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by ConcourseZ
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

DL is building up LAX. Adding new city pairs. They are my choice.

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... ic-routes/
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DY dropping all TATL routes, citing MAX grounding. Won't seem them start here in the near future.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... ic-routes/

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Don't know if this was mentioned before, but today's Blue Sky article on diversions into PIT mention Emirates ...."In fact, Emirates recently designated PIT as one if its primary diversion airports in the U.S., and other airlines are making similar inquiries." Which leads to this question:...

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Speaking of regional partners, this from Routesonline this morning: "Delta shakes up regional partnerships Delta Air Lines is understood to be reducing its airline partners from five to three. It will end its Delta Connection regional partnerships with GoJet Airlines and Compass Airlines. This ...

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Reports today state that when Arctic splits into two companies, both will be "based" in Pittsburgh. Don't know if "based" is the same thing as "headquartered". If the later, then that's another plus for local O&D. Also, another two large companies will have Pittsbur...

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

DL3015 A221 IAH-LGA diversion into PIT marks the first look here at the A220-100.

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Can confirm the 911th has all eight ships. Four are here and four at March AFB. All eight will be here once the new ramp is completed.

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Assuming the China charters aren' materializing this year. Anyone have info about this?

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Here are the fastest growing airports in terms of seats offered for 2018: https://www.oag.com/hubfs/Free_Reports/NAM%20Growth%20Index/NAM%20Fastest%20Growing%20Airports.pdf?hsCtaTracking=a0e323bd-a3c3-4c51-9a5c-4876025513a8%7Cbd412812-8dab-4527-8456-6ab007359cd1 PIT ranked #10 out of the 42 medium ...

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Is there room for DL at LAX to enplane/deplane on a ramp and no gate?

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

When is that scheduled to be completed....T3 at LAX?

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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FI was serving CLE but canceled the summer service due to financial concerns and the Max 8 grounding. That route used Max 8 aircraft. IF they return to CLE, then WW can use PIT, only.

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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If the resurrected WW could just concentrate on the northeast and upper midwest of the US with the A321NEO, they should do well. Expand much later after the business is well-established. I would expect PIT is on the shortlist of cities given the performance here. Good idea to add cargo flights too i...

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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https://onemileatatime.com/aer-lingus-a321lr-routes/
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Regarding potential EI service in 2020, here's a status of their current expansion. 2020 might be optimistic.
https://onemileatatime.com/aer-lingus-a321lr-routes/

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Not that this directly impacts PIT but I found it interesting. AF winter service between CDG and IAD is increasing from 7 to 11 x weekly.

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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With this and other recent cargo announcements, I would think there is a plan developing to significantly add to the cargo infrastructure at PIT.

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Just returned from a Canada trip. Outbound was PIT-YUL with a mostly full flight. Return, due to timing, was YUL-YYZ on an AC A330-300 from GVA. A full flight (292 pass.). Then YYZ-PIT on the standard CRJ. Another full flight.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Regarding the IND model, this does not appear to be an incentive but rather a subsidy and no limit as far as amount and time frame.

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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From today’s Pittsburgh Business Times Pittsburgh International Airport has logged a big win in its efforts in shipping and logistics, with a growing international freight forwarder naming the airport as a cargo distribution center via Qatar Airways Cargo's existing service to Pittsburgh. EFL is bas...

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Has anyone heard of the response to the BA LHR-PIT art exhibit promo on the south bank of the Thames? It ended June 9.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Flying to Canada. Passed a big line the the AK ticket counter.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-changes/
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Here's the RoutesOnline posting of DE using A330-200 aircraft next summer, 29 May through 02 October.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-changes/

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Today, BA flew in G-ZBJA. Whilst looking at its recent flight history, I notices some interesting departure times from the US and Canada. Looking at the middle market cities it serves in NA, arrival times into LHR are interesting. I looked at 7 NA cities. I included BWI....not a middle market but so...

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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BA has updated their PIT schedule. Outbound departs 21:10, one hour earlier, starting 03 Nov, which goes into at least February of 2020.

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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"DSV Air & Sea continues global expansion with Pittsburgh location" https://aircargoworld.com/allposts/dsv-air-sea-continues-global-expansion-with-pittsburgh-location/ With 35 other sites in the US this in no way means PIT will become some sort of gateway for them. However I've said f...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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AA1716, B738 arrived at PIT in TWA livery. N915NN

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

So the question is, why did F9 choose to build up CLE instead of PIT?

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... gust-2019/
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Here's an update on where DL is putting the A220. The schedule has been accelerated a bit.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... gust-2019/

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Lots of changes for PIT in the OAG thread: - UA drops back down to 2x daily to DEN in August - NK is adding a second flight to FLL in October that runs on certain days. Edit: Looks like it runs on Mon/Fri only. Morning departure from FLL, early afternoon arrival into PIT on an A319, then immediatel...

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Picking up on the earlier EI comment. This from godsavethepoints.com: "By 2023, Aer Lingus will jump from 17 aircraft operating across the atlantic to 30. That may be the most aggressive transatlantic expansion of any major airline. Aer Lingus will acquire 14 Airbus A321LR single aisle aircraft...

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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https://www.flypittsburgh.com/getattach ... lang=en-US

That’s a bit better than I expected. Cargo also up a good 10%

International traffic better than I expected.
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flyPIT wrote:
May passengers are up 4.1%
https://www.flypittsburgh.com/getattach ... lang=en-US

That’s a bit better than I expected. Cargo also up a good 10%

International traffic better than I expected.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

That was one of the 171st’s KC-135s. They almost always use the STEEL callsign for local sorties. You can track them on OpenADSB, though sometimes they may not show up. FWIW the 911th uses PITT as their callsign. Never knew about openADSB. Interesting site plus global ads-B exchange. Need one of th...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Delta28L wrote:
ConcourseZ wrote:
Never saw this before. FlightAware had Steel 73 on their arrival list with their flight route (local training) but did not show the aircraft on the tracking map.


Where did it originate and what type of plane was it?

From PIT. KC-135.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-zbjc
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Interesting how BA schedules the 788 for the PIT-LHR route. Here's the history for today's BA 171, tail G-ZBJC.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-zbjc

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Never saw this before. FlightAware had Steel 73 on their arrival list with their flight route (local training) but did not show the aircraft on the tracking map.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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http://flightaware.com/live/flight/OAE3 ... /EINN/KPIT

Any thoughts on Omni out of SNN?
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Runway28L wrote:

Any thoughts on Omni out of SNN?

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Interesting article in Bloomberg about the collapse of tourism in Iceland......a major part played by the collapse of WW. PIT wasn't alone in high O&D traffic I assume.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1308
Views: 173727

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Frontier's schedule extension is out. PIT-DEN/PBI have been completely axed. However, PIT-MCO is making a return... Sun/Tue/Thu on an A321. Can't figure out what this airline's MO is. Do they just constantly move aircraft around to routes most profitable at the moment then move out of those markets...

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Once again... another military charter. A National B752 from March ARB, California. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/N8316 They just keep on comin’ The 911th has four of their 8 C-17s on station. Can't remember where the other four are operating from atm. This could be ferrying crews to/f...

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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https://onemileatatime.com/delta-lax-expansion/
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DL affiliate Compass Air starting OMA - LAX service in November using E175. Might DL want to have a go with PIT-LAX? Maybe an A220? DL may soon be the dominant carrier at LAX.
https://onemileatatime.com/delta-lax-expansion/

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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A220 is 2-3 seating, like a DC-9.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-10jun19/
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Here's a link from RoutesOnline with BA winter 19 long-haul changes, including the US. PIT does not change.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-10jun19/

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Anyone know why BA170/171 was cancelled today? BA40 DUR-LHR, which is also on a B788, diverted to JNB due to a tech issue and got stranded. So BA ferried another B788 down to JNB to rescue those passengers. Only problem though is the same aircraft that ferried down was scheduled to do BA171 this ev...

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Anyone know why BA170/171 was cancelled today?

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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This flight should be attractive for the India connecting flights. Don't know the LHR schedule for those. Errr.. there are no India connecting flights.. unless you want to wait 11 hours at LHR with the exception of Bangalore (or whatever they are calling it this week) in which case you have a 4 hou...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Just returned from a week in London. Took BA 170 and 171. Outbound was full, at least in business and coach. First class has the lay flat seats! That was last Tuesday. Just retuned today with about 30 seats available in Business and Coach. Outbound was delayed about 30 minutes due to t-storms, with ...

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by ConcourseZ
Tue May 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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Yes, and enough about Columbus.
When the Max returns, will WN start to add flights here?

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by ConcourseZ
Tue May 21, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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A quick revisit regarding Columbus.......interesting article in a national publication about Ohio and Columbus. Columbus really isn't booming. Ohio is losing a lot of population and is getting older quickly. The vast majority of people moving to Columbus are from within Ohio. Very little coming in ...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu May 16, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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For autonomous vehicles, the shift is coming to ride sharing not ownership. With ride sharing, cars are utilized more hours per day, resulting in a net decrease in auto impact, such as parking lots, garages, shopping mall parking spaces, etc. They will also be more efficient with traffic management,...

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by ConcourseZ
Wed May 15, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 173727

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ncflyer wrote:
I’d like to read that article can you please tell us where to find it. What does it have to do with Pittsburgh, which faces demographic challenges of its own?

Despite outward appearances, Columbus isn't attracting people from the outside whereas Pittsburgh is.

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