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by 737MAX7
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Bomb Threat on WN Flight into DAL?
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Possible Bomb Threat on WN Flight into DAL?

I’m hearing of a security incident involving a WN flight either en route to DAL or on the ground right now. Sounds like a possible bomb threat? Anyone in the area have any more info? I saw a brief ground stop for DAL for a security incident and the DFW Scanner twitter account verifies multiple law e...

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by 737MAX7
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS
Replies: 20
Views: 4007

Re: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS

To be flown on a 787 I believe :stirthepot: Sometimes is good to read the linked articles: " The five-times weekly flights will provide the only year-round service between the two cities and be operated with Air Canada's Airbus A330-300 fleet" Pretty sure this was said in jest since ya kn...

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by 737MAX7
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1102
Views: 138241

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

CLE saw it’s first 787-10 tonight as their TLV-EWR flight diverted. It was also joined by a UA 763 from TXL.

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by 737MAX7
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 15025

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

PD would also make sense, at least at MDW. I don’t see the pilots agreeing to a codeshare with PD because they’d make the argument they should be flying it themselves. ..."it" being Q400s into YTZ, given that jet aircraft aren't allowed. Once again Toronto has 2 airports.... the pilots wo...

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by 737MAX7
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 15025

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

I don’t see the pilots agreeing to a codeshare with PD because they’d make the argument they should be flying it themselves. WN as no aircraft capable of serving YTZ. WN has also avoided Canada like the plague most likely due to high airport charges. Of course the pilots could also say "We sho...

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by 737MAX7
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 15025

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

This and the fact that the pilots have been been against codesharing because they feel if we want to serve certain destinations then they should be flying the plane themselves. I’m not taking sides at all, i completely understand their point. I do believe there was some language thrown into their l...

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by 737MAX7
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 15025

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

This topic has been mentioned a few times in this thread so I'll bite: Can someone explain to me how codesharing would work for international travel for Southwest? I am a bit perplexed because the airline uses a lot of secondary airports in key international gateways (SJC/OAK versus SFO, MDW versus...

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by 737MAX7
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11677

Re: Delta luggage abuse

As others have said it looks like this bag fell out of a bag cart and was drug on the ramp. I feel bad for the customer but as a ramp rat myself this stuff happens. We get written up at the airline i work for if this happens so trust me when i say we don’t do this on purpose. However DGS/Menzies et...

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by 737MAX7
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 11677

Re: Delta luggage abuse

As others have said it looks like this bag fell out of a bag cart and was drug on the ramp. I feel bad for the customer but as a ramp rat myself this stuff happens. We get written up at the airline i work for if this happens so trust me when i say we don’t do this on purpose. However DGS/Menzies etc...

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by 737MAX7
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA
Replies: 28
Views: 6462

Re: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA

linco22 wrote:
That's crazy. I didn't know money was transported by aircraft this way. Is that a common occurrence?

Yes, it happens more than you would think, especially in the States.

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by 737MAX7
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority
Replies: 195
Views: 21900

Re: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority

Why is this a ground breaking revelation? This has been going on for years. I’m not crew but I know on the ramp Southwest limits the percentage of shifts you can trade with another employee to attempt to control things like this.

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by 737MAX7
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1102
Views: 138241

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

masseybrown wrote:
masseybrown wrote:
^ Mexican resort package tours? That's all I can think of.


Just noticed the Mexican resorts are all served from HOU, nothing from DAL ...

Domestic only out of DAL, part of the agreement to pull back parts of the Wright Amendment.

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by 737MAX7
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.
Replies: 48
Views: 13742

Re: Family sit on floor during flight, not enough seats.

Knowing how facts can get distorted, I don't necessarily take this absolutely at face value. I suspect the crew were effectively busy all around these jump seats, to the extent that Mr & Mrs Taylor felt crowded and uncomfortable, and maybe elected to sit on the floor. I can certainly see myself...

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by 737MAX7
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1106
Views: 118086

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I apologize if this is old news in your circles, but just came across this release on airline route.net BA is upping to daily on 4/19 and is moving up to the 789 with F from 3/31 for the summer season at least. Nicely done.. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282352/british-airways-s...

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by 737MAX7
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

gustywinds wrote:
WN runs BNA - OKC on Sunday only and I don’t believe it’s seasonal. It’s probably more of a testing of the market and aircraft availability and routing. They’re also adding OMA on Sundays as well.

We’ve been running it pretty much daily on the holiday schedule. It goes back to Sundays only soon.

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by 737MAX7
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest loses part of stabilizer LAX-Reno 21 Dec
Replies: 35
Views: 12293

Re: Southwest looses part of stab. LAX-Reno 21 dec

Seems SW 5623 lost part of the stab. Or at least it was discovered in Reno. No one knows when it happened. Seems southwest pilots do a walk around once a day instead of every flight so the plane could have had the damage for a few flights? It this a true procedure at SW? I am not sure but if so, th...

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by 737MAX7
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 8750 over pacific
Replies: 49
Views: 9661

Re: WN 8750 over pacific

Apparently this was an oceanic procedures flight for ETOPS certification. Sounds like proving runs to Hawaii will start in the next week or two.

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by 737MAX7
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 8750 over pacific
Replies: 49
Views: 9661

Re: WN 8750 over pacific

Seems weird it’s only at FL270

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by 737MAX7
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Is gate space really the thing preventing NK from entering BNA? They (BNA) have more gates than AUS and IND at the moment. Regardless, NK in BNA is simply a matter of when It’s not just gate space, there isn’t room to set up a ticket counter for NK. Not even an inch. This ^ Contour got kicked out o...

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by 737MAX7
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines 150 Seat 737-700 Replacement Question, Status?
Replies: 144
Views: 15608

Re: Southwest Airlines 150 Seat 737-700 Replacement Question, Status?

Because B737MAX7 would have slightly longer fuselage with an extra 46" longer aft fuselage and an extra 30" longer forward fuselage. This means that it would add 2 more rows of economy class seats. Southwest current B737-700 carry 143 seats at 31" seat pitch and a pair of lavatory be...

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by 737MAX7
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?
Replies: 43
Views: 11596

Re: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?

It's not an issue on the -800...it's the 737-900 that needs a tail stand. AS has them in all stations and tries to mitigate their use by unloading the rear pit first to keep weight in the forward pit during deplaning. But at times, deplaning will be held for a minute until the agent is notified tha...

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by 737MAX7
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?
Replies: 43
Views: 11596

Re: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?

It's not an issue on the -800...it's the 737-900 that needs a tail stand. AS has them in all stations and tries to mitigate their use by unloading the rear pit first to keep weight in the forward pit during deplaning. But at times, deplaning will be held for a minute until the agent is notified tha...

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by 737MAX7
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Great news! Awesome to see WN investing so much at BNA. Great to get some more California service. Happy to see this, hopefully we will see BNA-SNA or BNA-LGB in the future...... SNA would be great, and I see SMF in the future. I’m shocked we don’t serve SMF yet just based on the amount of bags I s...

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by 737MAX7
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BrewDog launching one time London to Columbus flight.
Replies: 56
Views: 9204

Re: BrewDog launching one tine London to Columbus flight.

Sure, it's entirely a stupid idea and not even remotely viable....which is why someone is doing it. https://www.10tv.com/article/brewdog-launch-craft-beer-airline-round-trip-between-london-and-columbus I have investments in 4 microbreweries, and of those 4, 1 is in Indianapolis and another in St. L...

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by 737MAX7
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BrewDog launching one time London to Columbus flight.
Replies: 56
Views: 9204

Re: BrewDog launching one tine London to Columbus flight.

I just ran through a list of every craft brewery in Ohio and didn't recognize any of them. The the point of craft brewing. Make a crappy beer that only a handful of people like and buy so they can call themselves special. Ill take my Bud Light (where I know how it will taste anywhere in the world) ...

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by 737MAX7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 12256

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

Link to the article; https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/09/21/us/southwest-airlines-lawsuit/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F Alleges that a break room area at HOU recently renovated adding some supervisors offices adjacent created a whites only break room and that he was fired for being a person o...

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by 737MAX7
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I can tell you that the majority of the WN flights are O/D. PNS/ECP are the biggest connecting markets simply because they have such little WN service. SEA can be hit or miss. As far as ATL service I can tell you both DL and WN right now have been pretty open going out. Just my opinion but I think 3...

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by 737MAX7
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I overheard some dnata guys talking about a new work schedule so draw your own conclusions. What’s dnata? How would a new work schedule come into play? Dnata is the contracted company who handles the BA flight. A new work schedule means a new flight. Isn’t BA going to 4x a week in the winter? That ...

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by 737MAX7
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Next time some of you fly out you’ll notice the new giant departure boards on the ticketing level. Also ground breaking for D will be tomorrow (6/20).

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by 737MAX7
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 69330

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

SocalApproach wrote:
Do you not have anything better to do in your spare time?

Kind of like how grown adults make posts on here about someone elses outrage? :lol:

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by 737MAX7
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 69330

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

I’m fuming that you’re fuming about someone else fuming

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by 737MAX7
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter
Replies: 108
Views: 11943

Re: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter

Oh if you all saw how a bag gets from the bulkhead of a 737-800 to the door :? :lol: Surely anything other than sliding them along the floor is just a waste of energy? Thats my point with the video in question, she could drop them at the top, not use extra energy propelling them 10 feet through the...

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by 737MAX7
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter
Replies: 108
Views: 11943

Re: Video of Hawaiian Employee Chucking Bags Posted on Twitter

Oh if you all saw how a bag gets from the bulkhead of a 737-800 to the door :? :lol:

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by 737MAX7
Wed May 30, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4409

Re: AS, WN win JD Power awards

Congratulations to WN for winning their 2nd consecutive JD Power award in the LCC category, and to ALL my 23,000 co-workers at AS on our 11th straight JD Power award for the traditional network carrier category! The people of WN and AS should be proud of this recognition, which has become the “gold...

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by 737MAX7
Sun May 27, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I’ve been doing dummy bookings for the BA service, and they appear pretty full with the exception of a couple seats of course. BA pilot tweeted out saying it was doing well with sales, and is full with cargo. I’m considering taking the flight to watch the Titans game across the pond. I believe seas...

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by 737MAX7
Fri May 18, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 20114

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

I read some of these replies and all I can do is laugh and shake my head.

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by 737MAX7
Mon May 14, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hail Damages Southwest Planes in DEN
Replies: 34
Views: 9249

Re: Hail Damages Southwest Planes in DEN

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/05/14/flights-canceled-hail-denver-international-airport/amp/ Sixty Southwest flights were canceled in and out of DEN due to a hail storm last night that damaged over a dozen planes, but surprisingly other airlines weren’t affected. The article mentions that most of ...

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by 737MAX7
Fri May 11, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Atlanta starts August 7th and OKC starts October 7th. So those are after the window I was looking at for June/July, since June/July is usually the summer peak. July could be a little different but since they were on the same update they usually are pretty close to the same. I did every destination ...

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by 737MAX7
Thu May 10, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I'm not surprised. The airport was more packed in the terminal than I've ever seen it when I flew in Saturday and there was a massive line of cars almost out to 40 when I flew out on Sunday. Personally, I'm bummed about the re-split of security. The security line on the Delta/United side is always ...

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by 737MAX7
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 153018

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

Completely unrelated to the topic at hand but the new inline bag system is still a steaming pile of you know what. SWA held originators this morning up to 55 minutes due to all the bags being sent to UA’s bag room.

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by 737MAX7
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 153018

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

I’d like to know how many 137 seaters WN was running in 2000 to CLE and compare. The best measure I can come up with is available seat-miles in thousands back to 2002. In November, 2002, (departures only) WN offered 27,464. In November 2017, they offered 54,570, about double. Most of the growth cam...

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by 737MAX7
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 153018

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

[WN may not grow their presence at CLE as fast as other cities, but they add basically every year, slowly but surely. Not only that, I can't recall the last time they got rid of a destination from CLE. When they open up service to a new city, it tends to stick. I think we have more pressing needs t...

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by 737MAX7
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How far each MLB team will fly in 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2158

Re: How far each MLB team will fly in 2018

Travel - yes. Fly - no. Details are important. Hence the rise of the ever popular term #FakeNews. Facts aren't pendantic. If only people realized how ridiculous they look using "#FakeNews" in regular conversation. Maybe I'm simple, but I thought it was interesting, who cares if it isn't a...

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by 737MAX7
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 153018

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

https://www.swamedia.com/releases/relea ... t-airlines

That’s the earliest I've seen that route added in the last 5 years.
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SgtBarone wrote:
WN's seasonal Saturday service between CLE and MCO returns on October 6:

https://www.swamedia.com/releases/relea ... t-airlines

That’s the earliest I've seen that route added in the last 5 years.

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by 737MAX7
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Southwest unveils new Louisiana One livery
Replies: 61
Views: 8900

Re: Fun special SWA annnoumemt tommrow 12:30pm east coast time

SunsetLimited wrote:
No pictures yet but according to the WN instagram page it looks like a big party, with Trombone Shorty playing, Mardi Gras Indians in the house, etc, under a giant tent. Perfect day weather wise for this...clear and about 60.

Their facebook page has a video if you’d like to see it early :)

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by 737MAX7
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Southwest unveils new Louisiana One livery
Replies: 61
Views: 8900

Re: Fun special SWA annnoumemt tommrow 12:30pm east coast time

slcpdxatl wrote:
Have you ever heard of spell check? You made five spelling mistakes in one word! It's announcement, not annnoumemt.

Amazingly I was able to comprehend what the OP meant without ANY of your help. :roll:

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by 737MAX7
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 139631

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Expect an official announcement on the new airline and service soon, they had the little stage set up today when I came to work that they use for press conferences.

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by 737MAX7
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nor’easter with High Winds Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast March 2nd and 3rd
Replies: 137
Views: 12015

Re: Nor’easter with High Winds Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast March 2nd and 3rd

Here is a pic of AF1 at IAD. https://mobile.twitter.com/markknoller/status/969572703115018240 Departing runway 30 right now Do they keep a backup at IAD or did they ferry it over from ADW? Willing to risk the winds on the ferry flight but not the actual flight? Was ferried over last night and so we...

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by 737MAX7
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 153018

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

More personnel cuts coming for UA at CLE.

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by 737MAX7
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time
Replies: 48
Views: 8155

Re: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time

The SFO-STL diverted to IND one time so it can make it .. So they overflew its destination and diverted 200 miles in the opposite direction so they could “make it”? Clearly you’re confused. Uhhh what? Pretty sure COSPN is saying it has the legs for SFO-IND since one was forced to divert en route to...

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