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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: 2589

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: 2589

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: 77
Views: 8055

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: 1841

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: 86
Views: 8158

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: 86
Views: 8158

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: 1130

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: 9182

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: 9182

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 9182

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 86
Views: 8158

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: 15283

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 86
Views: 8158

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 492
Views: 60696

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: 86
Views: 8158

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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by SRQLOT
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

F9 starting a new route SRQ-CVG, starting Oct 10 SRQ-PHL returns Nov 14 EDIT---not bookable, but placed into the schedule Is ATL not returning? Don't see anything. Also, forgot to add...CLE increases to 3 weekly starting third week of November. I didn't realize that for the next 2 months CVG on all...

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

727LOVER wrote:
F9 starting a new route SRQ-CVG, starting Oct 10

SRQ-PHL returns Nov 14

EDIT---not bookable, but placed into the schedule



Is ATL not returning?

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by SRQLOT
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Icelandair pulling out of TPA http://www.tampabay.com/business/icelandair-pulling-out-of-tampa-international-airport-20190617/?fbclid=IwAR1Edq_h65z6ZLZZAzdJFv0HLAXAc3it1MIjKm9XC9XscWzVEp8Y_Q8U-TQ Spirit starting TPA-EWR & RSW-EWR SRQ has record May https://srq-airport.com/srq-sets-all-time-pass...

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by SRQLOT
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

In one interview LOT people said a 16th 787 will arrive next year. So they will need to fly them somewhere during winter season. Would Vietnam be a decent winter seasonal destination? Also Bangkok was mentioned. Plus all the winter charters they should be ok during the low season. I don’t agree with...

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by SRQLOT
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

So a bit embarrassing for sure as LOT was a victim of a scam. Last November they lost $700,000 US dollars to a fake aircraft leasing bank account. It would have been more but they managed to recover $200,000 US dollars. A Vice President of finance was let go. https://businessinsider.com.pl/finanse/l...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Ah good to hear! The broken propping up the broken LOL Its quite scandalous how a brand new plane, straight out of the factory can go tech after just one single flight, what the hell is wrong with Boeing... Normal actually. I can know 3 787s from LO that went tech enroute on their delivery flights ...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Also don’t forget SP-LSA is it of service too, 3 weeks now? Also SP-LSA, their first 787-9 awaits new engine(s), stored. LSF went tech at YYZ due to steering problems of some sort. 787s breaking down, nothing new. And the funny thing is LOT will order more 787s sometime this year. Actually SP-LSA l...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

I did see load factors for Krakow-Chicago were really good for 2018. Other then April every month was 80% full or higher. During the 4 months with 2 weekly flights the loads were 93% or higher. This is with a very high premium over connecting thru WAW. I read a lot about pushing LOT to fly more USA ...

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by SRQLOT
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

On a separate note SP-LSF the 6th 787-9 and 14th Dreamliner overall has just been delivered to LOT and immediately flew to Toronto on a revenue flight but went tech for some reason. LOT has one more 787-9 left on order that will join the fleet this year, hopefully now with nearly all 787s delivered...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

LOT is trying to get more China and South Korea flights and I think that’s pretty much the best course of action. All other destinations are really not in their best interest at this point. On a Polish aviation site i read that their financials for 2018 should be coming out in the next couple of wee...

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by SRQLOT
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Why no LOT to South America ?? Although there is a big polish diaspora in Brazil, they are not connected to Poland like in the US. They don’t travel back to the homeland or keep in touch with distant families. There is a very good video on YouTube. I don’t think there would be enough traffic, and i...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit About To Announce Sarasota?
Replies: 24
Views: 3119

Re: Spirit About To Announce Sarasota?

https://www.spirit.com/en/sitemap/flights-from-cities/page-1 The cities were showing up on this page. Other than these 4 new cities, all others listed are accurate as to what is served so maybe they've got something a little bigger planned As of 10:15 Dallas time this morning, the aforementioned ci...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

Ah lovely I started missing the back and forth. There is a lot that can be said about the current gov in the non aviation forum, and All I got is bad stuff. Unfortunately this gov will probably win again and really ruin Poland. CPK is unneeded, BUD is a political decision since Hungarians are those ...

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by SRQLOT
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit About To Announce Sarasota?
Replies: 24
Views: 3119

Re: Spirit About To Announce Sarasota?

This rumor I have been hearing since January! Last time I thought it was going to pop was in February but it ended up being Allegiant announcing more flights. Finally I can’t wait and hope this is real! I finally had a flight on Spirit out of Tampa a month ago and it wasn’t bad. Definitely would fly...

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by SRQLOT
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 184
Views: 17280

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2019

Miami wrote:
LOT Polish had it's inaugural flight to MIA today.



Any pics of the first flight arrival? Checked prices and starting in September great deals round trip at $600 for now.

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by SRQLOT
Thu May 30, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 60
Views: 4774

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019

AA's PHL-MLB goes daily in December per enirlia's thread. That's the good news. Bad news is Elite Airways is leaving MLB...actually, they already left Can't find anything on google, but nothing bookable. They'll have 1 flight to Appleton, Wis on July 22 and a return on July 25 Yep, I confirmed it w...

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by SRQLOT
Mon May 27, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

This weeks OAG shows SRQ-CLT jumping to 5 daily and PHL-SRQ going daily next winter. With ORD and DFW flights AA will operate 8 flights a day. The growth will continue. Maybe the airport can top 1994 and start setting some records in 2020. Is ORD coming back? I keep checking around and found nothin...

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by SRQLOT
Mon May 27, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

This weeks OAG shows SRQ-CLT jumping to 5 daily and PHL-SRQ going daily next winter. With ORD and DFW flights AA will operate 8 flights a day. The growth will continue. Maybe the airport can top 1994 and start setting some records in 2020. Is ORD coming back? I keep checking around and found nothin...

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by SRQLOT
Sat May 25, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383241

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

KDFW-TV in Dallas said in a news report a couple of days ago that it would require at least 150 hours for each grounded 3M8/3M9 to get the software updates installed, fluids and engines checked, and, presumably, for pilots to be re-trained and/or re-certified before they're back in the air. Just be...

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by SRQLOT
Wed May 22, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WAW to Expand.
Replies: 26
Views: 3758

Re: WAW to Expand.

So the dirty government work is in play to slow down the updates and terminal expansion at WAW. The Polish Aviation department told PPL to stop any expansion projects that have not yet been started as they need a study of WAW capacity. Seems to me that they don’t want anything to interfere with the ...

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by SRQLOT
Sat May 18, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13311

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

What’s the story with Frontier at Sarasota SRQ, I knew that Atlanta and Philadelphia were going to be seasonal, but I don’t see any available flights in the fall. Will it only be Cleveland now? And the few connections they offer thru CLE that are super expensive and crazy hours. Do they have plans t...

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by SRQLOT
Mon May 06, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

So LOT has a new borrowed airplane in the fleet thru may. Smartlynx 320 and with two Air Belgium 343 this has to be a record for Airbuses in LOTs fleet. Also still in place 2 from Blue Air 737-800 and 2 from Get Jet 737-400.

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by SRQLOT
Sun May 05, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8158

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

So at SRQ yesterday a laptop burned aboard AA CRJ-900 7:14pm, still on the ground on the way to Charlotte. Today’s 7:14pm flight was cancelled. I’m guessing AA is short on airplanes with the Max issues, and I’m not sure if that aircraft in question is out of service, but how long would it be to repl...

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by SRQLOT
Thu May 02, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Q1 Loss Deepens
Replies: 39
Views: 7219

Re: OS Q1 Loss Deepens

What Lufthansa is doing to Austrian definitely sounds just like what they wanted to do to LOT, just be a feeder for them and have some longhaul flights so the locals don't revolt. I think LOT will have a bigger opportunity to flight for the passengers in the area as OS quality worsens. Unfortunately...

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by SRQLOT
Wed May 01, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

And SP-LRF will be delivered at the beginning of June with I can only imagine first flight to Toronto. SP-LRG will be the first airplane made in Charleston for LOT with delivery around end of October. Hopefully Boeing will have their **ap put together in Charleston by then. I think you mean LSF/LSG...

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by SRQLOT
Wed May 01, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT News Thread - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 60696

Re: LOT News Thread - 2019

And SP-LRF will be delivered at the beginning of June with I can only imagine first flight to Toronto.

SP-LRG will be the first airplane made in Charleston for LOT with delivery around end of October. Hopefully Boeing will have their **ap put together in Charleston by then.

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by SRQLOT
Wed May 01, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 6954

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

I finally had the chance of flying them yesterday DL ORD-ATL-SRQ. These are my first rear engine flights ever, the 717 was decent, they put me on the left window side and those 2 seats are nice, the airplane was in good shape but I did not like how low the windows are, my neck hurt from looking down...

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