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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 49990

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

I don’t understand the fixation on seat back IFE that many people have on this forum. Wouldn’t it be simpler to have in seat power in all seats and bring your own device? Having flown a lot on Southwest, at times it would take forever (up to 30 min) to get something going on my tablet or phone. The...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches
Replies: 46
Views: 9311

Re: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches

So this new facility that's being built at the end of the line, will it provide direct access to the ORD Metra stop? Of course, from what I remember there's not that many daily trains going along that route anyways. It’s going to be a short walk to the metra station, and yes it’s next to the car re...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 9871

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

I think it’s fine. For the commercial that AA did I’m not sure what else could have been shown. Maybe a fire breathing dragon toy? I think if anything more people will think about buy polish vodka in USA.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

We looking at 40-50 flights per day November to April for SRQ? That will have to set records right? No....the record was 58 in April 1990. That's not even counting commuter props. For giggles, here's the SRQ schedule for Feb 15, 1985 http://www.departedflights.com/SRQ85p1.html Here's a little compa...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WAW emergency landings x2 today 8/15
Replies: 0
Views: 516

WAW emergency landings x2 today 8/15

Didn't see it posted yet. Pilots aboard UPS MD-11 reported that engine #2 was on fire. Flight from Cologne to Warsaw. Fire rescue extinguished the fire quickly. Later in the day LOT E-190 reported technical issues just after takeoff and returned to Warsaw, originally heading to Zurich. Quite a busy ...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

CMHSRQ wrote:
We looking at 40-50 flights per day November to April for SRQ? That will have to set records right?



I think close to that, was just wondering that myself yesterday. I’m kind of anxiously awaiting November and December schedules lol

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

OAG report puts LOT among top 10 airlines with highest seat losses due to Max 8 grounding. (Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2019/08/10/new-report-puts-impact-of-boeing-737-max-grounding-at-41-billion/#2c60d3731fdf ) I really wonder how did they get these numbers. LOT should have had 9 ...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

OAG report puts LOT among top 10 airlines with highest seat losses due to Max 8 grounding. (Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2019/08/10/new-report-puts-impact-of-boeing-737-max-grounding-at-41-billion/#2c60d3731fdf ) I really wonder how did they get these numbers. LOT should have had 9 ...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Some 8 new seasonal routes! Congrats SRQ!! But again no real option for anyone in Chicago. For me Bloomington Illinois would have been a jackpot an hour+ away from my home in Plainfield, if anything maybe could have taken the Amtrak from Bloomington but again nope. Des Moines, Iowa; Flint, Michigan...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Some 8 new seasonal routes! Congrats SRQ!! But again no real option for anyone in Chicago. For me Bloomington Illinois would have been a jackpot an hour+ away from my home in Plainfield, if anything maybe could have taken the Amtrak from Bloomington but again nope. Des Moines, Iowa; Flint, Michigan;...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

And this is the reason why I was hoping for Spirit. I’m happy that G4 is growing but I was hoping for more diversity in carriers especially before the airport gets full and won’t have favorable slots, and/or next downturn another airline goes. Hard to believe the airport authority might actually ne...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

What's the deal with the sudden explosion in growth at SRQ? I mean, the more service the better, but what's driving all this? Srq is a place that gets new service at the end of a good economic cycle when everything is already saturated and then an early cut when the economy sinks. So the economy is...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

What's the deal with the sudden explosion in growth at SRQ? I mean, the more service the better, but what's driving all this? There was demand but with airline consolidations SRQ was forgotten. Since moving to SRQ area at beginning of 2016, I, my partner, family and friends have flown out of TPA or...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6755

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Ah yay. I have kept an eye out on Spirit website to see if something else was out there. I would guess Spirit as like 727Lover said there were no press conferences in the terminal for the most recent United and Frontier route announcements and I think couple others in the past. Last press conference...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

I know this is LOT thread but Here’s a link to Gdańsk Airport City plans I forgot to add. In polish https://www.pasazer.com/mobi/news/41993/wkrotce,rozpocznie,sie,budowa,airport,city,gdansk.html I’m always interested to see that in all these images showing future expansions there are a lot of LOT 78...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Where is LO getting all the slots for these winter increases? I thought the airport was maxed out or is it only in summer? There are still plenty of slots actually it’s the timing issue. The new regional flights are set for evening or night so there is space. Now Wroclaw needs an extra flight or tw...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Where is LO getting all the slots for these winter increases? I thought the airport was maxed out or is it only in summer? There are still plenty of slots actually it’s the timing issue. The new regional flights are set for evening or night so there is space. Now Wroclaw needs an extra flight or tw...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

I wonder if LOT knew AA was coming in to KRK and that’s why they dropped prices to $500-600rt for next summer! Talk is that LOT should move the route to NYC. BUD-ORD I think is done.

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by SRQLOT
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94175

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

With the talk of KRK, I could see AA doing ORD-KRK 3 times a week and ORD-DBV 4 times a week. Along with ORD-PRG done as a daily flight. If KRK is in the plans I’m not sure if AA would add on to LOTs 3x weekly ORD flights. From what I’m hearing KRK really wants New York flights, and if anything PHL...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

LOT is selling now cheap (called Economy-saver) tickets to KRK. I bought yesterday 4 round trip tickets ORD-KRK-ORD (non stop flight summer 2020) for $576 each which is the half of regular price I am usually paying. Looks like tickets selling fast beacuse I had to play with the return dates to keep...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch
Replies: 50
Views: 5072

Re: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch

I wonder if they will continue to fly out of Florida and if yes what does this mean for SRQ?

I bet that Elite crews will be glad to have a more stable work environment.

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by SRQLOT
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

CEO of LOT said in an interview with one of Polish aviation portals that next year they are planning 2 big orders: - RJs - E2 or A220 - widebodies - either 787-9 and -10 or A350-900 and -1000 Source (in Polish): https://www.fly4free.pl/lot-nowe-samoloty-od-airbusa/ Great find thanks!! This order wa...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LO BUD-ORD Cancelled?
Replies: 11
Views: 4171

Re: LO BUD-ORD Cancelled?

This was mentioned in the LOT thread. ORD is going seasonal. As to why LOT chose Budapest- LOT CEO stated that they want to be the main choice of central and Eastern European airline, and looking at the map Budapest had a big gap in carriers and LOT didn’t want another airline to enter and threaten ...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

My partner and I are looking at going to Europe from Mexico City next year around May June and Aeromexico has cheap fares around $700 to Barcelona while Emirates is around $1500 which seams high for economy class for May. Never flew Emirates and wouldn’t mind trying them out but they would need to c...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Some on here will be upset that LOT even made a profit.

Of course it is disappointing that this year LOT expects similar results even though expecting to carry over 10 million passengers compared to 8.8 last year. But 787-8 and 737-8Max are a kick in the butt.

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

So, it seems official now: LOT had 209 M PLN (55 M USD) profit in 2018 (vs 273 M PLN in 2017). We don't know other details yet, but seems like fleet issues are hitting LOT hard. Profit margin likely below 5%, although LOT did open many new flights lately, so that probably resulted in lower profits ...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 508
Views: 121468

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I’m at Chicago ORD right now flying Delta and I’m curious to know why both the CS100/300 and A220-100/300 are painted on the stand. It wouldn’t have 2 type certificates right? And delta wouldn’t have both names on the airplane.

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT WAW-MIA over west coast Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 2681

Re: LOT WAW-MIA over west coast Florida

Thanks guys. I didn’t even think the flight would touch the coast of the US till the end. I’ll have to keep an eye out since I live in Sarasota.

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by SRQLOT
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT WAW-MIA over west coast Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 2681

LOT WAW-MIA over west coast Florida

I flew in to Chicago today and was looking to see if I would be able to catch a glimpse of LOT at ORD so checked out flightradar24 and to my surprise WAW-MIA is routed over the west coast of Florida. I could have been on the beach seeing the flight, but why did it take such a routing? There is no ma...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Little Cargo Revenue Really Matters For DL And UA
Replies: 88
Views: 10257

Re: How Little Cargo Revenue Really Matters For DL And UA

LOT cargo for 2017 accounted for 4.7% of revenue. Now in 2018 they flew 20% more cargo and should account for 5% of revenues. I read before that LOT broke a record for belly cargo on the 787-9 it was from Chicago to Warsaw and they carried 32 tons including 1 ton of pallets. LOT averages out 12.5 to...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish adds 737-700
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: LOT Polish adds 737-700

On a Polish aviation forum, one of the screeners stated that some of the aircraft will be kept long term and repainted into LOT livery after the summer high season. I’m gonna guess the E-195s as those are still in LOTs future plans. Obviously with Maxs out of service into next year more changes will...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

[twoid][/twoid] SRQ-ATL is not coming back https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20190716/frontier-airlines-adding-4th-route-from-sarasota-bradenton I had a feeling that route wasn't doing well. Two weeks before it started , I was seeing one-way fares for $20 Frontier definitely didn’t faze Delta at al...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Great to see! And good that Philadelphia and Cleveland will be increasing to 3x weekly.

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 expands TTN, including new destination
Replies: 6
Views: 1155

Re: F9 expands TTN, including new destination

Yep, just read it in local news. Great news for Sarasota! Still though it’s all east coast flying.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9329

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

https://www.pasazer.com/mobi/news/31494 ... ogram.html
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Posted in the LOT thread.
LOT wants to have 24 of 787 aircraft in 2025. Next year it will be 16 like the current plan states. A new plan is being worked on for LOT thru 2027.

https://www.pasazer.com/mobi/news/31494 ... ogram.html

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9329

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

lhrnue wrote:
Who is supposed to use this airport? LOT can't even fill their aircrafts now.



Problem is LOT doesn’t have enough aircraft. Yeah if you are talking about Budapest yes it’s rough right now. Hopefully it get going or gets shut down.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Also about 4 months back I posted here that LOT has an Atlas 767 picking up cargo once a month from a regional airport. Cargo for LOT is doing really well, there were couple of articles about that.

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9329

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

I read that at one point Poland was looking to financing a good deal of CPK through Chinese money, now with the whole Chinese spying threat and not wanting to be a slave to China plans of finding money might be more of a challenge. I think Poland will loose its net positive for money flowing in from...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Don’t worry Milka, every time it’s the same few so I don’t even try to argue. On a side note. WAW only increased 2.4% for June Yoy, and with the last few month of slower growth compared to last year it’s possible that the capacity issues at WAW and LOTs fleet problems are having an effect. I wonder ...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

konkret wrote:
SRQLOT wrote:

Goi Japan


I guess you mean Goa, India (airport code GOI)


Oooops. I assumed it was a city name since the other destinations were full city names in the article. Could have been the way the author wrote the city in polish.

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

LOT will also do 6 charter destinations for Rainbow tours with the 787s this winter. Around November thru March. Bangkok Thailand, Cancun Mexico, Varadero Cuba will be once weekly Goi Japan, Ho Chi Minh Vietnam, Puerto Plata Dominican Republic will be every 10-11 days. https://www.pasazer.com/mobi/n...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Well finally, they having been sitting on those 4 slots to China. They would like to do daily to PEK but obviously that wasn’t going to happen.

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

LOT is adding to its fleet: E195 SP-LNN - another ex-Azul example joined in July E195 SP-LNO - ex-Saratov airlines that never entered service with the airline but is still painted in the carriers bright orange livery with LOT sticker also joined in July E195 SP-LNP - one more ex-Azul example is set...

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by SRQLOT
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKi0b1r7_HE
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If anyone is interested, SRQ updated their promo video. I think it looks great. Also interesting note is that there are no Boeings scheduled all of July into middle of August.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKi0b1r7_HE

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15408

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

I think LOT could really use the 787-10 not only to ORD, JFK, NRT and ICN, but also PEK where it can so far only get 3 days a week and they would like to fly 2x daily. DEL is selling extremely well too. With the whole MAX fiasco maybe Boeing can throw some big discounts around. And RR 50% off engine...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Lot is looking for cabin crew for 787 for BUD base: https://www.profession.hu/allas/cabin-crew-member-lot-crew-sp-z-o-o-1352495/optimum?sessionId=81c26e56b4a8c6f6c49c9ba13790dde9 In one way probably good, should help to get more Hungarians to fly with LOT if they feel more comfortable aboard. Now i...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

I heard that Allegiant is looking for a hotel in Sarasota area, for 22 rooms. They have 1 aircraft overnight, would this mean that they might have even 3 overnight? PSA until last year had 16 rooms at a hotel and they had 2 aircraft overnight, and one crew from the day flight stay over. Hopefully Al...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

That I understand very well (the new airport) but I was mostly referring to coping with growth with the current terminal. I’m not sure if the 5 bus gates have been started on level 1 of the north pier. If it has been started it won’t be delayed by the recent pause. Now the southern pier gate extens...

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by SRQLOT
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 579
Views: 72602

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

All this expansion is nice but how do they plan on fitting all those extra flights at WAW? I know the airport will get some expansion but will it be enough? Check out this thread regarding expansion at WAW http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1416259&p=21376855&hilit=waw+a...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9101

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

In addition to SCE G4 also announced PIE-TVC PGD -TVC Interesting because 7Q recently started SRQ-TVC. now G4 will do PIE/PGD-TVC........what will happen??? Don't forget, 7Q announced SRQ-PIT...then G4 announced the same route. The very next day, 7Q pulled the route before it even started. I meant ...

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