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by 303dk
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 43455

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2020

What’s being built upstairs by A32?

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by 303dk
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 764
Views: 72359

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

https://twitter.com/readyusvi/status/12 ... 47392?s=21
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303dk wrote:
VITEMA is reporting that Sea Flight made an emergency landing on the water between St Croix and St Thomas this morning. Survivors were picked up by boat and taken to St Thomas.

Looks like everyone is OK.

https://twitter.com/readyusvi/status/12 ... 47392?s=21

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by 303dk
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 764
Views: 72359

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

VITEMA is reporting that Sea Flight made an emergency landing on the water between St Croix and St Thomas this morning. Survivors were picked up by boat and taken to St Thomas.

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by 303dk
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT to take some ex SQ772’s
Replies: 22
Views: 6735

Re: LOT to take some ex SQ772’s

15 787s aren’t enough to cover ORD? Do they make money anywhere else? You do realize LO has built a big hub at WAW and they fly from there to many intercontinental destinations such as Sri Lanka, China, Singapore or South Korea. To answer your quest, yes 15 B787 is enough to cover ORD but it's not ...

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by 303dk
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT to take some ex SQ772’s
Replies: 22
Views: 6735

Re: LOT to take some ex SQ772’s

15 787s aren’t enough to cover ORD? Do they make money anywhere else?

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by 303dk
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: UA Gains 24 of 39 New DEN Gates
Replies: 285
Views: 40294

Re: UA to Potentially Gain 24 of 39 New DEN Gates

I’d be shocked if EK came to DEN. TK would make more sense given the massive feed on both ends. LH and UA wouldn’t be excited for TK. Why share the money? I also can’t see AA moving off the A concourse since BA shares the admirals club. Every other hub has TK, why not DEN? Also, if UA wants the gat...

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by 303dk
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: UA Gains 24 of 39 New DEN Gates
Replies: 285
Views: 40294

Re: UA to Potentially Gain 24 of 39 New DEN Gates

They are in the progress of doing a refurbishment of the train system, including new signaling, and new vehicles to replace about half of the original fleet of train cars. The new overhaul of the main terminal should make it more efficient to flow in and out of the train area. Anything more signifi...

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by 303dk
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does most of the high end/business traffic out of MIA/FLL come from?
Replies: 54
Views: 7744

Re: Where does most of the high end/business traffic out of MIA/FLL come from?

Every luxury brand in the world operates their LATAM and travel retail biz out of offices in Miami

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by 303dk
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 40960

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

jetmatt777 wrote:
Was wondering what was going on at work. Saw a bunch of emergency lights.

You'd think they would have mentioned something to us.

The Denver Post has an article posted now, along with a picture of a 737 Classic in livery that hasn’t been used in 15 years

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by 303dk
Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16812

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

LightChop2Chop wrote:
is there really traffic on SJU-SDQ?

Are you kidding?

JetBlue flies it 4x daily, Sky High Dominicana 3x weekly, and Air Century to La Isabela

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by 303dk
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

I guess SJU is a competitive route so someone had to stand down. STT should be a success as Dominicans are probably the largest source of VFR among the immigrant derived populations. If they can’t make SJU work, JetBlue is going to kill them out of STT Wouldn't a nonstop STT SDQ be preferable to tr...

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by 303dk
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

Sky High Dominicana flew to Medellin today, 2 weekly Mondays and Fridays ERJ145 service. Next destinations Barranquilla, St Thomas, Kingston from SDQ. Dominica, San Juan, St Lucia, Aguadilla, down to Summer Seasonal service I guess SJU is a competitive route so someone had to stand down. STT should...

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by 303dk
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"
Replies: 138
Views: 30530

Re: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"

I think someone must have complained before if they are changing this. Someone was offended by 'ladies and gentlemen'. More likely just part of general updates and modernization as part of general updates to pre-recorded announcements and/or safety videos. And how did we come to that point? ;) It c...

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by 303dk
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"
Replies: 138
Views: 30530

Re: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"

If this hadn’t made the news, no one would have noticed or cared. Now the serial complainers are tripping over themselves to whine and act offended. I think someone must have complained before if they are changing this. Someone was offended by 'ladies and gentlemen'. More likely just part of genera...

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by 303dk
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"
Replies: 138
Views: 30530

Re: AC to improve inclusivity and stop using "Ladies and Gentlemen"

If this hadn’t made the news, no one would have noticed or cared. Now the serial complainers are tripping over themselves to whine and act offended.

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by 303dk
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept
Replies: 76
Views: 15044

Re: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept

folov wrote:
F-OJGF AND F-OSEA are are schedule as ferry leaving PPT tonight at 0015 and 0045 Local time

Was about to post that as of 7pm local time, I see both are on the ground at PPT. Walked right by

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by 303dk
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept
Replies: 76
Views: 15044

Re: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept

Anyone know what time they depart tomorrow?

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by 303dk
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL YVR - SEA runs
Replies: 24
Views: 5208

Re: DL YVR - SEA runs

I'll look into this when I'm back at a proper computer, but are any of the mainline AS/DL runs on SEA-YVR that are continuations of XXX-SEA flights? LAX, SFO and PHX come to mind as possibilities, but it wouldn't surprise me if the late flights are mainline just for the sake having one less airplan...

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by 303dk
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL YVR - SEA runs
Replies: 24
Views: 5208

Re: DL YVR - SEA runs

Today I am traveling to YVR via SEA, and noticed that they are putting 739 on this 1 hour hop, even though you normally would expect (and I flew before) something like E175/195. Is this short run doing so well for DL that they found it’s worth a mainline aircraft? 1 hour hop? It’s more like 25 minu...

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by 303dk
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Growth in Denver
Replies: 54
Views: 9339

Re: United Growth in Denver

I have noticed that United has recently been using the A intl gates for outbound NRT/FRA/LHR 787 flights without towing the planes over to the B-concourse. I believe this is a relatively recent change. Is UA going to add more DEN long-haul before the new gates on A open? CDG? AMS? BOG? AKL? It’s va...

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by 303dk
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

Intercaribbean announced EIS-STX and EIS-STT (again). If they actually start it this time, that might be the end of LIAT in the USVI. Don't write LI off the USVI just yet. LI's strong point is that it has the vast network that InterCaribbean does not have. There's even rumours that LI may restart S...

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by 303dk
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

Intercaribbean announced EIS-STX and EIS-STT (again). If they actually start it this time, that might be the end of LIAT in the USVI.

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by 303dk
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34741

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

I have to wonder if the airports in Freeport and other Northern Bahama islands will be functional in any way for the foreseeable future for normal use. They may need extensive repairs to function for evacuation and aid flights. At and beyond the airports infrastructure will be totally shattered, to...

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by 303dk
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34741

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

I have to wonder if the airports in Freeport and other Northern Bahama islands will be functional in any way for the foreseeable future for normal use. They may need extensive repairs to function for evacuation and aid flights. At and beyond the airports infrastructure will be totally shattered, to...

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by 303dk
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 105
Views: 16323

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

For all the complaining, if you’re just connecting or if you take the A line and don’t check bags, the construction has no effect.

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by 303dk
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal
Replies: 105
Views: 16323

Re: City of Denver threatens to pull Ferrovial-led contract to redevelop DEN terminal

It’s an absolute disaster-zone trying to navigate the terminal, and I work there! I can’t imagine how stressful it is for a visitor. I dropped off my mother last weekend. I parked in short term, we went to Level 6 to check in. We then had to go outside in the middle of a thunderstorm to navigate to...

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by 303dk
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

What killed LI's northern routes is the very high fares. Much of this travel used to be spontaneous or shopping. At US$400 that begins to lose appeal. The USVI VFR market is now dying, and in some case literally as many of those who migrated in the 60s now live 6 feet under. With LIAT moving to big...

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by 303dk
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is DL DTW-YVR Saturdays only!?
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Re: Why is DL DTW-YVR Saturdays only!?

It passes by 3 other hubs on the way

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by 303dk
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn't Aeroflot fly to Punta Cana and Cancun anymore?
Replies: 8
Views: 2716

Re: Why doesn't Aeroflot fly to Punta Cana and Cancun anymore?

Aren’t there still about 3 daily flights between PUJ and Moscow during high season?

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by 303dk
Sat May 18, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn't Itami have any International Flights?
Replies: 10
Views: 2014

Re: Why doesn't Itami have any International Flights?

Google it. When Kansai opened, the Japanese government limited Itami to domestic only

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by 303dk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could AAs San Juan (SJU) Survived with more fuel efficient aircraft?
Replies: 23
Views: 4699

Re: Could AAs San Juan (SJU) Survived with more fuel efficient aircraft?

A few comments: For a true hub to work at SJU, connections would have to be possible without going through US Customs. Nah. The SJU hub didn't rely on international to international connections. IMHO what killed the SJU hub was neither B6 nor MIA - it was non-stop flights to many Caribbean destinat...

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by 303dk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could AAs San Juan (SJU) Survived with more fuel efficient aircraft?
Replies: 23
Views: 4699

Re: Could AAs San Juan (SJU) Survived with more fuel efficient aircraft?

A few comments: For a true hub to work at SJU, connections would have to be possible without going through US Customs. JetBlue picks up a lot of traffic from Seaborne and Cape Air. They don’t have the right aircraft for most of the short hops from SJU. The general state of the Puerto Rican economy h...

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by 303dk
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 74
Views: 13278

Re: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

kbmiflyer wrote:
CLT
The 1 757 flight is to Phoenix
wow. STT went to 738. It’s been 762 or 757 for ages

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by 303dk
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

I see that Silver’s N435XJ is operating for Seaborne today. I hadn’t heard about them mixing the fleets.

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by 303dk
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Starts HNL-BOS Today. Longest Scheduled Domestic Flight in US HIstory
Replies: 92
Views: 16413

Re: HA Starts HNL-BOS Today. Longest Scheduled Domestic Flight in US HIstory

TWA772LR wrote:
United needs to launch GUM-STT to not be outdone! :biggrin:

They’d have to start by serving any STT route year round....

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by 303dk
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: FlyBe

Duplicate thread. Scroll down

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by 303dk
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

danipawa wrote:
Sky High Aviation launching St Thomas from Santo Domingo starting April 12 and San Juan starting April 11

STT to the DR is a (relatively) huge VFR market, but it’s hard to compete B6 via SJU. They have the capacity to undercut a small carrier

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by 303dk
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 62324

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2019

Has anyone heard anything about SXM? Nothing new in a while.. With hotels open the economy starting to boom, and the airport making strides of progress, I would expect airlines to jump on it and introduce new service to the island. Walk down Front Street on a day when no ships are in port and you’l...

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by 303dk
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN
Replies: 43
Views: 10144

Re: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN

Brick wrote:
BA219 is diverting to LAS. Interesting choice!

Ample hotel availability

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by 303dk
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Allegiant serve Gulf Shores Alabama?
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Could Allegiant serve Gulf Shores Alabama?

Isn’t Gulf Shores mostly a regional destination that people drive to? I’m not sure that it’s much of air travel market. Even PNS has limited destinations and is highly seasonal.

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by 303dk
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 DSS-JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 7000

Re: Delta 757 DSS-JFK

It’s a scheduled flight. What needs explaining?

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU
Replies: 84
Views: 12786

Re: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU

] AA JFK-LAS JUN 3>1.6[3] AA JFK-ORD JUN 1.3>2[1.0] AA JFK-ORF JUN 1.8>1.0[2] AA JFK-RDU JUN 4>3[4] AA JFK-SAN JUN 3>2[1.8] AA JFK-SEA JUN 3>2[1.8] AA JFK-YUL JUN 1.8>1.0[2] As has been mentioned by others, this is another chop to JFK which we've continued to see. My question is, what happens to th...

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU
Replies: 84
Views: 12786

Re: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU

You have to wonder how much longer AA can hang on to the hublet at JFK. JFK BOS dropping down to .8 for June. Geez Not sure why they that at all. Connections go to PHL and O/D to LGA It's to feed the overseas JFK flights to Europe and LatAm AA has been vocal that the Europe connections would be foc...

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU
Replies: 84
Views: 12786

Re: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU

jfklganyc wrote:
You have to wonder how much longer AA can hang on to the hublet at JFK.

JFK BOS dropping down to .8 for June. Geez

Not sure why they that at all. Connections go to PHL and O/D to LGA

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest at Detroit City Airport (DET)
Replies: 46
Views: 6236

Re: Southwest at Detroit City Airport (DET)

Can the rumored Moxy try to make DET out? A220s (anticipatably their choice of plane) are (hopefully) able to reach Chicago or New York quite easily. There is no such thing called HSR, so competition is basically about peers (other than buses, but disregarded). They might just as well end up succes...

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 10661

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

The domestic route that has the most potential of diverting in a foreign country would be anything coming in and out of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. You have the Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, Bermuda and Bahamas as all divert options, Flights from the USVI to the states or PR have t...

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 10661

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

Flights from the USVI to the states or PR have to clear customs before boarding. When preclearance is closed, they’re an international arrival. Same with Guam to Hawaii. No passport required so it is considered domestic out of Puerto Rico. What you clear is actually agriculture like you do coming f...

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by 303dk
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 10661

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

The domestic route that has the most potential of diverting in a foreign country would be anything coming in and out of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. You have the Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, Bermuda and Bahamas as all divert options, Flights from the USVI to the states or PR have t...

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by 303dk
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 10661

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

The domestic route that has the most potential of diverting in a foreign country would be anything coming in and out of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. You have the Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, Bermuda and Bahamas as all divert options, Flights from the USVI to the states or PR have t...

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