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by csweet
Fri May 10, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 53
Views: 5746

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

PDX can't maintain daily hub routes, why would an airline gamble with one of these routes?

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by csweet
Wed May 08, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aéroports de Montréal new image
Replies: 7
Views: 2283

Re: Aéroports de Montréal new image

I'm going to miss the classic logo on the back of the boarding passes.

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by csweet
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!
Replies: 33
Views: 25741

Re: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!

Great news for JAX. Does anyone else think that the plan for the terminal expansion is extremely odd looking?

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by csweet
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines could return to Tel Aviv (TLV)?
Replies: 52
Views: 8443

Re: American Airlines could return to Tel Aviv (TLV)?

Wasn't there some TWA contract that isn't allowing them to return? Though the bindings is a big rumor for leaving the TLV market, AA stated that it was too expensive of a route. They claimed that at any given time they needed to aircraft on the route, and they could better utilize equipment in othe...

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by csweet
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver airways flying the ATR now?
Replies: 15
Views: 3912

Re: Silver airways flying the ATR now?

Love the new ATR's. How far north are they expected to fly? Curious to see if Silver stays in FL and the Bahamas, or expands further into the SE and Caribbean.

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by csweet
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 461
Views: 56385

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like Via Air pushes back again to late June due to pilot shortage. Who thinks they are likely to launch service at all? And WHEN is Westjet or AM gonna arrive? Via isn’t even hiring for RDU like it is for PIT and other stations it has opened. I doubt you’ll see them other than charters. They ...

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by csweet
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS
Replies: 34
Views: 4506

Re: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS

SierraPacific wrote:
VPS has absolutely beautiful beaches about 20 minutes from the field (some of the best in the world). I think that with Allegiant running a sizeable operation out of the airport, Destin will go from a regional tourist hub to a national one.


Best in the world? Yikes.

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by csweet
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greek Island Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 717

Re: Greek Island Recommendations

Thank you all for the recommendations! I am a dude, for clarification. We decided to go MUC-ATH-Santorini, then ferry up through the Cyclades and fly back out of Mykonos. Flights are not bad yet in May!

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by csweet
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 15228

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

*4 days into route* a.net deems an utter failure lmao, i love this site.

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by csweet
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 81
Views: 14923

Re: United Air’s Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Interesting, so based in Houston serving secondary markets. I like it!

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by csweet
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greek Island Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 717

Greek Island Recommendations

Good afternoon,

I am travelling from Munich to Athens, and then on to the Greek Islands in May. Does anyone have recommendations on which airline/routes to take? Along with this, are ferries better for some travel?

Thank you!

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by csweet
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 adds LAS-CLT
Replies: 13
Views: 1722

Re: F9 adds LAS-CLT

Question, why doesn't CLT board from the hard stands off of the new terminal A? Seems like an easy opportunity to add 2 or 3 remote gates there.

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by csweet
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ
Replies: 96
Views: 13889

Re: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ

TUS is a tough go for non traditional markets starting in May and running through October. That said, UA has run TUS-ORD daily on SkyWest year-round with UA mainline running in the heavy sun run months. It does create an issue for loyal UA fliers trying to go beyond DEN, ORD, IAH as the frequency a...

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by csweet
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 461
Views: 56385

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Hey Guys I talked to some some DL RDU personnel and they said AMS will happen, it's just a matter of when. Thoughts? I'll believe it when I see it. What DL personnel did you speak with? I talked to Customer Service Agents and a CSR Manager, I also talked to a Ramp agent. None of those individuals c...

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by csweet
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17879

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

Not sure if the curtains match the drapes on this bird......

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by csweet
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX grounded in US
Replies: 7
Views: 1262

737MAX grounded in US

Good afternoon,

Apologies if this is a double post, Trump has ground all MAX aircraft in the US, with the ones en route continuing to their destination.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/business/canada-737-max.html

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by csweet
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 118863

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Everyone will be clamoring for LAA 757 when they try 38M with 30" pitch.[/quote]

Could not agree more, the 757 will be greatly missed.

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by csweet
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened
Replies: 70
Views: 11371

Re: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened

Do full TPAC loads require 12,000 ft runways?

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by csweet
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United up gauges Halifax to Mainline
Replies: 13
Views: 4381

Re: United up gauges Halifax to Mainline

Always pulling for YHZ to expand further in the US markets. Great add, but very seasonal. Hopefully we see more AC growth as Hali is the gateway to the Maritimes.

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by csweet
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines adds CLT
Replies: 47
Views: 5138

Re: Spirit Airlines adds CLT

Huge adds, should help with competition. Which gates will NK be operating out of?

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by csweet
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Anouncements
Replies: 0
Views: 759

Airline Anouncements

Happy Monday everyone,

Is anyone aware of any announcements this week? It seems like it has been a little while since I have seen any.

Thanks!

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by csweet
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 busiest US airports 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3780

Re: Top 10 busiest US airports 2018

FTMCPIUS wrote:
Off topic but what's the difference between "the Top 10 busiest airports 2018" and "the 10 busiest airports 2018"?

Top is often used where it makes no sense. :hissyfit: Rant over.


Bud, I copied the title from the article, read the stats and take a deep breath.

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by csweet
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 busiest US airports 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 3780

Top 10 busiest US airports 2018

I did not see a thread going, but the top 10 busiest airports for ops has been released. ATL is no longer at the top! The top ten ranked US airports by operations in 2018 were: 1. O'Hare, 903,747 operations 2. Atlanta (ATL), 895,502 3. Los Angeles (LAX), 707,833 4. Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), 667,213 5...

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by csweet
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 72442

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

DanDun wrote:
Big Move in Boston today, AA is consolidating all there operations in Terminal B. They will fly all mainline flights out of gates B4-B22. Also opening a new Admirals club as well.


Does this mean no more Eagle in BOS?

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by csweet
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 226
Views: 30699

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Are there any route announcements lined up in the near future?

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by csweet
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)
Replies: 52
Views: 8798

Re: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)

I'm surprised as to why YVR-MCO or YVR-FLL can't work with the A220? Do people in Vancouver just go down to SEA and fly to Florida? Living in YVR, it is much easier to get a direct to AZ or SOCA instead of spending 13+hours trying to get to southern Florida. AS does fly direct to FLL from SEA, but ...

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by csweet
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT
Replies: 111
Views: 12409

Re: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT

Not sure UA is considering a SE Hub or SE Focus City. Location/economy/population/runways/etc....the only candidates would be: SDF, MEM, BHM, GSO. Of those SDF is the strongest. (UPS Worldport is there for one reason: Location.) This thread has gone wild. Do you really think UA would make SDF a Foc...

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by csweet
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways? - discussion thread
Replies: 159
Views: 24173

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways? - discussion thread

dabpit wrote:
What destinations do folks think they will add in 2019? More Caribbean/Bahamas or more Southern US?


Would love to see Silver link more of the Southeast with FL. Not sure if thats a focus for them, but could be interesting!

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by csweet
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 42675

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

The only airline that is willing to grow both regionally and internationally for RDU, currently, is DL. As they continue to expand at DTW and ATL, why would they add regional aircraft here where demand is much lower? It makes much more sense to funnel pax through DTW or ATL before going TATL than a...

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by csweet
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 42675

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

The only airline that is willing to grow both regionally and internationally for RDU, currently, is DL. As they continue to expand at DTW and ATL, why would they add regional aircraft here where demand is much lower? It makes much more sense to funnel pax through DTW or ATL before going TATL than ad...

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by csweet
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to Volaris at CLT?
Replies: 12
Views: 3031

Re: What happened to Volaris at CLT?

I was at their inaugural flight, seemed full and everyone was very excited! Unfortunately, as mentioned above, one of the flight attendants said that CLT was not prepared for the language barrier and/or the celebrations taking place. Seemed a bit odd, but atleast it made it!

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by csweet
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Airways integration status
Replies: 74
Views: 11302

Re: AA/US Airways integration status

LAA flight attendants are now advertising the credit card. When the LUS flight attendants start becoming hit or miss regarding PDBs we will know the flight attendants are fully integrated. As for airplanes, once Project Oasis is complete most of the fleet will be standardized. What is the timeline ...

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by csweet
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Airways integration status
Replies: 74
Views: 11302

Re: AA/US Airways integration status

Interior upgrades are definitely non existent for those legacy planes, sheesh

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by csweet
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9075

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

Is Via pulling out completely or just on this route? What about Parkersburg, St.Augustine, and Sanford? Parkersburg is too. Contour's got that. The FL ones are still going to be flown. Just got word that Contour is adding TPA-CLT to connect with that BKW flight. I’ll post a link when I can. Is Cont...

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by csweet
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2493
Views: 173091

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

LOL!!! JAL is not coming to IND. They don't even fly to Oneworld hubs like PHL, CLT & PHX that have more O&D, as well as much, much more connecting feed. Perhaps you need to speak with the Commerce Secretary and let him know because apparently he and other officials are negotiating with car...

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by csweet
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130894

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

To add to that, would be the LUS first then the LAA 321? Where are they starting with these retrofits? Getting tired of flying CLT/PHL-SEA/PHX/LAX on these horrific 321s. Still starting in February. LUS planes are getting done first, starting with the oldest planes first. Thank goodness, this made ...

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by csweet
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA cuts CLT-TUS and ERI-PHL, announces ERI-ORD and ERI-CLT, "still evaluating" CLT-SJC
Replies: 53
Views: 5794

Re: AA cuts CLT-TUS and ERI-PHL, announces ERI-ORD and ERI-CLT, "still evaluating" CLT-SJC

Flew the CLT-TUS route twice this year and the plane was jam packed. Sad to see this come to an end.

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by csweet
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 1028
Views: 92739

Re: The MSY Thread - 2018

Most people from the area already use MSY (sometimes IAH). People will drive to avoid the connection Well yeah, if your destination is LHR, FRA, YYZ, PTY, etc. Anywhere else, MSY isn't going to really save you a cnnx, unless you're going to some obscure Euro-city that BA serves but DL/UA doesn't-- ...

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by csweet
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130894

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

PHLspecial wrote:
Detroit313 wrote:
Is the 321 retrofit going to start in February of 2019 as mentioned in previous posts? Any updates on that?


To add to that, would be the LUS first then the LAA 321?


Where are they starting with these retrofits? Getting tired of flying CLT/PHL-SEA/PHX/LAX on these horrific 321s.

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by csweet
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 1028
Views: 92739

Re: The MSY Thread - 2018

LAX772LR wrote:
csweet wrote:
LHR-MSY is a leisure route

No offense, but you're further demonstrating that you have no clue what you're talking about....


Happy Monday to you as well. Please do explain how so as you cropped 3 words from my post.

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by csweet
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 1028
Views: 92739

Re: The MSY Thread - 2018

MSY doesn't have the business to justify an AC flight from YUL. Yeah, people were saying the same thing about LHR before BA announced MSY. One of the big drivers could be the new A220 line in Mobile, but MSY already has more O&D than RDU to YUL. Now given the distance, I would expect either les...

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by csweet
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 1028
Views: 92739

Re: The MSY Thread - 2018

So AC just announced YUL-RDU, a market that was smaller than YUL-MSY according to the stats posted a while back. Hopefully we are next in line. Im sure that has somewhat to do with the much shorter flight time from Raleigh to Montreal compared to NOLA. Close to half the time, no? Roughly 45 minutes...

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by csweet
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9075

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

I wonder if a taxiway can be built to access terminal E without having to go past terminals A, B, C,and D. That has been a bottleneck for a long time that causes such a long wait for aircraft going to terminal E. Reminds me of an area I lived in that was adding new housing subdivisions on both side...

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by csweet
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR
Replies: 54
Views: 7092

Re: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR

So they are retiring the routes completely? Would it not make sense to just replace with CRJ 200s?

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by csweet
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9075

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

How about NK CLT-ORD, MCO, FLL, LAS, LAX!??? CLT is located in the only major metropolitan area in the contiguous U.S. that doesn't have nonstop service to LAS on WN or a ULCC, and it is unusual for a market such as CLT to not have nonstop service to LAS on WN or a ULCC. There is room for F9 or WN ...

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by csweet
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9075

Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

Lots of threads for other airports and have not seen one for CLT, so I thought I would create one.

Cheers!

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by csweet
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Aerobus new routes
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Viva Aerobus new routes

Came past the start up of 3 new routes to CUN

Cancun – Cincinnati, Cancun – Nashville, and Cancun - Charlotte,which begin flights on Dec. 1, and Feb. 16, respectively.

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