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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 111
Views: 15650

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

https://sites.google.com/site/airlinefl ... delta/md90
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DL currently only has 34 active MD90's with 32 in storage, according to the site below. The latest aircraft going to SBD on June 24th. If DL is going to keep flying them until the end of 2022, that's a pretty small fleet type.
https://sites.google.com/site/airlinefl ... delta/md90

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

LOT would make sense at some point. There used to be some pretty glaring omissions when it comes to Star carriers at IAD, but that's less so the case now. Swiss is a big one, but LOT is certainly another. Obviously UA serve ZRH and GVA through codeshare and JV, but I would love for Swiss to return....

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 309
Views: 52889

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

avi8 wrote:
How long does it take to refurbish an A320! It seems like they’re really trying to get them done as soon as possible.

The modifications are taking anywhere from a month to a month and a half but most seem to be closer to a month and a half.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Any speculation on how the 737-MAX9 grounding could affect IAD or DCA operations? I don't think they're regular visitors to either airport, but there could be some spillover effect as aircraft are repositioned. The only canceled flights I see tomorrow on B738M or B739M aircraft to/from DCA or IAD a...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Hey folks - first time posting. I was driving near Dulles on Sunday afternoon and noticed simultaneous arrivals on all three parallel runways. First time I’ve seen this in a while. Have they recently re-opened 19R or has there been some other change? I just don’t recall 19R being used in ages. Than...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 409626

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Here are the locations for all 14 UA MAX 9 aircraft 7501 BOS 7502 IAH 7503 IAH 7504 CUN 7505 MCO 7506 LAX 7507 IAH 7508 LAX 7509 LAX 7510 SAL 7511 SFO 7512 SFO 7513 IAH 7514 IAH Most of these locations do not seem to be correct based on Flightradar24 and FlightAware data. I believe the correct loca...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 409626

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

The 737 Max 9 flights appear to mostly be replaced with B739's. However, UA1878 is using an A320 and UA740 is flown with a B738. Also, a 77W is scheduled to fly SFO-OGG as UA1273 later today. This will likely help with the canceling of the OGG-LAX flights when it flies back to SFO on Thursday. Belo...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 409626

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

The 737 Max 9 flights appear to mostly be replaced with B739's. However, UA1878 is using an A320 and UA740 is flown with a B738. Also, a 77W is scheduled to fly SFO-OGG as UA1273 later today. This will likely help with the canceling of the OGG-LAX flights when it flies back to SFO on Thursday. Below...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

EgyptAir has proposed new flights to IAD using their 787-9 Dreamliner. The route will be operated 3x weekly, and the start date looks like June 3rd of this year. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283106/egyptair-proposes-washington-launch-in-june-2019/ Interesting. I guess I'm not t...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 409626

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

So it was confirmed in the investor call that UA will be retiring some 757s and A320s this year. Does anyone have any indications of how many or which ones? 3 757-222s (unknown which, but likely 1989-1991 builds) will retire in 2019. A320 retirements (starting with 1993 builds) will likely begin in...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

A good get, new airline. Any idea what gate they will share? With JetBlue on the way out would they take B70? That's possible. Another possibility is Z10 or Z7. Frontier only uses Z10 as an offload for Z9, and the same thing happens with Air Canada but for Z7 and Z6. Maybe even B66 since DL uses th...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1908
Views: 240506

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

https://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf103/328.pdf
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Royal Air Maroc has applied with the DOT to serve CMN-BOS starting June, 2019.

https://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf103/328.pdf

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 37518

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

I think IAD will gain another international carrier that would start service in the 2nd half of 2019 or summer 2020. My best guess for which airline would be Swiss, Lot, Iberia, or Norwegian. Also, UA will start service to a new international destination. Domestically for IAD, F9 will add another de...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234645

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Yesterday there was a BA a380 at BOS... looks like it diverted into BOS on a LHR-MIA flight. Left BOS at around 3:30am this morning BACK to LHR while it sat all day... wonder if they used the a380 gates? Also, a LH Cityline 343 diverted to BOS on a CUN-FRA flight! Left at around 4:30am and a faster...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

It was revealed at the MWAA board meeting this week that Dulles is in talks with American to bring back flights to MIA and add flights to ORD. Would not expect them to add MIA back after just dropping it or ORD service since that would hurt their DCA hub. Also, Sun Country might offer MSP-IAD servic...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

LIPZ wrote:
CapitalAvGeek wrote:
AZ to FCO 5X weekly seansonly (starts May 2)

AZ is supposed to be all-year-round service.

Yep, you are correct. Thought it was seasonal for some reason.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

The international growth is great, but are there any prospects to grow/diversify the domestic side? Perhaps adding Spirit, Allegiant, or Sun Country to sunny places? I imagine Spirit wouldn't be interested given that it operations at BWI at the moment. Personally, I think the best petential might b...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TP newest US Destination is IAD
Replies: 31
Views: 4694

Re: TP newest US Destination is....

They could always get some prime-time space on the south Ramp and then use the mobile lounges. Qatar used to do it up until a few years ago. The tradeoff being a crappy customer experience. Qatar still uses the romeo hardstand gates for arrivals in the summer when SN is on the ground. TP could do t...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

IAD international flights keep growing! Now three new routes and two new airlines will begin service in 2019. Seems like 2019 will have quite an increace in international flights following a nice increace this year. I have to wonder what is causing all this international growth. Maybe lower CPE, bet...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA
Replies: 32
Views: 4876

Re: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA

These adds seem to be in response to UA moving these routes to IAD from EWR. CHA-IAD started October 1st and AVL-IAD will start in the spring.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Per the OAG thread and verified on UA.com, IAD is getting (and losing) a few new routes in 2019. From February 14th, 2019 AVL (2x daily on ZW CRJ2) LEX (2x daily on ZW CRJ2) From March 31st, 2019 ELM (2x daily on ZW CRJ2) HHH (2x daily on YV E175) MHT (2x daily on YV CRJ7, 1x daily on ZW CRJ2) With...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 6917

Re: Hurricane Micheal

Both the National Weather Service 7 day forecast and the TAF for ATL show max sustained winds between 20-25 MPH with gusts around 30 MPH out of the northwest occurring tonight into early tomorrow morning. Airplanes can still land in these conditions, although a crosswind makes it harder. I think ear...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 5876

Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019

Alitalia will fly to Washington D.C. from Rome beginning in Summer of 2019 with an A330 fives times weekly. https://www.corriere.it/cronache/18_ottobre_10/aerei-piano-alitalia-il-volo-diretto-roma-washington-e13a5d9c-ccb0-11e8-ae88-febf99edce56.shtml?refresh_ce-cp (Article in Italian) https://twitte...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

According to an Italian journalist, Alitalia is starting FCO-IAD next spring. UA already flies the route seasonally. This comes as a bit of a surprise, as all we hear about is that they are struggling financially. https://twitter.com/leonard_berberi/status/1049697791931502594 Would not be surprised ...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bori9kYBjg7/
https://twitter.com/transscribe/status/ ... 4265247746
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capitalflyer wrote:
B6 455 appears to have diverted to IAD this afternoon. It was routed BOS-DCA. Any idea why?

Diverted to IAD due to a break faiure.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bori9kYBjg7/
https://twitter.com/transscribe/status/ ... 4265247746

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 57
Views: 6116

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

I think naming Detroit the best connecting hub from this study is a bit of a stretch. I'm not saying that Detroit is not a good connecting hub, but this study was not ranking best airports to connect in. The study was ranking airports by passenger satisfaction. The six criteria included "termin...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369528

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I’m about to get on a 767 to Geneva from EWR. The old BF seats I’m sure. Really wondering where those true Polaris 767’s are flying? It seems like most premium heavy TATL are 764’s? Do true Polaris 767’s ever fly from IAD? I was wondering myself if any destinations saw the Polaris 763's significant...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 hub number of gates?
Replies: 16
Views: 2450

Re: US3 hub number of gates?

UA at IAD has 77 gates +3 more if certain gates are used for regional jets for a total of 80 (more below). Concourse A 31 (no physical jet-bridges and can only be used for CRJ7 aircraft and smaller) Concourse C 22 Concourse D 24 + 3 more if used for regional jets instead of mainline Gate D30 can eit...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32256

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/e_russell/status/10 ... 9354345473

Also, Primera Air is adding 3X weekly BRU-IAD service starting June 2, 2018 with a Boeing 737 MAX 9.
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Wow! United is actually considering adding two banks to Dulles to make a total of six banks. Maybe a new mid-afternoon and mid-morning bank?

https://twitter.com/e_russell/status/10 ... 9354345473

Also, Primera Air is adding 3X weekly BRU-IAD service starting June 2, 2018 with a Boeing 737 MAX 9.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America
Replies: 48
Views: 7096

Re: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America

Flight Schedules
BRU- EWR begins May 9th
PF3509 BRU 1820 EWR 2100 7M9 D
PF3510 EWR 2230 BRU 1145 7M9 D

BRU-IAD begins June 2nd
PF3559 BRU 1630 IAD 2020 7M9 147
PF3560 IAD 2150 BRU 1130 7M9 147

BRU-BOS begins June 2nd
PF3521 BRU 1920 BOS 2135 7M9 2356
PF3522 BOS 2305 BRU 1200 7M9 2356

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America
Replies: 48
Views: 7096

Re: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... topstories
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Primera Air will fly these new routes with Boeing 737 MAX 9 Aircraft

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... topstories

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369528

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Looks like the 77W that has been in SFO since July 31st is flying SFO-IAD (UA291) today and has a different seat map than the other 77W's.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's oldest S-80s retired today
Replies: 67
Views: 10630

Re: AA's oldest S-80s retired today

Runway28L wrote:
Anyone know which stations lost MD-80 flights today?

Based on today's schedule, IAD is now 4X B738 instead of a mix of B738 and MD-80. BWI is now only one daily MD-80 and the other flights are on B738.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where does flightradar24 get planned aircraft data from?
Replies: 8
Views: 4682

Re: Where does flightradar24 get planned aircraft data from?

Flightradar24 says, "Flightradar24 combines data from several sources including schedule and flight status databases from airlines and airports around the world. These databases includes most regular and scheduled flights but some minor airlines and charter airlines may be missing. Flightradar2...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC Cargo Routes
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: DC Cargo Routes

DC area cargo operations have always been quiet compared to cities like New York, Chicago and Atlanta. IAD does not get much regularly scheduled cargo only aircraft other than FedEx and UPS. This past fall/winter IAD did get weekly service with Etihad Cargo and 8 flights from Qatar Cargo carrying da...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 16365

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

https://hub.united.com/-new-nonstopd--a ... 03601.html
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Time of the flights:

Flight

UA 72
IAD - TLV
Depart: 10:30 p.m.
Arrive: 4:30 p.m. +1
Weds, Fri, Sun
Boeing 777-200ER

UA 73
TLV - IAD
Depart: 12:20 a.m.
Arrive: 5:50 a.m.
Tues, Fri, Sun
Boeing 777-200ER

https://hub.united.com/-new-nonstopd--a ... 03601.html

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 16365

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... fl-450876/
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MWAA has been wanting service to Tel Aviv for quite some time. It was one of their "two most important targets."
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... fl-450876/

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by CapitalAvGeek
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR-FCO Equipment Change
Replies: 12
Views: 5411

Re: UA EWR-FCO Equipment Change

I wouldn't be so sure EWR-FCO is as busy this summer as in the past. I've noticed many dates available for Saver Economy seats on United's EWR/IAD/ORD-FCO flights for the month of August (ditto for AC on YYZ-FCO). IAD-FCO used to be operated by a B772 during high summer season and a 767 during spri...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IS the new CX service to IAD the first 350 1000?
Replies: 13
Views: 3178

Re: IS the new CX service to IAD the first 350 1000?

Definitely a lot of A330s and 777s and some 747s and A380s too. Also quite a bit of 787 movements with Etihad, KLM, United, and Royal Air Maroc being amongst them. Are there any other 787 operators in to IAD? VX may sometimes, but not 100% sure. BA will be replacing one of the B744 flights with a 7...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IS the new CX service to IAD the first 350 1000?
Replies: 13
Views: 3178

Re: IS the new CX service to IAD the first 350 1000?

I believe it wil be. The only other A350-1000 route at present is DOH-LHR-DOH on QR. I am not sure if any airline uses the A359 to IAD but I don't think there is any. I don't believe there is any A350 service to IAD at all, so this may be the first regularly scheduled A350 service into IAD. Yeah, I...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thunderstorm/ATC Delays & Diversions: NYC/DC/PHL/BOS 7.17.18
Replies: 32
Views: 4224

Re: Thunderstorm/ATC Delays & Diversions: NYC/DC/PHL/BOS 7.17.18

A few of the more notable diversions that I saw included:
Air China 818 77W PEK-IAD diverted to PIT
Multiple UA heavies diverted to SWF and a 77W to ALB
DL219 B763 diverted to SYR
DL832 B752 diverted to MDT
ACY got to see a UA B737 and an AA A321

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by CapitalAvGeek
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI
Replies: 93
Views: 9246

Re: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI

I wonder if BWI's landing fees and operational costs are significantly lower tha DCA and IAD? I suspect this is a factor in WN's expansion and competitive advantage there. Yeah, I think that is for sure a factor in WN and NK’s success at BWI. Frontier has tried to start up many new routes out of IA...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter flight into SNA today (DL8893)
Replies: 2
Views: 387

Re: Charter flight into SNA today (DL8893)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1388235&p=20279349&hilit=MLB+Dl8893#p20279349
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Yep. It’s the Mariners flight. Link to all the MLB charters for 2018 below.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1388235&p=20279349&hilit=MLB+Dl8893#p20279349

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fuel Truck Hits United 777 at IAD
Replies: 11
Views: 5559

Re: Fuel Truck Hits United 777 at IAD

Does UA have an extra 777 sitting at IAD or can it ferry one in to cover this flight? Not sure where it is headed, but a 777 is a lot of angry folks and a lot of money. The article you link to says there were no people on the plane and passengers will experience a slight delay as aircraft swap. Of ...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s with the alphanumeric BA callsigns?
Replies: 29
Views: 5082

Re: What’s with the alphanumeric BA callsigns?

This Flightradar24 article does a good job explaining how flights get a different callsign than the flight number. It also mentions that it is most common to find alphanumeric callsigns from European carriers, but these type of callsigns are spreading in popularity around the world. https://www.flig...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL to close runway for 6 months in 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 6510

Re: FLL to close runway for 6 months in 2019

I doubt airlines will to much of anything to adjust capacity. The business is just too important. Air traffic control will likely have to implement ground delay programs on a daily basis to reduce holding and diverting of airplanes if the arrival demand exceeds what the airport can handle with one r...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential 4th Commercial Airport — Washington, DC area
Replies: 56
Views: 4661

Re: Potential 4th Commercial Airport — Washington, DC area

Sounds like a good airport to operate out of for Allegiant in the future. Allegiant already serves another farout suburb airport in Hagerstown Reguonal Airport which is about 80 miles northwest of DC. Staford in only 40 miles away from Washington, so it might have the potential for more passengers.

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by CapitalAvGeek
Sat May 19, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 15233

Re: UA East Coast network changes

Yes, I'd like to see JFK, HVN, SWF, PHF, LYH, TOL, PIR, and ACY added to UA's east coast network. Won't all happen though! PHF is hoping for new flights with UA to IAD. The airport claims that 1,000 passengers “bleed away” to other airports. I dont’t know If LYH and PHF are saying they want flights...

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by CapitalAvGeek
Wed May 16, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast U.S. Diversions now EWR/JFK/LGA/PHL/BOS
Replies: 29
Views: 5216

Re: Northeast U.S. Diversions now EWR/JFK/LGA/PHL/BOS

I wonder if in retrospect the decisions for so many to divert to the DC area are being regretted, because the line was blasting south and absolutely nailed that area, as we can see from that pic of hail above. So they just got delayed there for more hours, and looks like many crews timed out. Also ...

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