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by zackary747
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like all construction has stopped on the new food areas 500 grill 96th st burgerA auntie Annie’s closed ...stacked pickle shake shack bubs burger hot box bens pretzels all failed to open on tine so mabe they will just not open at all really sad..A is like no food zone All those closed locatio...

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by zackary747
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
IND-CDG as been suspended for the next month


As with pretty much almost every other TATL flight from the US (with the exception of the UK and Ireland of course)

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by zackary747
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Overview from Delta on transatlantic plan. Paris isn't cut, just reduced when the ban is lifted to four times weekly. Lots of cuts going all around the system to Paris, including their major hubs, so that's a good sign the service isn't being reduced entirely. https://news.delta.com/trans-atlantic-...

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by zackary747
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

These movies are irrational, emotional, and panicky. None of this is being well thought out. To think you can cheat the flu season is simply idiotic. The only thing we are going to do is drag out the inevitable and do significant damage in the process. Let the virus run its course and this will all...

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by zackary747
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

I have a trip to Vegas and LA booked for this June. I am going no matter what. I am not the person that responds to the media overreacting. I am also going to take another trip in September and/or October. Where? I haven't decided yet. Make it fun. Head to ATL on Delta or Southwest then pop up and ...

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by zackary747
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

AA pushed out its summer schedule early this morning: IND-LGA/JFK get the dreaded E140 back (Same as last summer) IND-LAX loses the morning flight (Not a YOY loss since it wasn't around last summer) IND-PHL goes up to 3x mainline (A320, 2xA319) IND-ORD loses mainline, but stays almost entirely CR7/...

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by zackary747
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

I have a trip to Vegas and LA booked for this June. I am going no matter what. I am not the person that responds to the media overreacting.

I am also going to take another trip in September and/or October. Where? I haven't decided yet.

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by zackary747
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kArVOo_VzUo

2019 year in review video.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kArVOo_VzUo

2019 year in review video.

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by zackary747
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

fedex1 wrote:
Red eye flights come into IND between when and when.


They take off around 10-11 PM west coast time and land around 5:30 to 6 AM Indy time.

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by zackary747
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

There is something I want to point out. This summer IND is going to have 5 red-eye flights. Is this a record? I don't recall ever having this many. List of Red-Eyes NK566 LAS-IND AS316 SEA-IND UA384 SFO-IND DL1873 LAX-IND AA449 LAX-IND These flight numbers were accessed for the June schedule using G...

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by zackary747
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

The fact that WN sparred IND from any west coast cuts this summer is noteworthy, MKE (IND's most comparable market for WN) saw a plethora of west cost cuts; LAS, DEN, LAX, PHX, SAN, & SFO are all being cut or trimmed from MKE on WN. This bit of information bodes well for WN's long-term prospect...

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 8884

Re: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights

Booked:

June

IND-LAS Spirit
LAS-BUR Southwest
LAX-IND Delta

Will be traveling in September/October but haven't decided where to yet. (Most likely Europe but idk things can change).

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO
Replies: 51
Views: 4690

Re: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO

RIP Amtrak service. At least Anderson try to make Amtrak trains filled with more passengers. I'm afraid this will lead to cargo trains having the right of way over Amtrak. What? Amtrak doesn't do freight trains. This makes no sense. Most of the track that Amtrak uses are owned by the freight train ...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

DFW17L wrote:
Hadn't been through IND for about eight years. Went there yesterday for a day trip and found the terminal redux to be very bright, clean, and pleasant. Well done.


Glad you enjoyed it!

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

"As the number of Spirit’s scheduled flights at IND has grown, they are now positioned to execute an AUA Agreement as a Signatory Airline. Included in the AUA Agreement is the leasing of a Gate A21 which allows Spirit to fulfill the final requirement to execute an AUA Agreement as a Signatory ...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

"As the number of Spirit’s scheduled flights at IND has grown, they are now positioned to execute an AUA Agreement as a Signatory Airline. Included in the AUA Agreement is the leasing of a Gate A21 which allows Spirit to fulfill the final requirement to execute an AUA Agreement as a Signatory A...

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

August 2019 IND-CDG-69.2% (22.5% increase in passengers); CDG-IND-79.2% (9.9% increase in passengers) Comparison: BNA-LHR-72.2%; LHR-BNA-79.8% Nearly identical, although BNA is on a smaller aircraft IND-YYZ-76.1%; YYZ-IND-76.4% November 2019-Timing of Thanksgiving was painful for LFs, Didn't get th...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://thepointsguy.com/news/contour-airlines-wants-to-change-your-idea-of-regional-carrier/ "The airline operates 11 ERJ-135 and -145 jets with three more aircraft on the way to support the launch of a new Indianapolis (IND) focus city , said Chaifetz. Flights between the Hoosier State capit...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Why would AA let BA do the flying? Unlike DL they do the lifting instead of AF? Just curious. Because AA follows the cornerstone stratagy. No non hub non hub routes. An extreamly stupid strategy that has cost them many profitable routes they cut out. Finally, AA is starting to break that with short...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

It must be making BA $$ or they wouldn’t do it correct? So they would rather BA come in and take routes instead of AA picking them up in their backyard per say? I see ( from this thread ) MidWestIndy is showing AA is beefing up IND? Or is that me understanding his posts wrong? If that is so; what m...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Why would AA let BA do the flying? Unlike DL they do the lifting instead of AF? Just curious. BA does the majority of the medium sized markets to LHR flying. AA only does RDU. BA does BNA, AUS, PIT, MSY, soon to be PDX, etc. It's a bigger priority/target for BA than AA. AA isn't all that interested...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Question, as I read other threads.... a lot of folks on the other thread are talking about VS and their JV with DL... and what other new destinations they could add. Obviously London is a target from IND if they want another Europe flight. Not saying they could support both CDG and a LON flight... ...

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by zackary747
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/c ... dy-airport

Here's the link to the Mario interview on Inside Indiana Business.
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https://www.insideindianabusiness.com/c ... dy-airport

Here's the link to the Mario interview on Inside Indiana Business.

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by zackary747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 510
Views: 88770

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Contour Airlines is starting service IND-PIT https://businessfacilities.com/2020/02/contour-airlines-to-add-airline-base-at-indianapolis-international-airport/ Interesting to read that Contour is resuming IND-PIT but under their own brand instead of OneJet. Did OneJet ever fly the Embraers on the I...

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by zackary747
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21711

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

I could see this happening with secondary markets....and it would be welcomed. example: LHR-SDF-STL-MCI-STL-SDF-LHR :lol: Suggest you Indy fanboys stick with IND to various destinations in Asia. SDF will have TATL before IND has any NS to Asia. I don't deny that. I personally think Asia is 10-15 ye...

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21711

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

Bluegrass60 wrote:
I could see this happening with secondary markets....and it would be welcomed. example: LHR-SDF-STL-MCI-STL-SDF-LHR


:lol:

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Wow! Why the heck isn't DL on IND-PDX with at least 1xE75 daily? Oops, should have pointed out that the infographic is both ways combined. Even with that considered, IND-PDX was still at 113 PDEW at an average of over $300 each way. So definitely a market that could sustain seasonal service from an...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.contourairlines.com/en-us/e ... route-map/

Looks like there's going to be some connecting options according to this. Don't see them loaded in the schedules yet tho.
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https://www.contourairlines.com/en-us/e ... route-map/

Looks like there's going to be some connecting options according to this. Don't see them loaded in the schedules yet tho.

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

I know that contour has a bunch of dotted lines on the map. Anyone see them beginning any of the other routes? IND airport per FB said it was just emphasizing potential growth considered Contour now considers IND a focus city. The press release also said that they will base 2 aircraft here to start...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt, as there really isn't any reason to try to right them off before they have even started. If it is a success, it is a success, if it ends up being a failure, it ends up being a failure. The airport has been working on this for years, and I believe t...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

:lol: What did he do to you? :lol: As a business traveler myself(which these flights are targeted at), a 3hr + drive is not an option. They are bidding on a SCAD grant for IND-Memphis route(FedEx), if they were to acquire that grant, that would obviously be the next logical fit. AA & Contour se...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt, as there really isn't any reason to try to right them off before they have even started. If it is a success, it is a success, if it ends up being a failure, it ends up being a failure. The airport has been working on this for years, and I believe t...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Funny, how people never factor in the drive to the airport, getting to terminal, going thru screening, then waiting to board ... then basically the same at St. Louis except add on your ground transportation and how long that will take. INDY to St. Louis is 240 miles at 70 mph average = 3 hrs 20 min...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

You see how much of a sucker Mario Rodriguez is and he'll gladly keep sending you those checks as long as you stroke the ego.. Bravo. :lol: What did he do to you? :lol: Trying to compare Contour to OneJet is just simply not accurate. Contour is well established while OneJet was a start up that didn...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Trying to compare Contour to OneJet is just simply not accurate. Contour is well established while OneJet was a start up that didn't even have their own crews flying the aircraft (Contour's parent CFM operated the OneJet flights at one point). Saying that STL is to easy to drive to and flying won't...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Trying to compare Contour to OneJet is just simply not accurate. Contour is well established while OneJet was a start up that didn't even have their own crews flying the aircraft (Contour's parent CFM operated the OneJet flights at one point). Saying that STL is to easy to drive to and flying won't ...

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Midwestindy wrote:
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Will also be streamed on Facebook Live.

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by zackary747
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes America's 2020
Replies: 40
Views: 6462

Re: Routes America's 2020

IND airport will be on Facebook Live tomorrow 11 AM. #LetsFindThisOut.

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by zackary747
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1 ... 4000956417

Mario interview tonight on FOX 59.
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https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1 ... 4000956417

Mario interview tonight on FOX 59.

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by zackary747
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://imgur.com/a/qKUr5ZZ

Here's a screenshot from the IIB host Gerry Dick referring to his interview with Gov Holcomb and nonstop international flights.
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https://imgur.com/a/qKUr5ZZ

Here's a screenshot from the IIB host Gerry Dick referring to his interview with Gov Holcomb and nonstop international flights.

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

DL is increasing seats for the Indy 500, the Monday after the race is at nearly 5000 seats, lots of B757s & B739s. Governor was on Insideindiana and talked about the prospects for more int'l flights in 2020, and sounded very adamant on more to come. I'll try to get a quote later, nothing specif...

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by zackary747
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997
Replies: 126
Views: 15972

Re: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997

I agree with not rebranding it. Rebranding it in my opinion will make the public trust it less. Trying to rebrand the aircraft can be viewed as a cover up by some and that can make it even harder to regain trust at that point. Rebranding worked out great for ValuJet after the media firestorm. The p...

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by zackary747
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

While I would love for a substantial new announcement regarding Indianapolis air service, I think it's a real possibility that Mario was referring to the Allegiant-Colts official partnership. Allegiant is clearly selling it as an investment in the community itself, which aligns with what Mario was ...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Well last night I had a dream that I was flying on Southwest with my family. The unusual part was that the 737 we were flying on had been configured to be 4x4. That's right - 4 on each side of the aisle. How did they make room for this? They removed all of the armrests. I am getting closterphobic e...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

ibthebigd wrote:
Could it be Contour?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


I wouldn't count it out. When they say benefit the whole community they tend to use that term loosely.

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone here taking guesses as to what Mario's big surprise is to be shared next week? They are going to hire me to be their new PR guy and that will benefit the entire community. No wait. That would be "would NOT benefit the community" :-) Things it technically could be... DL announcing I...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/allegiant-becomes-official-airline-of-the-indianapolis-colts-300995111.html Allegiant is now the official airline of the Indianapolis Colts. Nice to see G4 with the Colts and WN with the Pacers. Nice to have an official airline. But last time I checked they ...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 690
Views: 73071

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 95111.html

Allegiant is now the official airline of the Indianapolis Colts.

Nice to see G4 with the Colts and WN with the Pacers.
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https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 95111.html

Allegiant is now the official airline of the Indianapolis Colts.

Nice to see G4 with the Colts and WN with the Pacers.

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997
Replies: 126
Views: 15972

Re: Boeing announces first annual net loss since 1997

I agree with not rebranding it. Rebranding it in my opinion will make the public trust it less. Trying to rebrand the aircraft can be viewed as a cover up by some and that can make it even harder to regain trust at that point.

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by zackary747
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19712

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

FWAERJ wrote:
Look at my username and you’ll see who I am rooting for.


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Fingers crossed :)

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