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by jbpdx
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 1557

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: 409
Views: 49753

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 7947

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: 7947

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: 7947

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 30085

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 13334

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 5746

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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: 728
Views: 93688

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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by jbpdx
Tue May 28, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country - Arrives in SAT / Performance/ Pre Bookings
Replies: 1
Views: 599

Re: Sun Country - Arrives in SAT / Performance/ Pre Bookings

Just found a $78 one-way nonstop fare PDX-SAT on 8 June.

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by jbpdx
Fri May 24, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Total flights at PDX for the month of April dropped to 14,094 from 14,874 in April 2018. Hard to believe with the population growth and a relatively booming economy. The port has a lot of work to do to reverse this. So first, not sure where you're getting those numbers. According to the report, the...

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by jbpdx
Thu May 23, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Total flights at PDX for the month of April dropped to 14,094 from 14,874 in April 2018. Hard to believe with the population growth and a relatively booming economy. The port has a lot of work to do to reverse this.

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by jbpdx
Thu May 23, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

On the monthly traffic report, what airlines are "major" and what airlines are "national"? “Major airlines generate operating revenues of more than $1 billion annually... National carriers are scheduled airlines with annual operating revenues between $100 million and $1 billion....

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by jbpdx
Thu May 23, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

The contraction at PDX widened in April. First negative number for domestic I can remember. Frontier dropped from 122 total flights to 66. JetBlue dropped from 180 flights to 120. Southwest cut from 2,412 flights to 2,192. Spirit reduced flights from 146 to 120. Alaska (excluding Horizon) traffic wa...

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by jbpdx
Wed May 22, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 819
Views: 119030

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Those Hayden flights were definitely 150 seat planes. I flew from BOS out to Steamboat one round-trip in March, and the plane was probably 2/3 full. I was hoping the BOS route had a chance of hanging on. If the route IS dead for 2020, that's not surprising but also sad. I feel like you do need a bi...

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by jbpdx
Wed May 22, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Things have definately changed for the worse in the past few years, in regards to trade. Which would be the backbone of a PEK route. If trade conditions improve in the future, then we may see an HU tail here in less than a decade. But a direct flight to ICN is overdue, IMO. I would not be surprised...

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by jbpdx
Tue May 21, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I think the HND add is great, but I can’t help but think about the gaping hole in Asian bound traffic. With no connections in Tokyo through Haneda, all of that traffic is funneled through SEA, SFO, etc. Even at less than daily, a carrier like KE or HU should work decently without negatively impacti...

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by jbpdx
Mon May 20, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Greater Seattle Airport
Replies: 111
Views: 11794

Re: New Greater Seattle Airport

They’re trying to get another airport built to serve the Seattle metro area. The possibilities and speculation begin! Alaska widebody service, new PNW AA hub... https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/recommendation-for-major-new-airport-coming-by-2022/949913410 https://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a620/p...

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by jbpdx
Fri May 17, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 53
Views: 5746

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

Just a couple years ago people said PDX-MCO wouldn’t work. PDX-South Florida averages ~160 PDEW (weaker in Q3). PDX-MIA/FLL is a perfect example of a route where a nonstop can boost traffic by ~40%. SkyScanner shows the shortest duration one-stops are 7.5-8+ hour travel time but with unrealistic sho...

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by jbpdx
Fri May 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 786
Views: 137791

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

And I don't understand why people keep thinking everyone will just drive 2+ hours to catch a flight. The fact is, most people don't. Exactly right. The same argument can be said for San Diego to LAX...most people don't. They fly out of the airport that's closest to them. The only time I've driven u...

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by jbpdx
Fri May 17, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 17245

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2019

Keith2004 wrote:

They already have a 339 allocated to PDX-HND, per the DOT filing, not sure if that requires 2 frames.
But SEA-KIX and HNL-HND are good candidates


A332 for HND-PDX.

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by jbpdx
Fri May 17, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 786
Views: 137791

Re: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots

PDX? What a waste. No connecting traffic on either end and Delta has cut the route twice in the past. It should have been saved for JAL or ANA. Didn’t DL cut the route about 20 years ago? NW started it about 15 years ago and it hasn’t been cut since. They would have canceled it around 2009 had the ...

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by jbpdx
Thu May 16, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 728
Views: 93688

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like Delta/Portland made the cut for Haneda. https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2019-0014-0079 This is great news! Delta will be using the 234-passenger A332 with 34 flat-bed Delta One seats, 32 Delta Comfort+ seats, and 168 Economy seats. Daily, year round. Will be interesting to...

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