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?
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...Jump to post
Gsasala wrote:Runway28L wrote:Rare Titan Airways 757-200 inbound from London-Stansed. Any reason for the visit?
Maybe a repatriation flight
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 ...Jump to post
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 ....
FastCompany names PIT among world's most innovative companies.
https://blueskypit.com/2020/03/09/fast- ... companies/
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, ...Jump to post
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/
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Here's the PIT innovation campus details. Arencibia is the first tenant.
https://blueskypit.com/2019/10/25/pit-d ... ring-site/
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
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...Jump to post
WW is coming back. First route is KEF-IAD.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... ik-route-/
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?Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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/
Upcoming BA pilots strike.
https://www.britishairways.com/en-us/in ... nformation
Article in USAToday on WN dropping 20 non-stop destinations in January.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 049341001/
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/
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:...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post