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by N292UX
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7133

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

WN1268 DEN-EWR (B738) diverted to ROC.

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by N292UX
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7133

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

ALB:
DL1724 SLC-EWR (B739)
UA753 SFO-EWR (B752)

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by N292UX
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28673

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

From what I can tell, IAD-MIA on UA may be going year round, or at least very. Did a dummy booking, and the route starts up in early October, and bookings are still available in early June, which is as far as the calendar will go.

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by N292UX
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 251
Views: 23176

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019

Any updates on IB to MGA? I know they were going to start it in 2018, but postponed it due to issues in Nicaragua. Are they going to be launching it anytime soon?

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by N292UX
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 6913

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

AirKevin wrote:
N292UX wrote:
That 3rd picture is terrifying. Last second of most of their lives.

Nobody on board survived.

I did know that, but I'm not sure if everyone died immediately on impact.

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by N292UX
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 6913

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

A little off topic, but similar, AA's DC-10s had a projector showing the view from the front of the plane in the cockpit. So pax on AA 191 would've been able to watch their plane plunge into the ground just after takeoff. That's horrifying to think about. That's often mentioned, but it's doubtful t...

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by N292UX
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 6913

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

A little off topic, but similar, AA's DC-10s had a projector showing the view from the front of the plane in the cockpit. So pax on AA 191 would've been able to watch their plane plunge into the ground just after takeoff. That's horrifying to think about. Not nearly as horrifying as watching it. GF...

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by N292UX
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 6913

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

A little off topic, but similar, AA's DC-10s had a projector showing the view from the front of the plane in the cockpit. So pax on AA 191 would've been able to watch their plane plunge into the ground just after takeoff. That's horrifying to think about.

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by N292UX
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 6913

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

If MH 777s had PTVs, then I'm guessing that the passengers on MH 370/MH 17 had a bunch of options. I'm assuming AF's A330s had PTVs, or at the very minimum, were playing movies, so passengers on AF 447 probably would've had something, too. I know the NW/DL A330s had PTVs, so passengers on NW 253 wou...

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by N292UX
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3461

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

I think DL will eventually add CVG-MSY/PIT/BNA/JAX/SAN/ORF back. One they get their hands on some more smaller mainline jets, some more CRJ-700/900s should open up and be able to operate these routes. CVG-CLE would be an interesting one, but I'm not sure that one will happen, but if it did, it would...

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by N292UX
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 6339

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

At the same time, I have concerns about DL wanting to add more routes from MEM. They've shrunk their MEM operation down to ~20 flights to 5 cities, and have even cut flights to hubs/focus cities such as SLC, CVG, BOS, JFK, and SEA. In that sense, I sort of feel like SLC-MEM would come before BOS-MEM...

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by N292UX
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 6339

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

I still can't understand B6s lackof MEM/BOS on one of their embraers, that is the lowest hanging fruit out there, maybe with their A220s and possible need for TATL feed which brings me to this: https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2019/06/28/memphis-welcomes-record-number-of-visitors.html DL br...

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by N292UX
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41190

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

cessna2 wrote:
N292UX wrote:
AirFiero wrote:
Which alliance is DL in?

Star Alliance :D

Actually it’s SkyTeam...

I was joking there, DL's obviously in SkyTeam. UA's in Star Alliance.

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by N292UX
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun
Replies: 26
Views: 4351

Re: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun

F9's dartboard may have spoken.

Or G4 is launching something. I don't think it'll be NK... Yet.

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by N292UX
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun
Replies: 26
Views: 4351

Re: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun

F9's dartboard may have spoken.

Or G4 is launching something. I don't think it'll be NK... Yet.

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by N292UX
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 138
Views: 12297

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

TOL-DTW was pretty wild. Driving from TOL to DTW can take under an hour. Flight times were insanely short.

Plus, there's 10+ Frontier routes that can make one raise eyebrows.

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by N292UX
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 6476

Re: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019

OMA/MKE-ATL are right up there in longest routings. IIRC, they send MD-88s on ATL-PWM, too. That could be up there too. I believe there will be around ~45 MD-88s remaining by the end of 2019 with the rest retiring in 2020. There maybe a few cities in the midwest that are all MD-88 (DAY, CLE, CMH, M...

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by N292UX
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 6476

Re: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019

OMA/MKE-ATL are right up there in longest routings. IIRC, they send MD-88s on ATL-PWM, too. That could be up there too. I believe there will be around ~45 MD-88s remaining by the end of 2019 with the rest retiring in 2020. There maybe a few cities in the midwest that are all MD-88 (DAY, CLE, CMH, MK...

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by N292UX
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41190

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

All those are reasonable guesses. I think AA has done SJC-RDU also. The first new route that came to my mind is SJC-BOS. That market seems really underserved. AA once had 4x on that route. I’m surprise AS hasn’t added it yet. Another route that could work is SJC-IAD (or DCA if someone had the slot)...

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by N292UX
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41190

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

My guesses BOS - SAN (75S) SJC - SAN (220) SJC-RDU (319) used to served by Midway SJC - DFW (220) SJC -AUS (220) SJC - ORD (220) SJC - MCI (220) SJC - PDX (220) I think you see where I’m going... too business routes on the 220. All those are reasonable guesses. I think AA has done SJC-RDU also. The...

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by N292UX
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41190

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

I wonder if DL will try to link all of their focus cities up to each other. If that's the case, we'd be seeing CVG-BNA resume, plus the launch of CVG-SJC. We'd also see RDU/AUS/BNA-SJC. A few other routes I can see: IND-AUS/BNA SJC-DEN PDX-AUS/SJC DCA-BNA? They'd have to cut a frequency from anothe...

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by N292UX
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41190

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

I wonder if DL will try to link all of their focus cities up to each other. If that's the case, we'd be seeing CVG-BNA resume, plus the launch of CVG-SJC. We'd also see RDU/AUS/BNA-SJC. A few other routes I can see: IND-AUS/BNA SJC-DEN PDX-AUS/SJC DCA-BNA? They'd have to cut a frequency from another...

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by N292UX
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 52928

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

Would be a smart decision by them. The AA 757s are getting pretty dingy, so some newer metal would be welcome.

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by N292UX
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest non-hub AA stations?
Replies: 57
Views: 9533

Re: Largest non-hub AA stations?

BOS is definitely the biggest. MCO, PIT, and RDU are up there too. IND & CMH are also decent sized operations for them. Definitely not the largest, but it is worth noting that AA does serve all of their hub cities, including JFK, from both IND and CMH. What's the smallest city with service to a...

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by N292UX
Fri May 31, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest non-hub AA stations?
Replies: 57
Views: 9533

Re: Largest non-hub AA stations?

BOS is definitely the biggest. MCO, PIT, and RDU are up there too.

IND & CMH are also decent sized operations for them. Definitely not the largest, but it is worth noting that AA does serve all of their hub cities, including JFK, from both IND and CMH.

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by N292UX
Wed May 29, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3152

Re: Best Airline Ads

This one is a satirical one, but if it were real, it'd definitely take the cake for me :lol:
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by N292UX
Tue May 28, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18938

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

This right here is a very haunting photo. This is a photo of the doomed AA191 flight taxiing for departure at ORD on the exact flight that it would crash. Pretty chilling. Was this photo taken by the same person who took the famous crash photos? I'm not sure. If I could figure out the exact locatio...

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by N292UX
Sat May 25, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18938

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

This right here is a very haunting photo. This is a photo of the doomed AA191 flight taxiing for departure at ORD on the exact flight that it would crash. Pretty chilling to think about what would happen just a few minutes later. http://www.trbimg.com/img-5cdf1ff7/turbine/chi-hist-flight191taxi20110...

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by N292UX
Sat May 25, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18938

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

At this moment 40 years ago today, there would be a massive fire just beyond runway 32R. AA 191 would've crashed about 1 hour ago.

271 lives would have just been lost...

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by N292UX
Fri May 24, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA
Replies: 82
Views: 16631

Re: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA

A United DC-10 diverted into DCA but I'm not sure if it was an international flight. Gonna go way out on a limb and say you probably didn't see a United DC-10. https://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/4271371847_5a4afdabb7.jpg That's clearly DCA in the background, too. Took place in 1998.

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by N292UX
Thu May 16, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will 777s get winglets?
Replies: 19
Views: 3217

Re: Will 777s get winglets?

Besides the 777-200/777-200ER, they already have these: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wingtip_device#Raked_wingtip No need for winglets. The non-ER 777-300 also has the original, non-raked wingtip. I know the -200LR has raked wingtips, but does the -200ER have them? It looks like non-raked wingtips...

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by N292UX
Thu May 16, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will 777s get winglets?
Replies: 19
Views: 3217

Re: Will 777s get winglets?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wingtip_d ... ed_wingtip

No need for winglets.
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Besides the 777-200/777-200ER, they already have these: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wingtip_d ... ed_wingtip

No need for winglets.

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by N292UX
Fri May 10, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Bruins Jet
Replies: 46
Views: 6285

Re: B6 Bruins Jet

Well they better not paint one in a Patriots livery, because that plane would keep having mysterious flat tires if you sports fans know what I mean... :D

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by N292UX
Mon May 06, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Main Cabin Extra on AA transatlantic -- worth it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1039

Re: Main Cabin Extra on AA transatlantic -- worth it?

I can say I flew MCE on their E175 and LUS A319s, and had a pretty positive experience, albeit I didn't have huge expectations for either. I'd hope that their MCE product on the 777W is significantly better than the E175/A319. If you want more space and additional service, then I'd say go for it. If...

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by N292UX
Mon May 06, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: if AA were to bring three routes to JFK what would they be?
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: if AA were to bring three routes to JFK what would they be?

SJU, SDQ, and maybe STI have to come to mind. SJU/SDQ both used to be pretty important routes for AA from JFK, and it was a pretty similar story for STI. As a matter of fact I know they used to operate JFK-SDQ/SJU with A300s, and the same may have been true for STI.

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by N292UX
Sun May 05, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future growth of Spirit Airlines in Detroit.
Replies: 26
Views: 3301

Re: Future growth of Spirit Airlines in Detroit.

SRQ wouldn't shock me if it happened at some point. Same with PHX/SJD

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by N292UX
Fri May 03, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?
Replies: 40
Views: 4386

Re: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?

Virgin Atlantic is another one that comes to mind. Some of their A346s still have one of their much older liveries.

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by N292UX
Thu May 02, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28673

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

capitalflyer wrote:
Just heard on radio that Egyptair is doing IAD-CAI starting in June. Was this previously announced or is it new?

It's been announced for a while. Not sure when exactly. A few months ago I believe

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by N292UX
Thu May 02, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?
Replies: 40
Views: 4386

Re: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?

Furthermore, I recall seeing in AA CRJ-200 at DCA with the old US Airways livery in October, 2017. I think that one made it to 2018, too. That's well over 2 years after US Airways shut down.

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by N292UX
Thu May 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?
Replies: 40
Views: 4386

Re: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?

I think UA also had a plane in the Battleship livery flying around in 2014. IIRC I've seen a shot of a CRJ-700 at ORD with the battleship livery in 2014. It's probably on here somewhere. Edit: Here it is: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/8/4/0/2434048.jpg?v=v40 March, 2014.

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by N292UX
Thu May 02, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?
Replies: 40
Views: 4386

Re: Longest fleet-wide livery repainting?

WN will take a while to repaint their whole fleet.

LATAM still has plenty of LAN/TAM birds flying around, too.

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by N292UX
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1003
Views: 144159

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Well it took long enough. Hopefully they can do well on this route. Definitely the right route, IMO.

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by N292UX
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest life of passenger airplane
Replies: 42
Views: 4220

Re: Shortest life of passenger airplane

Nord 260 has to be up there. 9 built.

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by N292UX
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 718
Views: 91258

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I saw a C-5 on approach to IND at ~7:30 tonight. Not sure why it's here. Maybe something to do with the Indy 500?

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by N292UX
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane
Replies: 66
Views: 8792

Re: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane

Sounds believable :roll:

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by N292UX
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28673

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

In other news, SY's first flights to IAD begin today. Not sure of the exact arrival time, though.

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by N292UX
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28673

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

I've always thought that both IAD-FCO/MAD (especially MAD) would be able to work year-round, even if it's less than daily in the winter. MAD is a large capital city, and should have a decent enough pull to maintain year round service along with EWR. FCO is similar in the sense that there should be a...

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by N292UX
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 82
Views: 12128

Re: United MCO hub?

DL used to have a hub at MCO back in the Comair days. Lots of 50 seaters flying across the south.

UA had a hub in MIA for a brief stint. Never MCO, though.

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by N292UX
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 718
Views: 91258

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Saw a UA 753 approaching IND from LAX a few hours ago. Not sure what the specific event going on in Indy is, considering UA doesn't even fly LAX-IND. Here's the flight: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL613/history/20190422/1730Z/KLAX/KIND There were some ORD weather diversions earlier I belie...

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