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by ConcourseZ
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Three V-22s landing at PIT.

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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DL8867, a B764 from JFK just arrived. Taking the Steelers to NY to play the Giants on Monday night?

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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Pittsburgh Business Times reporting that UA has filed a WARN letter with the state. They will cut 66 jobs at PIT and 100 jobs at PHL beginning 01 October.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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DeltaRules wrote:
ConcourseZ wrote:
WOW Air is back (wowair.com). Right now, they are flying cargo from their US cargo hub in Martinsburg, WV. Interesting


With what equipment? Do they even know?

The web site shows the former fleet. Last I read, they were going to lease the A-321.

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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WOW Air is back (wowair.com). Right now, they are flying cargo from their US cargo hub in Martinsburg, WV. Interesting

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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Some shots I took of the parked AA aircraft a few weeks ago. They were down to 46 from around 90 initially parked at PIT. https://www.tarmacphotos.com/AA-PIT/ Passed the 28 L and C threshold areas yesterday. Looks like some more planes have left the taxiway parking area. Relocated to other areas or...

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by ConcourseZ
Sun May 17, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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It appears many of the AA park aircraft on the 28C/10C taxiway are gone. Were they moved to another location or were these ferried to the bone yard?

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by ConcourseZ
Sat May 02, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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An article today in Bloomberg.com states that airline passenger counts have rebounded.........to 1956 levels. The next 2-3 years will be tough.

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Two KC-10s. Low approaches or touch n goes.

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Just saw a KC-10 flying in.

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWC589Y

Maybe a repatriation flight

UPS is a Titan client, so it's possible it's on cargo duty of some sort for UPS.
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Gsasala wrote:
Runway28L wrote:
Rare Titan Airways 757-200 inbound from London-Stansed. Any reason for the visit?
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWC589Y

Maybe a repatriation flight

UPS is a Titan client, so it's possible it's on cargo duty of some sort for UPS.

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Regarding BA (and LH), here's an article on their current status, and it's not pretty. LH has 763 aircraft, with about 700 grounded. BA with massive layoffs. What type of checks have to be completed to get the fleets back in the air? What would the pilots have to do before returning to flight after ...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

PIT showing the lineup of AA planes parked here on the IG account @pitairport

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Did a quick count on FlightAware. AA sending 24 aircraft to PIT today with more coming tomorrow.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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Regarding parking aircraft, I just read ATL has closed 10-28 through mid-April for Delta to park aircraft.

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crjflyboy wrote:
ConcourseZ wrote:
The Allegheny Institute's brain trust is three old white guys. They probably live in Cleveland.



All are from the Pittsburgh region ....

https://www.alleghenyinstitute.org/us/staff/

You missed the joke.

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

The Allegheny Institute's brain trust is three old white guys. They probably live in Cleveland.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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https://blueskypit.com/2020/03/09/fast- ... companies/
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FastCompany names PIT among world's most innovative companies.
https://blueskypit.com/2020/03/09/fast- ... companies/

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by ConcourseZ
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Speaking of DL, this from ch-aviation.com. This could mean we will see the A220 at PIT sooner. "Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) is prepared to accelerate the retirement of some MD-88s, MD-90s, as well as B757s and B767s to mitigate the downturn caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, ...

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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75 gates at PIT
39 not being used
Eliminate 24
The leaves 15 available

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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https://www.anna.aero/2020/01/24/indian ... pproaches/
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The anna aero site also has this interesting item about IND and underserved destinations, in which PIT is 5th on the list. Th new IND-PIT service might be more of an IND effort than the ACAA.
https://www.anna.aero/2020/01/24/indian ... pproaches/

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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As for Charlotte/North Carolina and their absence of those nasty regulations, ask the people there about how bad the drinking water is. It's well-documented. The regulation excuse is a tired, Republican talking point meant to gain support amongst the public so business owners can make more money for...

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 545
Views: 98890

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For what it's worth, this chat had 35 "pages" of activity in 2019 and 41 in 2018. A slowdown in airline developments reduced the thread count.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Condor has finalized their S20 transatlantic schedule and FRA-PIT will remain at 2x weekly from May 22 to September 21. The schedule still has a partner airlines B763 shown as the equipment type, so perhaps the route will be outsourced to another airline next summer. Mon DE2098 763 FRA 1600 PIT 191...

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Continuing on the local tech developments, and hence future of airline expansion, the business Times reports that Apple is looking to expand in the 40,000 to 100,00 square foot area. More building for the critical mass. This ties in to the excellent article @flyPIT posted regarding Seattle's tech in...

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by ConcourseZ
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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https://blueskypit.com/2019/10/25/pit-d ... ring-site/
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Here's the PIT innovation campus details. Arencibia is the first tenant.
https://blueskypit.com/2019/10/25/pit-d ... ring-site/

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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More big news. According to the Pittsburgh Business Times, Honeywell is starting a new robotics division and will be based in the Strip District. An ex-Amazon automation and robotics director is the new head of the division.

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... bankruptcy
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Via Airlines files for Chapter 11 and plans to fly again. We won't see them here again for a while.
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... bankruptcy

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Yet it somehow works in Switzerland…and parts of China that are very mountainous. Don’t disagree with your point flaps but our infrastructure is so severely lagging. I lived in Switzerland. The system works very well. The Alps are far more challenging than Pittsburgh's hills. All the nay-sayers sou...

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... ik-route-/
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WW is coming back. First route is KEF-IAD.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... ik-route-/

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Agree, the PAT transit system seems to have shaken their 'we drive buses' mentality and operational thinking.

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by ConcourseZ
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Curious about LSG SkyChefs at PIT. I believe this is the only deep-frown manufacturing facility for them in the US, servicing the US, Caribbean, and South American markets. Supposedly this site also produces sandwiches for 7-Eleven stores. Any idea how this business is doing? Any expansion plans?

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by ConcourseZ
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Hello everyone longtime lurker here. I've been trying (and having little luck) to find info on how much the current airside terminal will be updated/renovated alongside the new landside terminal. Has there been any specific quotes or anything written up regarding this part of the terminal moderniza...

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Maybe not really news worthy, but PIT apparently is receiving another state grant of $2M to prep the innovation campus site for development: https://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2019/08/29/2-million-state-grant-to-help-fuel-airport-innovation-campus/stories/201908290076 I guess the onl...

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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https://airwaysmag.com/industry/boyd-gr ... st-summit/
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Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit is going on in Las Vegas. You can follow it here live:
https://airwaysmag.com/industry/boyd-gr ... st-summit/

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by ConcourseZ
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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https://www.britishairways.com/en-us/in ... nformation
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Upcoming BA pilots strike.
https://www.britishairways.com/en-us/in ... nformation

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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Curious if anyone knows.....have summer diversions into PIT been increasing over the years?

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by ConcourseZ
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 303934

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 049341001/
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Article in USAToday on WN dropping 20 non-stop destinations in January.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 049341001/

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by ConcourseZ
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303934

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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: 303934

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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
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Views: 303934

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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
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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
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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
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Views: 303934

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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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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
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Views: 303934

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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
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Views: 303934

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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
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Views: 303934

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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
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Views: 303934

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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: 303934

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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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