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by PA12
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

ELP today two DL A350’s, one to DTW, the other to AMS. There have been others these past few days, UA 773 to FRA ( Hahn), etc. AA slowly returning to mainline.

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by PA12
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

And BIF, Biggs receives all the charters but not now. My friends and I went to Biggs once to greet a friend that was coming back from the Gulf war and came back in a TWA 747. Also have seen ATA L10’s at Biggs, and a few more I don’t remember now.

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by PA12
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

The Luftwaffe 707 was not daily, and later got upgraded to an A310.

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by PA12
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

I have seen the 767 and it operated for a few months , it was a 130 pm flight to DFW, and later was upgraded to a DC10 also, so you had a morning 930am and a 130 pm , both DC10s. I have taken both. The 130 flight would fly in from DFW at 12 noon. The other one would arrive around 11 pm and RON. I ha...

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by PA12
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

Yes, that is true, like you say, it’s not only ELP.....there are a bunch more, ABQ, TUS, SAT, OMA, COS, etc.

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by PA12
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in El Paso
Replies: 41
Views: 10050

Re: Delta A350 in El Paso

What is do odd about widebodies at “place like ELP”? What is it with El Paso? Is it that “odd”? 5th safest large city in the US this year, 300 days of sun......hmmm, I wonder where you live.... El Paso has has widebody service as estoy as 1973 and up to la late 80’s early 90’s. AA with 762s, and bot...

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by PA12
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any jet alternatives to the 737-200C for gravel operations?
Replies: 100
Views: 17503

Re: There's any jet alternatives for the 737-200C for gravel operations?

I just remembered, I read an article long time ago ( think it was Flying magazine) that Pacific Western Airlines of Canada had a couple of 727-100C that flew to Resolute Bay and other towns in the Artic using gravel runways.

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by PA12
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any jet alternatives to the 737-200C for gravel operations?
Replies: 100
Views: 17503

Re: There's any jet alternatives for the 737-200C for gravel operations?

Look in YouTube, 727’s in Angola using dirt strips hauling fuel and other supplies to diamond mines.

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by PA12
Mon May 25, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 284
Views: 40375

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

I hope they don’t drop ELP. It would be nice if they had a tag on from ABQ or TUS, and keep the n/s to SEA.

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by PA12
Mon May 25, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 284
Views: 40375

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

I hope they don’t drop ELP. It would be nice if they had a tag on from ABQ or TUS, and keep the n/s to SEA.

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by PA12
Sun May 24, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 4023

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

MFE is close to downtown McAllen, and the general aviation sector is across the street from a large shopping mall.

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by PA12
Wed May 06, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas to absorb Austral Lineas Aereas
Replies: 14
Views: 2686

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas to absorb Austral Lineas Aereas

AU doesn’t serve any terciary city. There are a flew routes they fly between cities without flying thtough AEP or COR and some routes are the same AR flies. There are at least 10 tertiary cities that neither AR or AU or nobody else serves which have had airline service in the past and now have only ...

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by PA12
Sun May 03, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question on Iberia and Aerolineas Argentinas livery
Replies: 24
Views: 5281

Re: Question on Iberia and Aerolineas Argentinas livery

I think that is the ugliest livery that AR ever had and also what IB did to AR, AU, and VA. UC got out of town in time. Marsans /Sepi administration, no better. The red/orange on IB looked ok but the blue/light blue looked really bad especially on AR’s short and stubby 732’s. The 727-200 did not loo...

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by PA12
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 99162

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

Spirit doesn’t fly to ABQ. B6 could add a tag on from ABQ to ELP, and get both service to ABQ (void left by WN) and to JFK. Is there any traffic between ABQ and PSP?
You would have traffic between ABQ and ELP.

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by PA12
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery
Replies: 60
Views: 15037

Re: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery

Transbrasil also had their wings painted, but each aircraft had a different color, when they had the rainbow livery.

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by PA12
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 229
Views: 37178

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2020

CJU? I guess you meant CJS, Ciudad Juárez.

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by PA12
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16750

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

I wish for ELP, but I don’t think that will happen.

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by PA12
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 14214

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

DL served MFE a few years ago with two daily nonstops to ATL, with RJ’s. And seasonal to LAX.
Then they pulled out. Later started HRL with seasonaI flights to MSP. I recall reading somewhere that the fares to MFE were high.
I think they also flew to CRP, LBB, and some other place. All dropped.

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by PA12
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5
Replies: 108
Views: 17691

Re: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5

ELP? No existing service since NW quit . (with a crj A few years ago)

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by PA12
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Volaris cancel the Albuquerque-Guadalajara route?
Replies: 17
Views: 2885

Re: Did Volaris cancel the Albuquerque-Guadalajara route?

And there was Servicios Aéreos Leo Lopez and later Aeromexico Connect, ELP CUU. And ELP MEX on CO. Better than crossing the border to CJS. Long gone. And no more ABQ, LBB, TUS, etc. no MCO, DTW, NYC, SFO, no nothing¡ Now that’s real progress ELP airport staff... better take a bus...Keep it up!!! Way...

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by PA12
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Volaris cancel the Albuquerque-Guadalajara route?
Replies: 17
Views: 2885

Re: Did Volaris cancel the Albuquerque-Guadalajara route?

It would be nice to have Volaris to ELP from CUU. And ELP ABQ. Thinking about a number of years ago multiple flights between the two cities on WN, CO, DL, WA, F9 ( old & new).... today, only buses.

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by PA12
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina and Uruguay power outage - impact on aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 2180

Re: Argentina and Uruguay power outage - impact on aviation

Power is back in almost the whole country by now.

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by PA12
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 44679

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

ELP is actually 4 departures, 3 ATL and 1 SLC,
Not much of a difference, but.....

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by PA12
Wed May 22, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 77
Views: 1663

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

I’m not sure, but didn’t EA fly into Lakeland many moons ago?

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by PA12
Tue May 21, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which routes do BA have their 77W on?
Replies: 28
Views: 5866

Re: Which routes do BA have their 77W on?

It shows up at EZE once in a while.

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by PA12
Fri May 10, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes
Replies: 87
Views: 15817

Re: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes

MIA - ELP would be nice, well, at least for me, hehehe....

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by PA12
Wed May 08, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 21619

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

The first time I ever saw the 1-11 was at MEX, while waiting for our connecting flight to MFE on TI, sometime during the 70's. The terminal back then had a terrace , my dad took us there to watch airplanes. So cool... I remember the noise, how could a small jet make so much, and that it looked like ...

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by PA12
Fri May 03, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 934
Views: 164645

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I noticed that MFE is getting mainline again, starting today, but the first flight got cancelled. 3 MD80's and a 319.

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by PA12
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insults between controller and pilot after near miss
Replies: 83
Views: 20911

Re: Insults between controller and pilot after near miss

Spanish speaking countries including Spain, México, Cenamer (central América) and all of S.America And I've heard Italian spoken between pilots and controllers in Italy, same in Brazil, portuguese, and French in Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, etc.

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by PA12
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?
Replies: 84
Views: 8186

Re: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?

Andes Lineas Aereas, BRC-AEP, Nov 2018

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by PA12
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds New Routes
Replies: 94
Views: 17203

Re: AA Adds New Routes

Why not ORD-MFE for snowbirds?
ELP to the east coast? DCA, LGA or JFK, MIA?

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by PA12
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY has Three 737s at HRL today?
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: SY has Three 737s at HRL today?

S. Padre Island spring break ending, maybe? A couple of years ago nearby MFE also had 2 or 3 SY jets on the ground at the same time.

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by PA12
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3948

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

I don’t remember 100%, but yes I think it was from the circle.

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by PA12
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3948

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

You mean CJS . Cd. Juárez. At some time EA also 757's doing ATL -ELP-TUS? Back in the 80's.

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by PA12
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "International Airport" with NO international service
Replies: 64
Views: 7718

Re: "International Airport" with NO international service

ELP, HRL, BRO, DRT, CRP, MAF, LRU, EGB, and some in Mexico ,CJS, NLD, MAM, REX, and a few others.

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by PA12
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "International Airport" with NO international service
Replies: 64
Views: 7718

Re: "International Airport" with NO international service

ELP, HRL, BRO, DRT, CRP, MAF, LRU, EGB, and some in Mexico ,CJS, NLD, MAM, REX, and a few others.

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by PA12
Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers
Replies: 111
Views: 9670

Re: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers

AEP (Buenos Aires Aeroparque). GYE (Guayaquil, Ecuador) , El Trompillo, (Santa Cruz,Bolivia,)SRZ. A small one, RGA (Río Grande, Argentina).

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by PA12
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al future
Replies: 51
Views: 6082

Re: El Al future

EZE?

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by PA12
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes
Replies: 48
Views: 8150

Re: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes

No beaches in TUS, ABQ, or OKC either.....

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by PA12
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes
Replies: 48
Views: 8150

Re: Top US markets without service to Canada and Top unserved US routes

What about ELP? No demand there? Or the Río Grande Valley, with winter texans from Canada?

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by PA12
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?
Replies: 111
Views: 18090

Re: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?

MFE is back to one MD80, rest are e175 or cr9's.

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by PA12
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MadDog rumor du jour:
Replies: 49
Views: 14069

Re: AA MadDog rumor du jour:

I’ve noticed that AA reinstated an MD80 flight to MFE , which had gone to all RJ a couple of months ago.

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by PA12
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion
Replies: 71
Views: 16720

Re: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion

The long runway is about 7500 ft, not 11000 like wikipedia says. It says 2250 meters, which is about 7500 ft.

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by PA12
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss inaugural ZRH-EZE-ZRH
Replies: 13
Views: 3815

Re: Edelweiss inaugural ZRH-EZE-ZRH

Overserved? No way, what are you talking about?
Another one possibly may be TAP next year, but no update on that.

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by PA12
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3948

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

AA did not have any flight from ELP to anywhere in Mexico. They flew to DFW, ORD and LAX (all maiinline, no Eagle at ELP back then). It was CO, with flights to many places to Mexico when they had the minihub during the late 70's early 80's. Late 80's, a CO flight to MEX, and later came Azteca. Also,...

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by PA12
Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3948

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

CO had a n/s to MEX , with a 727-200. Around 1990, much before Azteca. Didn't last long. There also was a CJS-DEN flight on MX, also on a 727-200. Didn't last long either.

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by PA12
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas and the 747 in the 70's and 80's
Replies: 36
Views: 4991

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas and the 747 in the 70's and 80's

Also MIA, JFK , YYZ , YUL, CPT, BOG, and charters to MCO and CUN. Also charters to USH, BRC (winter) and IGR ( during easter). COR-MAD, COR-MIA, ROS-MIA, for a time . The transpolar was EZE RGL AKL SYD, and back but without the stop at RGL. All of these with the -200.

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by PA12
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?
Replies: 77
Views: 15420

Re: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?

Not commercial but the Boeing B-47, B-52 , and many other types of military jet aircraft are high winged and don't have T-tails. Another common one, Il-76. Turboprops , the Lockheed hercules , An-12, shorts 330/360/skyvan and even the twin otter and many others . Talking 'bout engines turboprops and...

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by PA12
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal incredible expansion
Replies: 41
Views: 10527

Re: TAP Portugal incredible expansion

Boston 680k, but what is the metro pop? That’s what counts. People from the metro area (suburbs, etc.) most probably use Boston’s airport too, or do they not?

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