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by MaxTrimm
Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes-Winter Resort Mania
Replies: 30
Views: 3647

Re: New Routes-Winter Resort Mania

Many towers across the US close at 8pm/9pm whenever and commercial ops continue. At my home airport, PSC, the tower will close and there could be several commercial flights coming in within a few minutes. Pilots are trained from the beginning to operate without a control tower

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Closure for VIP Movement, including the US
Replies: 30
Views: 4441

Re: Airport Closure for VIP Movement

At the rally in Tucson the other day, flights were still operating in and out during the rally. Obviously nothing happening when he was taxiing/walking on the ramp etc

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 859
Views: 102517

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Worth mentioning, G4 mentioned they could potentially get to cash flow break even with bookings down 40-45% yoy in their Q2 call https://seekingalpha.com/article/4362164-allegiant-travel-co-algt-ceo-maurice-gallagher-on-q2-2020-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single A couple of tidbits from D...

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A little light hearted ATC fun...
Replies: 51
Views: 8073

Re: A little light hearted ATC fun...

Am I missing why this is funny? The guy in the background is blatantly-mocking an African-American pronunciation of the name. Is that funny? Do they come into the tower in blackface and consider that to be funny, too? Weird. Your government at work. None of the pilots seemed to have any issue under...

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by MaxTrimm
Mon May 18, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55895

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

BREAKING: On Sunday, May 17th, 253,807 people came through @TSA checkpoints nationwide. Exactly one year earlier, 2,620,276 people were screened at security checkpoints across the country. As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, it will be interesting to see what happens this week. From TSA spokespers...

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 602
Views: 120567

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

What do the flight crews on these flights do? I assume at BHM, they just head over to the main terminal and catch a flight to wherever they need to go next, as BHM is a relatively large airport, right? But what about for MZJ? Seems to me it would be easy to have a crew car waiting for them where th...

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 13000

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

A lot of it has to do with the bank times at the hubs. American may be first at many airports, but all airlines have early morning departures to hubs from spokes on aircraft that RON.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14851

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

seat1a wrote:
What about Renton Municipal as an alternative?

Short runway, heavily residential, and no space for a terminal. That is 737 MAX territory

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 140339

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

I feel like this move by American is great to address the gaping hole in their network in the Pacific Northwest. Outside of a few Oregon destinations from PHX and some new GEG flights to DFW, the only AA flying in the region is done to PDX and SEA.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 2946

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread (RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO) - 2020

As for ORF, I can see Sun Country adding an MSP flight. Still surprises me MSP remains seasonal to Norfolk; however I could be overestimating the demand from the west coast to the Hampton Roads region. I agree with above, SLC would make sense but I just don't see it happening. The A220's have been p...

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 307
Views: 18404

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I'm a big fan of Spirit, their network, and what they're doing as an airline. For a resident of a small market where we suffer through the pay astronomical fares vs. drive a few hours to a major airport, the way Spirit is expanding gives me hope that they can really make an impact in lowering prices...

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13654

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

Pasco PSC is getting an ORD redeye in the Summer, also getting 3x daily SFO in Summer. Big year for growth. Correct...I'm pretty sure that it will be daily, year-round service, with the E175, and will be the longest nonstop from PSC once it begins. Losing the LAX flight was somewhat surprising sinc...

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13654

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

Pasco PSC is getting an ORD redeye in the Summer, also getting 3x daily SFO in Summer. Big year for growth.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 568
Views: 82331

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019

PHLspecial wrote:
I didn't know this but AA is running 2 widebody flights for PHL-LAX? Is this for the non-summer season?

Pretty sure they’ve been doing it (at least) all year

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by MaxTrimm
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 83
Views: 10047

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

WN had said in today's earnings call that it is planning on significantly expanding its HOU operation. In addition to the already-announced HOU-CZM nonstop route, I could see WN adding HOU-CLE, HOU-DTW, and HOU-MSP nonstop service as CLE, DTW, and MSP are some of the top domestic destinations (by P...

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Hub Benchmarking
Replies: 58
Views: 18938

Re: Airline Hub Benchmarking

This is fascinating, and I admire the (surely) great amount of time put into this. Can't wait to see the small hub report.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport with the longest average flight time for departures?
Replies: 26
Views: 7883

Airport with the longest average flight time for departures?

I was just thinking about what airport in the world has the highest average flight time for departures. DXB came to mind first. What do you guys think?

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40373

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

PSC-LAX on UA will start 3/31. Booked on the inaugural. Interestingly enough, the inaugural is showing CRJ2 but every day after that it looks like E175.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines to fly Shenzhen-Zürich from Aug 27th
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Re: Hainan Airlines to fly Shenzhen-Zürich from Aug 27th

Shenzhen has been on a roll lately

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by MaxTrimm
Sun May 13, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 737s on the SEA - YVR route?
Replies: 18
Views: 2597

Re: AS 737s on the SEA - YVR route?

There is an early morning and late night SEA-YVR run on 737. The night flight RON’s and the morning flight turns around in about 30 minutes

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by MaxTrimm
Fri May 04, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue's newest special livery - Boston Celtics
Replies: 13
Views: 2445

Re: JetBlue's newest special livery - Boston Celtics

Looks very similar to the Jets jet

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the highest cycle and hour A320 and 737?
Replies: 33
Views: 11007

Re: What is the highest cycle and hour A320 and 737?

I'd imagine the old Lufthansa, Air Canada, and United A320's have some of the highest hours. Delta has quite a few early ones, as well.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline companies with similar liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 4979

Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Virgin America and Air Canada Rouge

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 21343

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

theSFOspotter wrote:
amcnd wrote:
Any equipment guesses??


PDX probably E175, rest will be 737s

All are on E175

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 520
Views: 52256

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Supposedly Wenatchee Washington - San Francisco starts Summer 2018 probably with United Express / Skywest. I don't see how this will work out especially if the schedule is terrible. Afternoon flight, forget it. I bet they will be using a 50 passenger crj200. As much as I’d like to see this happen, ...

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS makes PDX-MKE/PHL/BWI/ATL year round service
Replies: 46
Views: 5993

Re: AS makes PDX-MKE/PHL/BWI/ATL year round service

PDX-ATL has had an interesting recent history. Added a few years ago, dropped within months, added again, and now daily.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes with the most frequencies...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1960

Re: Routes with the most frequencies...?

GMP-CJU has to be up there along with SYD-MEL and SYD-BNE

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 23758

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

SEA-SZX by Xiamen is literally the definition of a P2P route.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR (PDX) - Airlines missing profitable opportunities...?
Replies: 65
Views: 6063

Re: Portland, OR (PDX) - Airlines missing profitable opportunities...?

Hey all, Since I'm a PDX native, I'm always a bit annoyed to see SEA getting all of the new routes, and PDX constantly getting the shaft. With this being said, I don't ever expect PDX to top SEA in terms of passenger traffic and new routes. However, It seems like there would be more opportunities f...

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 27671

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Not confirmed. They are showing intent at signing the LOI.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 27221

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

FSDan wrote:
MaxTrimm wrote:
UA announced EWR-PDL last week. That’s (I’m sure) the reason they are starting it.


No, they announced EWR-OPO.

That’s what I was thinking! I got the P’s mixed up.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 27221

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

UA announced EWR-PDL last week. That’s (I’m sure) the reason they are starting it.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is this Forum too US centric?
Replies: 61
Views: 4430

Re: Is this Forum too US centric?

Yes, it's very US centric. Was looking at the new BA destinationt thread earlier- I'd say 75% of the replies were mentioning the same 3 US cities when there are countless other route possiblities, and it ended up being the Seychelles. I would love to see more discussion about air travel in China, su...

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 427
Views: 97049

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Apparently economy seats were selling for $551 a pop. Pricey to say the least. Sold out in about 90 minutes, though

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by MaxTrimm
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion 2017
Replies: 330
Views: 30053

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Here's the load factors for international airlines at SEA for the month of March: Air Canada: 73% ANA: 80% Asiana: 81% British Airways: 85% Condor: 93%. Seems unusually strong, but ok. Emirates: 57%. I think this was the month that the 2nd daily flight was eliminated, EVA Air: 73%. 16% drop from Ma...

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 167
Views: 18947

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread

http://layoverhub.net/pia-lost-a310/
PIA actually lost one of their A310's in Europe.
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Here's a good start: http://layoverhub.net/pia-lost-a310/
PIA actually lost one of their A310's in Europe.

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska new livery update
Replies: 55
Views: 10078

Re: Alaska new livery update

I would say as many as 60-70% of the 738's are painted and 50-60% of the 739's. I think all of the E175's are in the new livery (including the SkyWest ones) and obviously none of the Dash 8's are painted.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 55502

Re: If Airbus Is Listening: send A380s to MIA!

It's not quite that easy. I wish it was! Will be a long few days for those stranded travelers.

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by MaxTrimm
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Launching DFW
Replies: 47
Views: 7677

Re: WOW Launching DFW

Flyers out of ATL must be livid that another city got a KEF flight before them. Trust me, we Atlantans have a lot more patience than those in the Midwest do when it comes to new airlines. That explains why u only have 1 airline apart from lccs That makes no sense. Congrats to DFW! Made a bit of a r...

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion 2017
Replies: 330
Views: 30053

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Is the awful smoke from the fires causing any flight disruptions? It's getting worse every day here in the Tri-Cities and I can't imagine Yakima or Wenatchee.

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair to launch Nanjing in 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 4569

Re: Finnair to launch Nanjing in 2018

Very impressive Asian network these guys have going. What's next? Shenzhen?

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by MaxTrimm
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China considers changing, "one route, one airline" policy
Replies: 23
Views: 6329

Re: China considers changing, "one route, one airline" policy

http://layoverhub.net/caac-considers-al ... al-routes/ Should be a good analysis for anyone wanting some details on the matter
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My friend wrote on this topic here: http://layoverhub.net/caac-considers-al ... al-routes/ Should be a good analysis for anyone wanting some details on the matter

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 70534

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

https://twitter.com/abc/status/901878120478846981 This is a runway at Hobby apparently. Southwest may be regretting leaving planes there.
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https://twitter.com/abc/status/901878120478846981 This is a runway at Hobby apparently. Southwest may be regretting leaving planes there.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: YYZ Planespotting
Replies: 5
Views: 5143

Re: YYZ Planespotting

http://layoverhub.net/spotter-guide-tor ... l-airport/
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Here is well put-together spotting guide for YYZ if anyone still needs it: http://layoverhub.net/spotter-guide-tor ... l-airport/

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion 2017
Replies: 330
Views: 30053

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Spirit is dropping LAX-SEA in Winter.

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 70534

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

Southwest has 15 aircraft on the ground at HOU according to FR24

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by MaxTrimm
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?
Replies: 49
Views: 4110

Re: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?

MH and the A380's?

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by MaxTrimm
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG and STL new airline announcements tomorrow
Replies: 41
Views: 5731

Re: CVG and STL new airline announcements tomorrow

Doesn't AC have a big YUL announcement for the 23rd? Makes sense if its a bunch of American routes on AC Express

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by MaxTrimm
Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Two Connected Flights, Same Aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 1283

Re: Two Connected Flights, Same Aircraft

YVR-SEA-PSC on the same Delta CRJ-700

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