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by SeaDoo
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 275
Views: 45786

Re: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread

Also serving PAE before the pandemic was San Juan Airlines with weekday service to Friday Harbor. Kenmore Air Express was going to do the same thing . I hope one or both of them come back next summer. But they're serving it out of an FBO, not the new terminal.. Correct? I know that San Juan Airline...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 275
Views: 45786

Re: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread

I just looked at this thread on a phone screen and realized my post above does not display well on narrow screens. Sorry about that, but since the forum software does not seem to have a table option, using the monospaced code format seemed like a decent way to create a fake table. Turning your phon...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread
Replies: 822
Views: 34603

Re: Air Canada Officially Retires the 767

LAX772LR wrote:
SIDEBAR: whatever happened to the Gimli Glider?
Was it scrapped, or saved?


Not sure, but my recollection from other threads was that it is at a museum. Perhaps I am wrong and it was just chatter of people wishing that was its fate.

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by SeaDoo
Thu May 14, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123562

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Statement from Ed Bastian: https://twitter.com/e_russell/status/1260912996106342401 The entire 777 fleet will be retired at the end of 2020. DL just pumped millions into refurbishing the fleet. Wow. Knock my socks off. If they still had 747's or A380's, that wouldn't surprise me. I realize this is ...

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by SeaDoo
Sun May 03, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/3/2020: The New Abnormal
Replies: 74
Views: 13698

Re: OAG Changes 5/3/2020: The New Abnormal

The 0 button on your keyboard must be getting worn out.

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by SeaDoo
Fri May 01, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska to Require Masks
Replies: 8
Views: 1330

Alaska to Require Masks

https://www.heraldnet.com/business/alaska-airlines-to-require-passengers-to-wear-masks/ Alaska Airlines will require passengers to wear masks. They already had blocked out middle seats in economy on their Airbus and Boeing 737 aircraft. On their prop's and E175, they had blocked off aisle seats in e...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 437
Views: 65319

Re: Air France & KLM - Master Thread

I am not in favour of "master threads" for any topic, particularly if it attempts to cover such a wide scope. I am quite sure that new threads will pop up as and when news worthy events arise within the AF/KLM world. Much better to have a thread devoted to each specific topic, then the re...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping
Replies: 152
Views: 25354

Re: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping

Thanks, as always.

Lots of changes. So I am assuming this means no QF flights between the US and Australia. I am assuming that is no flights from HA to the mainland too.

Interesting too that nothing from Alaska nor Southwest, and little changes from Delta, and almost no change from United.

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by SeaDoo
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Day Thread 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 1262

Re: BA announce direct to SYD/MEL Summer 2023

April Fools Day, my least favorite day of the year on airliners.net

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by SeaDoo
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will airlines end Hawaii service later this week?
Replies: 55
Views: 14669

Re: Will airlines end Hawaii service later this week?

Just checked Alaska website and it appears all Hawaii flying is off except for
Daily SEA-HNL/OGG/KOA
Less than daily LAX-OGG/HNL and SEA-LIH

If I missed anything, feel free to correct the above

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2147
Views: 267863

Re: AA's PHX Hub in Jeapordy?

Not that it could ever happen, but geographically speaking, it would almost make sense for DL and AA to swap their SLC and PHX hubs. And yes, I fully realize practically it makes no sense for DL to give up SLC, given the (assumed) higher profits of the fortress hub and the quality of the soon to be...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final(?) flight of a LH A380
Replies: 80
Views: 20419

Re: Final(?) flight of a LH A380

A good overview, of where and which LH-A/C are parked can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/lufthansa That is a neat website. Out of curiosity, what the heck is "ex Ebola Jet?" An A343 that LH took out of service to help transporting those Ebola patients but ended ...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final(?) flight of a LH A380
Replies: 80
Views: 20419

Re: Final(?) flight of a LH A380

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/lufthansa


That is a neat website. Out of curiosity, what the heck is "ex Ebola Jet?"
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viennafly wrote:
A good overview, of where and which LH-A/C are parked can be found here:

https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/lufthansa


That is a neat website. Out of curiosity, what the heck is "ex Ebola Jet?"

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by SeaDoo
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?

I was checking on the AlaskaAir website to see what Coronavirus changes they have made. I didn't see anything obvious, but I noted that they have a different schedule on Wednesday May 20th. I only spent maybe 10 minutes checking schedules, but almost all flights are different on that Wednesday. What...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 14996

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020

China Southern is planning the resumption of WUH-JFK in April....????? There is no way Wuhan is going to let in passengers from New York. The City is headed to a worse situation than Wuhan ever had. Not having followed this Coronavirus thing that closely, I smiled when I saw them upping WUH-JFK fli...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 14996

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020: APOCALYPSE

Is F9 really running everything? Perhaps with their non-daily schedule they can't really cut. Perhaps their cash position is such that they cannot afford any refunds at this time and will just cancel day of? I would not be surprised if one of the ULCC carriers just does a temporary shutdown soon. L...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13647

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

Allegiant has announced it's suspending BLI, starting 3/24, until at least 6/3. They're blaming the border closure. Bellingham seemed like an up and coming small airport, built a bigger terminal and was adding Alaska service and Frontier too. PAE opens and it seems like BLI has become much less imp...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13647

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

As we near the end of the first year of commercial passenger flights, I'm curious about how PAE is going. Have we seen reductions/additions/time changes in the schedule to better meet demand? What can we expect in the second year? Everything is the same gauge (E175.) I believe United started with 4...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 140328

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

O[list=][/list]quote="panamair"] The deal will also turn AS into an even more formidable competitor against Delta, whose efforts to establish a West Coast/Trans-Pacific hub at SEA are not going as well as they had hoped.. Do you have any facts and figures to prove that this is true or are ...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13647

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

https://mediacentre.britishairways.com/pressrelease/details/86/Route-network-428/12110?ref=Home BA To add a third LHR-SEA flight for the month of May: BA 46/47, daily 777. Unsure of the variant. Kind of wish we had more fleet diversity at Seattle, we get three BA flights but all of them are likely ...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 916
Views: 77723

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

Two things - 1 - Is it me, or does it seem to be taking a very long time to get the new first class up and running? I've been on one A320 that had the upgraded interior, but I don't think I've seen many - if any - 737's with the new first class 2 - So much talk about expansion, but for a good reaso...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 275
Views: 45786

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

https://www.heraldnet.com/business/unit ... francisco/
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As posted yesterday in enileria's weekly update, UA pulls the SFO flights and will have 3 flights to DEN. No explanation for the other three slots yet.

https://www.heraldnet.com/business/unit ... francisco/

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Hawaii "win" vs. majors/HA partnering
Replies: 53
Views: 9564

Re: WN's Hawaii "win" vs. majors/HA partnering

kiowa wrote:
Intra-island on a 737 works but back and forth to the mainland is painfull. 4 hours on a 737. Yuk!!



Having flown 767, 757, and 737 to Hawaii, I would love to catch (an only) 4/hour flight. :)

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This is a route I too was surprised wasn't started earlier.
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wedgetail737 wrote:
717atOGG wrote:
Today AS announced SEA-MRY, starting 6/18/20 on a daily QX E175.

https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2020-01- ... California


It's about freaking time!


This is a route I too was surprised wasn't started earlier.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Maria, CA (SMX) New Service Announcement Jan 10 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 18378

Re: Santa Maria, CA (SMX) New Service Announcement Jan 10 2020

SQ789 wrote:
I guess UA to LAX. Did SMX has flight to LAX already?


That was my recollection when first reading this thread. Since then I looked it up and there used to be flights to LAX.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Maria, CA (SMX) New Service Announcement Jan 10 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 18378

Re: Santa Maria, CA (SMX) New Service Announcement Jan 10 2020

My first guess would be UA to SFO. If it is truly multiple routes, then add in another UA flight (first guess for the second flight is DEN and the second guess for the second flight is LAX) When UA previously served SMX, did they have flights to LAX? My second guess would be AA to PHX. It would be i...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 US airports - very large and large hubs by total passenger traffic - enplanements and deplanements
Replies: 28
Views: 7382

Re: 2019 US airports - very large and large hubs by total passenger traffic - enplanements and deplanements

Thanks for the state numbers. That was an interesting read

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by SeaDoo
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will QF fly to more European destinations?
Replies: 11
Views: 1166

Re: Will QF fly to more European destinations?

They used to fly to FRA, FCO, CDG as well. Not anymore. Will they return anytime soon? I heard that CDG was actually doing very well but there was a reason which they were forced to pull out. I thought I remembered reading they also flew to Athens, Manchester, and maybe: 1) Either to BCN via FCO (o...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will QF fly to more European destinations?
Replies: 11
Views: 1166

Re: Will QF fly to more European destinations?

If my memory from past threads is correct, it was written that Paris was discontinued as they could only serve it thrice weekly. Scratching my head a little more, I think it might have been alleged that was to protect Air France.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines early 90's SYD service
Replies: 9
Views: 2112

Re: Northwest Airlines early 90's SYD service

If I recall from prior threads, they were allowed some Japanese O & D, but they relied to heavily on that and weren't able to fill enough seats on the Sydney to USA side of things.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could used A380s make sense for UA?
Replies: 32
Views: 1949

Re: Could used A380s make sense for UA?

I am guessing they won't. Out of the routes you proposed, I would think LHR would be most likely.

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by SeaDoo
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Red Lines: AC YVR-BNE/SYD/MEL
Replies: 38
Views: 7710

Re: 3 Red Lines: AC YVR-BNE/SYD/MEL

x1234 wrote:
Also don't forget SYD, AKL & BNE have Hawaiian Airlines for a cheap 1 stop to the US Mainland.


Unless timings have changed, HA doesn't time these for connections to/from the US Mainland.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is KCOS to KDEN the shortest mainline flight in the lower 48?
Replies: 41
Views: 6684

Re: Is KCOS to KDEN the shortest mainline flight in the lower 48?

AS 65/64 between WRG (Wrangell, Alaska) and PSG (Petersburg, Alaska) is 31 miles.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS and flight 261's aftermath
Replies: 27
Views: 8383

Re: AS and flight 261's aftermath

My perception was this didn't badly effect Alaska's reputation. Yes there was a mistake made and safely 88 souls perished. After this crash pilots I heard pilots were "testing" the horizontal stabilizer prior to flight by moving it through the whole range from top to bottom and that actual...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Paris to Kinshasa to Brazzaville to Paris
Replies: 100
Views: 14992

Re: Air France Paris to Kinshasa to Brazzaville to Paris

Not a triangle route, but Alaska has some milk run routes. One of the routes I believe goes from Seattle to Ketchikan to Wrangell, and then flies 31 miles to Petersburg.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best B787 livery ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3418

Re: Best B787 livery ?

DarkSnowyNight wrote:
Objectively, AZAL is the best one, as it also was for their A345s.

My opinion matches this, but I also find the TN 789 to be very well done, and quite something in person.





When I saw this thread's title, this was the first one that popped into my mind.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept
Replies: 76
Views: 15123

Re: Goodbye Tahiti- 343's leave 24 Sept

The 2-4-2 on these planes fit the overwhelmingly honeymoon and anniversary crowd well. I imagine the 3-3-3 787 is resulting in many disappointed couples who can't sit next to each other. What in the world are you talking about? I am assuming this was written because a couple could have the window a...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair set to become 9th carrier between PAR and NYC
Replies: 71
Views: 10435

Re: Corsair set to become 9th carrier between PAR and NYC

Wow surprised by how many carriers are on this route. I tried counting them on my fingers before reading your post and I could only come up with six off the top of my head

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by SeaDoo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 275
Views: 45786

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Now Alaska is dropping an LAX spot to add PAE-GEG.
Leaving PAE at 7:55PM
Leaving GEG at 7:40 AM

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by SeaDoo
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Does DL have any interest in serving BLI from SLC? Maybe when the new terminal is built? I swear that they tried this for a summer with a CRJ five or years ago and didn't come back, but I can't locate any information. Maybe one of our DL experts can weigh in on that. Great to see LH is adding MUC-S...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Does DL have any interest in serving BLI from SLC? Maybe when the new terminal is built? I swear that they tried this for a summer with a CRJ five or years ago and didn't come back, but I can't locate any information. Maybe one of our DL experts can weigh in on that. Great to see LH is adding MUC-S...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Hi all, I'm aware that this thread hasn't been too active lately, but I thought it might be a good idea to at least try to jump-start it again, by sharing some of the happenings in WA lately related to aviation. -Less than a month left until the SQ inaugural! They start on 9/3, as 3x weekly for the...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Update: LH is launching MUC-SEA from June 1st, 2020. 6x weekly on a A359. B6 will be pulling out of ANC, meaning PDX/SEA-ANC will not return after their seasonal end this fall. Thanks for the update. Seems like another big international add for Seattle to get an LH A359 to MUC. Are we assuming LH k...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Hi all, I'm aware that this thread hasn't been too active lately, but I thought it might be a good idea to at least try to jump-start it again, by sharing some of the happenings in WA lately related to aviation. -Less than a month left until the SQ inaugural! They start on 9/3, as 3x weekly for the...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii
Replies: 20
Views: 7836

Re: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii

Those living in Vancouver would probably find a much better deal flying out of PAE instead of BLI. I think, without traffic, you are looking at an extra hour drive, plus the more expensive parking, starting at $20 a day at PAE. With weekday afternoon traffic, you could easily be looking at a minimu...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii
Replies: 20
Views: 7836

Re: AS To Scale Down BLI to Just SEA, Ends Hawaii

Those living in Vancouver would probably find a much better deal flying out of PAE instead of BLI. I think, without traffic, you are looking at an extra hour drive, plus the more expensive parking, starting at $20 a day at PAE. With weekday afternoon traffic, you could easily be looking at a minimu...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly
Replies: 23
Views: 4043

Re: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly

What does "ISC Africa and GCC" mean? Thanks in advance ISC = Indian subcontinent (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_subcontinent GCC = Gulf cooperation council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE) https://en....

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly
Replies: 23
Views: 4043

Re: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly

Turkish Airlines has officially opened for sale an additional 3 weekly nonstop flights to Washington DC from Istanbul effective 27Apr-20. Frequencies go up from daily to 10 weekly being operated by the B789. The additional flights are scheduled to ensure that connection times from ISC Africa and GC...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is (realistically) next for SEA?
Replies: 14
Views: 1838

Re: What is (realistically) next for SEA?

Unless it is less than daily, I wouldn't count on QANTAS to do both Brisbane and Sydney anytime soon. Possibly one or the other, or less than daily service. My money would be they don't expand to Seattle anytime soon, but I would be happy to be wrong.

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by SeaDoo
Fri May 31, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5/31 International Flight Attendant's Day
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: 5/31 International Flight Attendant's Day

Yeah. Thank you flight attendants for serving us.

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