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by ottergoose
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 130
Views: 14556

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

It looks great! Interesting that it didn't go to K2 or to Southern, both of which already operate 737s for DHL. There were rumours about Swift potentially operating 738Fs for Amazon, which didn't come to pass; I guess they grew out of what ultimately was this transaction. Right aircraft. Wrong cust...

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by ottergoose
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 130
Views: 14556

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

There were rumours about Swift potentially operating 738Fs for Amazon, which didn't come to pass; I guess they grew out of what ultimately was this transaction. Right aircraft. Wrong customer. The Swift / iAero pilot recruiting group on Facebook mentioned a pair of 734F aircraft were coming for DHL...

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by ottergoose
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 130
Views: 14556

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

N737KT is in full DHL paint, and just arrived at OPF from paint at LCQ today; nose gear door says it's being operated by Swift LLC.

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by ottergoose
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 130
Views: 14556

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

Does anyone have any insights on the upcoming 737 freighters that'll be operated by Sun Country? I know their operation is supposed to start in Q2, but would be interested to know if anyone has an idea on registrations and what their startup plans are - should we expect the new aircraft to get deliv...

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by ottergoose
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 CES Charters / Equipment Upgauge Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 4899

Re: CES Las Vegas

Supposedly 145 extra commercial flights scheduled around this event to LAS....what kind of other special events command this sort of attention?? The super bowl. The NCAA championship game. The Kentucky derby. The World Series if the Red Sox are in it. Whatever they do in Mecca. I could understand t...

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by ottergoose
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

N276DH is finally getting to Kalitta today, currently airborne on last leg of MEX-YIP-OSC delivery flight. Any info on what livery it ended up wearing (would guess full DHL or the split Kalitta/DHL combo) would be most appreciated. First, apologies to wjcandee for the repetitive post - I hadn't cli...

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by ottergoose
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

On another note, do your sources have any info on what's up with N276DH, which is being converted by IAI in MEX? It has been there 9 months plus 10 days, more than double the time it was taking them to do other conversions at MEX. It looked like it was finally moving around the airport 2 months ago...

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by ottergoose
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

UPS and USPS service is a mess as well. I got a blizzard 3 weeks ago that is still jacking with my service. Lots of prime shipments that are taking 4 days to make it from the MSP distribution center to me two hours north in DLH. Meanehile, my target 2 day shipments are running fine. Heck, hasn't sn...

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by ottergoose
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

N919CA flew to SDF instead of going to ORD. Will be interesting to see if N919CA sticks around the states and does domestic work for UPS this year or not; National did some flying for UPS last year. Had heard rumors there would be more aircraft starting for UPS today; 21Air's N881YV (B762) went to ...

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by ottergoose
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

It looks like N496MC is back to doing military flying after a few days at UPS. Looks like N492MC took its place, so total number of Atlas 744s flying for UPS (8, by my count) remains steady. I noticed N409MC (Atlas 744F) started doing MEM-ANC-MEM circuits on Wednesday; wonder if it's flying for USP...

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by ottergoose
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

washingtonflyer wrote:
What happens to carriers like Skylease Cargo. Do their tarmac queens from MIA get into the party?


SkyLease Cargo has three flying for UPS now - the other aircraft in their fleet have no activity per last 8 months of data on FlightAware.

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by ottergoose
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

Western Global's other 744, N344KD, started flying for UPS last night, December 10. Reviewing WGA's fleet, every aircraft they've got that's flown more recently than June is now flying peak for UPS, save N412SN, which is bouncing in and out of the Middle East. Kalitta Charters II B722 N724CK has don...

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by ottergoose
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

wjcandee wrote:
I think I mentioned that Amerijet is running one 767-300 in Peak for UPS, MHR-PHL-MHR.


Has this started yet? Reviewed recent activity of the Amerijet fleet and I don't see any running MHR-PHL-MHR.

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by ottergoose
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

Appreciate all of the updates mentioned above! Didn't know about the Amerijet activity, nice job catching that. To add on to what's been mentioned above, there was a huge wave of new aircraft joining UPS today/yesterday (December 9 and 10); sounds like another way coming on December 16. Added in the...

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by ottergoose
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

Spacepope wrote:
ottergoose wrote:
21 Air has a B763 operating for CargoJet: N999YV.

I have N999YV (the 21 air bird) as a 762, not -3.


D'oh!! You're absolutely correct, it's a 762, not 763 - thank you for catching that! I attempted to edit it, but, apparently we can only edit within a certain window?

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by ottergoose
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12315

Re: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion

Interesting commentary here; I've been keeping tabs on the aircraft that appear to be flying peak for my blog (I won't link to it, as I've got commercial self-interest in it, but if you want to Google "Air Cargo Peak Season 2019" you can find it if you want to). A few other aircraft worth ...

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by ottergoose
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

ottergoose wrote:
FedEx appears to have six 744s operating on their behalf out of Memphis now (four from Atlas, two from Kalitta).


Correction: the Kalitta 744s out of MEM are flying for USPS, not FedEx.

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by ottergoose
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Just on the UPS stuff, it's interesting to see how the ATI aircraft are scheduled. PHL-MCO-SDF-MCO-PHL. Same for MIA. So they're getting decent utilization during Peak. ....and no 727s or 737s this year. I know. I miss the 727s. Although I'm sure UPS doesn't. It doesn't seem that long ago to me tha...

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by ottergoose
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Air Cargo News has a story confirming Southern Air (Atlas) will be operating the 737-800F in the US.

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by ottergoose
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 167421

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

There is only one 767-200 in DHL livery for ABX Air. Wow! My records had N773AX, 775, 783, 787, 788, and 794 as being ABX B762s in DHL paint... looks like it's time to update some information on my end, thank you. With respect to Amazon's 737 - Southern Air's been flying N362GT around (CVG-MIA, mos...

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by ottergoose
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR to withdraw its A346 fleet
Replies: 38
Views: 12191

Re: QR to withdraw its A346 fleet

This will leave Lufthansa as the last operator of all three of the modern heavy quadjets (A340 / A380 / 747).

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by ottergoose
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Online Arrival Data Source?
Replies: 10
Views: 1765

Re: Online Arrival Data Source?

I'm the guy who built JetTip - if you have any suggestions to improve it, I'm all ears - if there's a specific type/pattern of alerts you're interested in, I might be able to help. FlightRadar24 does not have a data service (yet), but, FlightAware does, and it's more or less what you're looking for:...

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by ottergoose
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 78
Views: 10060

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

Looks like N255CM, an ATI B762, is flying with a UPS flight number out of Miami.

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by ottergoose
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 78
Views: 10060

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

Looks like UPS and WGN are kicking things up a notch today, and these are just flights where the type+airline is unusual at the respective airport. Not sure all of these are "holiday rush" related, but, they're all outliers. A pair of WGN MD11's are in unusual (to them) locations : N411SN ...

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