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by phllax
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues
Replies: 131
Views: 23610

Re: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues

DSM this Sunday morning was a zoo. 2 agents at the counter and 2 agents upstairs for the 5 originators, 3 of which were mainline. There was weather this morning, but PHX 320 got off 57 minutes late, CLT 319 got off 32 minutes late, DFW 319 got off 36 minutes late, ORD 175 got off 58 minutes late, an...

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by phllax
Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

updates from the past week. B6 did some trimming for Sep/Oct. I see additional flights on JFK/BOS-MSY in October along with BOS-SAV. LAX-OBI also saw a lot of reductions. October is prime tourist season and weather in MSY, so the adds make sense. Same for SAV. As for PBI, the cuts in the fall make ...

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by phllax
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1465
Views: 297221

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I am STILL not seeing a confirmation of this from United (Internally) or on the UA's Website. I see the screenshot, but when you go to the 737-800 in Aircraft Information, there's no Max 8 Seat Map. I did United.com-->Travel Information--> Airport and Aircraft Info--> Aircraft-->737-800 Only 3 vers...

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by phllax
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft
Replies: 145
Views: 24266

Re: United adding seatback IFE - AVOD to older narrow body aircraft

https://twitter.com/theaeronetwork/stat ... 17/photo/1



It's been up for at least a week. Cranky confirmed first routes were released today - IAH - EWR/LAS starting 7/15.
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asuflyer wrote:
United released the 737MAX 8 configuration which confirms the aircraft will be equipped with PTV's.

https://twitter.com/theaeronetwork/stat ... 17/photo/1



It's been up for at least a week. Cranky confirmed first routes were released today - IAH - EWR/LAS starting 7/15.

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by phllax
Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare video of Anacostia river approach RWY 19 DCA
Replies: 23
Views: 6111

Re: Rare video of Anacostia river approach RWY 19 DCA

When I was at GWU in the mid-90's we would go to Graverly all the time. We would routinely see the Dash 7's, Dash 8's and the 340's use 15 for landing and departing. As for 33, the props would also use it for landing along with DC9's/MD80's, F28's and F100's. I don't recall seeing 737's or larger us...

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by phllax
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Resumption of PLS, BZE, NAS, and GCM. A couple of additional HI flights out of LAX + HNL-ONT. Rumor also has it that they may open up hiring for inflight specifically for residents of HI for a HNL satellite base for interisland flights. I thought that there were 2 international destinations that we...

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by phllax
Sun May 30, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1465
Views: 297221

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

When did the MAX 8's come online and how many of them will there be? I see no reference to a MAX 8 order anywhere, only the 9 and 10. Also, these are coming with seatback on demand video. Will all future -9 deliveries have this also, or just streaming?

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by phllax
Thu May 27, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS
Replies: 25
Views: 4280

Re: Delta expands Cape Air partnership in BOS

phatfarmlines wrote:
KCaviator wrote:
Weren’t the Delta-branded Big Sky 1900s running some of these routes back in the day?


Yes. A fun, but brief, time to see 1900s in the then-new Delta livery from 2007:



Crazier is that back in the 80's Delta flew BOS-PWM using 727's and 757's!

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by phllax
Fri May 21, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I understand that service on USH was already being looked at pre-pandemic.

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by phllax
Thu May 20, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Officially Launching LHR/LGW
Replies: 161
Views: 26348

Re: JetBlue Officially Launching LHR/LGW

FLL base doesn’t really care about London. Northeast can have it. We care about our lost west coast flying and the future erosion of our bases flying to Mint. We should not have to commute to fly our west coast departures or any future FLL departures we lose to Mint. We all agree the OBL should be ...

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by phllax
Wed May 19, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hello For Avelo - VXP BUR-OGD-BUR May 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 3478

Re: A Hello For Avelo - VXP BUR-OGD-BUR May 2021

The 4 Stacks is quickly being replaced with a RNAV approach straight in over the hills.

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by phllax
Tue May 18, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier reduces LAX
Replies: 55
Views: 9075

Re: Frontier reduces LAX

F9 was really never big at LAX. Their peak was more than a decade ago when they attempted to make LAX a focus city launch a bunch of new destinations like MSP, SFO, plus Mexico and created nuclear war with competition and quickly retreated. I think there is more to the story here. Few people are aw...

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by phllax
Wed May 12, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1465
Views: 297221

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

I too think it's quite odd they would leave five units with the old seats. Possible retirement soon would be my best guess, but I don't work in Fleet Planning. The information was given to me from someone with knowledge of the situation. As far as I can tell the information looks to be confirmed. N...

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by phllax
Mon May 10, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Non-hub airports as connecting points
Replies: 12
Views: 3820

Re: Non-hub airports as connecting points

Not only that, if you're flying hub-hub, and the flight is oversold, if you know the non-hub stations which are good, the gate agents will generally help you out if you volunteer. Pre-merger, UA served MSY non-stop from all of the hubs. I was doing ORD-LAX semi-frquently, and one day we were over, a...

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by phllax
Sat May 08, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

While all the chatter has been about Hawaii, will they finally start using ETOPS to SJU and the Caribbean? I know they don’t even use WATRS or GOMEX consistently.

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by phllax
Wed Apr 28, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123673

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I just drove by BUR and there's two 800's sitting at B3 and B4.

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by phllax
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Midwestindy wrote:
Wneast wrote:
Has the June 20-26 routes started being loaded in yet ?


Yes


It looks like June 20 changes hit this afternoon.

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by phllax
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

The 10 planes parked through summer are the same 10 Airbuses that need MX that they mentioned to staff last month. I would like to know what the future holds there... because the deliveries do not allow for much expansion...especially with those 10 out. All of their growth had come from BOS short h...

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by phllax
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

It looks like Saturday June 12 took the biggest hit. We were flying BUR-LAS-DSM, and while still there, it's now 5 hours earlier and they cut DEN-DSM on the 12th. You can't even do LAX-DSM on the 12th right now.

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by phllax
Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

tphuang wrote:

I'm surprised they are doing JFK-PVR but not LAX-PVR.


LAX-PVR is already over-saturated with AA, DL, AS, UA and WN.

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by phllax
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1480
Views: 254520

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

June/July schedule out Pasting over a list of domestic widebodies I posted on another site yesterday: Others: Phoenix (PHX) to Honolulu (HNL) and Kahului (OGG) - 1x daily Boeing 777-200ER Philadelphia (PHL) to Las Vegas (LAS): - 1x daily Boeing 787-8 *Philadelphia (PHL) to Orlando (MCO) - 1x daily ...

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by phllax
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 140
Views: 19126

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021

gustywinds wrote:
I’m curious to see if they grow NAS. They planned on flying TTN-NAS but it never happened.


TTN doesn't have CIS. Yes NAS does have pre-clearance, but you still need CIS on arrival.

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by phllax
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123673

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I see this as a two-toned Allegiant approach. It’s getting LA people out to Montana, Utah and Wine Country, while getting folks at the other destinations to LA.

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by phllax
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123673

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

A bit more detail from the linked release: All up, that’s 49 weekly flights, or 7 daily. What gate(s) will they use at BUR? There aren’t a great number which can handle a 737-800 are there? V/F I believe they will be operating out of the Terminal B gates. Which if memory serves me right all but one...

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by phllax
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 13380

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

What are the “seasonal” dates of AA’s CUN flights? Was looking over holidays, and nothing is showing.

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by phllax
Sun Apr 04, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea launches Bilbao - Gibraltar route in July 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 4189

Re: Volotea launches Bilbao - Gibraltar route in July 2021

What you described is very similar to an airport terminal and set up currently under construction along the US-Mexico border. There are already USA customs people pre-screening trucks while inside Mexico. I believe someday they will be at TIJ airport pre-screening passengers. Not to get off topic, ...

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by phllax
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

tphuang wrote:
SJC, BUR and ONT are all back (JFK-SJC/BUR/ON + BOS-SJC).


While Burbank is back, they cut down the daylight flight which had been loaded to operate except Saturdays (as was pre-Covid) and the Boston flight. Both JFK flights were to be on the 321.

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by phllax
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 880
Views: 163078

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

We have a busy few days of aircraft leaving and coming to SAL (2 are in flight from BOS right now to here). It looks like the following aircraft will depart with new interior in the next few days: N656JB (flight date 3/27) will be replaced by N834JB which will get the interior mod. N592JB (flight d...

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by phllax
Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2325
Views: 297197

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

When would this happen if it did ? I have absolutely no clue. I did just see Delta announced 3 routes to Iceland beginning/resuming in May (BOS, JFK, MSP) Do we think that it would be feasible to happen this summer I thought they were mainly focused on putting there etops Max 8s on Hawaii to grow t...

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by phllax
Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 880
Views: 163078

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

We have a busy few days of aircraft leaving and coming to SAL (2 are in flight from BOS right now to here). It looks like the following aircraft will depart with new interior in the next few days: N656JB (flight date 3/27) will be replaced by N834JB which will get the interior mod. N592JB (flight d...

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by phllax
Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123673

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

KBUR has a pretty short main runway 15. I put max useful range w/ 180pax on 737-800W/26K at around 1000nm from BUR at normal daytime temps in the Valley. BUR-DEN yes, BUR-IAH probably not. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?R=1000nm%40BUR&MS=wls&DU=mi If they have the SFP package, which I believe m...

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by phllax
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123673

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Curious to see how many flights a day they can actually operate from BUR since its going to be base. BUR is capped at 14 gates. Concourse A has 9 gates (WN/AA/B6) and B has 5 (AS, DL, UA, NK). Seems a bit tight. Are the gates common use? Pre-Covid things could be tight with the morning push and mid...

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by phllax
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

With B6 announcing that they are bringing back FAs from voluntary leave early for April/May I went a looked to see how much of the their current fleet is flying (according to planespotters.net) https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/03/16/jetblue-is-calling-flight-attendants-back-to-wor...

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by phllax
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I'm looking at flights from LA-NY in late July. The 321neo is going to be doing both BUR flights.

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by phllax
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 285
Views: 44974

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Some pictures of the progress from the architecture firm that designed the new concourse: https://twitter.com/PGALdesign/status/1364595968822370306 Could they just not have re-built the Interim terminal since the footprint was still there with regards to underground fueling and utilities? They look...

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by phllax
Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 285
Views: 44974

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

https://twitter.com/PGALdesign/status/1 ... 8822370306


Could they just not have re-built the Interim terminal since the footprint was still there with regards to underground fueling and utilities?
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blockski wrote:
Some pictures of the progress from the architecture firm that designed the new concourse:

https://twitter.com/PGALdesign/status/1 ... 8822370306


Could they just not have re-built the Interim terminal since the footprint was still there with regards to underground fueling and utilities?

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by phllax
Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

You keep saying ALL the airlines are moving to spaceflex but that isn’t true. The only legacy carrier that tried out spaceflex was DL on the 319/320/321 and they stopped it because they realized it was a mistake. Because the FA’s hated it so much, they even re configured the galleys on the 320s and...

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by phllax
Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Angry cat" attacks pilot, forcing emergency landing
Replies: 20
Views: 4359

Re: "Angry cat" attacks pilot, forcing emergency landing

Talk about a CAT I landing!

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by phllax
Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of LAX TBIT Midfield Concourse
Replies: 147
Views: 36152

Re: Status of LAX TBIT Midfield Concourse

Once pax numbers go back up, the TSA screening checkpoint in T1 will close and consolidate at the central head house of T1.5 which will screen pax for DL, WN, and other MSC carriers. That seems crazy to close the T1 TSA checkpoint, considering it's relatively new and especially if T0 is being built...

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by phllax
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247689

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

PBI is really the only one that’s not doing the best. TPA/RSW/FLL/SJU are all flying at their announced capacity. It really seems like a PBI thing than PHL. BOS is the lone really strong spot. Taken from today's OAG thread... B6 BOS-PBI APR 6>5[6] B6 DCA-PBI APR 1.8>0.4[1.8] B6 EWR-PBI APR 3>1.7[3]...

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by phllax
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 880
Views: 163078

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

I've seen them switch equipment literally within 15 mins of boarding. It use to be the aircraft utilization was so high, if something went wrong they had no choice but to grab any plane they could to keep the flight going, swinging widely between a E190 and a 321 (or even a Mint 321). Now I think i...

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by phllax
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1480
Views: 254520

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

The BOS adds are quite interesting. I think that ILM may have been flown before on US, and I think CMH was also done once upon a time on AA and US. All that's really missing is a resumption of SFO (unlikely). BOS-CMH is both a legacy US and HP from their hub days. LGA to both MYR and MCI are both l...

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by phllax
Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 96
Views: 11116

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021

Many years ago, perhaps 30, we flew an approach on America West 737 300 from the east. We flew left base westbound up the valley where the 210 is, north of the field, and landed on 15. Over the years, commercially I've departed all runways but 8, and landed all runways but 26. All the above as a pa...

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by phllax
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 96
Views: 11116

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021

BUR has curfews after 10:00 pm to 6:59 am. And noise abatement procedures. Especially south of the 101 fwy. This limits landing slots considerably. It's a voluntary curfew, not a hard one like SNA. There's plenty of ops during that time. Even for a 233 mile flight to LAS? With short, stubby wings, ...

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by phllax
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986
Replies: 130
Views: 16972

Re: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986

The irony (sort of) of all this is that TWA ended up with a hub in STL because it couldn't build one out at ORD. It would not have made sense (we're talking the early 1980s) given AA and UA's respective footprints there and so STL was chosen. It got significantly larger with the Ozark acquisition. ...

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by phllax
Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/9/2021:AA CLT-JAC/MHH/RNO;AV to ONT;DL Ends Some RDU/CVG/MIA Focus Routes, Adds LAX-IAH/OAK;UA Cuts SMX
Replies: 63
Views: 9789

Re: OAG Changes 2/9/2021:AA CLT-JAC/MHH/RNO;AV to ONT;DL Ends RDU/CVG/MIA Focus Routes/More,Adds LAX-IAH/OAK;UA Cuts SMX

**DL BOS-PBI APR 1.0>0[1.7] MAY 1.0>0[0.8] JUN 1.0>0[0] JUL 1.0>0[0] AUG 1.0>0[0] SEP 1.0>0[0] OCT 1.0>0[0] NOV 1.0>0[0] DEC 1.0>0[0.4] Surprised this ones getting cut, Floridas the one place that actually has demand right now. They did this with RSW/TPA a few months back and then both got reloaded...

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by phllax
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 96
Views: 11116

Re: Burbank Airport Aviation Thread - 2021

As nine4nine said, the DL flight to Atlanta is toast. Hopefully the B6 flights come back. I don't see the UA SFO frequency returning anytime soon either and hopefully the mainline flight to DEN returns. The gate limit isn't really the issue, except for the morning push. Pre-Covid there were still ti...

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by phllax
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1480
Views: 254520

Re: AA launching MIA-TLV/PBM/LIT

ahj2000 wrote:
Not to mention that Israel is on track to be the first to herd immunity, with an astounding amount of vaccinations.


They're trying to get everyone vaccinated so that they can re-open for Passover (beginning March 27) and Easter (April 4).

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by phllax
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 271
Views: 36045

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2021

JetBlue’s new routes are finally starting to do well for PHL. I believe they are all daily in March with the exception of PBI. I wouldn’t be surprised to see MCO go up to 2x daily soon! I am puzzled as to why PBI isn't doing well, especially with AA running 175's. The only thing I can think of is t...

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by phllax
Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New JetBlue Mint Studio suite
Replies: 170
Views: 19631

Re: New JetBlue Mint Studio suite

It looks like they're the first airline to take advantage of the ACF and removal of 2L/2R.

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