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by santi319
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HRL - New Airline Announcement 4/14
Replies: 44
Views: 5301

Re: HRL - New Airline Announcement 4/14

People underestimate the rich Mexicans’ obsession with malls in Texas lol.

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by santi319
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

"Spirit Airlines Seeks More Gates at Atlanta Airport" https://www.aviationpros.com/airlines/news/21217163/spirit-airlines-seeks-more-gates-at-atlanta-airport There are some more nonstop routes such as ATL-CMH/MCI/OAK/PIT/RDU/STL/SAN/SEA that could be added by NK with CMH, MCI, OAK, PIT, R...

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by santi319
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Logo for Mexico City airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2720

Re: Logo for Mexico City airport

Its the logo the current Mexican Government deserves to be honest.

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by santi319
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will airlines require COVID vaccine for employees?
Replies: 166
Views: 10090

Re: Will airlines require COVID vaccine for employees?

I hope they do. We really need to split society between the cognitive dissonance crowd and the rest of us. It waay overdue and this virus will never be over until people cooperate.

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by santi319
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 11364

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

This happens all the time, a quick peek into the pilot forums and you will be appalled at the stuff that they say: https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/jetblue/129535-naughty-naughty.html Referring to Alexandria Ocasio as a pornstar whos name is Ruby Ridge or that “people that support her cant afford ...

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by santi319
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR
Replies: 46
Views: 7806

Re: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR

OK I get it. Both nose wheels failing is surprising though. Trying to taxi once that happened, yeah, not a great idea ! Yes, several Mexican Aviation posts indicated passengers reported the aircraft exited the runway to the grass and came back to the runway when doing the 180 turn. The photos don't...

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by santi319
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR
Replies: 46
Views: 7806

Re: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR

Aesma wrote:
OK I get it. Both nose wheels failing is surprising though. Trying to taxi once that happened, yeah, not a great idea !

Yes, several Mexican Aviation posts indicated passengers reported the aircraft exited the runway to the grass and came back to the runway when doing the 180 turn.

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by santi319
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could Amazon start passenger service?
Replies: 19
Views: 3039

Re: Could Amazon start passenger service?

ty97 wrote:
It would be a terrible idea for the Amazon brand. Everyone loves to hate airlines.

This is sooo true every airlines’ social media is full of Hate.

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by santi319
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Announces LGA-LAX/SJU/BNA
Replies: 49
Views: 5534

Re: Spirit Announces LGA-LAX/SJU/BNA

With Spirit's seat pitch (which should be illegal) and their onboard brawling history, LGA to LAX might be like attending a flying boxing event. :lol: LGA to LAX is a long time at 28" seat pitch if the aircraft is full. Spirit is a fine product if you know what you are getting into. People don...

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by santi319
Mon Mar 08, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

WN offers the most. Shame their boarding process is horrific. If not they would be the best airline..

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by santi319
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1648
Views: 213233

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

It’s starting to be more widely reported that the Covid-19 pandemic may effectively be over by April. https://www.wsj.com/articles/well-have-herd-immunity-by-april-11613669731 https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-pandemic-could-be-effectively-over-by-april-j-p-morgan-says-heres-why-51613163599 If t...

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by santi319
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Lucia Airport Mexico City first phase inaugurated
Replies: 31
Views: 5340

Re: Santa Lucia Airport Mexico City first phase inaugurated

[threeid][/threeid]

chunhimlai wrote:
Cancellation of Texcoco Airport is a few decision more idiot than the trump wall in Mexico history


It was politically motivated by an egomaniac. A disgrace. And in these few years Mexico has gone back 20 years in development. But thats what they wanted.

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by santi319
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1648
Views: 213233

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

The splitting of hairs above has left this thread bold.

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by santi319
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1648
Views: 213233

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

It’s not just the availability of testing, it’s also facing the risk of actually contracting COVID while away and being forced to quarantine there for at least 2 weeks. Theyre on it. A lot of hotels are offering free stay if youtest positive for 7 days or until you test negative. I’m aware but not ...

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by santi319
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1648
Views: 213233

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Testing requirements crushed US-Mexico demand. https://i.imgur.com/4aidUq4.jpg https://www.airlines.org/dataset/impact-of-covid19-data-updates/# Spirit Earnings call "Besides talking about the back half of March there, we are starting to see some traction starting to occur out in the early par...

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by santi319
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30642

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Incorrect. https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/18/health/coronavirus-airline-transmission-studies/index.html Coronavirus can spread on airline flights, two studies show. They have. And they can spread in the terminals. Can? Yes, but the risk is absolutely minimal. The only way you will never get exposed to...

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by santi319
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30642

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

I agree the required testing is a bad idea. 1. I couldn't get testing when needed to return to work less than a month ago. This extreamly rations availability of flights to those with the resources. 2. The testing isn't accurate enough. A false positive is a minimum of two weeks of hassle. A cowork...

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by santi319
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azur Air Applies for Miami
Replies: 13
Views: 2942

Re: Azur Air Applies for Miami

Thats a good choice. Russians LOVE Miami. And well elite Russians LOVE Mar-a-Lago which is less than an hour away so its a win-win.

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by santi319
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

Spirit will be permanently splitting their operations control center into 2 locations - Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/transportation/os-spirit-control-center-orlando-20210202-ooxhuuk5yjc25cyy2jh7lbwv54-story.html?outputType=amp Also, somewhat surprisingly, Spirit...

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by santi319
Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

Spirit will be permanently splitting their operations control center into 2 locations - Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/transportation/os-spirit-control-center-orlando-20210202-ooxhuuk5yjc25cyy2jh7lbwv54-story.html?outputType=amp Also, somewhat surprisingly, Spirit...

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by santi319
Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30642

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

The EU issued a report on how a single flight to Ireland led to 59 lab-confirmed cases of COVID. Many were asymptomatic and had onward transmissions in the community in the weeks after. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EshPdd_UUAAUe8E?format=jpg&name=900x900 https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/...

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by santi319
Thu Jan 28, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 910
Views: 148104

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I thought Jetblue was so lucrative and luxurious...they can’t pay ?? Why would they pay if they can get it for free. That would just be stupid. Aren't you the guy that mocked JetBlue going to Europe? Still targeting Q3 of this year. Are you going to come here and apologize when they start to fly to...

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by santi319
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 910
Views: 148104

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I thought Jetblue was so lucrative and luxurious...they can’t pay ??

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by santi319
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines Cairo Schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Re: Austrian Airlines Cairo Schedule

Its happening everywhere. Almost all airlines are RONing planes for days now. Its better than storing them.

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by santi319
Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30642

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Here’s an article about FAs having problems with planes full of unruly passengers. I pity the FAs. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/26/business/airlines-capitol-violence.html The most ridiculous part is how they are not even in the list of the next vaccinated groups. Sure, lets vaccinate elderly peo...

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by santi319
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul
Replies: 225
Views: 41499

Re: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul

Any Norwegian cabin crew with EU contracts had vastly better statutory rights than any US airline cabin crew has ever had in history Well no, disagree, in the US you have the opportunity to actually bid for ALL THE FLIGHTS your airline does not just the domestic/intra european ones. And with the sa...

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by santi319
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul
Replies: 225
Views: 41499

Re: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul

And a link direct from Norwegian: https://media.uk.norwegian.com/pressreleases/norwegian-to-focus-on-a-strong-european-network-3064682 A pity for their LH crews and staff. Shuttle None of the crews actually worked for Norwegian and they were temp workers with bad benefits compared to their peers......

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by santi319
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul
Replies: 225
Views: 41499

Re: Norwegian Ends Plans to Fly Longhaul

[photoid][/photoid] And a link direct from Norwegian: https://media.uk.norwegian.com/pressreleases/norwegian-to-focus-on-a-strong-european-network-3064682 A pity for their LH crews and staff. Shuttle None of the crews actually worked for Norwegian and they were temp workers with bad benefits compare...

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by santi319
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Ishrion wrote:
santi319 wrote:
Wow! Will they be the first airline worldwide to accomplish this?


Didn’t Volaris exceed its 2019 levels of capacity in December 2020?


Very close at 95%. Thats amazing.

https://simpleflying.com/volaris-schedule-recovery/

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by santi319
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 235
Views: 21111

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Wow! Will they be the first airline worldwide to accomplish this?

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by santi319
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight
Replies: 61
Views: 28992

Re: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight

I have a question, Volotea’s A319 seating capacity is 156. I thought when you seat more than 150 on an A319 you needed an additional exit door(like Easyjet, Cebu etc). Is there any explanation anyone has? Most of their A319s have the double over wing exit pair. Those that don’t have 150 seats. Than...

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by santi319
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30642

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Almost everyone I know that has visited CUN contracted Covid. Its a madhouse down there! I feel terribly sorry for the people that depend on tourism in that part of the world. Unlike many countries, the Government of Mexico absolutely does not help with the burden of unemployment. And the covid PCR ...

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by santi319
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight
Replies: 61
Views: 28992

Re: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight

I have a question, Volotea’s A319 seating capacity is 156. I thought when you seat more than 150 on an A319 you needed an additional exit door(like Easyjet, Cebu etc). Is there any explanation anyone has?

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by santi319
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China pay reparations for the economic damage from the virus ?
Replies: 120
Views: 4684

Re: Should China pay reparations for the economic damage from the virus ?

As long as this continues: https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/531079357/wet-markets-in-china-continue-to-operate-animal-equality-warns https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/pangolin-headed-for-chinese-wet-market-rescued-in-west-bengal-174720 The next pandemic is imminent. And we better pray its as “...

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by santi319
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1558
Views: 94450

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

I am someone with several family members hospitalized with covid. My friends family in a completely different country also hospitalized. The literal idiots that think covid is fake and the vaccine is a control method etc, definetly need a brain scan. Its real and when its in your doorstep its the mo...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is wrong with South American capitalism/ capitalism in general?
Replies: 20
Views: 1477

Re: What is wrong with South American capitalism/ capitalism in general?

The problem with Latin America is religion. The poor and humble are kept ignorant and religious (Jesus blesses the poor etc). Poor education system, with very little chances to go up. Most of Latin America is always ruled by ruling classes that are supported by outside factors. And the cycle goes on...

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by santi319
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325219

Re: JetBlue Secures Slots For BOS-STN, JFK-LGW

Only in a-net somehow suddenly STN is a premiere airport because B6 flies there from BOS with a 138 seat A321. Haha

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by santi319
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325219

Re: JetBlue Secures Slots For BOS-STN, JFK-LGW

Based on the slots they got, they will have two flights a day between BOS and STN - and I think a plethora of empty seats will prove to be a bigger liability than the occasional mechanical or weather delay. But it’ll be great for the non-revs! The amount of time and $ wasted going from STN to Londo...

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by santi319
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 321
Views: 27355

Re: The Airline Industry Cannot Survive another 4-6 Week Fed Mandated Shutdown

This one is pretty simple. If things are shut down again, especially federally, and no one is allowed to do business, the airline business as we now know it will not survive. Biden Covid advisor says U.S. lockdown of 4 to 6 weeks could control pandemic and revive economy https://www.cnbc.com/2020/1...

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by santi319
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 364
Views: 29319

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020

NK certainly isn't a tiny player at LAX anymore - but do they even have more than a few CUTE gates? LAX-SJD will be NK's first international service from LAX in quite some time, however. If NK was willing to help out LAWA and move over to TBIT, I wouldn't be surprised if the airport provided them w...

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by santi319
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 364
Views: 29319

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020

CUN-MCO also added Eff. Dec 16

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by santi319
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325219

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Nobody in the world blocks seats but DL, B6 and WN. Honestly its just for the Karens that want a middle seat and don’t wanna pay it. 22 inches is by no means 6 feet (and you still have people front and back).

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by santi319
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 996
Views: 194117

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

I worship him, and I am proud to admit that. Remember, B6 survived 9/11 and was still a relatively new airline when that happened. Yes, the timing does suck, but they are committed to doing this, and making it successful. I wouldn't hesitate to go work for them either. Based on his success in start...

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by santi319
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1648
Views: 213233

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Its indeed bizarre how many Americans throw caution out the window and seek to take non-essential leisure trips. Even as a pilot, I would not travel commercial for non work activity. And no, one does not need to be locked in your basement, but yes can very easily avoid stores and public places to t...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 996
Views: 194117

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

I know that the a-net community worships the ground that Neelman walks on, but does anyone else think this is a terrible idea?? I worship him, and I am proud to admit that. Remember, B6 survived 9/11 and was still a relatively new airline when that happened. Yes, the timing does suck, but they are ...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Philadelphia Four Seasons
Replies: 18
Views: 2257

Re: The Philadelphia Four Seasons

Its such a poetic ending to his presidency. Divine intervention indeed.

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by santi319
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 364
Views: 29319

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Any chance of Spirit flying to MEX again? They only serve CUN in Mexico IIRC. They serve every major VFR/business airport in Central and the Northern part of South America. The Aeromexico/Delta monopoly keeps fares high. With Interjet out of the picture and AM restructuring, MEX needs a new LCC. On...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread - 2020
Replies: 413
Views: 90872

Re: Interjet Discussion and News thread

A.net will find a way to blame the SSJ on interjet not paying their fuel supplier. I feel for interjet employees their management/leadership was terrible. Sad once they focused on only the SSJ their reliability was amazing I mean they barely fly, 19 flights a day with a bunch of SSJ is hardly impre...

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by santi319
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread - 2020
Replies: 413
Views: 90872

Re: Interjet Discussion and News thread

Yes the flight program for November 1st is canceled per their announcement. Says things will be rescheduled for November 3rd. Obiously not a good sign, but certainly not a shock for those that follow this telenovela. Maybe a stupid question, but why not November 2nd? Or were those flights already f...

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by santi319
Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 27677

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

Hopefully with Biden and progressives in control we will see a 6 week lockdown To help slow the spread of COVID19. We have anti science people at the White House now so we can expect to see this continue to spiral out of control. We will need a lockdown with fines to get this mess under control in ...

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