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by SRQLOT
Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs
Replies: 195
Views: 21284

Re: Southwest launch service to Miami & Palm Springs

So Southwest! When can we expect SRQ announcement??? Ugh!!!

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by SRQLOT
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta bans Navy Seal for Not Wearing a Mask
Replies: 151
Views: 10315

Re: Delta bans Navy Seal for Not Wearing a Mask

For anyone who says well you have to remove your mask when you eat or drink, let me tell you that I nor anyone around me on my 3 flights (1.5 to 2.5 hours each) last weekend even attempted to drink or eat. Most people see this as serious and are really trying to minimize the spread on airplanes whic...

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by SRQLOT
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the emptiest flight you've been on recently?
Replies: 20
Views: 1513

Re: What's the emptiest flight you've been on recently?

April 8, 2020 on American, DFW to MCO 22 on an A321. The flight I just missed by 10 minutes was supposed to be 8 with me included on the A321.

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 737-700 (Blue Air) coming to Toronto
Replies: 8
Views: 1882

Re: LOT 737-7 (Blue Air) coming to Toronto

adamblang wrote:
SP-LUA is a 737-700, not a 737-7.


True of course.

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 737-700 (Blue Air) coming to Toronto
Replies: 8
Views: 1882

LOT 737-700 (Blue Air) coming to Toronto

Why is LOT (Blue Air) 737-7 flight 9001 SP-LUA heading to Toronto? Just departed KEF.

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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 8684

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - August 2020

In the USA what seemed to be stagnating numbers recently, finally passed 800,000 passengers this past Sunday at TSA checkpoints for the first time since March 17. Still down 70% compared to last years 2.5 million, but at least we are going up. https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-passenger-airline-traffic-f...

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by SRQLOT
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 205
Views: 46446

Re: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

I didn't see this posted on here, but one of the passengers said it took 45 minutes for them to me helped in the back!?!? "After a 45-minute wait, during which emergency workers helped passengers out of the wrecked front of the plane, Junaid and the rest at the back were helped down." I ge...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How will my United flight in September go?
Replies: 12
Views: 1152

Re: How will my United flight in September go?

If United does cancel the flight you should be offered a refund. I was - and it came through pretty quickly (a few days). Same can’t be said for Delta and Aer Lingus who are taking far too long to put their charges back on my card. I wouldn’t even care about that kind of refund haha. I booked it af...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

727LOVER wrote:
MYSTERY airline will be sending a Boeing 747 to SRQ soon !



Is there a possible date for this? Would be awesome to get to see the Queen here!

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Calling Delta
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Calling Delta

I did the text thing with Delta few days ago and it was quick too. So glad I didn’t have to wait hours on the phone.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1737
Views: 239929

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Im not sure how much worse it is going to get, but got a call this evening that my round trip flight was rebooked TPA-ORD in middle of August. I waited until August schedule was out just like with my other trip that was cancelled for September with another airline. The flights went from multiple non...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40728

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

So how much is Allegiant cutting at SRQ I see CLE is cut too.

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40728

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

My flight in September Knoxville to Sarasota was cancelled today. So I looked at their website and September is cleared but back in October, or October hasn’t been touched yet? October has not been touched yet. Are you going to drive to PIE to fly up here? We were thinking of flying down as a famil...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 272
Views: 40728

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

My flight in September Knoxville to Sarasota was cancelled today. So I looked at their website and September is cleared but back in October, or October hasn’t been touched yet?

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How will my United flight in September go?
Replies: 12
Views: 1152

Re: How will my United flight in September go?

Quick answer, total crap shoot. Schedules will most likely change and if you paid that low a fare who really gives a sheeeet! Just don't have anything time based upon your planned arrival time as it most likely will change as schedules get adjusted during this pandemic. No definitely, weekends off ...

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How will my United flight in September go?
Replies: 12
Views: 1152

Re: How will my United flight in September go?

zrs70 wrote:
If you truly booked for September 31, you have other worries!


Ah haha!! I didn’t catch that no wonder at work I put 30th an all paperwork no matter what month!! It’s on 30th lol

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Calling Delta
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Calling Delta

I finally received my $145 travel voucher 2 weeks ago after waiting a month, but to make a flight reservation I have to call. So yeah that will be fun, but right now Delta has been really pricey anyway so have been holding off on using it.

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How will my United flight in September go?
Replies: 12
Views: 1152

How will my United flight in September go?

So I like many people have been in a rut with this whole Cov-19 situation, and although I have flown a bit this year I feel down. I still have 2 flights between August and September, but have mindlessly been looking at google flights to see what is out there for a while now. So I saw a Tampa to Newa...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

With utilization low and plenty of aircraft sitting around, it’s going to take a while to get back up there so might as well get Into every city possible.

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 870
Views: 124208

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-travel- ... e/6301590/


Definitely not if people actually follow it. I’m flying into ORD in under a month for a weekend visit in west suburbs. I hope the quarantine doesn’t extend to them.
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DL717 wrote:
This isn’t going to help things improve:

https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-travel- ... e/6301590/


Definitely not if people actually follow it. I’m flying into ORD in under a month for a weekend visit in west suburbs. I hope the quarantine doesn’t extend to them.

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

With all these vacation flights LOT is really trying to raise interest with unLOT like super cheap ticket prices! Some are saying new LOT2.0 might be a new low cost carrier?

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks for posting that 727Lover! I was going to make a post few days ago about AA returns to SRQ. And just seeings today’s update with Delta I think there is hope for SRQ to get back up there, but I do have a question. Where is United in all of this? Only a daily ORD flight? For how long? SRQ Delta...

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by SRQLOT
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Calling Delta
Replies: 18
Views: 2043

Re: Calling Delta

Unfortunately it’s been like that since middle of March. I tried to get a hold of Delta multiple times over the past few months. Calling wait times have been really bad at times 4.5 hours or more or they just disconnected the call. I emailed and get a response a month later. Still waiting for a resp...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1195
Views: 260673

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

I did see the fire trucks at SRQ preparing yesterday for the water salute in the morning. And in the evening no Delta RON aircraft. Hopefully I’ll catch couple more flights on the 717, and try to get some of the smaller t-tails.

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by SRQLOT
Thu May 28, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17158

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

For anyone that is curious, concourse where Frontier flies out of at MCO was packed at 4-5pm for the 4-5 flights, and my flight to ORD had maybe 1-3 empty seats.

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by SRQLOT
Thu May 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17158

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-airlines-announces-18-new-nonstop-routes-for-summer-2020/ PHL-MYR/PBI/SRQ EWR-MYR/PBI/RSW LAX-MCO ISP-PBI/RSW CVG-SRQ CLE-SRQ DFW-MIA ORD-PNS/SRQ/RSW/TPA BOS-TPA/RSW I'm quite surprised that F9 is resuming ORD-PNS, but I'm really glad that ORD-SRQ is getting lo...

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by SRQLOT
Thu May 28, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17158

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-airlines-announces-18-new-nonstop-routes-for-summer-2020/ PHL-MYR/PBI/SRQ EWR-MYR/PBI/RSW LAX-MCO ISP-PBI/RSW CVG-SRQ CLE-SRQ DFW-MIA ORD-PNS/SRQ/RSW/TPA BOS-TPA/RSW I thought I saw CLE and CVG in Sarasota’s schedule For July so that’s nice for them to come bac...

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by SRQLOT
Mon May 25, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

With that the fact that Delta is charging premium prices and bringing up service to 4 flights a day in June from mostly 2 daily now is a good sign for SRQ. J U L Y By the way...final MD-88 flight from SRQ is June 2 @ 7:00am Thank you for the correction, yes that’s the month, not sure why I said Jun...

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by SRQLOT
Mon May 25, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

[twoid][/twoid] I need to word this carefully. Jetblue & Elite Airways have been granted permission to suspend SRQ Silver Airways has been granted permission to suspend TPA https://downloads.regulations.gov/DOT-OST-2020-0037-0175/attachment_1.pdf. Haha, ok I’ll take a bite. So Elite not surprise...

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by SRQLOT
Sun May 24, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/24/2020:The Summer of George;DL Hacks July;AS Adds DEN-PDX,FAT-LAX,GEG-SJC, Suspends JFK-LAX Till Fall
Replies: 100
Views: 17338

Re: OAG Changes 5/24/2020:The Summer of George;DL Hacks July;AS Adds DEN-PDX,FAT-LAX,GEG-SJC, Suspends JFK-LAX Till Fall

I’m glad DL is upping ATL to SRQ to 4 daily in July! Definitely a good amount of tourism is coming back to the area.

And I’m surprised LOT is going to open WAW to IAD at this time. Hmmmm

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by SRQLOT
Fri May 15, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Covid-19 trip.
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Re: Covid-19 trip.

I flew to Mexico on March 20 with American from Orlando with connection in Dallas, that is with almost a dozen flight changes or cancellations with Delta as my initial carrier. After I realized that Delta was too risky with all their cuts I bought a ticket with American as in return I was going to f...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 512
Views: 63648

Re: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)

Airbus has EASA approved pallet conversion for main deck 20 airlines interested https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/a350s-become-freighters-through-airbus-pallet-for-seat-swap/138161.article Is this what LOT is trying to get Boeing to do on the 787s? One thing I can’t figure out is how does ...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Operating Only East Side?
Replies: 22
Views: 3353

Re: DFW Operating Only East Side?

This was happening even 3 weeks ago, I connected in DFW and on departure we were piled into 3 rows on taxi and waited almost 35 minutes to depart as I counted easily 25 aircraft in front of us. With 5-20 people on airplanes back then I though that was a great use of extra fuel.

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by SRQLOT
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 512
Views: 63648

LOT 787s adapted as temporary cargo carriers?

LOT is asking Boeing to temporarily adapt its 787s as cargo carriers. "If approved it would be the first airline in the world for such transport." So does this mean it would be different then just removing seats, or placing new FAA approved cargo on seats or it would be the first 787s to d...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design
Replies: 113
Views: 17145

Re: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design

So if Elite Airways survives will they run back to MLB with the tail between their legs?
I imagine there will be some interest in flights for work to connect other cities that will be involved in the aircraft production, not at a huge level but maybe enough for a smaller jet?

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by SRQLOT
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

I know I didn't smoke anything when looking for flights SRQ-ORD but I saw in google/flights that Frontier is flying that route next 3 days?!?? So I checked on flightaware and those flights are in the system. Is that some kind of an error? SRQ website doesn't have the schedule for tomorrow yet. Here...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design
Replies: 113
Views: 17145

Re: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design

Moving offices to Melbourne Florida, just breaking on the local news during the governors Covid19 conference. So MLB will be an exciting place to be at in the next few years!

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by SRQLOT
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

I know I didn't smoke anything when looking for flights SRQ-ORD but I saw in google/flights that Frontier is flying that route next 3 days?!?? So I checked on flightaware and those flights are in the system. Is that some kind of an error? SRQ website doesn't have the schedule for tomorrow yet. Star...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

I know I didn't smoke anything when looking for flights SRQ-ORD but I saw in google/flights that Frontier is flying that route next 3 days?!?? So I checked on flightaware and those flights are in the system. Is that some kind of an error? SRQ website doesn't have the schedule for tomorrow yet.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

tomgle wrote:
There are currently 3 787s flying WAW-TSE, and one TSE-WAW, flight no’s LO79XX? Anyone know why?


I think they had more medical cargo from China after the An-225, and as they cannot fly over Siberia at this time they made a stop.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

A class action law suit is allegedly being lodged against the airline for charging exuberant fares for at least some of the stranded pax. https://wyborcza.pl/7,155287,25863294,bedzie-pozew-zbiorowy-za-akcje-lot-do-domu-bilety-mogly-byc.html So is it because people had to pay up to $600 dollars for ...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Have they gone bankrupt yet? My guess is that they got some money from the government to operate charter flights to repatriate stranded Poles around the world. A class action law suit is allegedly being lodged against the airline for charging exuberant fares for at least some of the stranded pax. h...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

I read in the polish news media that LOT will most likely restart domestic flights in early June? and international in July/August, I can'f find the article, can anyone confirm? LOT is also renegotiating with leasing companies on better agreements. I think we could make a list of things that need to...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Casualty of Covid-19: US Postal Service
Replies: 78
Views: 3250

Re: Another Casualty of Covid-19: US Postal Service

I worked few years ago for the USPS as a CCA in Sarasota. From what I have been told is that the office I worked at was the most expensive in the country for overtime because of seasonality, and let me tell you it was hell. I made it 15 months before I quit, no life whatsoever. The most of the staff...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Well this is BREAKING NEWS!!! LOT will stop all international and domestic flights from Poland and Hungry for 10 DAYS!!!! Starting March 15. This is the cause of Polish government closing down borders. In polish. https://www.rynek-lotniczy.pl/mobile/lot-zawieszamy-wszystkie-polaczenia-z-polski-i-weg...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

It's shocking to see LO still flying WAW-ICN when even AY and LH are suspending flights there. Things are starting to dramatically improve in Korea so who knows, maybe they'll continue to hang on to their ICN route. Poland has been doing temperature checks at the airports early on with the situatio...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

LOT stops flights on WAW-LAX, MIA and EWR, and BUD- JFK WAW-JFK and ORD, and KRK-ORD will continue at this time. https://www.rynek-lotniczy.pl/mobile/lot-nadal-latamy-z-warszawy-do-nowego-jorku-oraz-z-warszawy-i-krakowa-do-chicago-8058.html Question as to all the wet leased aircraft, can LOT quickly...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5039

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

Is Elite pretty much done? I don’t see the flight to PWM in SRQ April schedule, and curiously checked March schedule and it is not there either now.

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by SRQLOT
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2020
Replies: 269
Views: 37978

Re: LOT News Thread - 2020

Last flight for LOT 737-400. The classics flew for LOT since 1993. https://www.rynek-lotniczy.pl/img/20200310150346LO3907wawB734pbozyk151.jpg_678-443.jpg https://www.rynek-lotniczy.pl/img/20200310150346LO3907wawB734pbozyk151.jpg_678-443.jpg https://www.rynek-lotniczy.pl/mobile/pozegnalny-rejs-boeing...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 6145

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

Why is there (what looks like)a Dornier 328 flying the pattern in SRQ? First time seeing that aircraft. It’s incredibly quiet and very pretty, wish more were flying. 16-3025 operating out of PIE today as HOUND 95: 5857407 Thanks for the reply! I didn’t realize that the remaining 5 C-145(PZL M-28) w...

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