or WN announcing that the routes will go year round. Meanwhile, UA’s PDX-IAD will still not be year round in 2020, leaving AS PDX-DCA as the sole nonstop to the DC metro in...

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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country might IPO in 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 694

Re: Sun Country might IPO in 2020

Some new cities, including Portland, have performed well, Bricker said...

Plenty more unserved routes from PDX for the picking.

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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I forgot the negative numbers in April: Domestic. 1,497,537 -1.5% International. 58,336 -0.8% Total. 1,555,873. -1.5% So June was the second contraction since July 2010 and the second in the first half of 2019. The MAX situation is a factor but a minor one. Southwest and American (the most affected ...

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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

pdxav8r wrote:
jbpdx wrote:
The 1.5% decline in total passenger traffic at PDX in June appears to be the first negative number since July 2010.


Airlines’ MAX issues, been said a million times. Expect every month to reflect this until it comes online.


Nope. It has nothing to do with MAX.

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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

The 1.5% decline in total passenger traffic at PDX in June appears to be the first negative number since July 2010.

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by jbpdx
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9962



Atlanta plays the Timbers here today.
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pnwpdx wrote:
Delta is sending a B763 ferry, maybe? Anyone have an idea why this aircraft is headed this way?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9962



Atlanta plays the Timbers here today.

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by jbpdx
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

BlatantEcho wrote:
PDX-AMS operating by 763 today.
Where’s the broken A333?



FlightView shows 763 on PDX-AMS until 1 Sept.

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by jbpdx
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX Portland International Airport
Fiscal year ending 30 June 2019


Passenger traffic (% compared to FY2018)
Total: 19,941,424. (+2.4%)
Domestic: 19,094,789. (+2.2%)
International: 846,635. (+6.1%)

Despite the cutbacks, should top 20 million for calendar year 2019.

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by jbpdx
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

American operated 102 fewer flights in June 2018 compared to June 2018 (-14 %)

Delta traffic up 11.1% with 142 more flights.

Sun Country traffic up 201.5%

Condor up 77.5%

Volaris up 14.6%

Skywest up 83.7% with a 78% increase in flights.

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by jbpdx
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX June 2019

Southwest down 302 flights compared to June 2018 (-11.2 %)

JetBlue down 102 flights (-36.7 %)

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by jbpdx
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX Portland International Airport
June 2019 passenger traffic

(Compared to June 2018)
Total 1,860,276. -1.5%
Domestic 1,767,588. -1.6%
International 92,688 +1.0%


Lack of LCC service and other cutbacks are taking a toll. Still crunching.

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by jbpdx
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Bracing for bad numbers? This is late for the traffic report.

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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD
Replies: 11
Views: 1590

Re: Sun Country adds PDX-SJD

Twice a week to Cabo but same days as Alaska. Looks like PDX-BNA is year round but not daily. If they only had more planes. MSY. TPA.

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by jbpdx
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 438
Views: 53510

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019

I still don’t understand why PDX is summer only pretty much. Because AA would rather run people thru their hubs (and their competitors’ hubs) and because AS won’t grab and fill unserved routes at PDX because they’re too distracted with California and PAE and would rather shuttle everyone thru SEA. ...

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by jbpdx
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

^^^ Not as good as I would have expected for peak summer, but I guess it’s first year it’s daily. Would like to see that at 90%+ Wish we knew if the front was full. Next year is 764, so, they are going to need to sell more seats. Checking occasionally, Delta One and Comfort are usually full, plus a...

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by jbpdx
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX June report must be delayed because it includes end of fiscal year totals. The “seasonal” (~11-week) PDX-PHL and PDX-BWI flights end over the next couple of weeks. Still no movement on making them year round. Southwest cut back BWI this summer from daily to weekend-only. No announcements regardi...

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by jbpdx
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

^^^ Not as good as I would have expected for peak summer, but I guess it’s first year it’s daily. Would like to see that at 90%+ Wish we knew if the front was full. Next year is 764, so, they are going to need to sell more seats. Checking occasionally, Delta One and Comfort are usually full, plus a...

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by jbpdx
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Numbers are in from the UK for Delta’s first-ever full month of daily PDX-LHR:

June 2019
10,923/60=182
182/226=80.5% load factor

Not bad I guess considering all the European competition: 6x/week Icelandair PDX-KEF, 5x/week Condor PDX-FRA, as well as daily Delta PDX-AMS.

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by jbpdx
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 8055

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

Highly doubt AS is going to cut the very profitable PDX-SEA shuttle. Anything below 17-19x daily starts to be lost revenue opportunities. Not to mention; cutting a Q400 doesn't get you anywhere close to BWI, PHL or FLL. I’m talking about opening up gate space at PDX. But while they're at it, stop s...

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by jbpdx
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 8055

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

AS has invested extensively in GSE (and custom GSE through KCI for that matter) to be able to support the Q & E-Jet operation in any sort of ground boarding or jetway setup. There is already slack in the PDX gate situation during the day to be able to add more flights. Simple. Cut two Q-400 fli...

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by jbpdx
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 8055

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

Not touched on in the 2Q call but I am curious how much will the pending tear down of terminal A and the temporary relocation of QX flights to the end of C affect ASs ability to add flights. AS has invested extensively in GSE (and custom GSE through KCI for that matter) to be able to support the Q ...

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by jbpdx
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Rdeggendorfer wrote:
jbpdx wrote:

Meanwhile, American is continuing to operate PDX-CLT (AA 1929) routinely late.


Is it arriving into PDX late? Or encountering problems leaving PDX? Just curious.



Arriving into Portland late.

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by jbpdx
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

According to the Delta media release last month (June), the upgraded B767-400 will begin PDX-London Heathrow in 2Q of 2020. Article by get.com: "Other routes that will be operated using the refurbished Boeing 767-400 aircraft include those between New York-JFK and São Paulo; Detroit and London...

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by jbpdx
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Something I found encouraging regarding the DL Portland to London nonstop is the aircraft up-gauge to the newly configured Delta B767-400 (enhanced Delta One offering). The Delta app shows an A332 in 2020. Meanwhile, American is continuing to operate PDX-CLT (AA 1929) routinely late. 16 July Sched ...

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by jbpdx
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Condor is moving up its PDX-FRA start date next year to 10 April (from early June.) The season runs through 20 October, 4x/week. Delta’s PDX-NRT goes daily year round on the A332 beginning 29 March in preparation for the move to Haneda. More on May 2019 PDX passenger traffic (compared to May 2018) a...

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by jbpdx
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30175

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

How many Max does AS have, and what percentage is that of their fleet (including their regional partners)? Before we overreact to these cuts, I think the MAX situation should be considered. The news today is that a new issue has come up with the Max, and that they will remain grounded until at leas...

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by jbpdx
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX Portland International Airport May 2019 Traffic Domestic. 1,632,986. +0.9% International. 68,227. -5.7% Total. 1,701,213. +0.6% # flights: 15,188. (2018: 1,844) -656 Volaris. +52.6%. JetBlue. -57.1% Frontier. -24.9% Sun Country. +215.8% Delta. +18.3% Alaska. -1.5% Horizon -5.9% Hawaiian. +21% C...

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by jbpdx
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I hadn't noticed if this topic had its' own thread elsewhere. Frontier Airlines announced n/s PDX-LAS flights starting November 14, 2019. Looks like 2 flights/week. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2019/06/25/frontier-airlines-expansion-9-new-nonstop-routes-las-vegas-cleveland/15580920...

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by jbpdx
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

AA2298 PDX-ORD left 3.5 hours late today. I wonder how UA, AA and AS are dealing with the loss of WN on PDX-MDW. Doesn’t look like anyone added flights to absorb the up to 350 passengers a day WN carried on that route each way.

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by jbpdx
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

kunta67 wrote:
It looks like LHR will be a 764 out of PDX based off the press release about the new suite refresh for that plane.

I think they'll route the TYO plane via AMS.

East coast-AMS-PDX-TYO-PDX-AMS-East coast.


Except PDX-HND will be A332, PDX-AMS is A333.

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by jbpdx
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13378

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

AA should be using some of those LAX San Francisco flights to do a stop and then bounce up to Seattle Portland and other places up north. Similar to how Southwest does it I think AA may wish to keep the space for Alaska Airlines. Both airline may expecting further cooperation in near future when th...

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by jbpdx
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

WolfPDX wrote:
Last night Air Canada Rouge started up the PDX to Toronto route. Replacing the normal 195 that Air Canada used to fly this route with.


Also, Icelandair is now up to 6x/week, Condor is 5x/week to Frankfurt.

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by jbpdx
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX-NRT also switches to A332 on 29 March.

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by jbpdx
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 53
Views: 5780

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

Geminijets101 wrote:
blacksoviet wrote:
flybry wrote:
United doesn't even fly LAX to PDX nonstop... and LAX is supposedly a hub for United!!!!!

Does the E-175 not have enough range?


I wouldn’t fly an E-175 on that far of a flight.



SFO is a hub for United...

The E-175 is very comfortable all the way to MCI from PDX.

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by jbpdx
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

lhpdx wrote:

In regards to Concourse E, both Southwest and United will be the only tenants utilizing all of E once the extension is completed next summer 2012....Southwest plans to use 6 of the 11.......


United is moving on out of E, the way I heard it.

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by jbpdx
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

midway7 wrote:

I am surprised to hear they have 74 flights a day. Is this just departures, or arrivals and departures. Just seems like more than I thought.


Total, arrivals and departures.

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by jbpdx
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub . Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest needs...

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by jbpdx
Wed May 29, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 827
Views: 107816

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I’m happy to say that beginning in December my new home airport will be PVR. I don’t care who flies there, when, how and why. Although I’ll be living in Puerto Vallarta, I’ll still be advocating for PDX and for improved air service for everyone here.

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