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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 928
Views: 137168

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ ... story.html
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New O’Hare Airport runway, set to open Nov. 5, will send arriving flights over southern Park Ridge

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 14775

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

They are still pushing ahead with the AirTran. I think the subway extension would be better. $2 Billion Plan for LaGuardia Airport Rail Link Gets Initial Approval From FAA https://www.nbcnewyork.com/traffic/transit-traffic/2-billion-plan-for-laguardia-airport-rail-link-gets-initial-approval-from-faa...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2020
Replies: 130
Views: 22754

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2020

https://simpleflying.com/dfw-new-terminal-postponed/
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Not unexpected on Terminal F. Trying to conserve $$$$

DFW’s New Terminal For American Airlines Indefinitely Postponed

https://simpleflying.com/dfw-new-terminal-postponed/

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 928
Views: 137168

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

https://simpleflying.com/chicago-sues-interjet/
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Not good.

Chicago Sues Interjet More Than $2M Over Unpaid Fees.

https://simpleflying.com/chicago-sues-interjet/

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LGA Terminal Opens
Replies: 16
Views: 5092

Re: New LGA Terminal Opens

https://www.yahoo.com/news/laguardia-ai ... 46098.html
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LaGuardia Airport just took the wraps off its newest terminal building designed to help revolutionize New York's worst airport — take a closer look

https://www.yahoo.com/news/laguardia-ai ... 46098.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?
Replies: 115
Views: 13643

Re: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?

Isn’t Delta the largest employer in the state? That probably has something to do with it politically I’d assume. No Delta isn't the largest employer in the state. Atlanta and Georgia are a lot more than just Delta! Largest in Metro ATL I thought it would be Home Depot https://www.metroatlantachambe...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1565
Views: 23245

Re: Emirates wants to partner with a US3 airline.

SEU wrote:
Emirates and Delta seem to be a good match.
United probably has hubs in more US cities that Emirates already flies too. Emirates could add ATL. The current hub setup would favor United over Delta for greater connectivity.

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 530
Views: 293563

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Several nice DC-8 photos.

The controversial charity setting up hospital tents in NYC uses a 51-year-old plane to transport COVID-19 supplies. Take a closer look at its DC-8.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/controversial-charity-setting-hospital-tents-120500888.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 928
Views: 137168

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavi ... story.html
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United, American slash flights from Chicago in April. United will have one international flight out of ORD in April. That's to Cancun.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavi ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will supersonic flights ever make a comeback?
Replies: 11
Views: 1288

Re: Will supersonic flights ever make a comeback?

Its not cost effective for the airlines. Maybe technology will change that.

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by FromGSPtoChi
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13660

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

Sea-Tac Airport has a $2.3B plan to cope with growth. Now officials have to sell it. The centerpiece of the estimated $2.3 billion plan, which was developed over the past six years, is a 19-gate terminal and passenger processing facility at the airport’s north end, together with an elevated busway t...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 587
Views: 87487

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... yptr=yahoo
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To get gates online sooner, DFW Airport could explore Terminal F phasing.

They can't wait until its all done for the new gates.

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... yptr=yahoo

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

A little more sleep for a few of the burbs O’Hare’s ‘Fly Quiet’ plan, which spreads out nighttime jet noise, will start Sunday. A plan intended to spread the pain of nighttime jet noise more equitably among communities around O’Hare International Airport will start Sunday and continue into May. http...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/investig ... story.html
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More delay.

Sorry, holiday travelers: Reopening of O’Hare ‘people mover’ delayed again, to early 2020

https://www.chicagotribune.com/investig ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 587
Views: 87487

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... yptr=yahoo
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It has a few nice photos

American Airlines opens its new Fort Worth headquarters — take a look inside
https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... yptr=yahoo

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia and Turkey Discuss Joint Production of Airliners and Helicopters
Replies: 11
Views: 2996

Re: Russia and Turkey Discuss Joint Production of Airliners and Helicopters

Zhukovsky (Russia) (AFP) - Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus even as the project is overshadowed by sanctions and setbacks with its predecessor, the Superjet https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-aims-high-passenger-plane-0309...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending ATL-BOS
Replies: 66
Views: 9202

Re: WN ending ATL-BOS

Was there a growth path for FL once they lost their bid for ATA's MDW hub to Southwest? They tried MKE but that was never going to be a game changer. Just nibbling around the edges. Southwest had the ability to stymie their growth at new location. Ii was a big fan of FL and wanted them to get the MD...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct- ... story.html
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The opening of the people mover has been moved to Thanksgiving.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct- ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html
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Does the Chicago area need another airport? Plans for a Peotone airport are back, this time with an e-commerce spin.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-chicago-ohare-people-mover-shutdown-delay-20190620-story.html Article on the people mover saga, shocking and embarrassing! United Airlines launches airside bus service at O'Hare https://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2019/06/21/united-airlines-la...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-LAX on June 5th, 2019: Completely on Biofuel
Replies: 33
Views: 5060

Re: United ORD-LAX tomorrow: completely on biofuel

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html
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A little info about the bio fuel flight.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 10887

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html
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The Tribune had an article yesterday.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 221499

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

There is always a political reason for a project. This is more of an investment and hope for the results. Maybe Amazon can make it a flight hub :). A Burnham-scale boost for the Southland: A third airport in Peotone: https://www.chicagobusiness.com/opinion/burnham-scale-boost-southland-third-airport...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon May 27, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 118
Views: 29823

Re: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy

https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airline ... t-chairman
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United triggers fight for Avianca with bid to oust chairman

https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airline ... t-chairman

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue May 21, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 180013

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html
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Rockford's airport, busy with Amazon cargo, to add 500 jobs

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed May 15, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 180013

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/14/jeff- ... yptr=yahoo
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Breaking ground

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/14/jeff- ... yptr=yahoo

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu May 02, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How big can SWA get in ATL
Replies: 51
Views: 6781

Re: How big can SWA get in ATL

I wonder if Southwest is carrying as many people in and out of Atlanta now as AirTran did at its peak. I am sure someone on here would know where to find that data point. A few year ago I remember the CEO stating they carried more O&D passengers to ATL than Airtran did. SWA has better option li...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international
Replies: 62
Views: 9743

Re: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/DFW-Airport-to-Start-Planning-6th-Terminal-for-More-Flights-508570351.html?amp=y As the article states DFW is planning to build terminal F which is rumored(from people who are close to people who work at DFW) to be the new international terminal.If it’s an internat...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

They have made it official. The “people mover” light rail system, which shuttles passengers around O’Hare International Airport, will shut down completely next week and not reopen until the fall of 2019, airport officials said. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-biz-biz-people-mov...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Also, I don't think having it at Lincoln Yards would preclude people South and West from working there. It's not THAT far north. I think we really just need to do the Circle Line. That would fix so many public transportation issues. Or at least extend the Brown Line from Kimball to Jefferson Park. ...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways kicks 20 passengers off flight because heat wave made plane too heavy
Replies: 39
Views: 11211

Re: British Airways kicks 20 passengers off flight because heat wave made plane too heavy

Ryanair01 wrote:
An article explaining why regional jet operations at both PHX and LCY have issues in the heat :D

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/why-planes-too-hot-to-fly-heat-aircraft/


Thanks. Great Info.

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways kicks 20 passengers off flight because heat wave made plane too heavy
Replies: 39
Views: 11211

British Airways kicks 20 passengers off flight because heat wave made plane too heavy

Is this unique to London City or does PHX have this issue? British Airways booted 20 passengers off one flights from London City Airport - because the hot weather made the plane too heavy. The airline said the blistering 95 degree heat affected the air pressure, meaning aircraft could not take off u...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135188

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Holding on to Lambert's glory days: Volunteers work to save TWA training simulator One of the few remnants of the once-mighty Trans World Airlines still on the grounds of St. Louis Lambert International Airport is being dismantled and moved across the state. The cabin of a Boeing 707/727 sat unused ...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re: Indiana State Aviation: Part 16
Replies: 289
Views: 23493

Re: Indiana aviation thread - 2018

I just discovered there are plans to take the South Shore Line(SSL) directly into the SBN. Has this been discussed? This would help draw more NWI traffic away from ORD/MDW. Other changes plan will cut the travel time from South Bend to Chicago down to 90 min. That would make it under an hour to plac...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 889
Views: 168588

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

Southwest started as that alternative airports airline, and Neeleman likely thinks the time is ripe for another to try it. Fort Worth, Concord Regional, Gary, or a dozen others have potential in growing urban areas. And someone needs to take on the political monopoly Delta has bought in Atlanta. Se...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Ginger Evans is resigning (well her contract is expiring). Being replaced by someone named Jamie Rhee, who has worked throughout various city departments including aviation. https://www.google.com/amp/s/chicago.suntimes.com/business/city-aviation-chief-ginger-evans-taking-off-stepping-down-as-airpo...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

There are 2 articles today on new access to ORD. The 1st one will happen and 2nd is still a big gamble on technology. 1) Western access route approved: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-biz-ohare-highway-access-20180613-story.html 2) Elon Musk’s Boring Company selected for express service to ORD...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with South African Airways?
Replies: 78
Views: 18477

Re: What's happening with South African Airways?

Will South African Airways really make the hard choices to become profitable? https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/11/reuters-america-focus-no-sacred-cows-south-african-airways-boss-plans-deep-cuts.html * Loss-making carrier plans 1,000 to 1,500 job cuts - sources * Cutting flights to London from twice to o...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?
Replies: 20
Views: 3145

Re: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?

You should check every route Delta has out of ORD. ORD-DTW is missing from your list

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue May 29, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Does anyone know when Spirit is moving to terminal 5? I know Frontier moved a few weeks ago. I was on NK464 tonight and when we landed they announced we would be going to terminal 3, as expected. Then they came back on a said we would be going to terminal 5 instead and that bags would be picked up a...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue May 08, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legend Airlines existed for 8 months. The $133M lawsuit over its Love Field demise lives on
Replies: 10
Views: 1923

Legend Airlines existed for 8 months. The $133M lawsuit over its Love Field demise lives on

Interesting. I don't remember anything about Legend Airlines. A lawsuit over the late Legend Airlines turns 10 this year — and to mark the occasion, a federal appeals court has vacated a judge's 2-year-old ruling that awarded more than $133 million to the financiers behind the short-lived carrier an...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 17973

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

What is the chance SWA will add ATL <--> MEM? They recently added ATL <--> BNA. Memphis has been begging someone to break Delta monopoly. The ticket cost are really expensive. I know SWA ended the AirTran flight to MEM because too much traffic was connection and not O&D.

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines abruptly cancels hundreds of flights
Replies: 1
Views: 877

Hawaiian Airlines abruptly cancels hundreds of flights

Hawaii's A321neo are delayed with the P&W engine issue ----------------------------- The launch of three highly-anticipated non-stop flights bringing summer travelers between the Bay Area and Hawaii were unexpectedly either cancelled or deferred by Hawaiian Airlines Friday. https://www.sfgate.co...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delayed American Airlines flight leaves passengers angry, sleeping on airport floor
Replies: 1
Views: 1238

Delayed American Airlines flight leaves passengers angry, sleeping on airport floor

Shouldn't airlines pay for a hotel if its a mechanical issue? They gave out $7 food vouchers "An American Airlines flight to Chile had to return to Miami International Airport after only an hour into the trip because of mechanical issues. The flight ended up being delayed for 15 hours, allegedl...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 171598

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

For at least the second time this winter, Southwest Airlines had trouble de-icing planes at Midway Airport, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. On Sunday, the Chicago Department of Aviation’s website showed cancellations of all Southwest Airlines flights departing Midway. A Southwest Airlines r...

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by FromGSPtoChi
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 163789

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Remember when SWA started service at a secondary Detroit airport? I forgot the name, Does it still have commercial service? Can imagine an airline like Allegiant setting up shop there. It was called Detroit City Airport and later renamed the Colman A Young international airport and yes I agree DET ...

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