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by Bluewave 707
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian airports and aviation - 2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11063

Re: Hawaiian Airports and Aviation

http://hnlrarebirds.com ...
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The HNL Aviation Enthusiast thread called "HNL RareBirds" has its own website http://hnlrarebirds.com ...

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by Bluewave 707
Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Air's A321neos
Replies: 27
Views: 13347

Hawaiian Air's A321neos

With Hawaiian Airlines receiving their 1st A321neos in the 2nd half of 2017, would they have their A321neos built in Alabama? Or would they come from Europe? It appears that jetBlue and American are receiving their A320 Series from Alabama...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Whats The Next Merger?
Replies: 40
Views: 8587

RE: So Whats The Next Merger?

Hawaiian Airlines and jetBlue … they already code-share … both have Airbus fleets ... and have slots at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</ac...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Heartbreak Of Hilo Airport
Replies: 33
Views: 14598

RE: The Heartbreak Of Hilo Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaxxFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">MaxxFlyer</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> No major ai...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight JTN6032 Operated By AA B757, Anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 1784

RE: Flight JTN6032 Operated By AA B757, Anyone?

JTN is also known as Jet Test & Transport ... they perform delivery and ferry flights. JTN just ferried a 767-300ER from <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> to <acronym title="Roswell - Industrial Air Center (ROW / KROW), USA - New Mexico">R...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University Of Hawaii Football Charters
Replies: 3
Views: 1726

RE: University Of Hawaii Football Charters

FlightAware does not have any <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> listed. The Rainbow Warriors usually fly Hawaiian Airlines' commercial fro...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Aviation Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 5311

RE: Hawaii Aviation Thread

there's always hnlrarebirds.com. that's the most current Hawaiʻi-related aviation news site.

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by Bluewave 707
Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UAL2070 To HNL
Replies: 3
Views: 2506

UAL2070 To HNL

United Airlines has a 787-9 flying from LAX to HNL as UAL2070. Is this a proving run?

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL
Replies: 40
Views: 6382

AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL

The article link states the mileage difference between <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International ...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL
Replies: 40
Views: 6382

AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL

According to the article, Mexican tourism authorities are meeting with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. An interesting note ... The <acronym title="Chita - Kadala (HTA / UIAA), Russia">HTA</acronym> <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym> notes that these flights are possible because of new aircra...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 17 Diversion To HNL?
Replies: 14
Views: 4982

RE: DL 17 Diversion To HNL?

HNL gets its share of medical diversions between North America and Australia ... a few QFA A380s made stops last year.

Better to divert and get them help, than a pax dying on-board with several more hours to go ...

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Construction In Alabama
Replies: 1
Views: 2634

A320 Construction In Alabama

Once the Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama is completed, will the A320 series airliners built there be primarily for the North and South American carriers? Will any of the Asia-bound airframes be built there too?

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Lockheed Did Not Make A First Gen Jetliner
Replies: 30
Views: 4673

RE: Why Lockheed Did Not Make A First Gen Jetliner

Would it also be that Lockheed was focused on the military side with "Skunk Works"?

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: FAA To Ban 737-200 Registrations?
Replies: 8
Views: 9705

Rumor: FAA To Ban 737-200 Registrations?

I've heard that the FAA will no longer take registrations on 737-200s in a few years. I looked on their website, but did not come across anything.

Is this true?

in Hawaii, Aloha Air Cargo and TransAir both fly the -200, with the former having a pair of -300s in for conversion.

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Day For Go!
Replies: 8
Views: 2298

Last Day For Go!

Mesa Air Group's go! is operating its last inter-island flights today ... the same day when Aloha shut down in 2008.

In go! fashion 1 flight cancelled, and 6 flights delayed.

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/25118418/monday-marks-last-day-for-go-airlines-in-hawaii

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air To Acquire Q400s (again)
Replies: 6
Views: 3820

RE: Island Air To Acquire Q400s (again)

The old ownership supposedly got the older ATR72s for a great price, considering those birds are over 18 years old, and the interiors were not refurbished. These new Q400 Next Gens will be a boost to Island Air. With Moloka‘i discontinued because of the lager ATR72s, the Q400s should do well with th...

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by Bluewave 707
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: GIA8011 On 30 Mar 14
Replies: 2
Views: 1801

RE: GIA8011 On 30 Mar 14

Thanks. HAL will send their 712s to <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> or <acronym title="Victorville - Southern California Logistics (International) (George AFB) (VCV), USA - California">VCV</acronym> fo...

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by Bluewave 707
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: GIA8011 On 30 Mar 14
Replies: 2
Views: 1801

GIA8011 On 30 Mar 14

Does anyone know the registration of the Garuda Indonesia ferry flight from <acronym title="Jakarta - International / Soekarno-Hatta (CGK / WIII), Indonesia">CGK</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> (via BIK, MAJ and <acronym title="H...

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern's Yunnan Peacock Livery
Replies: 0
Views: 2345

China Eastern's Yunnan Peacock Livery

Just curious, is the Yunnan Peacock livery that some China Eastern Airlines 737NGs have used on particular routes? Is there any cultural significance to the livery as well?
http://hnlrarebirds.blogspot.com/2013/11/china-easterns-b-5809.html

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanilla Air Launch
Replies: 13
Views: 3864

RE: Vanilla Air Launch

UAL has an <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-GUM flight (UAL196/197) that's operated by a 73H, but every other flight is a 752 or larger. Would Vanilla Air get A330s like their Malaysian and Thai counterparts to fly <acronym title="Tokyo - Na...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air Unhappy With ATR-72
Replies: 46
Views: 23234

RE: Island Air Unhappy With ATR-72

Lots of interesting responses!

1 ATR has the complete livery, 1 has flower logo on the tail & titles, and 2 of the ATRs are complete white tails, with small logo and titles on the fuselage ...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Oct 02, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: P-8A And NGF
Replies: 2
Views: 4985

RE: P-8A And NGF

Ok ... thanks! Good to know there will be P-8As at NGF from time-to-time.

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: P-8A And NGF
Replies: 2
Views: 4985

P-8A And NGF

I've heard that the US Navy will not upgrade the P-<acronym title="Corporate Airlines (USA)">3C</acronym> squadrons based at NGF [Marine Corps Air Field Kāneʻohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawai‘i] to Boeing P-8As, and instead will deactivate the squadrons or move them out of NGF. One reason cited was t...

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by Bluewave 707
Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 717 Ferry To VCV
Replies: 58
Views: 19012

RE: Hawaiian 717 Ferry To VCV

thanks for the a/c and VCV info!

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by Bluewave 707
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 717 Ferry To VCV
Replies: 58
Views: 19012

Hawaiian 717 Ferry To VCV

Hawaiian Air ferried a 717-200 to VCV as HAL8890 yesterday.

Does anyone have the N-Number of that 717-200?

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Announces New Service To China; Ends Manila
Replies: 87
Views: 20656

RE: HA Announces New Service To China; Ends Manila

I thought the same with MaxQ (reply 36) that there never really has been direct service between <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> & <...

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GoGo Wi-Fi Gets More Money To Stay On Air
Replies: 42
Views: 8566

RE: GoGo Wi-Fi Gets More Money To Stay On Air

The only issue i had with Gogo, was that we had no service for our flights between <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CSN2002 On March 14-18
Replies: 0
Views: 3347

CSN2002 On March 14-18

There was a China Southern 737-300 ferry flight from China to Moses Lake, <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym> from March 14-18, 2013. Would anyone know the tail of this 737-300? FlightRadar24 shows it as a 737-31S, but China Southern did not have any, so it must have been a ty...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 757 IFE Systems
Replies: 5
Views: 3172

RE: DL 757 IFE Systems

753s between <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> & <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> (& back). 752s from <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfi...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 757 IFE Systems
Replies: 5
Views: 3172

DL 757 IFE Systems

I'll be traveling on DL soon, mst of my flights are on DL 752s and 753s ... what kind of IFE can i expect?

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Planes Not In Sequence.
Replies: 88
Views: 15262

RE: Airbus Planes Not In Sequence.

The original Boeing 717-100 was the civilian designation for the KC-135.

That is why the MD-95 was given the 717-200 designation, after Boeing acquired McDonnell-Douglas.

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by Bluewave 707
Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Announces "Ohana By Hawaiian"
Replies: 39
Views: 14814

RE: Hawaiian Announces "Ohana By Hawaiian"

They'll deliver the ‘Ohana ATR42s with ferry tanks in the cabin. As far as Island Air goes, with Larry Ellison being the purported buyer, he's planning to invest some $$$ into the airline. Before Ellison's purchase, MKU announced that they would have 3 ATR72s and 3 ATR42s over the next few years. No...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor:Westjet To Order 737-900
Replies: 28
Views: 9738

RE: Rumor:Westjet To Order 737-900

WJA wet-leases a 757-200 from ThomasCook for Alberta-Hawai‘i flights that run during winter months ...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SPOTTERS: HA 717 In OAK
Replies: 8
Views: 4780

RE: SPOTTERS: HA 717 In OAK

Space is very limited at <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>, which is why HAL, does not do heavy mx at <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL /...

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

RE: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold

He owns 98% of Lāna‘i ... he could have more MKU flights than HAL.

HAL is only starting off with 2 ATR42s.

MKU is supposed to get 1-2 more ATR72s, and 2-3 ATR42s. They could operate more flights into Lāna‘i from around the islands.

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

RE: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold

Hawaii News Now just announced that Larry Ellison is the new buyer.

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PNI As Stopover
Replies: 0
Views: 912

PNI As Stopover

PNI is being used as the second stop on 737NG delivery flights from <acronym title="Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI), USA - Washington">BFI</acronym> to Asia. Normally, MAJ is the second stop. Back in July 2010, <acronym title="Pohnpei Island - Pohnpei International (P...

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by Bluewave 707
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Livery (Picture)
Replies: 153
Views: 65996

RE: Iberia New Livery (Picture)

Bad move ... looks too common ....

The design in post #88 is way better!

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by Bluewave 707
Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK To HNL, Is There A Market?
Replies: 79
Views: 14895

RE: UK To HNL, Is There A Market?

I live near a shopping center frequented by tourists, and hear European accents quite frequently, especially at Starbucks ... There may be a market for a London-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> non-s...

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by Bluewave 707
Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

RE: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold

The family who owns Roberts Hawaii was once owners of Mahalo Airlines, who in fact operated ATR42s.

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by Bluewave 707
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

RE: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold

Even though Hawaiian has 85% of the inter-island market, having Island and go! keeps fares competitive.

Between Island and go!, the former has a better performance record and service.

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by Bluewave 707
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

RE: Island Air (WP) To Be Sold

Hopefully this new owner will continue the fleet upgrade as well as new routes ...

To have ATR72s take the larger airports and the ATR42s take the smaller ones ...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seems The New A321NEO Is A Good 757 Replacement?
Replies: 130
Views: 25616

RE: Seems The New A321NEO Is A Good 757 Replacement?

The 737-900ER and the 737MAX-9 are supposed to fill the 757 too ...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian (HA) Signs MOU To Buy A321 NEO
Replies: 187
Views: 34387

RE: Hawaiian (HA) Signs MOU To Buy A321 NEO

Having the A321NEOs give HAL more options to have non-stop service between the Neighbor Islands and the west coast. As well as, smaller mainland markets, that a A330-200 would be too large for. Would love to see HAL serve either <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California"...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N227GV E-190 Lineage
Replies: 3
Views: 2498

RE: N227GV E-190 Lineage

Premiair's website does not list the Embraer Lineage, only the Legacy (ERJ) and Brasilia.

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N227GV E-190 Lineage
Replies: 3
Views: 2498

RE: N227GV E-190 Lineage

Maybe it's lease is up & returning to the mainland, or a lease repo?

It's just sitting on a hardstand, with the engine intakes covered.

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N227GV E-190 Lineage
Replies: 3
Views: 2498

N227GV E-190 Lineage

For the past 3 weeks, an E-190 Lineage, N227GV, has been parked on <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>'s South Ramp. It's registered to the Bank of Utah, and flew here from <acronym title="Tokyo - Haned...

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by Bluewave 707
Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skymark Japan Applies For A380 Service To The US
Replies: 81
Views: 27344

RE: Skymark Japan Applies For A380 Service To The US

If HIS does not renew (or just cancel) their contracts with JAL and ANA, and divert them all to <acronym title="Sandusky - Griffing Sandusky (SKY), USA - Ohio">SKY</acronym> ... then <acronym title="Sandusky - Griffing Sandusky (SKY), USA - Ohio">SKY</acronym> might have a better shot with competing...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skymark Japan Applies For A380 Service To The US
Replies: 81
Views: 27344

RE: Skymark Japan Applies For A380 Service To The US

I could see Skymark entering the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> market with either with an A330 or A380. Being that <acronym title="Sandusky - Griffing Sandusky (SKY), USA - Ohio">SKY</acronym> is ...

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by Bluewave 707
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evergreen Airlines Parks The 747-200 Classics
Replies: 76
Views: 24341

RE: Evergreen Airlines Parks The 747-200 Classics

Southern Air has been operating out of HIK for sometime now ... they took over the EIA flights.

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