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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

https://www.buffalorising.com/2019/03/polish-summit-in-buffalo-july-2019/ LOT is interested in international flights out of bnia I find that very interesting, but not totally out of the question. Would their 737Max have the range to do the flight (once they are flying again) or would a larger aircr...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

I’ve noticed that JetBlue’s SYR-BOS departure is slowly creeping earlier and earlier. I used it last March and it was a 5:45am departure, currently (July 7th) it's a 5:20am departure, September 4th it becomes a 5:10am flight, October 27th it becomes a 5:05am flight and it stays that way at least unt...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Look like the SYR-MCO is back on the schedule for January... B6 MCO-SYR JAN 0.7>1.0[1.0] Appears that it’s only being cut for November and December. If you search their booking engine November and December are also back to normal. I mentioned the return of the route in Enilria's weekly post as well...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Look like the SYR-MCO is back on the schedule for January...
B6 MCO-SYR JAN 0.7>1.0[1.0]

Appears that it’s only being cut for November and December.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

FlyingElvii wrote:
Prost wrote:
The only fly in the ointment I see at BFI is lack of rental cars on property.

National is at Signature. The FBO can arrange rental cars for you, just call in advance.


They have a contract with a company that parked around 6 higher end cars (Mercedes, Lincoln, etc...) in the parking lot at BFI.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

The first flight was today, flight went out a little late but that was expected as there people are still getting used to the routine. For the flights departing BFI, the 9:30 AM flight was almost full (mostly press and JetSuiteX people) at 29, the 4pm flight had about 20ish people on it. And the 7:3...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

According to Enilria's Sunday post it looks like B6 is doing away with SYR-MCO starting in November and giving the plane to BUF to do double daily BUF-MCO. If you look closer at the post, you’ll see that the route comes back in January. If you look at the flight times the extra BUF-MCO flight is ba...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
According to Enilria's Sunday post it looks like B6 is doing away with SYR-MCO starting in November and giving the plane to BUF to do double daily BUF-MCO.


If you look closer at the post, you’ll see that the route comes back in January.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First United Express CRJ-700 in new colors
Replies: 16
Views: 7368

Re: First United Express CRJ-700 in new colors

It might (keyword MIGHT) be the first CRJ-550, I recall them saying it would be introduced in July

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

sprxUSA wrote:
I think I would not have phrased it as "no security" lol.


I believe that’s how it was on the ad, but I’m not completely sure. Someone will have to confirm it.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN State Theme Jets Question
Replies: 17
Views: 2684

Re: WN State Theme Jets Question

I’m thinking eventually they might get one for Hawaii

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

I know there is one AvGeek that works at Boeing Field (I don’t know if it’s with the airport or airline) named Gerardi-Aviation-Photography, but he/she has been posting some updates today on Instagram about the work going on in the terminal as they prepare for JetSuiteX

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

The service begins this Monday (July 1st) and everybody at BFI is very excited to get another carrier here. Over the past week and a half they have done a lot remodeling in the terminal. The plan is to remove the wall between gate 3 and 4 (which has now been renamed to lounge 1 and 2) so that it’s ...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

The service begins this Monday (July 1st) and everybody at BFI is very excited to get another carrier here. Over the past week and a half they have done a lot remodeling in the terminal. The plan is to remove the wall between gate 3 and 4 (which has now been renamed to lounge 1 and 2) so that it’s o...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6646

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

BWIAirport wrote:
Sooner787 wrote:
I saw in another a.net thread shots of at least 2 Max 9's sporting the new livery
up at Boeing, with another Max 9 fresh out of the factory but unpainted. :)

Do you have the registrations for those planes?


I took the picture of one of the Max9 wearing the new livery, the reg is N27519

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Masters in Aviation Management---confusion which college?
Replies: 14
Views: 1774

Re: Masters in Aviation Management---confusion which college?

I’m getting my degree from Western Michigan which is also a really awesome school

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulfstream IV Return to BFI?
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Gulfstream IV Return to BFI?

I work at BFI and I’ve been here all day. I have not seen or heard any type of emergency vehicle.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun
Replies: 26
Views: 4351

Re: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun

Could it be somewhere in the LA area?

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356789

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

As I promised, here is the better quality picture of the first 737max in the new United livery. https://twitter.com/gerardiaviation/status/1139912267196092416 With the better quality one you can clearly see the reg. And also that there is still some gold on the aircraft (look at the inside of the wi...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356789

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

The first 737max in the new United livery is now out of the shop, I got pictures of it. It’s not a great picture as I took a photo of the camera screen, I wanted to make sure I was the first to post it. I will make sure to upload a better version tonight, but here it is for now... https://twitter.co...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18614

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

Are they going to fly into PHX or Mesa ?

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18614

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

Are they going to fly in the sky harbor or Mesa ?

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Delta has officially classified BOS as a hub, in addition they’ve classified BNA, RDU, and SJC as focus cities. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/delta-upgrades-boston-to-hub-status-on-strong-growth-458669/ I know DL added BUF-BOS almost a year ago. What does this mean for the upstate NY ar...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sun May 26, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Towards the end of Air Canada’s presence in SYR they didn’t need to use the customs as most if not all of their flights were cleared before they left Canada (US Pre-Clearance)

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue May 21, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: SEA spotting yesterday....interesting items
Replies: 8
Views: 4282

Re: SEA spotting yesterday....interesting items

Conditions: temp 70 f, wind 330 at 4 knots Traffic was northbound. 1) the 757-300 sure looks LONG and narrow. 2) an Australian Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster arrived, stayed about 3 hours in the cargo area of SEA, then departed. I have no idea what it was doing? 3) Prime Air is really gaining mom...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue May 14, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue “NY International” livery
Replies: 2
Views: 875

JetBlue “NY International” livery

JetBlue’s NY International livery (N763JB) has been in El Salvador since the 23rd or 24th of April, does anyone know the reason?

It left FLL enroute to SAL a couple of hours late and it doesn’t appear to have left yet.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sat May 04, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Airways DC-3 forced landing off airport near Hay River
Replies: 25
Views: 6483

Re: Buffalo Airways DC-3 forced landing off airport near Hay River

So how many DC-3’s do they have left now?

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri May 03, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 7962

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

I still think that the lack of a FNT-MCO flight is the biggest hole in that market right now. That would be through F9, B6 or NK. Which do you think would be most likely? ...and what would draw them to add, low per-passenger landing fee vs DTW? Geographic reach? I think I would prefer B6... I think...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 7962

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

Consultant makes suggestions for expansion opportunities for FNT: https://www.mlive.com/news/flint/2019/04/flint-bishop-airport-consultant-sees-dallas-denver-las-vegas-as-expansion-opportunities.html?fbclid=IwAR1jJsMd-oGza9Kjh_Sj9eDX1_5gdlz_eYRDGvOYU6VaJg1Zoxrl8fDaM4Q I know it's far fetched, but, ...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356789

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Airlinegeeks just posted the pictures

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356789

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I screenshot it on my phone, but I don’t know how to post it on here.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

sprxUSA wrote:
I like choice of flight numbers. Northbound are 707,727,747. Didn't look southbound, but can assume.


Southbound the flights are 717,737, and 757

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

I wonder if they have or ever will consider connecting flights in Oakland or Vegas. It might help their load factors a little bit.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4931

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

737max8 wrote:
Is this the only ticket the average Joe can purchase to BFI and is BFI significantly closer to Seattle than SEA or PAE?


No it’s not. Kenmore flys Cessna 208’s from Boeing Field to Friday Harbor and Orcas Island which anyone can purchase.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10817

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

Still waiting for an airbus to do a SEAANC turn I talked to an Alaska pilot and asked them the same question. This is what they told me that I remember; Due to the constant weather changes in Alaska, the airplanes that fly there (737’s) have unique cockpit systems that no other aircraft in their fl...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107826

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

JetBlue is dropping FLL-SYR at the end of April. I'm wondering what those numbers look like for B6 to dump it. It’s a seasonal route, it runs Dec/Jan-April I know it’s seasonal. JetBlue is not bringing back the route next winter. After April 30th the route is done, finished, gone... Oh, well.. that...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107826

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
tphuang wrote:
more routes...


JetBlue is dropping FLL-SYR at the end of April. I'm wondering what those numbers look like for B6 to dump it.


It’s a seasonal route, it runs Dec/Jan-April

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS
Replies: 27
Views: 2842

Re: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS

e38 wrote:
Quoting SyracuseAvGeek (Reply #16), "Schumer could care less about AA."

This statement implies that Schumer cares a great deal about AA.

I think what you probably meant to say was "Schumer couldn't care less about AA." Am I correct?

e38


Your right, I didn’t catch that.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS
Replies: 27
Views: 2842

Re: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS

Does the AA SYR-BOS exist still because of politics? Is it one of those political routes that only exist because Schumer wanted it? Nope, the SYR-BOS on B6 is because of politics and Schumer. B6 and Schumer have close ties that go back to the early 2000’s when he got the new airline the slots the n...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS
Replies: 27
Views: 2842

Re: Piedmont Service: MDT/ROC/SYR - BOS

While the 8:45 flight out of SYR is good if international, if the flight is on time (which it never is) it doesn’t get to BOS until about 9:30pm and MOST of the connections for Europe have already left. Going back to ontime performance, the flight is constantly delayed and being one of Americans onl...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual jet bridge boarding
Replies: 51
Views: 8258

Re: Dual jet bridge boarding

Southwest uses dual jetway boarding at Albany Intl. in NY

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to visit GRR 3/28
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Trump to visit GRR 3/28

Donald Trump is scheduled to speak in downtown Grand Rapids tomorrow night (Thursday 3/28) at 7pm. There is a TFR (temporary flight restriction) around GRR with a 32mile radius that will go into effect sometime tomorrow. Based on previous presidential visits, what time should he (and his C17) be exp...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
Looking through JetBlue’s schedule update it appears they’ve gotten rid of SYR-FLL and pushed the late afternoon SYR-JFK back an hour.


That’s unfortunate , the flight seemed full when I was on it. Maybe when the A220 comes on board they’ll restart it again.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

I went to book my flight back to BUF for June and I noticed that AA up-gauged one of the BUF-ORD flights to an A319, AA has not had mainline on ORD-BUF since before 9/11. Looks like one of the BUF-CLT flights was downgauged to a CR9 to compensate... AA is upguaging an ORD-SYR-ORD RON flight to a 73...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107826

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

jfklganyc wrote:
Europe is for 2021.

It wont be listed on any drop down box.

Supposedly Look for a Michigan city to be announced


When would such city be announced? I can see them maybe adding GRR, if they do add TVC it would only be seasonal.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Southwest probably figured that if Syracuse could sustain twice weekly service to Nashville that they could too.

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Re: SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?

I saw it whenever I left on the 6th at 5am with the APU running on the far north side by AAR. It was still in the same livery. I believe it is just coming out of a heavy check. There is quite the line for CRJs and 737s at AAR. Good that it’s still in the same livery. How many CRJ-700’s are currentl...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

SkyWest livery CRJ7 down for maintenance?

I believe there is only one CRJ-700 wearing the SkyWest livery which is N752SK, flew from Oklahoma City to Tucson on the 6th of April and has been there ever since.

Anybody know why it’s there? Maintenance, being repainted?

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/3/2019: Air Italy Cancels Chicago Flights, United Cancels Massena (MSS)
Replies: 78
Views: 12784

Re: OAG Changes 3/3/2019: Air Italy Cancels Chicago Flights, United Cancels Massena (MSS)

They realized the runway and airport didn’t meet the requirements for a CRJ200 to land there , I find it weird that the airline didn’t look into this before applying for the route. Really? I guess that means Cape Air coming back to BOS is the most likely scenario. Cape Air didn’t fly MSS-BOS, they ...

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by SyracuseAvGeek
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34762

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

With SkyWest being awarded OGS and Boutique being awarded MSS, I just realized it but this means that Albany will be loosing nonstop service to Boston. I'm thinking AA may pick up ALB-BOS if they're forced out of ROC or SYR. I highly doubt it. They’d be competing with the interstate, and anybody ta...

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