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by Kronesian
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 100
Views: 12204

Re: AA CLT growth

I think that they can still consider adding a few more underserved markets in the North East and South East, in the North East markets such as ALB, SYR, ROC, BUF, SWF, BDL and MDT, and in the South East markets such as SAV, HHH, MLB, ...look at what small markets on the East Coast that they are sti...

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by Kronesian
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL AL...MCO official announcement
Replies: 84
Views: 10061

Re: EL AL...MCO official announcement

So what was last week about? I thought it inaugurated last week, with the 787-9. I thought it was interesting there was no water cannon salute or much buzz from MCO about it.

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by Kronesian
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 116
Views: 14297

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/MCO/status/1143587171330342918
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Aerolíneas Argentinas are launching nonstop flights to Buenos Aires in December. https://twitter.com/MCO/status/1143587171330342918

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by Kronesian
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 18415

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

IndianicWorld wrote:
IAH-MLB would be funnier though. Space themed but certainly nothing to class as a big announcement :)


Yes please!

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by Kronesian
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest Class C in the USA
Replies: 9
Views: 1723

Re: Busiest Class C in the USA

I would say FLL. It is the 19th busiest airport in the US vs PDX at 30.

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by Kronesian
Fri May 31, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 5101

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019

That's the good news. Bad news is Elite Airways is leaving MLB...actually, they already left Can't find anything on google, but nothing bookable. They'll have 1 flight to Appleton, Wis on July 22 and a return on July 25 Yep, I confirmed it with the people I know who work at MLB. I think they're kee...

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by Kronesian
Tue May 28, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 5101

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019

AA's PHL-MLB goes daily in December per enirlia's thread. That's the good news. Bad news is Elite Airways is leaving MLB...actually, they already left Can't find anything on google, but nothing bookable. They'll have 1 flight to Appleton, Wis on July 22 and a return on July 25 Yep, I confirmed it w...

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by Kronesian
Mon May 27, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 13802

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

Well overdue for MLB. With Elite ending scheduled flights here, it will be nice to see more AA here to take the place. Well, you're right...but when did this happen? How did you find out? I googled Elite Airways ending Melbourne and couldn't find anything Can't book anything on Elite's website anym...

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by Kronesian
Sun May 26, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 13802

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

Well overdue for MLB. With Elite ending scheduled flights here, it will be nice to see more AA here to take the place.

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by Kronesian
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft Change on Upcoming Trip
Replies: 14
Views: 1912

Re: Aircraft Change on Upcoming Trip

Not uncommon. Last year, my aircraft changed multiple times on different legs. Originally, it was MLB-ATL on a MD-88, changed to a 717 then finally to a 737-700. The ATL-LAX leg was a 777, changed to a 757 and finally ended up being an A321.

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by Kronesian
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 777
Views: 130203

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Another A321 to MLB for Wifi upgrade. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9610/history/20190321/1400Z/KCLT/KMLB I don't understand why they wouldn't put a hold on Wifi upgrades and send these planes to MIA to cover all the cancellations happening due to the MAX grounding and 14 Oasis planes out ...

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by Kronesian
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando suing MLB over name
Replies: 48
Views: 6846

Re: Orlando suing MLB over name

santi319 wrote:
Space Coast Airport suits better, hell, even Cape Canaveral/Melbourne Airport is better.


TIX already is Space Coast Regional Airport.

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by Kronesian
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 SUNWING 737Max heading to Windsor
Replies: 19
Views: 5842

Re: 3 SUNWING 737Max heading to Windsor

AA is sending several 737 MAX's to MLB from MIA tomorrow. Likely going to STS to get WiFi, seems like a good time to do it I suppose.

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by Kronesian
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that fly only long-haul
Replies: 14
Views: 1743

Re: Airlines that fly only long-haul

French Bee has 5 destinations. XL Airways France has a bit more, but they are all long haul.

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by Kronesian
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "International Airport" with NO international service
Replies: 64
Views: 7193

Re: "International Airport" with NO international service

FPR. It doesn't have any scheduled air service either. I imagine there are plenty of GA international traffic, though.

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by Kronesian
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 15907

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Honestly I'd like to see them start DEN-BIL. Given how they've been re-opening old stations, I think it's a possibility. Something exceptionally random would be cool too...like DEN-GNV weekend service. But that's probably too crazy even for F9! GNV would absolutely win craziest route announcement. ...

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by Kronesian
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American at ORD--Upgauging and Expansion (or Lack Thereof)
Replies: 13
Views: 2742

Re: American at ORD--Upgauging and Expansion (or Lack Thereof)

Hi all, Following the introduction of a successful thread on UA at ORD, I'm interested to hear your thoughts on AA's position. There was another thread ("What AA Needs to do at ORD" by CHI2DFW) that fizzled out around a year ago, so I want to rekindle the discussion following AA's recent ...

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by Kronesian
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver (3M) to start DAB-FLL in January
Replies: 61
Views: 5560

Re: Silver (3M) to start DAB-FLL in January

Didn't realize B6 was discontinuing DAB. Wonder if they would consider MLB? Wouldn't surprise me actually. I think MLB is about to go through a pretty big expansion, they are adding an exit off the interstate that directly links it up with the airport. They wouldn't do this unless there was an actu...

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by Kronesian
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 334
Views: 36452

Re: The Future of ISP

I saw this. Let's see how long they last. Well, looks like that would be December 6th, according to their Reservation calendar. Nothing available (X's shown) through December of next year. Couldn't even get through the Holidays! Also looks like the MLB tag to Bimini ends as well. I am really baffle...

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by Kronesian
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central & East Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5034

Re: Northern Central & East Coast of Florida thread....JAX / UST / DAB / MLB / VRB / GNV

Checking the Elite Airways website, MLB-SRQ is now available, beginning January 10th through May 30th Thursdays and Sundays.

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by Kronesian
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces PHL-MLB
Replies: 18
Views: 3440

Re: AA Announces PHL-MLB

I wouldn't mind seeing AA fly to DCA from MLB. It makes sense, we had Eastern/Delta/USA3000/Direct Air/Presidential Airways all in the past fly to the Washington area. There has been an explosion in population here with the addition of all these engineering companies lately.

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by Kronesian
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central & East Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 5034

Re: Northern Central & East Coast of Florida thread....JAX / UST / DAB / MLB / VRB / GNV

KMCOFlyer wrote:
Another tidbit on MLB is the 6am DL ATL flight is being upgauged to a A321 in October.


Yep, I'll be on it October 13th. Come November, it is going to a 737-900ER. The 5:30pm flight also goes up to an Airbus A320.

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by Kronesian
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 63929

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Confirmed on MLB social media. Will be bookable on 9/24.

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by Kronesian
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 63929

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Just reported on company newsletter Next year will bring new weekend service to markets in Florida from PHL. On Jan. 12, we will begin Saturday and Sunday service to Sarasota (SRQ). Then, on Feb. 16, we’ll start Saturday service to Key West (EYW) and Melbourne (MLB), which will operate through Sept...

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by Kronesian
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne (MLB) Airport closed after student pilot boards passenger plane
Replies: 14
Views: 4888

Re: Melbourne (MLB) Airport closed after student pilot boards passenger plane

That’s pretty much what I heard. There are four AA Airbus aircraft that I can see, plus an AC Airbus and Elite CRJ sitting over on that maintenance ramp. Good thing people are on high alert. The MRO shop looks pretty busy so I’m guessing they have three shifts going, which helped them catch the guy...

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by Kronesian
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 81
Views: 11127

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

727LOVER wrote:
Key West is G O N E


That was fast.

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by Kronesian
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 57986

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Quick question regarding Orlando Melbourne International Airport. Could Frontier make a DEN-MLB work? Or PHL/TTN/ISP - MLB work? I really doubt MLB could make Denver work. The only reason ISP would ever start is if Frontier wants to rune Elite out of the market. But MCO is so close, and the MLB-ISP...

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by Kronesian
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest CRJ2 routes
Replies: 91
Views: 10076

Re: Longest CRJ2 routes

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KPWM/KMLB
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Elite flies PWM-MLB with the CRJ-200, about 1,219 miles direct. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KPWM/KMLB

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by Kronesian
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 95
Views: 14065

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

7Q AVL-VRB SEP 0.3>0.0[0.3] 7Q HPN-VRB SEP 0.3>0.0[0] OCT 0.3>0[0] *7Q ISP-MLB SEP 0>0.3[0] OCT 0>0.3[0] NOV 0>0.3[0] DEC 0>0.3[0] *7Q PWM-VRB SEP 0.3>0.0[0] OCT 0.3>0[0] NOV 0.3>0[0] DEC 0.3>0[0] Yikes. Those are some close-in cuts for Elite Airways. I love how they all got cut... But they add ISP...

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by Kronesian
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 81
Views: 11127

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

They have 11 CRJs, what is their fleet utilization? Doesn’t seem that high, one sits at SRQ for couple days each week They run quite a bit of charter flights, but for days at a time when passing by MLB i'll see some of their planes parked at gate flying nowhere. I want to say for about 2 weeks now,...

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by Kronesian
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?
Replies: 111
Views: 17739

Re: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?

The MLB upgage makes a lot of sense. They've reduced down to only 2 flights a day, and will sometimes swap out finished A319's over at the STS Mod Center.

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by Kronesian
Thu May 03, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with Spirit Airlines?
Replies: 28
Views: 4306

Re: What's up with Spirit Airlines?

I flew MCO-DTW for 42 bucks RT two weeks ago. It's a really great option if you know how to use them properly. As long as they have cheap fares, people will continue to fly them.

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by Kronesian
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift
Replies: 34
Views: 7090

Re: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift

sunking737 wrote:
SY has 5 HV birds, they return in April to HV. 824SY is sitting in MLB, plus rumor has it SY is getting 5 to 6 more of their own branded aircraft by years end. Plus they could get the 5 HV birds back next fall for winter 2018/19.



N824SY is back in MSP, left here about 2 days ago.

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by Kronesian
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A320 Retirement
Replies: 31
Views: 9005

Re: American A320 Retirement

Not anytime soon, they're ferrying quite a bunch of A320's here to MLB to be fitted with WiFi, so I doubt they'll waste that investment.

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by Kronesian
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321s/767s in MLB?
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Re: AA A321s/767s in MLB?

WiFi, overheard listening to ATC a few weeks ago. Mix of A319/320/321's and 767's are all coming in. Just sent in ship N379AA, and N392AN is leaving tonight. I think it is also STS Mod Center now, all the aircraft are mentioning that instead of AeroMod.

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by Kronesian
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131242

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

The ones I know for sure are 3BY, 3DM, and 3LR on the 737NG fleet. The first A321S has also been completed and is tail 889. The wifi mods on the 737's are being done in TPA, with 2 being done per week. 3AY and 3BA should be exiting TPA with the ViaSat by this weekend. There is a 757 being done ther...

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by Kronesian
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MLB Service? More AA?
Replies: 3
Views: 1006

Re: MLB Service? More AA?

Hi everyone, With economy in Melbourne booming, could we ever see AA expand at MLB to MIA and DFW? Seems MLB is only well covered going Northeast. I would love to see Miami service here. The area is expanding with all the engineering companies around, it is only a matter of time. AA has been sendin...

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by Kronesian
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)
Replies: 59
Views: 13003

Re: Longest Q400 Flight (as of 2017)

Starting in a month, it will be YOW-MLB with Porter.

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by Kronesian
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s
Replies: 88
Views: 15412

Re: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s

Any chance they start MLB?

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by Kronesian
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532504

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Absolutely gorgeous in the Delta colors.

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by Kronesian
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 phase out discussion thread
Replies: 612
Views: 210800

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Quality is kind of bad, but here is PH-BFE's final moments in the air over Melbourne.

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by Kronesian
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Suspends ISP Service Until at Least July
Replies: 6
Views: 1703

Re: Elite Suspends ISP Service Until at Least July

I think this summer they think the only viable route out of ISP is PWM and that is very seasonal. Maybe not worth keeping ISP open, despite the cost advantages over EWR. Apparently loads on APF-NYC went from 40-50% to 10-20% when they moved the flight from EWR to ISP (not that 40-50% was good) Elit...

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by Kronesian
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Suspends ISP Service Until at Least July
Replies: 6
Views: 1703

Re: Elite Suspends ISP Service Until at Least July

I haven't seen a flight out of MLB to ISP in quite a long time. Didn't know they were struggling that bad.

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