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by many321
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAX in service at MIA? Is it possible?
Replies: 8
Views: 2856

Re: MAX in service at MIA? Is it possible?

Yesterday I was transferring at Miami. Is it possible that I saw 2 737 MAX 8 in service? One Copa and another oneAeromexico. One at the gate and another one taxiing.At first I couldn’t believe but the winglets were definitely Max. Later I tried to find some info about reentering the service, but I ...

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by many321
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 266
Views: 10197

Re: SFO, ATL, SJC, MSY, SNA, FAI, LAS to gain A220 service by year-end 2019

Surprised not to see ONT get some C-Series (A220) love for their ONT-SLC ops. Since they use the 717, A319, CRJ's, and once in a blue moon the 738.

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by many321
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 25993

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

Actually, there were serious quality issues with the NG, just didn't get much attention. Parts from suppliers not meeting spec; then falsified, for poorly corrected and still installed. there was a whole documentary on this. If i remember, they said there were 3 (I can't remember the exact number) ...

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by many321
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9425

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

I think they cutback ONT previously and now some of it is going back to LAX *CI LAX-TPE NOV 1.0>1.4[1.0] DEC 1.0>1.4[1.0] JAN 1.0>1.5[1.0] FEB 1.0>1.4[1.0] MAR 1.0>1.4[1.0] No cuts. TPE-ONT stays daily while being upgauged to 77W; LAX goes 10 weekly, 3 of which are A359. I was about to say lol! I s...

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by many321
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 19004

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

Glad to see but CI / ONT is spending a heckalot of money marketing this service. I was in an Irvine 99 Ranch the other day, and saw flyers offering rebates on Uber or parking charges. Kinda surprised CI hasn't attempted to coordinate a shuttle.. . Umm. Interesting since they do have their shuttle f...

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by many321
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 19004

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

Glad to see but CI / ONT is spending a heckalot of money marketing this service. I was in an Irvine 99 Ranch the other day, and saw flyers offering rebates on Uber or parking charges. Kinda surprised CI hasn't attempted to coordinate a shuttle.. . Umm. Interesting since they do have their shuttle f...

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by many321
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 19004

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

CI is bringing back their 77W to ONT starting on OCT 27 2019. They've also pushed back their arrival to ONT. CI23 ONT-TPE 23:50-05:20 CI24 TPE-ONT 20:30-16:00 In addition, at LAX, its brought back its daytime flight CI05/CI06 for three times a week. MWF. Starting on OCT 28, 2019. The 77W will also b...

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by many321
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?
Replies: 70
Views: 7830

Re: Did Malaysia Airlines fly to Mexico, Argentina, Canada & USA in its heyday!?

I remember in the 1990's Malaysia Airlines flew to MEX & EZE in its heydays and routing was KUL-TPE-LAX-MEX and KUL-JNB-CPT-EZE. Why did MH start MEX & EZE, was this the era of shooting darts on a map!? Did they have 5th freedom traffic on LAX-MEX & JNB-CPT-EZE!? I also heard they flew ...

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by many321
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/9/2019:AC PSP-YYC Out;AS PAE-PSP Add;DL JFK-KEF Cut;NK EWR-RSW/TPA Add,MCO-PTY Out;SY LAS-LAX/PHX Add
Replies: 66
Views: 10964

Re: OAG Changes 6/9/2019:AC PSP-YYC Out;AS PAE-PSP Add;DL JFK-KEF Cut;NK EWR-RSW/TPA Add,MCO-PTY Out;SY LAS-LAX/PHX Add

Seems that AV is adding another frequency after DL dropping the LAX-SAL route. Now, from what I see the Redeyes are going to be served by two A321s and an A319.

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

https://twitter.com/flyONT/status/1135958063146422272
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Seems ONT heard something over the grapevine and look what they posted on their social media. :lol: :lol:

https://twitter.com/flyONT/status/1135958063146422272

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

One of the benefits of LAX’s now antiquated design is the short curb to gate time/walk. Moving to the center field concourse adds a much longer walk and TBIT security (I don’t recall if this is being expanded or altered - I’m sure someone will clarify). They’re probably concerned about the inconven...

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

Please don't forget that a large percentage of ONT's traffic comes from eastern LA county. This is evident by the China Airlines flight that is mainly filled by San Gabriel Valley residents. ONT is our airport too and we want service to Hawaii!! Don't forget the Nothern OC folks. ;) They're doing t...

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

The BIG question mark - and I'm sure the dealbreaker, unless I'm corrected by someone on here - is whether or not the I.E. demographics can support and sustain Hawaiian service from ONT. The IE sends a large number of visitors to Hawaii. From the Hawaii 2017 Visitor Statistics, table #19 (2018 has ...

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

No need to go to ONT and open another airport. Just add another flight at LGB if LAX becomes too much of a burden for them. However at the end of the day, HA wont (cant) walkaway from LAX as they know for bulk of the huge LA market, LAX is the optimal airport. I agree. If the economics don't favor ...

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by many321
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal
Replies: 53
Views: 9027

Re: Hawaiian being forced out of LAX terminal

FlyThiz wrote:
I'm sure ONT would roll out the red carpet in a heartbeat ;)


You beat me to it. They have plenty of gates opened for them, parking and drop off is just there within a few minutes. Though, it all would depend if there is financial viability to move there from LAX.

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by many321
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

For a while now I've been thinking that the way MCAS was handled could be one of two options... either that somewhere along the line decisions were made intentionally to keep it low profile enough that it wouldn't require extra training, or that Boeing's internal org structure and processes have de...

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by many321
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 19004

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJWCHL7XM6c Interesting comments on cargo, they flew 2000 tons out of ONT first year and its increasing. A rep for a company which claims to be the largest cargo expeditor out of the US and top 5 in the world claims TPE-ONT is saving some of their customers a day in ...

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by many321
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants
Replies: 95
Views: 19283

Re: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants

grbauc wrote:
many321 wrote:
I just read that...and wow...really Delta...



With the crappy Reporting today and lack of research does everyone just believe every sensationalism article they read?


Yikes! Though, sorry to break it to you. It happened.

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by many321
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants
Replies: 95
Views: 19283

Re: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants

I just read that...and wow...really Delta...

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by many321
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34041

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

....said NO ONE from Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Glendale, Encino, Calabasas, Malibu, Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks-- and really anywhere outside of the San Gabriel valley. Dude calm down. I’m not sure how you are assessing calmness, I was commenting that LAX77LR comes off a bit conde...

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by many321
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34041

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

LAX772LR wrote:
compensateme wrote:
ONT is a practical reliever/second airport for the region should LAX near capacity.

....said NO ONE from Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Glendale, Encino, Calabasas, Malibu, Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks-- and really anywhere outside of the San Gabriel valley.


Dude calm down.

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by many321
Sun May 26, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 13618

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

The SAL-MÍA cut is shocking. It really is. I assume the rest of Central American-MIA flights will be cut as well, given that the hub flight was cut. AV’s crisis always amazes me. Hope they make it In total agreement. Kreite has stepped in. Let's see if he with the person the board pick as president...

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by many321
Fri May 24, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out
Replies: 21
Views: 4337

Re: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out

Oh boy...I saw this coming. Though, what's next. Will Kriete head AV as whole or separate the Central American portion like he wanted to do for several years after he and Efromovich butted heads. Also, Kriete has invested in Volaris Costa Rica...will he try to bring Volaris into the fold... Like so...

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by many321
Fri May 24, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out
Replies: 21
Views: 4337

Re: United moves in on Avianca Holdings; Efromovich out

Oh boy...I saw this coming. Though, what's next. Will Kriete head AV as whole or separate the Central American portion like he wanted to do for several years after he and Efromovich butted heads. Also, Kriete has invested in Volaris Costa Rica...will he try to bring Volaris into the fold... Like som...

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by many321
Thu May 16, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130434
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Sure Boeing...whatever you say....

After yesterday's theatrics in Congress by trashing the four dead pilots, I'll wait for the other watchdog organizations to give us the go ahead.

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130434

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by many321
Thu May 16, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Can I ask why you think the Crew should have known how to handle a faulty AOA sensor whilst the plane was flying nose down into the ground, without it being anywhere in the paper manual (page 300 or something like that)? On Lionair it's debatable. It kind of looked like Runaway Stabilizer so it wou...

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by many321
Wed May 15, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

Re: U.S. FAA downgrades Costa Rica air safety rating

It was mentioned in Salvadoran social media in November 2018 that Volaris was waiting for the approval of the Salvadoran government to properly set up shop in SAL and start flights from there to U.S and the rest of Central America instead of Costa Rica. As of now, nothing has occurred yet. Perhaps w...

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by many321
Wed May 15, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals
Replies: 25
Views: 3493

Re: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals

TSA? :rotfl: :rotfl:

Seem some in the government are throwing money willy nilly for fun.

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by many321
Tue May 14, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/busi ... crash.html
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NYT has released another article regarding the MAX and some of the American Airlines pilots frustrated with Boeing not being more proactive after the Lion Air crash.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/busi ... crash.html

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by many321
Fri May 10, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines to lease/buy up to 30 A321neo’s
Replies: 52
Views: 10681

Re: China Airlines to lease/buy up to 30 A321neo’s

I could see why CI went with Airbus...most of us know CI's past history with their aircrafts crashing or having issues and at the moment, they're trying to clean up their reputation. Having gone with the MAX series, they would have tempted fate of something occurring or losing whatever public trust ...

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by many321
Mon May 06, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 816
Views: 139679

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Rest in power for those who've passed on.

Seeing the footage from inside is beyond horrifying.

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by many321
Mon May 06, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Having read the Seattle and NY Times articles...it seems Boeing has a dumpster fire in their hands.

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by many321
Wed May 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions
Replies: 26
Views: 5201

Re: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions

Who knows about now, though in 2017, Efromovich was displeased, and that's been charitable with my wording regarding Kriete also being a shareholder at Y4 as written in this article. https://www.estrategiaynegocios.net/lasclavesdeldia/1050863-330/efromovich-critica-presencia-de-kriete-en-volaris-y-e...

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by many321
Wed May 01, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions
Replies: 26
Views: 5201

Re: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions

They should bring the Taca management back, and kick the hell out of Efromovich and co., they have destroyed all what TACA took so many years to build in Central America. What a bunch of bozos. I read recent reports that Volaris Costa Rica wants to become the primary Central America company that TA...

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by many321
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca's Owner says there's a potential crisis heading towards the company
Replies: 3
Views: 1918

Re: Avianca's Owner says there's a potential crisis heading towards the company

Read the q &a talk about coming off combative.

If it gets worse, and I was Roberto Kriete, I'd bail the Central America subsidiary from the main company, if possible, and start searching for a new partner...Perhaps Volaris Costa Rica.

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by many321
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44350

Re: WN looking at A220

n562wn wrote:
All in jest, but this felt appropriate for some of the comments on this thread.
Imagevia Imgflip Meme Generator


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by many321
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44350

Re: WN looking at A220

A220-300 is 160 max Are they currently looking at the A220 in general, or just one??? Personally, I would think that they would go for the 100, because it has much more of a size difference from the MAX7. WN isn't looking at ANY of them. Refer to post #121/ Mods should lock the thread as the premis...

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by many321
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44350

Re: WN looking at A220

wnflyguy wrote:

To Add the A220-300 would also have ETOPS. Lower operating cost plus great short field performance could make it great for Hawaii-West coast.

Never say Never.

Flyguy


SNA would be more than happy if this ever came to fruition.

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by many321
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44350

Re: WN looking at A220

Gary Kelly this morning added more for this thread to speculate around: "We're an all Boeing 737 carrier," Kelly also said on CNBC, "That doesn't mean we'll be an all 737 carrier into perpetuity." http://www.dallasnews.com/business/southwest-airlines/2019/04/25/southwest-posts-r...

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by many321
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air to Mexico
Replies: 53
Views: 8080

Re: Allegiant Air to Mexico

It would be interesting to see what Central America destinations they're wanting to explore.

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by many321
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356324

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Looks great on the Dream)liner.

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by many321
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 498
Views: 137268

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Sooner787 wrote:
Stitch wrote:
FrenchPotatoEye wrote:
When is the 8 due out?


EIS is 2021 last I heard, so late 2020?


The 777-8 , with the shorter fuselage paired with those massive wings and engines,
will really look amazing. Can't wait to see that jet as well :)


That's the one I'm most looking forward to.

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by many321
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue at Orange County
Replies: 54
Views: 5327

Re: JetBlue at Orange County

I just flew past the old El Toro airport today on my way to San Diego. I thought, what a shame they couldn’t (or wouldn’t) relocate SNA there. It would have solved a lot of problems. What problems would it have solved? It would’ve created more problems; at best, it would it have pushed the noise fu...

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by many321
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25833

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

Dupli wrote:
sxf24 wrote:
I think it is telling that only employees who were fired are sources.


I thought some sources were retired ex employees, not fired.


You're right. Some of them are retired.

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by many321
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25833

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

Just read the article. WHOA! That's all I have to say. Though, found hilarious of Akbar Al Baker telling them they're f'ing up with his planes.

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by many321
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 251
Views: 23110

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2019

The westbound NH MEX-NRT flies as non-stop route with the 788 jet Related press release: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/ana-mexico-city-first-asian-carrier-fly-nonstop-latin-america/ Major pax restriction with only 169 seats. that's like a 739 flying the route :D Seems they're going to use the 788...

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by many321
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size
Replies: 126
Views: 21936

Re: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size

Perhaps the Flight Attendant came in and took vengeance upon his sorry phat soul. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by many321
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713673

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

WSJ and others are reporting that Transport Canada wants simulator time for MAX pilots. FAA is not too happy as the party line is still iPad training is all you need. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/737-max-training-flight-simulator-garneau-1.5102010 Good. Let the FAA cry bloody murder. Have the j...

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