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by yyz717
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is UA doing on SFO-YYZ?
Replies: 18
Views: 3586

Re: How is UA doing on SFO-YYZ?

UA has 1x daily SFO-YYZ right now. 738 equipment. This increases to 2x daily in June.

UA announced they would increase frequency to 3x daily this summer but this has not been loaded in the UA timetable yet. This suggests LFs are good.

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by yyz717
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?
Replies: 19
Views: 2741

Re: Could YWG-LGA be possible with DL/WS JV?

Before open skies there was a YWG-LGA route on AC on the 727's. With open skies AC threw everything at getting critical mass in its YYZ hub. There is traffic to support a nonstop, but it is definitely split between various connections, split both by airport EWR / JFK / LGA, as well as between carri...

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by yyz717
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 787 Delivery Schedule
Replies: 15
Views: 4180

Re: Hawaiian 787 Delivery Schedule

According to aerotransport.org, 3 will be delivered in 2021, 4 in 2022, and the final 3 in 2023.

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by yyz717
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 940
Views: 221128

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

The current 7x daily ATL-YYZ M88 service will switch to 7x daily A320 service on Mon June 8.

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by yyz717
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 267
Views: 63441

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

I caught the first 'Her Art' livery at a gloomy GLA the other morning at first light. Arriving from EWR on what I believe was the new livery's first international sector ? No, if I remember correctly it was LIS that got that honor. Likely a Canadian airport took that honour with the 738 or Express ...

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by yyz717
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly
Replies: 218
Views: 50513

Re: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly

Blueknows, do you want to buy my shares for the 27 cents I paid for them? Maybe they will go up above $1 at Christmas for no reason whatsoever like they did last year. ;) I'm now down to thinking about 5% chance they will launch. That said, I don't feel stupid for investing a small, manageable amou...

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by yyz717
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?
Replies: 113
Views: 19138

Re: 737MAX Storage, Where are they?

I've seen a couple of the Sunwing frames in YYZ recently, including Planet Hollywood. 2 WestJet frames seem to be in long term storage at YYZ (one at the FedEx ramp, the other at the infield facility).

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by yyz717
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 163310

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Small news but AA is upgrading one of the 3x daily MIA-YYZ 319s later this fall to 321 service on certain days, through the winter. This route is heavily seasonal and AC Rouge will also be upgrading from 319 to 321.

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by yyz717
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order
Replies: 56
Views: 15420

Re: UA to Tweak 737 MAX Order

United has way more than 123 outstanding MAX’s to be delivered.... aerotransport.org is showing the following breakdown for UA MAX orders: -8 4 orders (none delivered, but all assigned with manufacturing S/Ns). -9 65 orders (14 delivered, with a further 16 manufacturing S/Ns assigned of the outstan...

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by yyz717
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 131612

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

Northwest1988 wrote:
Are there any YYZ AA MD-80 flights left? Is/was that the last international destination for the AA MD-80?


No. The last AA M80 route to YYZ was DFW-YYZ which was replaced with 738s earlier this year.

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by yyz717
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

Which route are we talking about here with the upguage?

Sorry -- YYZ-ORD

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by yyz717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

This fall AA with upgrade their 1x daily 319 mainline to 1x daily 738. AA will then operate 3x daily 738 and 4x daily 319 to YYZ.

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by yyz717
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 8632

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

A sustained increase in CAD parity with the USD could change WN's mind. That would be years away.

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by yyz717
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

Although AA has dropped the 1x daily 319 YYZ-LAX, they will bring back the route for one week only (~Sept 7-13) with the A321, to accommodate seasonal traffic for the Toronto International Film Festival.

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by yyz717
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop Releases Winter Sched: New routes YWG-TPA/MCO/LAS/FLL and YXU-MCO/LAS/CUN
Replies: 8
Views: 1367

Re: Swoop Releases Winter Sched: New routes YWG-TPA/MCO/LAS/FLL and YXU-MCO/LAS/CUN

Swoop is planning to grow their fleet from 7x 738 now to 10x 738 by year end.

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by yyz717
Thu May 30, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 11112

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

I also am keeping an eye on AA shares. Whatever financial and operational challenges that AA has (every airline has challenges), the steep drop in AA share price is beginning to make AAL a very attractive stock pick. Share price is down about 50% since January 2018. I plan to buy in the coming days,...

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by yyz717
Wed May 22, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 45427

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Rumour or not, this is not spreading to the markets. B6 stock price continues to trade in the doldrums.

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by yyz717
Thu May 16, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 377
Views: 66554

Re: Air Canada in exclusive talks to buy Air Transat

AC is already highly dominant in the Canadian market, and AC Rouge and TS are direct competitors. The federal competition bureau should not allow this purchase to take place.

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by yyz717
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

According to the AC schedule, AC Express CR9 ops will (finally) return to YYZ on June 16th, with daily CR9 flights to MSY, YQY and 2x daily to BNA. 4x daily in total.

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by yyz717
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair between top 10 European polluters
Replies: 24
Views: 3976

Re: Ryanair between top 10 European polluters

If Ryanair is pulling people (who would travel anyway) out of cars and buses which pollute more (on a per capita basis), you could argue Ryanair reduces pollution, not creates it. Ultimately, the real polluters are the individual travellers themselves. Ryanair is merely providing a service which gen...

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by yyz717
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority
Replies: 195
Views: 23058

Re: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority

I do not see a problem with this at all. It is completely voluntary, and both parties are presumably satisfied. Those that object are just looking to control other people. Airlines have to establish a pecking order for trip bidding, and nobody has come up with a better or fairer one than seniority....

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by yyz717
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

AA mainline will return to YYZ-ORD this summer with a 1x daily A319.

This will raise AA mainline at YYZ to 7x daily (2x 738, 5 xA319) -- 2x daily DFW 738, 3x daily MIA A319, 1x daily CLT A319 plus the ORD A319 route.

A fraction of the former AA presence at YYZ, but progress nonetheless.

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by yyz717
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium to operate LHR-YYZ for BA
Replies: 11
Views: 3176

Re: Air Belgium to operate LHR-YYZ for BA

Does anyone know if the BA summer YYZ-LGW route is returning in 2019?

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by yyz717
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?
Replies: 114
Views: 17556

Re: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?

According to aerotransport.org, AA has 28 M80s still in service, and all are due for retirement this year. No breakdown by aircraft by month for retirement.

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by yyz717
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement
Replies: 123
Views: 24244

Re: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement

Lapplander800 wrote:
YYZ on 757 (perhaps there isn't one today?). Could probably be a 737MAX if they had one.


YYZ already gets the ICE MAX 8. This summer YYZ will be 2x daily ICE (1x daily 752, 1x daily 738 MAX).

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by yyz717
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

This summer YYZ-DTW is showing 5x DL daily (CR7/CR9) and YYZ-MSP is showing 4x DL daily (CR9/E175).

So far, anyway.

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by yyz717
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 163310

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

AA cancelled the daily LAX-YYZ A319 service in January. Route was initiated in 1974 and has been cancelled a couple of times over the past 45 years. I suspect this might the end of this route for AA. Does anyone know if this is seasonal or permanent? Last couple of year AA added a 2nd daily periodic...

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by yyz717
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

whywhyzee wrote:
I suspect the DL 717 will still come from MSP and DTW this summer.


I checked the MSP and DTW skeds....no DL mainline for summer (so far). So no 717.

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by yyz717
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

AA is rapidly moving from the former largest US carrier at YYZ to the smallest. The growth from DL and lately UA has been insane. UA has grown IAH and DEN especially this winter which is impressive, and have a 2x daily SFO service beginning in a couple months. They are down to only IAD and 1x daily...

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by yyz717
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 737 MAX 10 are actually ordered?
Replies: 60
Views: 10669

Re: How many 737 MAX 10 are actually ordered?

United have 96, not 100, on order.

Malaysian and VietJet have also ordered the MAX 10.

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by yyz717
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Fleet Plans
Replies: 19
Views: 4737

Re: Icelandair Fleet Plans

Icelandair will add 3 more MAX 8 and the initial 2 MAX 9 this spring/summer, for a fleet of 6 MAX 8 and 2 MAX 9 this year.

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by yyz717
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

I doubt DL would add YYZ-LGA given WS has 8 737s a day on the route. If anything DL would add an LGA frequency to YUL and YOW and maybe open up a daily flight to YQB once their preclearance facility opens. Any of that would involve DL cutting something else at LGA. If the LFs on the 8x daily WS YYZ...

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by yyz717
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 40156

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

Icelandair has changed the planned YYZ service for the summer, it will now be 2x daily, 1 752 and one 7M8 beginning in mid May. This is an update from the planned 11x weekly services that would have been 7x 753 and 4x 7M8. Overall capacity goes up 12%. Ah too bad we're losing the daily 753. ICE get...

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by yyz717
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the point of LCCs having subsidiaries?
Replies: 9
Views: 1772

Re: What is the point of LCCs having subsidiaries?

In general, even an LCC can see its costs creep up. An LCC sub, in addition to the aforementioned comments, can also be used by the LCC to test new lower cost concepts in a pilot phase without rolling it our to the entire LCC up front, to gauge its effectiveness.

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by yyz717
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada S19 Toronto – Regina aircraft changes
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: Air Canada S19 Toronto – Regina aircraft changes

This looks like the gradual elimination of the E190 from Air Canada's fleet is starting to show. By this time next year, they will be gone. Saskatchewan is an interesting market. Personally I would have thought that, out of YYZ, Regina would be softer than Saskatoon, but, looking at next summer, I ...

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by yyz717
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the Boeing 767-200
Replies: 31
Views: 9812

Re: American Airlines and the Boeing 767-200

ORD-YYZ saw the AA 762 frequently in the 80s. Sporadically as a sub in the 90s.

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by yyz717
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada and Jazz (Chorus) Extend Agreement to 2035
Replies: 71
Views: 9684

Re: Air Canada and Jazz (Chorus) Extend Agreement to 2035

Chorus stock (CHR) enjoyed a nice bump up on this announcement, of close to 20%. The v healthy ~7% dividend is likely as firm as it can be. Happy camper here.

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by yyz717
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet Airways fleet update
Replies: 69
Views: 10237

Re: Cargojet Airways fleet update

Does that mean the 727s have stopped flying? When did that happen? My mistake. I based my saying on a site that doesn't list certain types, thus completely ignoring the last few still active. However, a year ago or so, I read somewhere that they were to be replaced with 757s. Also, it appears the l...

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by yyz717
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 106
Views: 25159

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

aerotransport.org reports today that AC will acquire 2 Interjet A320s in Sept 2019. msn 3149 and 3304. Both 2007 builds. Much younger than the rest of the AC 320 fleet.

No mention of mainline vs. Rouge.

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by yyz717
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Q3 results
Replies: 78
Views: 8217

Re: Air Canada Q3 results

Can we stop discussing about Germany and the UAE in this thread? This thread should be about the Q3 results. I think a lot of people on this site would be surprised to note that there are a few who will use any subject to segue to their own intended focus. Take a thread about meals or baggage and m...

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by yyz717
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge fleet
Replies: 9
Views: 2656

Re: Air Canada Rouge fleet

Can someone that knows the Air Canada vis a vis Rouge model say whether Rouge is completely run on hand me downs from Mother AC or will Rouge also be free to buy used 767s as required? Or are the 767s so old that the next step defaults to older AC aircraft? 5 of Rouge's 6 A321s are actually new bui...

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by yyz717
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Q3 results
Replies: 78
Views: 8217

Re: Air Canada Q3 results

Surprisingly strong revenue growth YOY, and good EBITDAR margin actual and forecast. All an investor really needs to know at a high level. Looks good.

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by yyz717
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge fleet
Replies: 9
Views: 2656

Re: Air Canada Rouge fleet

jbs2886 wrote:
aristoenigma wrote:

Rogue is owned and operated wholly by AC.


Moreover, AC does not even break out financial results for Rouge. Given that Rouge has grown to its current size and has maxed out its current WB fleet allowance, and previous NB fleet limit, AC must be happy with its financial performance.

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by yyz717
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Repaint Status?
Replies: 22
Views: 3126

Re: Westjet Repaint Status?

Aerotransport.org reports the latest/last Q400 for Westjet Encore as having been built and delivered in August:

C-FTEN, msn 4579. Delivered Aug 20th. Is this tail #450?

Perhaps the delivery date is wrong.

N

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by yyz717
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Repaint Status?
Replies: 22
Views: 3126

Re: Westjet Repaint Status?

Thanks! I wonder why the latest Q400 was not painted in the new colours?

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by yyz717
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 95478

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

The current Aer Lingus livery is very sharp and distinctive.

Although I can understand the marketing desire for a brand refresh after 20+ years, why mess with a good thing?

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by yyz717
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Repaint Status?
Replies: 22
Views: 3126

Re: Westjet Repaint Status?

Yes an improvement but a bit of a mess, the tail is confusing and the logo unrecognizable although more colourful and pops a bit more. The new logotype is weaker than the previous. Completely agree. the Maple Leaf on the tail is confusing. Also agree. The new livery is a hot mess. It's not growing ...

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by yyz717
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 248
Views: 61827

Re: Britiah Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

I think, in fairness to this pilot, it has been forecast for some time and I would expect an order for 777Xs (most likely the -9; can't see them having much use for the -8) within the next 3-6 months. Incidentally, BA converted the order it had o/s for 2-3 789s to 788s; anyone know the logic behind...

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by yyz717
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 76
Views: 14186

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

WS are way over their skis w/ these 789s. Flying expensive, tourist-filled jets to CDG/LGW is not a recipe for success IMO. I agree! They are going to need to really build the business traffic on these routes to make them profitable. I can't see any business traffic on YYC-DUB though. I'm still exp...

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by yyz717
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KF Aerospace DC-10-30F's
Replies: 11
Views: 4220

Re: KF Aerospace DC-10-30F's

aerotransport.org reports these 2 tails as now "derelict" at LAL and scheduled for "part out". No surprise, really.

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