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by MO11
Sun May 22, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff International 1982 - 2022
Replies: 88
Views: 7526

Re: Braniff International 1982 - 2022

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
I don't remember on which route, however there was at a time a Braniff DC-8-62 flying in Pan Am's livery on an interchange service.


"Clipper Golden Light" N1803

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by MO11
Sat May 21, 2022 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff International 1982 - 2022
Replies: 88
Views: 7526

Re: Braniff International 1982 - 2022

Not being alive at the time, I've always wondered why Braniff didn't use Chapter 11 to reschedule its debts and keep on flying, the way other airlines did subsequent to Braniff's fall? Braniff didn't have free cash to continue operating in Chapter 11. The Pritzker Group ended up buying it out of Ch...

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by MO11
Fri May 20, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff International 1982 - 2022
Replies: 88
Views: 7526

Re: Braniff International 1982 - 2022

The route map surprised me, why would Braniff have several trans Atlantic routes out of BOS? In 1979 Braniff was in major expansion mode. It applied all of the foreign authorities it could, and received an exemption to operate the services from Boston. Apart from that, reading through this thread h...

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by MO11
Thu May 19, 2022 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge
Replies: 18
Views: 2116

Re: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge

Pontius wrote:
If an airline merger doesn't deserve it's own thread, what does?


This is a tech company acquiring an airline. Surf Air has no operating authorities. Compare to Uber acquiring Greyhound.

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by MO11
Thu May 19, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge
Replies: 18
Views: 2116

Re: Surf Air - Southern Airways to merge

Already discussed in the EAS thread.

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by MO11
Thu May 19, 2022 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

Southern is also NOW merging with Surf Air and going public, that's definitely going to change things. A lot. Apparently they are ordering a bunch of Caravan 208Ex's as well. Other way around. Surf Air Mobility went public through a SPAC, and acquired Southern Airways. Last year Surf Air acquired A...

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by MO11
Sun May 15, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

Does anyone know what aircraft COOL Air plans on using? I’ve heard 50 seaters, but do we know what type? I don't think COOL Air knows. It's not an airline entity, and the EAS application is materially deficient. If it were to apply for airline authority tomorrow (with all appropriate management pos...

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by MO11
Sun May 15, 2022 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 955
Views: 162859

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

TriniA340 wrote:
You beat me to it :D This is great news. Would this be for Amerijet? The Titan A321P2F is heading back to Europe today; resting at KEF atm.


You would think that with six recent 757 acquisitions, Amerijet could now cover its own flying. But I noticed that a new route for Amerijet is SJU-ONT.

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by MO11
Sat May 14, 2022 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 955
Views: 162859

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

After nearly 10 years parked in the desert (including a 2-month visit to the California high desert), N805SJ is on the way into MIA this afternoon.

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by MO11
Sat May 14, 2022 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

I don't think it's under EAS. Although it doesn't say one way or the other in the proposal, the document include this wording in the small prints: "Service contingent on the community waiving their right to scheduled service" That says to me it's their usual public charter arrangement, so...

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by MO11
Fri May 13, 2022 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

Contour Airlines has bid on the following cities... Guess Contour is getting back into the EAS Business?! Alex It says on each proposal, "All flights conducted as 14 CFR Part 380 public charters". Unless the EAS regulation changed the day before yesterday, this bid cannot be accepted unde...

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by MO11
Fri May 13, 2022 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet orders more 777 P2Fs
Replies: 9
Views: 3408

Re: Cargojet orders more 777 P2Fs

To complete the paperwork the two 777-200LRs acquired in November were N705DN and N710DN. The two acquired in April were N703DN and N709DN.

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by MO11
Wed May 11, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

vfw614 wrote:
Am I correct that Merced (to LAS, LAX) is currently operated with a King Air and no longer with a PC12?


It was a PC-12 yesterday.

BangersAndMash wrote:
2 year contract, on PC-12, 18x weekly to PHX. Modest increase in subsidy to c. $2M a year.


All it needs now is a PC-12.

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by MO11
Mon May 09, 2022 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 194
Views: 38896

Re: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

N225NE and N36NE (patriots planes) have also not flown at all. I know N36NE is exclusively for the team, but I know 225 flies charters as well. N36NE was in Peru for maintenance; it came back about a month ago. N225NE flew military charters out of RIV last week; it ferried back to MIA on Saturday.

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by MO11
Mon May 09, 2022 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Wet leases
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Re: Finnair Wet leases

OH-LZO started flying for BA on May 3.

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by MO11
Sat May 07, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air B737 Mesa 26/04/2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2285

Re: Swift Air B737 Mesa 26/04/2017

Hi, I am trying to ID a B737-400 seen at Mesa. I think it was active at that stage. It was in the old livery, (see below). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAero_Airways I have narrowed it down to 4. Probable N440US or N458UW. Possible N417US or N418US. Any help appreciated. N441US was there in April ...

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by MO11
Sat May 07, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR66 flying but declared "cancelled"
Replies: 2
Views: 1521

Re: BR66 flying but declared "cancelled"

As you can see from the pictures, according to Flightradar24 BR66 today is flying, but according to the airline it has been cancelled. From the VIE airport departure pages, it says "airborne" but no gate indications. The same in the past few days. What does this mean? Is it flying empty? ...

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by MO11
Wed May 04, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 527
Views: 69909

Re: What happened to the 5G problem?

Here's a Phoenix NOTAM: !PHX 01/073 PHX AD AP RDO ALTIMETER UNREL . AUTOLAND, HUD TO TOUCHDOWN, ENHANCED FLT VISION SYSTEMS TO TOUCHDOWN, HEL OPS REQUIRING RDO ALTIMETER DATA TO INCLUDE HOVER AUTOPILOT MODES AND CAT A/B/PERFORMANCE CLASS TKOF AND LDG NOT AUTHORIZED EXC FOR ACFT USING APPROVED ALTERN...

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by MO11
Wed May 04, 2022 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

UIN: https://downloads.regulations.gov/DOT-OST-2003-14492-0099/attachment_1.pdf

BRL: https://downloads.regulations.gov/DOT-OST-2001-8731-0140/attachment_1.pdf

knope2001 wrote:
The 9-seat category is apparently not awash in pilots.


No segment is immune from shortages.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Stars hockey charter aborts takeoff
Replies: 25
Views: 5621

Re: Dallas Stars hockey charter aborts takeoff

freakyrat wrote:
They only have 3 aircraft dedicated for this so they do not have one for every NHL team.


freakyrat wrote:

The NHL Team Charters seem to be a mix of IAero, Delta and Air Canada Jetz.


Four airplanes. The only US team that uses Jetz is Seattle.

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by MO11
Mon Apr 25, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system
Replies: 12
Views: 2201

Re: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system

Interesting they're going with a different contractor. Leesburg (JYO) as the test site has used Saab since testing started five or six years ago. I actually thought they were operational by now, but maybe not. Sensis had to rework the system; new equipment was installed last year, and it has resume...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 211
Views: 29071

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Vctony wrote:

I’m surprised LAX didn’t try to stop SoFi Stafium
From being built because it’s about the sand distance Away from LAX as the Cardinals stadium would been from PHX.



Runway end PHX to Priest Drive = 9800 feet. Runway end (24L) LAX to Champions Way, Inglewood = 3.3 miles.

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 955
Views: 162859

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Spacepope wrote:
Another new player in the auto parts biz to me lately is "Aerotamatan de C.V." who has been doing the typical runs with a Metro.


I believe that's Aeropacifico, which appropriated the TAA code. Its Metros are ex-Aeronaves TSM, so there may be a relationship.

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 211
Views: 29071

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Actually, the city wants to make 7L/25R the same length as 8/26; it would need about another 800 feet east. Interesting; and as for the river, it would be no huge engineering feat to bridge the runway extension over it. Or am I crazy? Actually, the ILS 7L localizer antenna is east of the point wher...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet and their three main customers
Replies: 9
Views: 2564

Re: Cargojet and their three main customers

In this thread is discussed the strategic agreement that Cargojet has signed with DHL and some Cargojet's 767s are already wearing DHL's livery. At the same time some of Cargojet's aircraft are operated for Prime Air, not forgetting their Canada Post conrract. Since they operate under their W8 IATA...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 211
Views: 29071

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Several things. First of all the comment about the new arena hampering the possibility of the south runways being extended further East is complete nonsense. The runways cannot be extended further East because the Salt River is in the way. They are already extended as far East as possible. This has...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 955
Views: 162859

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Any word on how air Wisconsin and any other US CRJ freight operators are doing? A quick check makes it look like the Mesa freighter never entered service and is parked up at Tucson. What an odd decision. Air Wisconsin. I show it was never handed over. Elite was flying car parts, but the plane seems...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 24, 2022 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 211
Views: 29071

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

kearnet wrote:
Anyone know what the huge plume of grey smoke is coming from PHX?


Mobile home fire, 35th St.

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by MO11
Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 211
Views: 29071

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Here is the update that was presented to the Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board last week: https://www.skyharbor.com/docs/default-source/pdfs/rio-salado-project/paab-april-2022---ted-update---jdf5.pdf?sfvrsn=58a26189_2 Here is the full letter from the FAA to the City of Tempe: https://www.skyharbor.com...

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by MO11
Fri Apr 22, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1627
Views: 335977

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

https://fr24.com/AFR9387/2b8bee00
Another E170 for Envoy


F-HBXK has since flown CFE-KEF-YYR-MKE-GYR. Are we sure this is coming to Eagle and not the scrapyard in Goodyear?


Or option three: it's an AerCap airplane - most of which end up at GYR on lease return.
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MLIAA wrote:
Bear242 wrote:
AF9387 from Clermont-Ferrand https://fr24.com/AFR9387/2b8bee00
Another E170 for Envoy


F-HBXK has since flown CFE-KEF-YYR-MKE-GYR. Are we sure this is coming to Eagle and not the scrapyard in Goodyear?


Or option three: it's an AerCap airplane - most of which end up at GYR on lease return.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 20, 2022 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Marana-Bound: Barely-Used Private Boeing 747-8 Heads To The Desert
Replies: 55
Views: 12612

Re: Marana-Bound: Barely-Used Private Boeing 747-8 Heads To The Desert

Yes. The airplane is placed is a trust. The airplane owner is the grantor of the trust. The (US-based) bank or trust company is the trustee.

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by MO11
Mon Apr 18, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC176 (YEG-YYZ) emergency?
Replies: 6
Views: 2141

Re: AC176 (YEG-YYZ) emergency?

Same transponder code. I guess these sites can get a "track steal", too.

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by MO11
Sat Apr 16, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 955
Views: 162859

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

I am very curious to see what happens with N251AU now that it is completed. I can't imagine it goes to Transair, I think that all of their aircraft are still grounded if I'm not wrong, and by now, they've surely run out of business. Maybe, it will head to Aloha? Aeronaves? South America? Who knows!...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 13, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

No AEAS grant application at either SOW or CEZ. And we won't see one since both communities have now recommended one of the existing EAS bids (9X at SOW and KG at CEZ). I thought SOW might be a possibility, it being a growing market with tourism potential, and with their successful operation at PGA...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 13, 2022 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL
Replies: 24
Views: 5254

Re: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL

MO11 wrote:
There is another 757 which it purchased 4 years ago which it had planned to operate in passenger charter service (ACMI), but no details.



This is N757CJ, the former Google/Paul Allen airplane. It is on the Elan Express certificate.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 12, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1627
Views: 335977

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

n797mx wrote:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N921NC/history/20220411/2000Z/KTUS/KMZJ



Yes it is, sold to AA yesterday (Monday).

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by MO11
Tue Apr 12, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1623
Views: 324159

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

N918WN was leased yesterday.

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by MO11
Mon Apr 11, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL
Replies: 24
Views: 5254

Re: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL

This doesn't bode well for Kalitta, ABX or Atlas. Why? Kalitta apparently is dumping their 767s to focus on 777/747s for DHL. ABX and Atlas are doing just fine, but I don't think they are in any danger. DHL is expanding its air network pretty significantly and has committed to multiple carriers. Be...

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by MO11
Mon Apr 11, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL
Replies: 24
Views: 5254

Re: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL

It’s not uncommon for Cargojet to take delivery of pre-conversion aircraft and store them for several weeks or longer in YHM while waiting for availability at the AMO. For example, XC-UJM (former Mexican Air Force One) has been parked on the ramp in YHM since October 2021 awaiting conversion. I’m n...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 10, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL
Replies: 24
Views: 5254

Re: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL

The Canada Transportation Act requires any airline flying domestic routes in Canada to be at least 51% Canadian-owned (75% until 2018). This is why Amazon Air cannot operate in Canada, because it is owned by a U.S. company, it's not allowed to fly CVG-YHM-YEG or GEG-YEG-YVR, for instance. Cargojet'...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 10, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL
Replies: 24
Views: 5254

Re: Cargojet announces long-term strategic agreement with DHL

I guess this one is part of the deal (Skyliner) https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/boeing-767-300-n327ar-cargojet-airways/e2g4g3 Interesting. Cargojet had previously had CAM handle many of their conversions and a delivery to ILN was more common. It’s not uncommon for Cargojet to take delivery o...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 10, 2022 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 48970

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) Thread

atrude777 wrote:
I assumed CGI-ORD would be Southern with the King Air or B1900D, both having Lavatories on board. I don't see the Cessna 208 being used if Southern bid CGI-ORD.

Alex


No lavatory in a King Air or 1900.

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by MO11
Sat Apr 09, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A319 / United 744 2008 Near-Miss Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2307

Re: Air Canada A319 / United 744 2008 Near-Miss Questions

With regards to the incident itself, I believe the first time a big public deal was made about jet wake, it was after a IAI1124A Westwind descended into the jet wake of a 757 landing at SNA on December 15, 1993: https://skybrary.aero/accidents-and-incidents/ww24-vicinity-john-wayne-airport-santa-an...

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by MO11
Fri Apr 08, 2022 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1627
Views: 335977

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

AA bought another ERJ 170 for Envoy on Wednesday, msn 17000024, ex LOT/Aerolitoral.

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by MO11
Fri Apr 08, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1623
Views: 324159

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

N7834A presently enroute MZJ to BUR (Friday afternoon).

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by MO11
Fri Apr 08, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A319 / United 744 2008 Near-Miss Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2307

Re: Air Canada A319 / United 744 2008 Near-Miss Questions

Hello everyone! I do, however, have several questions about the incident in this video. On January 10, 2008, an Air Canada A319, flight #190, flying from Victoria, BC (YYJ) to Toronto (YYZ), and ended up being routed behind a United 747-400, flight #896. Despite being 10-15 miles behind the 747-400...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 06, 2022 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aruba airlines ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3440

Re: Aruba airlines ?

Fifth freedom. Nicaragua: Nicaraguan government now allowing free visas to Cubans. Guyana: headquarters of the reunification processes for Cubans heading to the United States. And it's not just Havana. Georgetown is also served from Camaguey and Santa Clara, while Managua is also served from Camague...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 06, 2022 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aruba airlines ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3440

Re: Aruba airlines ?

P4-AAI currently operates between, Aruba, Guyana, Cuba and Nicaragua. Out of curiosity.... what's driving demand between Aruba and those destinations? I can't believe it's business, tourism or VFR... Is it Cubans transferring to Nicaragua, to continue by foot up north to the Big Border? It runs fro...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 06, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aruba airlines ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3440

Re: Aruba airlines ?

LY777 wrote:
Hi all,
When will Aruba airlines restart its operations ?
I read they now have a “new” A321.

Regards



Looks like that A321 entered service in January.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 06, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1623
Views: 324159

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

eightcone wrote:
It would appear that N918WN is in their livery now at DHN.



Oddly, it leased N7834A on March 31. No sign of N918WN yet.

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