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by 762er
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Discussion Forum!
Replies: 42
Views: 33040

BOS-SFO 7+ Hours On B6 A320 - Question

Wow: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/JBU633/history/20131206/2125Z/KBOS/KSFO" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/J...3/history/20131206/2125Z/KBOS/KSFO</a> Has anyone seen greater endurance on a scheduled 320 route? I'd have to imagine there's no way that flight could hav...

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by 762er
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Coast To Coast Flat Bed Airline Battle Brews
Replies: 35
Views: 12138

RE: US Coast To Coast Flat Bed Airline Battle Brews

Any chance JetBlue, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, or American is considering adding lie-flats on any Boston - West Coast markets? I frequently fly <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by 762er
Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest E190 Route?
Replies: 41
Views: 15552

RE: Longest E190 Route?

Had no idea the E190 was capable of 5+ hrs in the air. Does <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> have to take a big payload hit on the <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International...

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by 762er
Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GA Airports Near D.C?
Replies: 12
Views: 9442

RE: GA Airports Near D.C?

I live in DC near adams Morgan and I fly out of Gaithersburg. You just have to file an "ADIZ" flight plan and pick up your squawk code before taking off. I believe traffic there has actually increased because of the incoming traffic from college park, Friendly, and Hyde. It's pretty simply an the dr...

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by 762er
Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GA Airport Fuel Statistics
Replies: 1
Views: 2869

GA Airport Fuel Statistics

I'm interested in finding reports that show fuel statistics including gallons sold, total sales, etc. by airport. I'm primarily interested in general aviation airports. For example is there a website that would show me how many gallons of AVGAS and/or Jet-A were sold at Arnlold Palmer Regional Airpo...

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by 762er
Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GA Fuel Databases Or Statistical Reports
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

GA Fuel Databases Or Statistical Reports

I'm interested in finding reports that show fuel statistics including gallons sold, total sales, etc. by airport. I'm primarily interested in general aviation airports. For example is there a website that would show me how many gallons of AVGAS and/or Jet-A were sold at Arnlold Palmer Regional Airpo...

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by 762er
Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GA Into Teterboro
Replies: 18
Views: 7061

RE: GA Into Teterboro

How much is the landing fee for light single engine pistons? Also, how much is the Meridian ramp fee if you're not buying fuel?

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by 762er
Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Memphis A Northwest Crew Base?
Replies: 3
Views: 2817

Is Memphis A Northwest Crew Base?

Simple yes or no question really. If not Northwest, it must be a pinnacle and mesaba crew base. Please verify or reject that assumption. Thanks a lot.

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by 762er
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)
Replies: 5
Views: 3929

RE: To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)

I actually recently heard that <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> does slightly better than <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> and <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / W...

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by 762er
Fri Dec 16, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)
Replies: 5
Views: 3929

RE: To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)

Are there no NWA employees on these forums?

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by 762er
Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)
Replies: 5
Views: 3929

To All NWA Insiders (Looking For Some Help)

I had a few question regarding NWA's Memphis operation and was wondering if I might be able to email or call you with a few quick questions, namely, how do <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> flights to the other hubs at <acronym title="Detroit - Metr...

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by 762er
Mon Dec 12, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?
Replies: 15
Views: 2935

RE: Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?

ANyone else...sending her back to the top.

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by 762er
Sun Dec 11, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?
Replies: 15
Views: 2935

RE: Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?

SO nobody's been able to tell me anything for sure (i.e. educated guess are all we have so far). Are there really no <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> insiders out there that can tell me how <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-<ac...

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by 762er
Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?
Replies: 15
Views: 2935

Northwest MEM Hub Profitability?

In particular I was wondering if someone in the know could tell me how interhub routes (<acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> an...

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by 762er
Wed Nov 23, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO: LAX-OGG To Replace IAH-OGG
Replies: 55
Views: 7325

RE: CO: LAX-OGG To Replace IAH-OGG

Are there any pictures of the CO 764 at OGG? As a one time frequent visitor of Maui I would love to see one.

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by 762er
Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O&D Numbers At BNA, CLT, GSO, PIT, And RDU
Replies: 14
Views: 4599

RE: O&D Numbers At BNA, CLT, GSO, PIT, And RDU

Torndao82: What you may not know is that <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> is twice as costly per passenger than <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> because o...

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by 762er
Thu Oct 20, 2005 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's New Int'l Route Schedule
Replies: 56
Views: 8497

RE: DL's New Int'l Route Schedule

Good luck flying the 764 even in the new configuration from <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. Mark my words: In t...

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by 762er
Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA General Aviation Starts Tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 3282

RE: DCA General Aviation Starts Tomorrow

What kind of airplanes will they be allowing in? Only corporate jets, or is a C172 going to be able to fly in. What are the requirements?

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by 762er
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Would These Non Stops Be Possible On A 332?
Replies: 1
Views: 2913

RE: Would These Non Stops Be Possible On A 332?

With reasonable payloads it probably would NOT make it consistently on the westbound leg. You'd be approaching flying times of 13hrs. which is pretty much the limit for the 332 with full pax and bags.

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by 762er
Thu Jul 21, 2005 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying The 767-200 Across The Pond
Replies: 35
Views: 7958

RE: Flying The 767-200 Across The Pond

Aeromexico flies their 762s transatlantic as well our of MEX. Didn't see them mentioned.

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by 762er
Sat Jun 18, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taking Off Overweight
Replies: 33
Views: 30870

Taking Off Overweight

For <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> pilots out there operating single-engine props, do you ever takeoff overweight? Most (if not all) single-engine 4 place airplanes cannot legally takeoff carrying full fuel and four adults + bags. However, I know many pilots who do so anyway, i.e. ta...

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by 762er
Wed Jun 08, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Still Paying PIT
Replies: 6
Views: 3373

RE: British Airways Still Paying PIT

BA also once flew 742s nonstop into <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> in the early 90s. Can't remember if it was to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> or <acronym title="London - H...

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by 762er
Fri May 27, 2005 6:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can A Pilot See The Runway During Flare At Landing
Replies: 32
Views: 12538

RE: Can A Pilot See The Runway During Flare At Landing

In a long body mooney (i.e. a bravo, ovation, or eagle) you can't see much out ahead of you just prior to touchdown (at least the way I like to do it). On the ground the airframe sits at a positive pitch angle of about 5 degrees, so your typical landing attitudes are in the area of 8-10 degrees nose...

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by 762er
Sat May 21, 2005 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Official Takeoff Performance Ranking Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 5930

RE: Official Takeoff Performance Ranking Thread

I know a 75 has incredible performance but it is rarely filled to MTOW. I've heard that an MTOW 737 vs and MTOW 757 would win in terms of takeoff distance. Part of the reason why there's such a strong perception of the 75 being such an incredible performers is because it rarely flies segments that c...

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by 762er
Sat May 21, 2005 12:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Official Takeoff Performance Ranking Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 5930

Official Takeoff Performance Ranking Thread

Let's consider the highest gross weight version of each of the following airplanes (for example, if I list the B767-200 I mean the highest gross weight/longest range variant of that airplane): B737-700/800/900, A319/320/321, B757-200/300, B767-200/300/400, A330-200/300, A340-300/500/600, B747-400, 7...

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by 762er
Wed May 11, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Air Fleet Composition By The End Of 2006?
Replies: 0
Views: 4258

Spirit Air Fleet Composition By The End Of 2006?

Can Someone give me an estimate of what Spirit's fleet composition will look like at the end of 2006 (12/31/2006). I.e. how many <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80s, A319s and A321s will they have on property as of that date. All the source I've found seem contradictory. Please provide ...

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by 762er
Tue May 10, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Aircraft Delivery Schedule Question
Replies: 1
Views: 3855

AirTran Aircraft Delivery Schedule Question

Can anybody provide data covering AirTran's 73N and 717 delivery schedule over the next 2 years. What I need to know is how big the fleet will be at the end of 2006, i.e. how many 73N and 717 will they have on property December 31st, 2006. Please provide a source for you data if you can. many thanks...

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by 762er
Tue May 10, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Air Fleet Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 3448

RE: Spirit Air Fleet Questions

I was just doing some research on my own and according to the airbus website NK only has 4 A321s on order. Is this a mistake?

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by 762er
Tue May 10, 2005 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Air Fleet Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 3448

Spirit Air Fleet Questions

How many MD-80s and A321s do they currently have on property and how many are they scheduled to get? Are they going to buy and 319s/320s. What is the delivery schedule looking like. Thanks to anyone who can shed some light on this matter.

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by 762er
Fri May 06, 2005 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mechanics At 7 U.S. Airlines To Support UA Strike
Replies: 53
Views: 6990

RE: Mechanics At 7 U.S. Airlines To Support UA Strike

I think the sympathy strikes are all talk. If UA mechanics struck I think all the other guys would be like, well, we support you but we don't want to screw our own goose that lays the golden egg.

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by 762er
Wed May 04, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS R/W 15L-33R History?
Replies: 8
Views: 2750

RE: BOS R/W 15L-33R History?

I can't believe it's legal for a passenger Dash-8 to land on a 1,500 foot runway. But if you say so...

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by 762er
Wed May 04, 2005 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS R/W 15L-33R History?
Replies: 8
Views: 2750

RE: BOS R/W 15L-33R History?

1,500 ft! I think a C172 would be weight restricted with that length available. Jk  Wink. I've never seen any takeoffs or landing conducted on this runway.

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by 762er
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historic AirTran Service In PIT
Replies: 5
Views: 2476

Historic AirTran Service In PIT

Can someone tell me all the destinations <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> has served from <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> since it entered the <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (P...

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by 762er
Thu Apr 14, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier And Mesa
Replies: 10
Views: 2761

Frontier And Mesa

Does Mesa do some codeshare/express flying for Frontier? If so, what aircraft do they use and what flight number range. Many thanks to anyone who can answer this question and/or provide the data.

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by 762er
Fri Mar 25, 2005 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Giving Away The Store... AGAIN.
Replies: 35
Views: 7226

RE: USAirways Giving Away The Store... AGAIN.

Oh stop with the "party is just about over" hoo haw. If I had a dollar for everytime I've heard someone say something along the lines of Airways being on it's last leg over the past year alone, I'd be a millionaire. We have the financing and liquidity now to make if for at least another full year an...

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by 762er
Thu Mar 17, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why US Airways Lost My Business
Replies: 68
Views: 8934

RE: Why US Airways Lost My Business

RJpieces: For what it's worth, as a US Airways Employee, I sincerely apologize on my company's behalf. We value every customer, whether it's the one-time flier or the chairman's prefered million miler. I regret that you had this experience and want to express my confidence that our customer service ...

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by 762er
Tue Mar 15, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Receives 2nd Half Of Exit Financing
Replies: 2
Views: 3175

US Airways Receives 2nd Half Of Exit Financing

US Airways today recieved a $125 million Equity commitment from Republic Airways and its majority stake holder. Great news as this will improve liquidity further and provide sufficient funds for exiting chaper 11 this summer. Seems like a lot of investors were willing to support the company everyone...

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by 762er
Thu Mar 03, 2005 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Still Being Fleeced
Replies: 11
Views: 3029

RE: US Still Being Fleeced

I can think of at least 3 occassion in the summer of 2002 alone that he visited the Pittsburgh hub operation and conducted many roadshows at hubs and focus cities where he consulted with station managers and many of the labor group leader. He was bent on keeping the rank and file informed with good ...

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by 762er
Thu Mar 03, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Still Being Fleeced
Replies: 11
Views: 3029

RE: US Still Being Fleeced

I get a kick out of people who love to bash Dave Seigel. The only mistake he made in trying to turn around US Airways (which proved to be fatal for him) was that he tried to be too nice to rank-and-file employees. I find it ironic that the people who hated him the most at the airline were those he t...

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by 762er
Sat Feb 26, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Expands Hawaii Service
Replies: 27
Views: 4765

RE: ATA Expands Hawaii Service

Does anybody find it to be coincidental that tz is expanding just as wn's old CFO took over as CEO. Sounds like southwest is really calling the shots here. Probably best.

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by 762er
Wed Feb 23, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton And UA/WN
Replies: 23
Views: 7098

RE: Paris Hilton And UA/WN

Planespotting: Hilarious post. Nothing like browsing the forums for a laugh during the work day.

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by 762er
Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Now This Is A Low Approach!
Replies: 47
Views: 18889

RE: Now This Is A Low Approach!

It looks like he's going to touchdown in the blast pad area. Did he make it to the threshold of the runway? If he did he must have really flared.

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by 762er
Sat Feb 19, 2005 5:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whats Wrong With The A321?
Replies: 81
Views: 11302

RE: Whats Wrong With The A321?

This thread has provided some serious comic relief. Now NCLairport and Orion737 have added each other to their respected users list because they agree that an airplane isn't pretty. Hey, does anybody out there hate the noise an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 makes on final approach ...

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by 762er
Sat Feb 19, 2005 3:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whats Wrong With The A321?
Replies: 81
Views: 11302

RE: Whats Wrong With The A321?

If you want to take an opinion on disliking an aircraft based on how it looks call the thread something like "Does Anybody else think the A321 isn't pretty?", or "I hate the 321 because it isn't pretty". That way people who think they are about to read a rational thread with regard to aircraft perfo...

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by 762er
Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Exec Calls DL Pricing Stupid
Replies: 69
Views: 5917

RE: CO Exec Calls DL Pricing Stupid

DL is going to be hurt by their pricing more than anyone else because they have the most out-of-whack cost structure. You'd think they'd get their costs in order to justify the fares. They've done the opposite. What, did they think that other airlines weren't going to match. The other airlines have ...

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by 762er
Thu Feb 17, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN PIT Schedule
Replies: 37
Views: 5824

RE: WN PIT Schedule

I just checked the OAG database in SAS. It was loaded yesterday.

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by 762er
Thu Feb 17, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN PIT Schedule
Replies: 37
Views: 5824

WN PIT Schedule

Here it is (Sorry about how it's sorted): <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> Sked OBS Equp ORG DST Dep Time Arr Time 316 73G <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran Intern...

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by 762er
Thu Feb 17, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest To Announce Cities From PIT February 17
Replies: 60
Views: 7736

RE: Southwest To Announce Cities From PIT February 17

I believe this is already official. It's going to be 4 to <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> and <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> and 1 to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran Internat...

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by 762er
Tue Feb 15, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many More Times? USAirways(Uair) Gets 30 More Days
Replies: 44
Views: 7112

RE: How Many More Times? USAirways(Uair) Gets 30 More Days

US Airways has to be out of bankruptcy before the beginning of July. It's in our agreement with <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym>. Things are going a lot better and our new strategy is already show very positive results (OTAs and utilization). Add to that labor cost inline wi...

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by 762er
Wed Feb 09, 2005 4:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Engine Acft East Coast To Bermuda
Replies: 7
Views: 7627

RE: Single Engine Acft East Coast To Bermuda

SlamClick: What was the routing for your 5+ hours over water? Just curious. I've never seen a light single in Bermuda either. "I've been told that charters from Europe will file to TXKF without enough fuel to divert to the US plus reserves. I'd rather do what you are planning." What agency would all...

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