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SmokinL1011 wrote:
Here's a great look at the history of commercial aviation in Chattanooga.

https://www.sunshineskies.com/chattanoo ... ory-1.html

That is a great history. I enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing.

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by TYSflyer
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

I understand that states like NY and NJ with currently low COVID-19 infection rates have travel restrictions on other states like Tennessee with higher rates. Massachusetts also currently has a low rate, so just maybe MA has restrictions on travel between MA and TN? Even if such restrictions/quaran...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

G4 just started TYS-BOS today. The flight went out pretty empty it appeared. It was originally supposed to start in early May but was pushed to September during the tumultuous covid times. Of the 5 new routes announced in January 2020 by G4 from TYS, it had originally received the most attention fro...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40844

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

My flight in September Knoxville to Sarasota was cancelled today. So I looked at their website and September is cleared but back in October, or October hasn’t been touched yet? October has not been touched yet. Are you going to drive to PIE to fly up here? We were thinking of flying down as a famil...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40844

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

It appears that Allegiant updated their September schedule today. Many frequency reductions I have noticed. For example, AVL-FLL down to 4 times weekly service which is a far cry from the up to 3 times daily service the route had a year ago. Several routes being temporarily suspended. For anyone tha...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to IAD
Replies: 68
Views: 12266

Re: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to

Interesting. I searched 5 different days and I'm only coming up with 4. 6:00, 11:41, 14:30, 23:59. What times do you show? I searched DFW-FAT on April 22. Although looking at it again it must be an error as there is a 905 departure and a 924 departure. Take a look and see what you think? I have the...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to IAD
Replies: 68
Views: 12266

Re: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to

I'm having a hard time finding the 5th flight...does AA post their schedule updates on their website on a different day? Or was this a type-o? I’m seeing 5 daily for FAT-DFW all 738 in April 2021 in AA flight schedules. Who knows if it will stay this way given it is 10 months out. On a related note...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to IAD
Replies: 68
Views: 12266

Re: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to

AA DFW-FAT OCT 2>4[3] NOV 2>3[3] DEC 2>3[3] JAN 2>3[2] FEB 2>3[2] MAR 2>3[2] APR 4>5[3] I'm having a hard time finding the 5th flight...does AA post their schedule updates on their website on a different day? Or was this a type-o? I’m seeing 5 daily for FAT-DFW all 738 in April 2021 in AA flight sc...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

Link about CHA's predicament and slow recovery from the pandemic. https://www.chattanoogan.com/2020/5/18/409251/Chattanooga-Airport-Slowly-Rebounding.aspx Suppose this could be a similar story for TYS, TRI, and so many other airports. If we keep our guard up, hopefully any second COVID-19 wave will...

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by TYSflyer
Fri May 29, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

Link about CHA's predicament and slow recovery from the pandemic. https://www.chattanoogan.com/2020/5/18/409251/Chattanooga-Airport-Slowly-Rebounding.aspx Suppose this could be a similar story for TYS, TRI, and so many other airports. If we keep our guard up, hopefully any second COVID-19 wave will...

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by TYSflyer
Sun May 17, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 15841

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

G4 LAX-OKC Jun 0.3>0[0.3] It was mentioned last week that AA is actually increasing LAX-OKC to mainline. AA BIL-DFW Aug 1.6>2[1.0] Sep 1.0>2[1.0]... AA DFW-FCA Jun0.9>1.4[0.8] Montana seems to be making a quick recovery or maybe AA sees DL cut too much. We had a trip planned to Glacier late June an...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SCKLAX
Replies: 78
Views: 13884

Re: OAG Changes 4/19/2020:F9 Cuts AUG/SEP;DL Exits JAXRDU;UA Follows AA by Decimating Int'l for May and Summer, Drops SC

So looks like G4 is taking the month of May off? Does that mean they aren’t taking a stimulus package? How does that work? Right now many of their flights are still available for purchase on their website. Will be interesting to see if this is a misfile or if they truly cancel all flying for the mo...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 14924

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020

Thanks again for all that you do. I know we all knew that this was coming, but it is just brutal to see the magnitude of it. Some of these temporary suspensions on the longer routes to small markets may evolve into permanent cuts as the economy continues to slow. I think it will be also ominous when...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

As expected the cuts continue to mount at TYS. G4 is temporarily suspending SRQ and PBI until late June. I would not be completely surprised to see both of these get permanently cut. G4 has also loaded frequency reductions for many of their Florida routes until mid June. AA is suspending LGA in Apri...

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by TYSflyer
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

G4 has been tweaking their schedule over the last 2 days. Most notable changes for TYS have been SRQ and PBI suspended starting next week for 3 weeks. Some dropped frequencies for their other FL destinations. It also appears DL is temporarily suspending TYS-MSP for early April. I suspect some more d...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

According to the most recent Official Airline Guide edition, AA will discontinue CHA-PHL. Maybe the first of many cuts, reductions of frequency at CHA, TYS, etc. due to Coronavirus? Perhaps not great loads? A little of both? Anyway, CHA-PHL only had one daily E145 flight via Piedmont (the current P...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3111
Views: 541041

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

April Coronavirus cuts from SFO I have seen: All down to 1x daily IND-SFO PIT-SFO CLE-SFO STL-SFO RDU-SFO PHL-SFO TPA-SFO Down to 2x Daily MCO-SFO Suspended MSY-SFO XNA-SFO FLL-SFO Other changes, I saw: SFO-SEA -1 SEA-EWR -1 SEA-IAH -1 SEA-ORD Only 2x daily SEA-DEN -1 SFO-DEN -1 or -2 MCO-DEN -2 TP...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 15572

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

https://www.flymemphis.com/NewsDetails?newsid=5318

Very happy for MEM. Many had questioned why this had not been relaunched given Delta’s growth at BOS. MEM definitely getting some love from DL with the recent announcement of SLC and now BOS.
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BOSMEMFlyer wrote:
I'm over the moon! BOS-MEM is back on DL!

https://www.flymemphis.com/NewsDetails?newsid=5318

Very happy for MEM. Many had questioned why this had not been relaunched given Delta’s growth at BOS. MEM definitely getting some love from DL with the recent announcement of SLC and now BOS.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines flying to both MCO and SFB?
Replies: 19
Views: 2839

Re: Airlines flying to both MCO and SFB?

If my memory serves me correctly, Allegiant briefly served the both of them, realized their mistake rather quickly and re-circled the wagons over at SFB. Yes, you are correct. They did so in the late 2000s/early 2010s when FL ventured into many G4 routes from Orlando. G4 shifted those competing rou...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.wrcbtv.com/story/41676689/6 ... turbulence
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Scary situation on PSA flight CLT-TYS yesterday. I haven’t heard any updates on the nature of the injuries to the flight attendant so I hope they were just minor.

https://www.wrcbtv.com/story/41676689/6 ... turbulence

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by TYSflyer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

TYS released 2019 statistics today. Served 2,572,775 passengers up 15.8%. Not too bad for an airport that seemed to flounder in the 1.5-1.8 million passenger count for the better part of 2 1/2 decades. With the G4 adds this year, 3 million passengers is certainly not out of question if the economy s...

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by TYSflyer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics
Replies: 65
Views: 8784

Re: 2019 Airport Passenger Traffic Statistics

Knoxville (TYS) 2,572,775 up 15.8%.

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by TYSflyer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19715

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

Well, since we are playing this game, these two confuse the hell out of me: Why serve PIE when you already serve TPA? 15-20 miles Why serve PGD when you already serve RSW? 30 miles IIRC F9 did serve PIE and TPA at the same time. I know their PIE service did not last long at all. I remember dropping...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 98894

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

You are correct in that the C Concourse was nothing but MD80s and 727s. There was a Pan Am 727 or 737 that would depart from C4 around 9 a.m. and come in sometime around 9 or 10 as an RON. but other than that American had all of the C Concourse. There was a 757 that departed from somewhere around C...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19715

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

In regards to AVL and F9, my personal opinion is it would impact their service at TYS and GSP somewhat. F9 has operated at TYS since 2011 (prior to transforming into an ULCC) and still just offers DEN and seasonal MCO with just a handful of flights a week. So I certainly would not say they have been...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19715

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

Your comment makes zero sense. Asheville is very much its own market. But why announce in AVL when you can get those folks to drive to you with you low fares. It's only like an hourish drive Unless F9 offers a unique destination, greater frequency, or dramatically lower fares than what G4 (and to a...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AVL has record year,Unconfirmed: new routes to be announce next week
Replies: 9
Views: 1392

Re: AVL has record year, new routes to be announce next week

Traffic was up 43% in 2019. Here's the press release from AVL with more details: https://flyavl.com/article/unprecedented-43-annual-growth-avl-served-16-million-passengers-2019 1.6 million pax at Asheville regional Airport. 7 new routes last year, and with G4's new routes announced last week, the n...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AVL has record year,Unconfirmed: new routes to be announce next week
Replies: 9
Views: 1392

Re: AVL has record year, new routes to be announce next week

I could see F9 announcing DEN. It was mentioned on another thread that they would have another round of announcements this winter. However, AVL does already have G4 to DEN and F9 serves both nearby TYS and GSP. Also could be UA to IAH since G4 just announced HOU.

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by TYSflyer
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AVL has record year,Unconfirmed: new routes to be announce next week
Replies: 9
Views: 1392

Re: AVL has record year, new routes to be announce next week

I honestly have no idea how they are functioning out of their current terminal. A new one or remodel cannot come soon enough. Does anyone know if the airport has officially announced the AA additions (ORD, daily LGA)? I really don’t see G4 doing another announcement this close to their recent huge a...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 981
Views: 132153

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

-Why the bump with TYS two quarters in a row. The only corporation that may have consistent travel to BOS is Regal Cinemas who is headquartered in Knoxville. Sea Ray boats and Magnavox could factor in too. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Companies_based_in_Knoxville,_Tennessee Regarding TYS,...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Impressive year(s) of growth at CHA. This is 90% growth since 2010. https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/business/aroundregion/story/2020/jan/14/chattanoogairport-boardings-hit-record-nearly/513008/ "Last year, Chattanooga Airport posted its sixth consecutive year of record traffic, blowing pas...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2020
Replies: 154
Views: 15572

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2020

Allegiant adds new seasonal routes to/from CVG/PIT/PBI and the most odd ball thing I think I've ever seen, DSM. Considering that Allegaint started BOS this time around, DSM over BOS is wacky at best. OAK and it's once weekly did not come back. I still say MEM/TYS on Thur/Sun would be a slam dunk. Y...

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by TYSflyer
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

G4 has announced multiple new destinations from TYS. All are seasonal. TYS-BOS TYS-HOU TYS-MDW TYS-AUS TYS-MYR BOS, HOU, and MDW will be more than just new Allegiant destinations from TYS. These three airports will be brand new G4 destinations period. Great news! There have been rumblings on here f...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40844

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

WaywardMemphian wrote:
Des Moines to Memphis but not Memphis to Boston, head scratching time.

My thoughts as well. Surprised they did not jump on SDF/MEM-BOS. Maybe they expected retaliation from the legacy carriers if they did that??

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40844

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

Wow, what an expansion. Did not see the extent of this one coming. For TYS I see: MYR, BOS, MDW, AUS and HOU.

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by TYSflyer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 37
Views: 3236

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Looks like a DL 767-300 will be at TYS tomorrow afternoon I am assuming to fly UT down to JAX for the Gator Bowl. Oddly it is repositioning to TYS from BOS. Both a 763 and a 717. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8903/history/20191229/0010Z/KTYS/KJAX https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8904...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY
Replies: 94
Views: 12471

Re: OAG Changes 12/29/2019: UA Adds DEN-DDC,ORD-DEC, Drops IAH-CAE/DAY

**UA DAY-IAH APR 1.0>0[1.0] MAY 1.0>0[1.0] JUN 1.0>0[1.0] JUL 1.0>0[1.0] AUG 1.0>0[1.0] SEP 1.0>0[1.0] This one hurts as I am on this flight about once per month. My thoughts. 1] Timing on the DAY departure was never that great, btw 6:15-7am. 2] Equipment was not right (ERJ-175) given that F was ne...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Earlier this date, ExpressJet (callsign: Acey) Flight 4150, an Embraer E75L "Jungle Jet" flying HSV-ORD experienced icing issues & diverted to TYS, landing there at 10:38 A.M. Here is a link . . . https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASQ4150 I just saw it go over on its recovery flight...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Looks like a DL 767-300 will be at TYS tomorrow afternoon I am assuming to fly UT down to JAX for the Gator Bowl. Oddly it is repositioning to TYS from BOS.

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by TYSflyer
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

At least for parts of the 2019 holidays, Delta CHA-ATL is strictly CR2 :devil: territory! Kind of like what so many flights out of CHA and TYS were like ten to fifteen years ago :( . No DL mainline TYS-ATL as well. Additional two class regional jets and some mainline should return after the new yea...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 301245

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I hear PIT has been a mess today due to fog. I have family flying in that has been rebooked twice today. I feel for everyone dealing with that holiday hassle.

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by TYSflyer
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57085

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

I believe they said early in 2019 that they would like to have Mexico for sale by the end of the year. I suspect there will be an announcement soon with Mexico now showing up on the route map. I think IND, CVG, PIT, SFB and PIE would all be very reasonable first routes to Mexico. It will be interest...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Birmingham (BHM) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4433

Re: Birmingham (BHM) Aviation Thread - 2019

Anyone else notice that the flights in and out of BHM to and from ATL today were mostly on CRJ-900s? It looks like they have switched a few of the MD-88 flights for the next few weeks onto CRJ-900s. Anyone have any info? I am pretty confident related to the holiday schedule. The airlines tend to re...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

I enjoy the discussion about historical flights. I have been trying for years to track down pictures of when the UT band chartered a NWA 747 to fly to Arizona for the national championship football game. I don’t remember if it was a 200 or 400 series as they were flying both at the time. I saw it la...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

I've never gone out of TYS/CHA on anything bigger than a 722, but know several that were fortunate to get a ride to/from TYS on DC-8s/TriStars. I at least got to go on DL (and TW) L-1011s and DL DC-8s (on a more vintage DC-8-50 with the older P&W turbofans at that). I think the normal contingen...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 35867

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

Very excited about the SLC add for Memphis and an A319 also! Would have expected an E175 or CR9, but I think it should do fine.

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by TYSflyer
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8139

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Back in the early '80's, when I was going to UT, TYS had L1011's flying in and out from DL, and even got an oddball DC-8 one time. That was fun, those L10's would fly pretty low out of ATL, as it was just a short flight, skimming over the mountains before dropping down into TYS. IIRC the L-1011's w...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virginia Aviation Thread (RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO) - 2019
Replies: 71
Views: 8563

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO

https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/local/mycity/norfolk/norfolk-airport-decrease-in-passengers-in-november/291-3c5b740d-915f-4d9c-8fe3-3ac565a080d1 Norfolk saw a decrease in Passenger traffic for November of 1.38%. Not sure why as Richmond continues to grow strongly. G4 and WN have added flight...

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

BNAMealer wrote:
TYSflyer wrote:
According to their Facebook page, it is United to Dulles starting in May.


Wow. Surprised that came before IAH.

Me too. Although I feel both IAH and IAD were obviously huge holes in an otherwise very strong presence for them at MSN.

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

According to their Facebook page, it is United to Dulles starting in May.

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