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by MO11
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

N215WE and sister ship N216WE of IFL are joining in on the peak action. Both 727s received some TLC at PTK last week. 215 is en route to MSY, and 216 is en route to MEM. Both will operate to SDF tonight for UPS. Keeping a close eye on an Asia Pacific 757 as well (N922TS), which ferried from the pac...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Swift has an -800 running out of MIA for Amerijet That's interesting! Anybody else I would ask if it were actually for IBC, but since the info is from you, I will take it as fact. I don't see which flights it's covering for AJT. Do we think it's replacing G-NIKO, which seems still to be running fli...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 28, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Swift has an -800 running out of MIA for Amerijet That's interesting! Anybody else I would ask if it were actually for IBC, but since the info is from you, I will take it as fact. I don't see which flights it's covering for AJT. Do we think it's replacing G-NIKO, which seems still to be running fli...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Swift has an -800 running out of MIA for Amerijet

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by MO11
Sat Nov 27, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on

Pinnacle makes sense. However, The bts data base doesn’t like Pinnacle; I did a search for Pinnacle flights into DTW for the months of May and June 2011 and the result said “no data found” which can’t be right. That data base has so much great information it’s bound to have a glitch somewhere. No, ...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on

Also the Delta flight number doesn’t always match the actual flight number of the regional. Once you find out the answer, please let us know. That is the issue. And it seems like the BTS site requires a specific airline for the search……unless I’ve really missed something. Through the years I have r...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 27, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Delta Regional Carriers 2009 and on

Hello! I’m trying to log my Flight Memory Delta flights from 2009 and on using transtats.bts.gov website. (Which shows specific departure arrival and tail numbers) My challenge is finding the specific regional airline Delta used on certain flights (DTW-MHT, DTW-ROC etc). I have the Delta Flight num...

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by MO11
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like ABX is back at full strength for Peak. The one remaining aircraft in maintenance, N371CM, finished up and flew from TPA to CVG on Wednesday. Happened to see it on Captain Steven Markovich's Spotting at TPA video from yesterday. (He's a highly-sought-after fishing charter captain who spot...

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by MO11
Tue Nov 23, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Has anyone heard anything on the air Wisconsin CRJ freighter ops? As well as the elite airways CRJ freighter ops? Also, doesn't DHL rotate some of their new fleet into MLB For upgrades? Air Wisconsin hasn't taken possession of the airplane yet. The Elite airplane went back to the barn 10 days ago. ...

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by MO11
Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

MO11, our Oracle, I need some help. ATSG 3Q press release, out tonight, says CAM has 16 aircraft awaiting or in conversion: 1 A321 (which we see sitting outside the Airborne hangar in TPA) and 15 767s . I've got 13 767s as of end of September; wondering if you can tell me what I'm missing. I think ...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1246
Views: 174330

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

wjcandee wrote:
Thanks for the update, Stretch8! Interesting that she held at CVG. At least she's stateside now. I was watching for N257AZ to make a move; guess it's going to be a while while she awaits a new engine.



Transferred to Amazon/ATI yesterday. Looks like in service today.

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by MO11
Wed Nov 17, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Presidential Airways 146
Replies: 7
Views: 2638

Re: Presidential Airways 146

crownvic wrote:
They had a nice call sign as well - "Washington Eagle"


But in practice got shortened to "Eagle".

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by MO11
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.
Replies: 116
Views: 18085

Re: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.

Momo1435 wrote:
It's probably MSN 29742 - N705DN that is now converted

And with a launch customer this venture does look more legit then it was before.


It did an eval flight in July...four months later it's already converted?

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by MO11
Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like National may have picked up some work for Brown earlier than projected. N936CA has operated SDF-CGN at the tail end of a stock standard military west, civilian east TPAC pattern. I noticed that, too. We'll see if it's a one-off or something regular. I think that is the airplane that I co...

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by MO11
Fri Nov 12, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

You know who's missing: AJT. I have to wonder whether they might try to push a ship or two into Peak for one of the consolidators, and backfill by having Skybus run BOTH DC8s on international missions. That would be FUN. I just don't know what kind of crews Skybus has or could make available. Had C...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

IMHO WGN has acquired more MD11's than it can digest at the moment. First they have to be allowed to grow beyond the current fleet limit of 19 aircraft, see : https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/freighter-operator/fast-growing-western-global-asks-for-fleet-restrictions-to-be-removed/ Seen the dis...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

The first UPS "peak" flights start next week..... What additional kinds of frequencies are we looking at? Atlas puts in two 747s Monday night. Then the week after Thanksgiving: ATI adds 2 767s, ABX 2 767s, NCR 2 747s, WGN 2 MD11s, MGE 1 757, TSU 2 727s. Then on December 13: CKS 5 747s, CS...

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by MO11
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

The first UPS "peak" flights start next week.....

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by MO11
Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I thought 620dl, 557cm, and 531ua all went to HGR at once, and then 605DL recently followed them there on 9/2/21. They were definitely all sold. Funny that Astral bought them; given that CAM leases a 762 to Astral, weird that CAM didn't make a lease or purchase deal with Astral (or maybe it did; ma...

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by MO11
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Hawaiian started running a pre-dawn A330 trip from HNL to OGG on November 1. May be a "Preighter". It ferries back. Looks like the loss of the 737 lift is too much.

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by MO11
Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Aeronaves has connections with AvMax though, so I’m sure that was a possibility to make a great deal to get the -100s off property and converted. With the Voyageur conversion, it competes directly with the Saab 340 and EMB-120 freighters other auto parts suppliers are operating, and their Metros an...

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by MO11
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Aeronaves TSM has acquired a dash-8, their first of the type. A 31 year old -100 series previously with Piedmont as N838EX. It will be interesting to see what they're going to use it for. If it will be some kind of baby preighter or if they'll put it though a more extensive conversion despite it's ...

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by MO11
Sat Nov 06, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like Elite Airways has started running cargo charters out of Pontiac using a CRJ 200 freighter.

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by MO11
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

DHL bought PT-MOE (now N6388) from Jetran yesterday.

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by MO11
Tue Nov 02, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex route map?
Replies: 48
Views: 8206

Re: Fedex

The customer is shipping a parcel from "point A" to "point B". He needs to know what the service options are, when the parcel needs to delivered to "point A" (or when it will be picked up), and when it will arrive at "point B". There is no need to know how the...

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by MO11
Mon Nov 01, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?

Air LA merged with long-time Air Resort (Ted Vallas fame) in 1990 largely to obtain its certificate and charter authority, however financial issues forced them to suspend ops entirely by Gulf War I. A reorganized company was relaunched in 1993, and by 1995 was purchased by MSP based Conquest which ...

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by MO11
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?

Duplicate post

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by MO11
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: What led to the demise of Air L.A.?

It bought Conquest Airlines in mid-1995 and shut down the west coast operation in September of that year. Capitol Air stayed around a few more months.

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by MO11
Wed Oct 27, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I'm surprised that anyone has not taken any wide body removed seats, galleys etc and fly cargo out of Asia?? @$2mil a pop... Eastern? What's the status on these Eastern flights? I would have assumed they would try getting the first ones up and running before the holiday season. Last I saw was a 772...

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by MO11
Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle / Wings West Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1141

Re: American Eagle / Wings West Questions

I have two questions related to a former American Eagle operator: Wings West Airlines. Wings West operated flights on behalf of American Eagle in California and was one of the airlines acquired by American Airlines when forming “American Eagle Airlines.” Wings West initially operated the BAe Jetstr...

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by MO11
Sun Oct 24, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

And they're now seeking approval to add more aircraft to their certificate, to lift the current cap the FAA has imposed on them. Hmm... That's a DOT, not FAA, limitation. In February, Eastern requested to go from 10 to 18; the DOT has yet to approve. More recently 21 Air has requested an increase f...

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by MO11
Sat Oct 23, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why does the 747-8i have a lower exit limit than the 747-400?
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Why does the 747-8i have a lower exit limit than the 747-400?

FAR 25.807: (7) Type A. This type is a floor-level exit with a rectangular opening of not less than 42 inches wide by 72 inches high, with corner radii not greater than seven inches. (8) Type B. This type is a floor-level exit with a rectangular opening of not less than 32 inches wide by 72 inches h...

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by MO11
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

RoyalBrunei757 wrote:
Some updates from cargofacts website:
1. Sine Draco inducts third A321 for conversion: MSN 963 from AtlasGlobal


This work is being done at Ascent Aviation in Tucson.

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by MO11
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA/Ozark merger question
Replies: 15
Views: 2951

Re: TWA/Ozark merger question

Apparently, TWA felt that they needed an “Ozark” timetable if they were operating certain flights as such, and distributed a small number of copies to each station with instructions to hand them out only if asked. Eventually, the certificate was transferred, and Ozark Air Lines disappeared into TWA...

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by MO11
Fri Oct 22, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why does the 747-8i have a lower exit limit than the 747-400?
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Why does the 747-8i have a lower exit limit than the 747-400?

The type certificate says that the 747-400 with 550 on the main deck has 5 pairs of type "A" exits. The 747-8 is limited to 495 seats on the main deck, since door 1 has type "C" exits.

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by MO11
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA/Ozark merger question
Replies: 15
Views: 2951

Re: TWA/Ozark merger question

An interesting discussion here:

https://worldairlinenews.com/2012/06/24/the-timetable-chronicles-ozark-air-lines-part-2/

(search on The final “Ozark” timetables )

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by MO11
Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

I noticed that 21 Air has added a 767-224 to its certificate. Apparently it is interchanging C-FOIJ with CargoJet. When it flies transborder DHL it's operated by CJT. When it's US domestic DHL, it is operated by CSB. Is there a crew swap? I assume. The airplane is on 21 Air ops specs when operating...

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by MO11
Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Cargo Aircraft Management bought 767-300 N255ER (ex C-FMWQ) on Tuesday.

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by MO11
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

MO11 wrote:
DHL bought N707HP from Jetran on Wednesday.



....which transferred it to Swift Air yesterday (Tuesday).

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by MO11
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash in Waller County, Texas
Replies: 169
Views: 36395

Re: Plane Crash in Waller County, Texas

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
N47 wrote:
KCaviator wrote:
Wow, yet another Part 91/135 accident...


Im fairly confident this was part 91. Part 135 is a whole different ball game, they cant be lumped together like that.


Probably a 125 operation, more than 19 passengers and payload >6,000 pounds.



No, I looked, not 125.

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by MO11
Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair asks for permission to fly charters from MCO to HAV
Replies: 25
Views: 8155

Re: Iceland Air asks for permission to fly charters from MCO to HAV

Flights are set for every Tuesday, from October 26 through December 14.

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by MO11
Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

6. iAero prepares to add 737-800F pair: both are from BlackRock, currently at DHN. MSN 29916 (ex-Anadolu Jet) and one of these three: - MSN 30704 (ex-Regent Airways) - MSN 30671(ex-Aeromexico) - MSN 29040 (ex-Ukraine International Airlines) I'd bet a beer that the other iAero frame will be MSN 3067...

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by MO11
Tue Oct 12, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour Airlines Routes and Predictions
Replies: 132
Views: 22078

Re: Contour Airlines Routes and Predictions

STL-TBN ends tomorrow. that means TBN has a service gap until Oct 12th . I though EAS required incumbents to stay until new entrant comes in? Maybe because contour isn't technically EAS? Bingo. The Department expects Contour and SkyWest to work together to make a smooth transition at Fort Leonard W...

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by MO11
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 "MaxPax" Cabin (Y188)?
Replies: 35
Views: 5316

Re: Airbus A320 "MaxPax" Cabin (Y188)?

"Max Pax" isn't new, and can be one of several mods. It allows the A320 to go to 195 seats and the A321 to go to 244 seats. I did not insinuate that it was new. I am interested why Airbus is offering it as a 188seat solution instead of 194/5 eats (194 seats would probably require another ...

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by MO11
Tue Oct 12, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 "MaxPax" Cabin (Y188)?
Replies: 35
Views: 5316

Re: Airbus A320 "MaxPax" Cabin (Y188)?

"Max Pax" isn't new, and can be one of several mods. It allows the A320 to go to 195 seats and the A321 to go to 244 seats.

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by MO11
Mon Oct 11, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

I noticed that 21 Air has added a 767-224 to its certificate. Apparently it is interchanging C-FOIJ with CargoJet. When it flies transborder DHL it's operated by CJT. When it's US domestic DHL, it is operated by CSB.

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by MO11
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2757
Views: 391241

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I noticed that N767CJ was ferried to TLV in April. Is it done with Aubrey Graham and going to be a freighter?

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by MO11
Sat Oct 09, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

DHL bought N707HP from Jetran on Wednesday.

It also transferred N650GT to ABX on Thursday. And Atlas also returned N655GT to DHL on Wednesday.

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by MO11
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1246
Views: 174330

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

CAM transferred N241AZ to Amazon yesterday (Tuesday).

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by MO11
Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26343

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

I've always associated the Jaffees with Comtran International. Goes way back.

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