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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 221
Views: 20843

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

As an American what are trains?

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?
Replies: 32
Views: 5290

Re: What's going to happen after the 787/a350 orderbooks are completed?

Look how long boeing has been selling the 737 line.

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

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 un...

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

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 WeatherPilot
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9115

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

B6 MCO-SYR JAN 0.7>1.0[1.0] If you look through their booking system the route is there for all the months they previously decided to drop it from. Make up your mind B6. Though, I'm happy they brought the route back. I was a little perplexed when they decided to end it. Maybe they weren't sure if t...

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Here's a quick summary of frequencies and aircraft types from the network carriers at ROC during the runway 4/22 closure in late August/early September. I just chose August 27 so these may vary day to day. Delta definitely made the most adjustments, adding a mainline frequency to JFK, an extra main...

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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

2019 Q1 totals for BOS to upstate new york, also including MDT for reference CityPair Dist Carrier Board AvgFare NSFare ConnFare % NS SeatPerFlight Flights LF Yield PRASM Vs B6 BOSBUF 395 B6 37337 99.64 99.06 174.72 99.23% 100.4 559 66.53% 65.90 0.1668 100.00% BOSBUF 395 DL 16058 97.17 94.80 148.58...

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13423

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

Just pretend you're flying into EWR and everything is just delayed as usual.

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 14958

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

johnboy wrote:
I can’t be the only queen who squints thru the title so I can be surprised in the actual posting itself.


+1

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MYR and possible Allegiant future plans
Replies: 9
Views: 1070

Re: MYR and possible Allegiant future plans

Is LAS still Allegiants’s biggest focus? It is quite amazing to see how they have managed to coexist with Frontier, United, and Southwest here. cracks me up how people here think nobody travels on allegiant by choice. best described as aviation message board intellectual incest. A lot of people fly...

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

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. The demand for BUF - MCO must be insane with F9 321 and B6 during winter. ...... thank you canadian passengers You've got WN doing BUF-MCO as w...

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

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 WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 14958

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

Looks like B6 is just taking the plane used for SYR-MCO and giving it to BUF to do double daily BUF-MCO. The flight times and lengths are essentially the same.

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

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.

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL/AA complimentary meals in economy class
Replies: 45
Views: 5247

Re: DL/AA complimentary meals in economy class

Transcontinental flights only. The flight has to be long enough to have the time to effectively serve all passengers, give them enough time to eat and for attendants to be able to pickup everything back up to stow for landing.

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by WeatherPilot
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Cape Air (9K) recieved any of their new Tecnam p2012s yet?
Replies: 7
Views: 2761

Re: Has Cape Air (9K) recieved any of their new Tecnam p2012s yet?

Jetport wrote:
Any update on the Tecnam P2012 Traveller deliveries? I cant find anything new searching on Google.


https://www.flyingmag.com/we-fly-tecnam-p2012-traveller/

They're still expecting FAA Certification later this year. First 20 produced go to Cape Air.

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by WeatherPilot
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS
Replies: 25
Views: 3637

Re: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS

I’m surprised 9K doesn’t do seasonal runs up to Sunday River or Sugarloaf. Maybe they can’t fit people’s skis in the plane. Maybe their new plane can.

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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13289

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Now that F9’s schedule extension is out there should be new proclamations from the dart board soon.

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by WeatherPilot
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Media: Airbus to challenge IAG, Boeing deal for 200 MAX?
Replies: 124
Views: 16571

Re: Airbus seeks to break Boeing/AIG deal

Motorhussy wrote:
The headline should read IAG rather than AIG.


Maybe Boeing wants to get in on the derivatives market and bet it all on credit default swaps.

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by WeatherPilot
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 50
Views: 10161

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

This just opened up all of Europe for B6.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 106459

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

727LOVER wrote:
WeatherPilot wrote:
727LOVER wrote:

For the most part, YES


ha. ha.


Well, if I post it...I'm not an employee of B6...I'm just posting what I read on here. So I don't know if that still gets me in trouble with the mods. LOL


Well, at least right it down somewhere before you forget it and then figure out if you can post it later.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 106459

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

727LOVER wrote:
WeatherPilot wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
So what was posted on here yesterday is not true? Because that sure as hell looked like a press release. It was in the language of a press release.


Do you remember what it said?


For the most part, YES


ha. ha.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 106459

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

727LOVER wrote:
So what was posted on here yesterday is not true? Because that sure as hell looked like a press release. It was in the language of a press release.


Do you remember what it said?

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 189
Views: 24539

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

G4 listed by Forbes as one the fastest airlines in the US. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2019/06/17/hawaiian-southwest-allegiant-top-forbes-list-fastest-airlines/1479153001/ It's the only airline that Wall Street doesn't nag into lowering their growth rate. Not fastest 'growing' but fa...

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123937

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Has there been any news yet on whether B6 was going to convert some of their A321Neo and LR orders to the XLR?

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 408
Views: 61587

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

not gonna be successful getting tech workers from RDU to drive to GSO to save a few bucks. On top of that, there is no room for a big launch of new service by much of anyone at RDU. Friend of mine is in very sr mgmt there. Tells me there has been interest by Lufthansa but that another flight to Eur...

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)
Replies: 21
Views: 4452

Re: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)

Was that a little kid standing on a parents lap right at the beginning of the video?

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 408
Views: 61587

Re: GE to finance first 9 Moxie aircraft

Hopefully Neeleman can keep Moxy afloat. It's expensive being poor, having to finance everything you need to survive.

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 408
Views: 61587

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

Also from the article they revealed Neeleman plans to base Moxy near a tech center that is not Silicon Valley. My guess is going to be RDU or GSO. Although IAD does have the capacity and they have a rail link to the city now. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-06-...

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 408
Views: 61587

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

From Bloomberg, GE Capital Aviation Services to supply first nine airplanes to Moxy. Also from the article they revealed Neeleman plans to base Moxy near a tech center that is not Silicon Valley. My guess is going to be RDU or GSO. Although IAD does have the capacity and they have a rail link to the...

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by WeatherPilot
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 39272

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

Delays at EWR? You don’t say...

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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11499

Re: Delta luggage abuse

Now that everyone has a video camera in their pocket and posts to the internet live forever you’d think people in the customer service industry would be more concerned with how they treat their customers and their customers’ possessions.

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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New VC-25 livery
Replies: 18
Views: 2560

Re: New VC-25 livery

Please don't let this be the start of every consecutive President painting the plane to their own tastes.

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by WeatherPilot
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YTZ 44 Slot Increase by 2023 According to 2018 Master Plan Draft
Replies: 44
Views: 4174

Re: YTZ 44 Slot Increase by 2023 According to 2018 Master Plan Draft

AWACSooner wrote:
WeatherPilot wrote:
Maybe YYZ-ROC/SYR/MDT will come back.

We are talking YTZ here


Soory,

Maybe they’ll add YTZ-ROC/SYR/MDT.

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by WeatherPilot
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 661
Views: 109522

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

737 MAXs will still be delivered even though they can't fly? I heard two are being delivered in July. Where did you hear that? Would they just be delivered and then be parked to collect dust for some months? I don’t think it matters where they sit. They’re going to collect dust whether they’re sitt...

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 9846

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

Sounds like this would have a domino effect on their system. Plane holds for late passengers taking up more gate time. Now next arriving flight has to wait for their gate to clear now making that planes' next flight late.

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tecnam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter
Replies: 77
Views: 7369

Re: Tecam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter

Does anyone know when or how close the Tecnam P2012 is to FAA certification? It was projected to be certified by now.

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by WeatherPilot
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 5115

Re: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD

SYR has mainline to ORD from both AA and UA now.

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by WeatherPilot
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?
Replies: 28
Views: 5378

Re: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?

Jetblue’s schedule gets extended tomorrow so we’ll have to see if it’s still there.

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by WeatherPilot
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?
Replies: 28
Views: 5378

Re: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?

I thought that route was doing good. Maybe it’ll come back when they start receiving A220s.

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by WeatherPilot
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 36
Views: 4741

More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

In my opinion as the major airports airlines use to function as their hubs continue to become more congested leading to delays becoming more frequent and unacceptable it would make sense that carriers would start shifting their focus to point-to-point routes. There’s only so much room at any airport...

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are 6 abreast MD80s certified by the FAA?
Replies: 18
Views: 5637

Re: Are 6 abreast MD80s certified by the FAA?

I don't think you were on an MD-80. If you had a connecting flight right before or after the MD-80 one you may be remembering that flight instead and confounding the two.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 6449

Re: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019

Some Upstate NY airports still get the MD88 (BUF, ROC, ALB). SYR has been MD90 for a while.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Acquire CRJ Program from Bombardier
Replies: 309
Views: 30443

Re: Mitsubishi to buy the CRJ program?

VV wrote:
Unfortunately the joint venture between Embraer and Boeing is called Boeing Brasil Commercial.

Perhaps Mitac should consider another JV with Boeing or simply a build a consortium with Boeing and Embraer and propose a new name for the consortium.


They should have just gone with Boeing-EMB.

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by WeatherPilot
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: White Plains airport (NYC)
Replies: 15
Views: 1930

Re: White Plains airport (NYC)

HPN only has a 6,500ft runway. Anything flying over the pond is going to need something longer than that since they'll probably be loaded close to MTOW.

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by WeatherPilot
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 34596

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Also, word is that they’re going to be closing the runway between midnight and 5am every night to work on it. With several flights arriving after midnight I don’t quite have any idea how they plan to have this work. That's kind of stupid. The construction crew will have to set everything up and tea...

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